Senate District 17
Bob Peterson
January 9, 2013
COLUMBUS — State Senator Bob Peterson was named Chairman of the newly-created Finance Subcommittee on General Government by Senate President Keith Faber (R- Celina). As chair, Peterson will play a key role in examining budget issues related to all aspects of government. The subcommittee is one of three created by President Faber as part of an overall restructuring of Senate committees to allow members to more effectively examine complex issues.
January 7, 2013
COLUMBUS — During today’s opening ceremonies for the 130th General Assembly, Bob Peterson was sworn in as the Senator for the 17th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses Fayette, Clinton, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Pike and Ross counties as well as portions of Lawrence, Pickaway and Vinton counties. Peterson was first appointed to the Ohio Senate in 2012, having previously served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives and as a Fayette County Commissioner.
December 12, 2012
COLUMBUS— State Senator Bob Peterson recognized members of the Clinton-Massie High School football team yesterday for winning the Division IV state championship. The Falcons – the first team from Clinton County to clinch a state title in football – were presented with a resolution honoring their achievement during Senate session.
October 19, 2012
Guest column by State Senator Bob Peterson
October 3, 2012
State Senator Bob Peterson today applauded the latest effort to combat
prescription drug abuse in Ohio, as more than nine tons of prescription
drugs were recently collected in Ohio as part of Prescription Drug Take
Back Day. Throughout the 17th Ohio Senate District - which has been
particularly hard hit by this epidemic - nearly 150 pounds of unused or
unneeded drugs were turned in to local law enforcement officials. All of
the medications turned in will be destroyed.
September 26, 2012
State Senator Bob Peterson today welcomed Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from across the state to the Ohio Statehouse. Peterson spoke to the students about agriculture and urged them to get involved with their government representatives as part of the group's Legislative Leadership Conference.
September 21, 2012
September 14, 2012
State Senator Bob Peterson was recently named a "Watchdog of the
Treasury" by the United Conservatives of Ohio for his commitment to
fiscal responsibility and government efficiency during the 129th General Assembly.
September 13, 2012
Members of the Ohio Senate recognized Pickaway County Sheriff Dwight
Radcliff yesterday for his more than four decades of service to the law
enforcement community and the people of Pickaway County.
September 5, 2012
Guest column from State Senator Bob Peterson
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