Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget proposal will help improve health outcomes for Ohio's most vulnerable.
Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget proposal will help improve health outcomes for Ohio's most vulnerable.
 Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget will help lift all Ohioans by lowering taxes and investing in students.
Senator Burke discusses how the Senate budget will help lift all Ohioans by lowering taxes and investing in students.
 The Seneca County Mayors Visit Senator Burke and Rep. McClain at the Statehouse
The Seneca County Mayors Visit Senator Burke and Rep. McClain at the Statehouse
Sen. Burke welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Burke welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
 Senator Burke introducing legislation on Medicaid reform that would contain costs and improve health outcomes.
Senator Burke introducing legislation on Medicaid reform that would contain costs and improve health outcomes.
 Senator Burke poses with students from the University of Findlay at the "Posters at the Capitol" event in the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke poses with students from the University of Findlay at the "Posters at the Capitol" event in the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke accepts the "Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Legislator of the Year" award.
Senator Burke accepts the "Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Legislator of the Year" award.
 Senator Burke (fourth from left) watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 64 into law. The bill adds synthetic drugs such as Spice and K2 to the list of controlled substances.
Senator Burke (fourth from left) watches as Governor Kasich signs House Bill 64 into law. The bill adds synthetic drugs such as Spice and K2 to the list of controlled substances.
 Senator Burke and members of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association during Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke and members of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association during Nurses Day at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Burke testifies before a Senate committee in favor of a piece of legislation.
Senator Burke testifies before a Senate committee in favor of a piece of legislation.
 Senator Burke receives the Public Children Services Association of Ohio 2011 Legislator of the Year Award from Greg Kapcar.
Senator Burke receives the Public Children Services Association of Ohio 2011 Legislator of the Year Award from Greg Kapcar.
 Senator Dave Burke is sworn into office as the senator for the 26th Ohio Senate District as his wife and children look on.
Senator Dave Burke is sworn into office as the senator for the 26th Ohio Senate District as his wife and children look on.
 

Senator Dave Burke proudly represents the families and communities of Ohio’s 26th Senate District, which includes all of Union, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. 

 
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Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Senators Bill Beagle and Dave Burke took effect March, 20 2015. The law modifies state law for adoptions that were effective between January 1, 1964, and September 18, 1996. Now 400,000 adoptees can gain access to birth certificates and adoption records.
State Sen. Dave Burke Talks About the Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

02.23.16 - Burke Announces State Funds To Support Marion City School Career Readiness Program

 
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"Marion’s teachers and administrators acknowledge the importance of experiential learning by connecting students with prospective employers in their community,” said Burke. “The traditional model of just handing out diplomas without meaningful exposure to career and higher educational opportunities no longer works in our 21st century economy.”

 
 

02.09.16 - Burke Announces Legislative Fellowship Program

 

"LSC fellows are the unsung heroes of Ohio's statehouse," said Burke. "These recent college graduates bring in fresh ideas and play an integral role in the process of turning concept into sound policy for the state of Ohio." 

 
 

01.26.16 - Burke And Yuko Announce Details For Statewide Medical Marijuana Listening Tour

 
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State Senators Dave Burke (R-Marysville) and Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) today announced details for a statewide tour to gather input from Ohioans on whether marijuana should be decriminalized for limited medical use.

 
 

01.19.16 - Burke And Yuko Announce Statewide Listening Tour To Gather Input On Decriminalizing Medical Marijuana

 
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"We believe that changing the Constitution should be the absolute last step in any public process, not the first," Burke said. "The House and Senate are taking separate approaches with the same goal to gain better understanding for Ohioans' wishes on this subject. Since November, I have been working with Representative Kirk Schuring and look forward to continuing this working relationship going forward."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 26

 
Counties: Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca, Union, Wyandot
 
 

Contact Senator Burke

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8049
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Background

 
Hometown : Marysville
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2009-2011; Marysville City Council, 2002-2006


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