Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
 Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
 Senator Balderson listens to an operator at a hydroelectric facility explain how the plant's turbines generate power for consumers.
Senator Balderson listens to an operator at a hydroelectric facility explain how the plant's turbines generate power for consumers.
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
 Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
 (R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
(R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
Balderson speaks at the signing of Senate Bill 293 at Alum Creek State Park Marina
Balderson speaks at the signing of Senate Bill 293 at Alum Creek State Park Marina
 Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
 Senator Balderson receives "Friend of Agriculture" distinction for his support of Ohio's agricultural industry.
Senator Balderson receives "Friend of Agriculture" distinction for his support of Ohio's agricultural industry.
State Senators Troy Balderson (far left) and Bob Peterson (third from right) join local officials for the groundbreaking on the Circleville Roundtown Trail
State Senators Troy Balderson (far left) and Bob Peterson (third from right) join local officials for the groundbreaking on the Circleville Roundtown Trail
 Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
 Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
 Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
 Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
 Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
 Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a  'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a 'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
 Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation.  All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation. All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
 Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
 
 

Senator Troy Balderson is currently serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 20th District, which encompasses all of Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, and Muskingum Counties, as well as portions of Athens and Pickaway Counties. He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Utilities. With the great influx of attention being directed to Ohio’s energy industry, Senator Balderson oversees policy initiatives for one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

 
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09.12.16 - State Approves Funds Supporting Second Phase Of Buckeye Lake Dam Rehabilitation Project

 
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“Today is yet another milestone in our efforts to restore Buckeye Lake as one of Ohio's premier destinations for tourism and recreation,” said Balderson. “As progress is made, I will continue to work with local leaders to ensure that resources are available to support the project and the affected community."

 
 

09.12.16 - State Approves Funds To Assess Sustainability Of Muskingum River Flood Control Systems

 
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"This is a critical, proactive effort to minimize potential risks associated with the historic dam and lock system along the Muskingum River," said Balderson. "Ensuring the safety and sustainability of these systems should also offer peace of mind to the families living in the communities along the river."

 
 

09.06.16 - Balderson Pays Tribute To Military Veterans During Opening Ceremonies Of Morgan County Fair

 
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"Today and every day, let us thank the men and women who have honorably served," said Balderson. "May their courage and patriotism serve as an example for future generations."

 
 

09.01.16 - Balderson Named 'Friend Of Agriculture'

 
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"Growing up on my family's farm, I learned the value of hard work and developed a deep appreciation for the important role Ohio's farmers play in their communities and their commitment to responsible stewardship of our precious natural resources," said Balderson. "I am honored to accept this award and will continue to serve as a voice for our farmers who contribute to feeding, clothing and fueling our society every day as part of Ohio’s number one industry."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 20

 
Counties: Athens (part), Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, Pickaway (part)
 

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Background

 
Hometown : Zanesville
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative 2009-2011


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another four-year term