Senate District 20
Tim Schaffer
December 22, 2020
December is a wonderful time of year spent with family and friends celebrating the end of a year and the holiday season with one another. However, this year is slightly different. In a year that has ...
December 21, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) announced the unanimous passage of the committee of conference report by the Ohio Senate today on Senate Bill 310 for capital appropriations throughout Ohio. Over $4.3 million in funds will be allocated for numerous projects throughout the 20th Ohio Senate District.
December 14, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senator Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today announced the State Controlling Board approved more than $500,000 in funding for multiple projects in the Hocking, Muskingum, and Pickaway counties.
November 18, 2020
COLUMBUS-State Senators Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) and Frank Hoagland (R-Mingo Junction) announced today that the Senate passed Senate Bill 375, which would rescind the Ohio Department of Health order issued on July 30, 2020 limiting the operations of Ohio's county fairs.
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 ...
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