Senate District 17
Bob Peterson
June 28, 2016
Our Founding Fathers came together on July 4, 1776 from across the 13 colonies to declare independence and establish what would become the most free and representative society in history. The thirteen independent colonies became the "united states" of America and in doing so secured the unalienable rights such as Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness endowed by our Creator.
June 22, 2016
State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) will hold district office hours in Clinton, Highland, Ross and Pickaway counties throughout the day this Friday, June 24, 2016 to meet with constituents.
June 8, 2016
"Employers across the state will benefit greatly from the reduction and elimination of fees that have been placing an undue burden on businesses in Ohio for far too long," said Peterson.
May 18, 2016
"I'm honored to recognize these student-athletes from Ohio Valley Christian as they continue the school's tradition of success on and off the court," said Peterson. "Their resounding victory in this year's state championship has made the community proud and I look forward to seeing them back on the court next season."
May 12, 2016
State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) issued the following statement today regarding testimony provided on House Bill 166 which is currently under consideration in the Senate Ways and Means Committee:
February 16, 2016
“As Ohioans begin filing last year's tax returns, it’s imperative that we make sure they have access to every possible deducation and credit they are entitled to,” said Peterson. “This bill provides the necessary updates to make sure no one pays more taxes than required.”  
February 10, 2016
"This one of a kind fellowship offers unique insight into the day-to-day operations of the General Assembly," said Peterson. "With many notable alumni, including our very own Governor John Kasich, the prestigious LSC fellowship is a wonderful opportunity for young people interested in public service careers." 
February 10, 2016
"Director Mohr's commitment toward addressing Ohio's drug epidemic by expanding access to treatment and recovery support services make him most deserving of this award," said Peterson. "Under his leadership, Ohio's recidivism rate has dropped to one of the lowest in the nation."
February 10, 2016
"These young men have represented Ohio and their university well," said Peterson. "National championships are won through hard work and resilience and this diverse group of student-athletes put forth a level of dedication that has paid off."
January 29, 2016
“Since being elected to the Ohio General Assembly in 2010, working toward building a better Ohio has been my primary goal as a Legislator," said Peterson. “Step by step, bill by bill, we have done just that. Ohio is coming back.”
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