John’s been busy in Columbus, and now you can follow his progress on his new Facebook page.
Like State Rep. John Patterson on Facebook to stay up-to-date on votes, events, comments, thoughts and more. It’s the easiest way to see what he’s up to, both in Columbus and at home.
We’ll still keep our current Facebook page, Patterson for Ohio, and hope that you continue to follow it as well. Patterson for Ohio will now represent our campaign organization, a collection of people who not only support John, but believe in a common vision for our special corner of Ohio. Read more.
Spring is here! Forsythias are blossoming, grass is greening, trees are budding, and with this newness of life, our spirits are lifted as the days lengthen and the temperatures rise. The optimism which we share in spring, whether that be for the success of the Indians, the anticipation of bike rides on the Greenway Trail, or the expectancy of radiant sunsets over Lake Erie at day’s end — all of that optimism washes over us in springtime.
But I also suggest to you that spring is here for the 99th District — spring and all the activity that accompanies this glorious time of the year, and our lives. Allow me to share with you the exciting and diverse events of one recent stretch of days in which I was an eager participant, and by which my enthusiasm for our corner of the state was born anew. Read more.
COLUMBUS- The Ohio House of Representatives passed the state budget Thursday evening without including the expansion of Medicaid, despite widespread support from groups all across the political spectrum and the healthcare industry. Medicaid expansion would have provided healthcare coverage to more than 275,000 Ohioans and created thousands of jobs in the healthcare field. Read more.