Senate District 17
Bob Peterson
June 29, 2015
“This budget makes investments in young Ohioans by improving the state’s K-12 school funding formula to support rural school districts and lowering the the cost of higher education,” said Peterson. “Job creation and workforce development also continue to be a top priority that will help lift the standard of living for all Ohioans and their families.”
June 8, 2015
“I am proud of the Senate budget: we’ve lowered taxes across the board, put a priority on our student’s education and boosted Ohio’s saving plan, all while maintaining a balanced budget," Senator Peterson said. "I look forward to the budget process continuing over the next few weeks.”
June 3, 2015
“I am honored to receive the Guardian of Small Business award from the NFIB. Nearly half of all Ohioans are employed by small businesses which are the backbone of our growing economy. It is our goal in the Ohio Senate to create an environment in this state which small businesses can thrive," said Senator Peterson.
May 27, 2015
"As we prepare for Ohio's county fairs season, it's fitting that we take a moment to recognize Sarah Everhart who will travel across Ohio in the coming months representing our state's rich agricultural heritage at our many county fairs," said Peterson. 
May 21, 2015
"Today we honor Justin and Stephen both who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country," said State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) whose senate district covers both soldier's hometowns in southern Ohio. "To the families and friends of these two brave young men, we extend our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thanks. We share the privilege of preserving their legacies of honor, courage and commitment to our nation."
May 5, 2015
"This project both improves our local roads and demonstrates our seriousness about attracting job-creators to southern Ohio," said Peterson. "The announcement that Speyside Bourbon will be creating 35 positions at their Jackson facility is great news for the community."
April 30, 2015
“I am glad to recognize the commitment and diligence of Warden Ernie Moore," said Peterson. “It is because of his remarkable work that he was rightly named the Warden of the Year by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.”
April 22, 2015
“This investment will help make repairs to the Shoemaker Center Bridge that are long overdue,” said Peterson. “The Shoemaker Center houses over 2,000 people and is the largest venue in Chillicothe.”
April 21, 2015
"Ohioans have greater access to the legislative process today than any other time in our state's history," said Peterson, who serves as a member of the Senate Finance Committee. "I believe in the transparency of taxpayer dollars and this is a great opportunity for Ohioans to become more informed about where and how their money is being spent."
April 21, 2015
"Investments like these demonstrate to job creators that we are serious about maintaining state-of-the-art academic centers that facilitate the job-training that our region needs in order to attract good-paying jobs," said Peterson. 
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