Senator Steve Wilson - Senate District 7

11.15.17 - PHOTO RELEASE: Wilson Joins Local Community At Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony


"It was an honor to be surrounded by fellow veterans and members of our community to dedicate this beautiful memorial," said Senator Wilson.


10.18.17 - Senate Approves Bill Strengthening Insurance Standards To Protect Ohio Travelers


COLUMBUS—State Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville) today announced the unanimous Senate passage of his legislation, which would adopt nationally recognized industry standards for those selling travel insurance in Ohio.


07.20.17 - Helping Families Save On Back-to-School Shopping: Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 4-6


As a father and grandfather, I understand all too well the high cost associated with back-to-school shopping. In the Ohio Senate, we know that Ohio’s families could use some help, and we are committed to providing some relief during the expensive back-to-school season. That is why, for the third year in a row, the General Assembly has passed the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday to help families stretch their dollars a little further as they prepare to send their kids back to school.


06.21.17 - Wilson Honors Indian Hill Mock Trial Team As 2017 State Champions


"I am pleased to recognize this exceptional group of students," said Senator Wilson. "This is an extraordinary opportunity for young people to better understand our laws and the judicial system. This accomplishment is an indicator of the quality education students are receiving from the educators at Indian Hill."


06.12.17 - Wilson Announces Balanced Budget That Protects Essential Services And Reduces The Size Of Government


"The budget process has been a difficult one that has resulted in a fair and balanced budget," said State Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville). "The Senate's budget proposal addresses the state’s most critical needs while continuing to emphasize fiscal responsibility, stability and sustainability.”


05.30.17 - Wilson Introduces Legislation Aimed At Preventing Fraud Against Ohio's Seniors


"Over my 40-year career in banking, I witnessed countless attempts to financially exploit seniors. As a state, we must do more to ensure that our elders receive the protections they deserve," said Wilson. 


05.26.17 - ADVISORY: Wilson To Announce Legislation Aimed At Combating Fraud Against Ohio's Seniors


Approximately 90 percent of all reported financial crimes against seniors are committed by caregivers or family members. Nationally, seniors lose an estimated $2.9 billion to fraud each year. Only 44 out of every 1,000 cases are reported to the authorities. 

Existing law presents various challenges to adequately reporting and investigating suspected cases of senior fraud. The proposed legislation seeks to address this problem by increasing public awareness and ensuring consistent education among organizations responsible for detecting such crimes. The bill would also strengthen penalties for financially exploiting Ohio's seniors.


05.17.17 - Senate Passes Legislation Helping Human Trafficking Victims Reclaim Their Lives


"Victims of these heinous crimes should not be further punished by our judicial system,” said Wilson. “Senate Bill 4 offers these individuals a clean slate as they attempt to reclaim their lives and independence.”  


04.27.17 - Wilson Applauds Top Southwest Ohio High Schools Ranked By U.S. News And World Report


"This accolade speaks to the level of commitment our educators have to academic excellence," said Senator Wilson. "These high schools are equipping students of all backgrounds, helping them to achieve higher levels of learning and I commend them for their hard work preparing our next generation for success."


04.27.17 - REMINDER: Senator Wilson Invites Anderson Township Residents To Attend District Office Hour


“It is important to keep an open dialogue with my constituents, allowing me to best represent their views in the Ohio Statehouse," said Senator Wilson. "I am committed to returning power, money and influence back from Columbus to make our communities stronger."


04.26.17 - Senate Passes Bill Preparing Ohio's Workforce To Meet The Demands Of 21st Century Economy


"I am proud of the improvements this bill makes to Ohio's workforce development system," said Wilson.


04.07.17 - Protecting Ohio's Seniors From Financial Fraud


The integrity and goodness of a person is determined by how he or she treats the most vulnerable members of society. Our resolve to protect them and advocate on their behalf is just as important.


03.22.17 - Wilson Announces Senate Passage Of $7.8 Billion Investment In Ohio's Job-Sustaining Highway System


"I am proud of the provisions the Senate added to this budget," said State Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville). "Directing more money for local infrastructure projects will allow for overdue construction and maintenance repairs of Ohio's transportation system." 


03.17.17 - Senate Passes Legislation Helping To Protect Safe Drinking Water


"Ohioans rely on safe drinking water for themselves and for their families," said Wilson. "This legislation takes further steps to protect one of our most precious natural resources."


03.15.17 - Senator Wilson Invites Warren County Residents To Attend District Office Hours


“It is important to keep an open dialogue with my constituents, allowing me to best represent their views in the Ohio Statehouse," said Senator Wilson. "I am committed to returning power, money and influence back from Columbus to make our communities stronger."


03.08.17 - Wilson Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation Eliminating Unnecessary Primary Elections


"This legislation is about more than eliminating unnecessary elections, it's about the responsible stewardship of Ohio taxpayers' money," said Wilson. "We owe it to Ohioans to ensure that public resources are used in the most efficient manner possible."


03.08.17 - Wilson Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence


"This legislation strengthens protections for victims of domestic violence, preventing offenders from using technicalities to evade and violate protection orders," said Senator Wilson, who co-sponsored the bill in the Senate. 


02.14.17 - Wilson To Serve On The Ohio Retirement Study Council


"I look forward to serving on the Ohio Retirement Study Council to ensure that the dollars invested by Ohio's public employees are managed in the most effective manner possible and that our retirement systems are viable for future retirees and their families," said Wilson. 


02.08.17 - Senator Wilson Appointed To Ohio Advisory Council For Aging


“I am looking forward to working with the council to enhance the quality of life for Ohio's seniors, their families and caregivers,” said Wilson. “Having served on various similar boards at the community-level, I understand the importance of promoting choice, independence and dignity for our aging population.”


02.07.17 - Wilson Announces 2018 Legislative Fellowship Program


"It is essential for the future of our state to mentor, learn from and include the next generation in the decisions of today." said Wilson "The LSC Fellowship provides a great opportunity for recent graduates to learn more about the legislative process and state government, and help to construct great public policy on behalf of the people of Ohio."


02.02.17 - Southwest Ohio Lawmakers Support Local Efforts To Tackle Heroin Crisis In Cincinnati


"In order to see real progress in the fight against heroin addiction, we must redouble our support for law enforcement," said Senator Steve Wilson. "This means adequately equipping those combating the problem so that we can save more Ohioans from this devastating epidemic."




01.25.17 - Wilson Takes Oath To Fill 7th District Vacancy


“I’m grateful for the trust and opportunity given to me by my new colleagues," said Wilson. "I will do everything I can to return power and influence to the people of Warren and Hamilton counties and to fight for a job-creating environment for all Ohioans."