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.
 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.
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 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 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 
 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 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 Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
Senator Obhof wears pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Senate session.
 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 (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 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 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. He serves as the Majority Whip of the Ohio Senate.

 
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State Sen. Larry Obhof Talks About Ohio's Growing Job Creation Momentum

09.20.16 - Ohio's August 2016 New Business Filings Outpace Last Year's Record

 
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"We are on track to set a record for the most new business formations in state history," said Obhof. "This is good news for Ohio's economy, but we must build on this momentum by continuing to improve the state's business climate."

 
 

09.08.16 - UPDATE: Kit Testing Initiative Helping To Deliver Justice For Victims Of Sexual Assault

 
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“Because of the kit testing initiative, prosecutors are finally able to go after offenders,” said Obhof. “There have been hundreds of indictments as a result of these efforts.” 

 
 

08.31.16 - Ohio Pays Off Unemployment-Compensation Debt: New Milestone In State's Economic Turnaround

 
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“Paying off this debt is a major milestone in Ohio's turnaround," said Obhof. “This allows Ohio’s employers to reinvest in their businesses, instead of sending hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties to the federal government.” 

 
 

08.19.16 - Obhof Touts Report Showing Rise In Job Creation

 
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“Ohio’s economy continues to improve, as we added jobs in manufacturing, education and health services,” said Obhof. “Common sense policies, including regulatory reform and lowering Ohioans’ tax burden, have improved the state’s business climate and are leading to better opportunities for Ohio families.”

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 22

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

Contact Senator Obhof

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

 
Leadership Position : President Pro Tempore
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011


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