Senate District 22
Larry Obhof
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
March 20, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today announced the Senate gave approval to several measures aimed at creating job opportunities for Ohioans and promoting economic development in Ohio.
 
March 19, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today announced the Ohio Senate gave unanimous approval to House Concurrent Resolution 4, which urges Congress and the U.S. Air Force to maintain the C-27J program at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield. Obhof sponsored a similar resolution that was approved by the Ohio Senate earlier this month.
 
March 5, 2013
COLUMBUS — Members of the Ohio Senate today voted to approve legislation that seeks to conform Ohio’s tax code with recent changes to the federal tax code. Sponsored by State Senator Larry Obhof, Senate Bill 28 would save taxpayers nearly $14 million in fiscal year 2013 and would help prevent complications when Ohioans file their tax returns.
 
February 27, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today applauded the bipartisan passage of legislation that would implement a series of common-sense reforms to Ohio’s election laws. Senate Bill 10 includes a number of provisions aimed at improving accessibility at polling locations for individuals with disabilities and ensuring that early voters who are in line when a polling location closes are permitted to vote.
 
February 27, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof today gave testimony in support of Senate Concurrent Resolution 5, which urges Congress and the U.S. Air Force to maintain the C-27J program at the 179th Airlift Wing based out of the Ohio Air National Guard station in Mansfield.  The Air Force has proposed retiring a number of aircraft, including the C-27J Spartan – a twin turboprop used to transport troops and supplies. Retiring or relocating the aircraft would result in the loss of 800 jobs in the Mansfield community.
 
January 10, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Larry Obhof has been named by Senate President Keith Faber (R- Celina) as Vice Chairman of the Senate Civil Justice Committee for the 130th General Assembly.  In this position, Obhof will play a key role in examining and developing policies that impact Ohio’s court system, as well as the state’s civil and commercial law.
 
January 7, 2013
COLUMBUS — During today’s opening ceremonies for the 130th General Assembly, Larry Obhof was sworn in as Majority Whip for the Ohio Senate. Obhof is serving his first full term in the Senate, having been appointed to the chamber in 2011. He represents the 22nd Senate District, which includes Medina, Ashland and Richland counties and portions of Holmes County. 
 
December 11, 2012
COLUMBUS— The Ohio Senate today approved legislation introduced by State Senator Larry Obhof that authorizes 4.7 acres of land to be transferred from the State of Ohio to the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society. The land will be used to further the Society’s ongoing efforts to preserve the historic facility, which opened in 1896.
 
December 6, 2012
COLUMBUS— Members of the Ohio Senate recognized OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer yesterday for leading the team to a 12-0 record. State Senator Larry Obhof – who attended the same Ashtabula County high school as Meyer – presented him with a resolution honoring his achievements during Senate session.
 
November 28, 2012
COLUMBUS – State Senator Larry Obhof was selected this afternoon by his colleagues in the Ohio Senate Republican Caucus to serve as Majority Whip – the number four post in the Senate – during the 130th General Assembly. The Majority Whip is responsible for monitoring legislation and votes for the majority party.
 
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