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 Obhof (right) presents a resolution honoring Brady Long for earning the distinction as the nation's best grocery bagger. They are joined by Kristin Mullins, president of the Ohio Grocers Association (second from left) and Brady's brother, Andrew Long (left).
Senator Obhof (right) presents a resolution honoring Brady Long for earning the distinction as the nation's best grocery bagger. They are joined by Kristin Mullins, president of the Ohio Grocers Association (second from left) and Brady's brother, Andrew Long (left).
 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
 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
 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.
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.
 State Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as President Pro Tempore of the Ohio Senate.
State Senator Larry Obhof is sworn in as President Pro Tempore of the Ohio Senate.
 Senator Obhof presents Ashland county resident, Tiffany Meyer, with a resolution during an event held at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Obhof presents Ashland county resident, Tiffany Meyer, with a resolution during an event held at the Ohio Statehouse.
President Obhof addresses hundreds of pro-life supporters during annual Roe Remembrance event.
President Obhof addresses hundreds of pro-life supporters during annual Roe Remembrance event.
 Senator Obhof discusses recent efforts to combat human trafficking.
Senator Obhof discusses recent efforts to combat human trafficking.
 Senator Obhof presents a resolution to Lexington High School cross country coach, Denise Benson, on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Obhof presents a resolution to Lexington High School cross country coach, Denise Benson, on the floor of the Ohio Senate.
Senator Obhof joins Representative Dave Hall (R-Millersburg) and the Holmes County fair board president, Kerry Taylor (right), for a tour of the progress underway at the new fairgrounds at Harvest Ridge.
Senator Obhof joins Representative Dave Hall (R-Millersburg) and the Holmes County fair board president, Kerry Taylor (right), for a tour of the progress underway at the new fairgrounds at Harvest Ridge.
 Kerry Taylor, president of the fair board (middle) receives a resolution from Senator Larry Obhof (second from right) and Jay Hottinger (right), joined by State Representatives Dave Hall (left) and Al Landis.
Kerry Taylor, president of the fair board (middle) receives a resolution from Senator Larry Obhof (second from right) and Jay Hottinger (right), joined by State Representatives Dave Hall (left) and Al Landis.
 L to R: Senate Majority Whip-elect Gayle Manning, Senate President Pro Tempore-elect Bob Peterson, Senate President-elect Larry Obhof and Senate Majority Floor Leader-elect Randy Gardner.
L to R: Senate Majority Whip-elect Gayle Manning, Senate President Pro Tempore-elect Bob Peterson, Senate President-elect Larry Obhof and Senate Majority Floor Leader-elect Randy Gardner.
Senator Obhof, joined by his family, takes the oath of office as President of the Ohio Senate for the 132nd General Assembly during opening ceremonies at the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Obhof, joined by his family, takes the oath of office as President of the Ohio Senate for the 132nd General Assembly during opening ceremonies at the Ohio Statehouse.
 Senator Obhof presents Major Chad M. McGinty of Bellville with a Senate commendation recognizing his 27 years of service with the Ohio State Highway Patrol
Senator Obhof presents Major Chad M. McGinty of Bellville with a Senate commendation recognizing his 27 years of service with the Ohio State Highway Patrol
 Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof discusses a one-time rebate of approximately $1 billion to Ohio's private employers and public-taxing districts.
Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof discusses a one-time rebate of approximately $1 billion to Ohio's private employers and public-taxing districts.
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
 COLUMBUS¿State Senator Larry Obhof celebrates the grand opening of MedinaMade, a one-of-a-kind gift shop featuring products made by local artisans.
COLUMBUS¿State Senator Larry Obhof celebrates the grand opening of MedinaMade, a one-of-a-kind gift shop featuring products made by local artisans.
 Senate President Larry Obhof joins a group of Ohio lawmakers for the ceremonial signing of legislation helping families impacted by autism.
Senate President Larry Obhof joins a group of Ohio lawmakers for the ceremonial signing of legislation helping families impacted by autism.
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 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 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 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.
 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
No appointment is necessary, and all constituents are welcome to stop by. Office hours for Senator Larry Obhof and Representative Stephen Hambley will be held: 
 
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Medina County District Library
210 South Broadway Street
Medina, Ohio 44256
 

04.27.17 - Senate Passes Bill To Bolster Workforce Training For Ohio's In-Demand Jobs

 

"Ohio has many job openings right now, and tens of thousands of people looking for work," said Obhof. "This legislation helps bridge the gap by helping Ohioans obtain the skills they need for today's economy."

 
 

04.26.17 - Obhof Honors Wadsworth's National Track Champion

 

"I am happy to recognize Nick today in front of the Ohio Senate," said Obhof. "He has shown great discipline and hard work, and we congratulate him on this accomplishment."

 
 

04.19.17 - Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof Issues Statement On Selection Of New Minority Leader

 

"I congratulate my friend and colleague Senator Kenny Yuko on becoming the leader of his caucus. We've all been inspired by the character and determination he's shown in taking on the toughest challenges, and I look forward to working with him on the important issues facing our chamber and our state in the days ahead."

 
 

04.14.17 - New Legislation Helps Ohio Families Access Autism Services

 

"Improving autism screening and treatment options will open new opportunities for these children, helping them overcome some of the challenges they face," Obhof said.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 22

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

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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7505
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Background

 
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican