Senate District 20
Tim Schaffer
 
 
 
 
October 26, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today announced the approval of $425 million in additional CARES Act relief funds to be used for low-income Ohioans facing evictions and foreclosures, as well as for Ohio's small businesses, restaurants and bars, hospitals and non-profits, higher education institutions and arts organizations. 
 
October 14, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today announced that Governor DeWine  signed House Bill 160 into law, doubling the maximum number of Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas (DORAs) that may be created in a municipality or township. The bill also includes language introduced by Schaffer that removes burdensome regulations from Ohio's small wineries by allowing them to sell pre-packaged food without being subject to regulation by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
 
September 28, 2020
COLUMBUS—State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement today on Worthington Foods expansion project in Zanesville: “I’m thrilled to see another project in ...
 
September 23, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) announced the passage of Senate Bill 311, House Bill 614 and House Bill 66 among other bills passed by the Ohio Senate today. These pieces of legislation address several key issues including Ohio Department of Health (ODH) orders, unemployment reform, concealed-carry license renewal, CARES Act funding, and anti-corruption measures.
 
September 14, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) announced today State Controlling Board approval of $500,000 in funds to the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Services for community assistance projects at Muskingum Behavioral Health.
 
September 4, 2020
Labor Day is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions made by generations of American workers. It is also a time to recognize how our workforce rises to the challenge time and time again by being ...
 
September 2, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today announced the Senate's unanimous passage of Senate Bill 357, providing an additional $650 million of federal CARES Act funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses.
 
August 31, 2020
COLUMBUS—State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) issued the following statement today regarding Colgate-Palmolive’s recent expansion project in Cambridge and receiving a Job Creation Tax ...
 
August 27, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) announced today that he has introduced legislation that will enhance protections for Ohio's emergency service responders and their families.
 
August 27, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) participated in the official dedication ceremony for the Officer M. Scott Moyer Memorial Highway today in downtown Lancaster. Senator Schaffer joined Lancaster Police Chief Adam Pillar, Officer Moyer's wife Connie Moyer, and a host of other elected officials and guests for the ceremony.
 
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