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 serves as President of the Ohio Senate for the 132nd General Assembly.  As the presiding officer of the 33-member Senate, Obhof is responsible for leading the Senate's Majority Caucus as it sets the policy agenda for the two-year legislative cycle.  He is also responsible for 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 :

Rules and Reference
 

03.22.17 - Obhof Honors College Student For Winning National Title As Best Grocery Bagger

 

"I am pleased to recognize Brady for his hard work and commitment to excellence," said President Obhof. 

 
 

03.22.17 - Senate Approves $7.8 Billion Investment Improving Local Roads And Bridges

 

"This bill makes critical investments in infrastructure, improving roads and bridges throughout the state of Ohio," said Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina). "The bill also makes improvements in government efficiency and includes key changes to make Ohio a more attractive place to do business."

 
 

03.16.17 - Senate President Announces Expanded Televised Committee Coverage To Begin Next Week

 

“Open, accountable government is a priority for the Senate,” said President Obhof. “Technology gives us the opportunity to increase transparency and participation by bringing the legislative process to Ohioans wherever they are, and we look forward to using it to provide our constituents with greater access.”

 
 

03.14.17 - Senate Passes Measure To Eliminate Unnecessary Primary Elections And Conserve Taxpayers' Resources

 

“Senate Bill 10 will remove an unnecessary and expensive mandate from our local boards of elections,” said Obhof.  “This commonsense change will save hundreds of man hours and hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ dollars.”

 
 
 
 
 
 

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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