Senate District 26
Dave Burke
May 2, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Dave Burke announced that two projects in Northwest Ohio have been awarded Job Creation Tax Credits in support of expansion projects at National Machinery and the Rexam Beverage Can Company that are expected to create 90 new jobs and more than $4 million in new annual payroll. The credits were approved at a recent meeting of the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, which approved assistance for 15 projects across the state, resulting in the creation of more than 1,300 jobs and the retention of 2,600 others.
February 14, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Dave Burke today introduced Senate Bill 43, which seeks to clarify Ohio’s existing laws regarding court-ordered outpatient treatment for mental illness. Burke sponsored the legislation with Senator Charleta Tavares (D- Columbus).
January 9, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Dave Burke has been tapped by Senate President Keith Faber (R- Celina) to lead the Senate State Government Oversight & Reform Committee for the 130th General Assembly. This committee will continue efforts begun in previous legislative sessions to streamline government and improve its efficiency.
January 7, 2013
COLUMBUS — During today’s opening of the 130th General Assembly, Dave Burke was sworn in for his first full term as State Senator for the 26th Ohio Senate District, which includes Union, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. Burke – who was first appointed to the Ohio Senate in 2011 – previously served in the Ohio House of Representatives and as a member of Marysville City Council.
December 20, 2012
COLUMBUSLegislation sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke that requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed at rest areas along the Ohio Turnpike and interstate highways was signed into law by Ohio Governor John Kasich today.
December 12, 2012
COLUMBUS— Legislation sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke that seeks to improve patient safety and oversight of pain management clinics was signed into law yesterday by Governor John Kasich. 
December 4, 2012
COLUMBUS— The Ohio Senate today approved legislation sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke authorizing joint boards of county commissioners to conduct routine business via teleconference or video conference. Burke introduced Senate Bill 207 after the county commissioners in Seneca and Sandusky counties expressed a desire to hold proceedings on existing improvement projects in a manner that promoted greater efficiency and public input.
October 19, 2012
October 9, 2012
With the annual Medicare enrollment period scheduled to start October 15, State Senator Dave Burke is urging all area seniors to review the recent changes to the Medicare program to determine the best coverage option for their healthcare needs for 2013.
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