Senator Obhof presents Village of Plymouth Mayor Tim Redden with a resolution honoring the community's 200th Anniversary.
Senator Obhof presents Village of Plymouth Mayor Tim Redden with a resolution honoring the community's 200th Anniversary.
 Senator Obhof presents a resolution honoring the Wadsworth High School girls basketball team on their Division I state championship¬†
Senator Obhof presents a resolution honoring the Wadsworth High School girls basketball team on their Division I state championship 
 Senator Obhof delivers testimony before the Senate Civil Justice Committee about the importance of eliminating ambiguities in the Ohio Revised Code section which defines responsibilities of corporate officers.
Senator Obhof delivers testimony before the Senate Civil Justice Committee about the importance of eliminating ambiguities in the Ohio Revised Code section which defines responsibilities of corporate officers.
Senator Obhof (left) presents Dick Goddard (right) with gavel used to pass Goddard's Law out of the Ohio Senate
Senator Obhof (left) presents Dick Goddard (right) with gavel used to pass Goddard's Law out of the Ohio Senate
 Senator Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
Senator Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
 Senator Ohbof Helps Honor United Way of Ashland County as United Way of the Year
Senator Ohbof Helps Honor United Way of Ashland County as United Way of the Year
Senator Obhof receives the SAR award.
Senator Obhof receives the SAR award.
 Senator Larry Obhof, recipient of the "PCSAO Legislator of the Year" award, is pictured with Judy Beckett, recipient of the "PCSAO Outstanding Child Protection Staff Support of the Year" award.
Senator Larry Obhof, recipient of the "PCSAO Legislator of the Year" award, is pictured with Judy Beckett, recipient of the "PCSAO Outstanding Child Protection Staff Support of the Year" award.
 Senators Larry Obhof and Jay Hottinger present Richard Guggisberg and his daughter Ursula Guggisberg with a resolution honoring Guggisberg Cheese for winning the 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
Senators Larry Obhof and Jay Hottinger present Richard Guggisberg and his daughter Ursula Guggisberg with a resolution honoring Guggisberg Cheese for winning the 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest.
Senator Obhof is joined by his colleagues to unveil the Senate's version of the state's operating budget, which includes $1.7 Billion in tax cuts for all Ohioans.
Senator Obhof is joined by his colleagues to unveil the Senate's version of the state's operating budget, which includes $1.7 Billion in tax cuts for all Ohioans.
 Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as the state senator for the 22nd Ohio Senate District.
Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as the state senator for the 22nd Ohio Senate District.
 
Senator Obhof stands with Mayor Glen Stewart of Ashland after presenting a resolution honoring the city's 200th Anniversary at the bicentennial celebration held in historic downtown Ashland.
Senator Obhof stands with Mayor Glen Stewart of Ashland after presenting a resolution honoring the city's 200th Anniversary at the bicentennial celebration held in historic downtown Ashland.
 State Senator Larry Obhof (second from left) joins State Representative Mark Romanchuk (far left) to present House and Senate resolutions to honor Dominique Clairmonte (middle) at the Ohio Statehouse. They are joined by Dominique's parents Sarah and John Clairmonte.
State Senator Larry Obhof (second from left) joins State Representative Mark Romanchuk (far left) to present House and Senate resolutions to honor Dominique Clairmonte (middle) at the Ohio Statehouse. They are joined by Dominique's parents Sarah and John Clairmonte.
 Senators Chris Widener, Larry Obhof and Tom Patton stand with the Chinese delegation for a photo in the State Room at the Ohio Statehouse
Senators Chris Widener, Larry Obhof and Tom Patton stand with the Chinese delegation for a photo in the State Room at the Ohio Statehouse
Senator Obhof testifies in support of his legislation that would update Ohio's tax code and save taxpayers millions of dollars.
Senator Obhof testifies in support of his legislation that would update Ohio's tax code and save taxpayers millions of dollars.
 Senator Obhof debates legislation during a voting session of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Obhof debates legislation during a voting session of the Ohio Senate.
 Senator Obhof listens to debate during Senate session.
Senator Obhof listens to debate during Senate session.
Senator Obhof watches as members of the Ashland High School SMART Circle perform in Columbus.
Senator Obhof watches as members of the Ashland High School SMART Circle perform in Columbus.
 Senator Obhof asks a question during a hearing on the redistricting process.
Senator Obhof asks a question during a hearing on the redistricting process.
 
 

Larry Obhof proudly represents the people of the 22nd Senate District, which includes Medina, Ashland and Richland counties, as well as portions of Holmes County. President Obhof was elected to serve as the presiding officer of 33-member Ohio Senate for the 132nd Ohio General Assembly. The Senate President is responsible for leading the Senate's Majority Caucus as they set the policy agenda for the two-year legislative cycle, as well as the formal organization of the chamber including recognizing members in debate, preserving order and decorum, calling for votes and signing all acts.

 
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Senator Obhof Serves In the Following Committees :

 

01.17.17 - Ohio Breaks Record For New Business Formations In 2016

 

"Our future is about innovating. It’s about improving. It’s about transforming. Ohio is becoming a premier state for entrepreneurs to start and expand their businesses. We must continue to build on this momentum by pursuing further improvements to our state's business climate," said Obhof.

 
 

01.13.17 - Senate Screening Committee Recommends Wilson To Fill Vacancy

 

“Steve has a tremendous record of leadership in the private sector,” said Obhof.  “This was a very talented group of candidates, and every applicant for this seat made a strong impression on the committee.  Steve offers a unique depth of experience, temperament and understanding of the issues impacting this region of the state, and we’re confident his constituents will agree.  Our caucus looks forward to helping him serve the people of the 7th Senate district."

 
 

01.09.17 - Senate President Names Oelslager To Chair Finance Committee

 

“Scott’s one of the most respected members of the Ohio Senate, and he offers an incredible wealth of experience and institutional knowledge to the budget process,” said Obhof.  “He’s done a remarkable job guiding our chamber through the development of one of the most complex pieces of legislation we’ll consider throughout this General Assembly.  I look forward to relying on his steady leadership and sharp insights in what appears to be a challenging fiscal environment ahead."

 
 

01.06.17 - Obhof Honors Service Of Retiring State Trooper McGinty

 

"I'm honored to recognize Major McGinty today for his exemplary career as a State Highway Patrol officer," said Obhof. "He has dedicated his life to protecting Ohioans with the utmost integrity and strong moral character."

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senate District 22

 
Counties: Ashland, Holmes (part), Medina, Richland
 

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7505
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Background

 
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican