COLUMBUS — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today responded to a one-sided proposal at the Ohio Statehouse to create a mega-department of education with an additional unelected state school board and superintendent:
As children, many of us searched for buried treasure. At the beach as pirates or maybe in the backyard as early settlers, natural curiosity pushed us onward for a number of expeditions. But what about real treasure — that which
COLUMBUS — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) is encouraging citizens and local leaders of the 99th House District to attend a meeting to learn more about the Coastal Erosion Area Program (CEAP). This program, under the direction of the Ohio
State Representative John Patterson (D-Jefferson) recently introduced legislation to designate the second week of October as “Ohio Covered Bridge Week.” This designation would coincide with the Ashtabula Covered Bridge Festival, celebrated in Jefferson, Ohio, during the same week.
COLUMBUS — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) was recently named Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Election Officials. The organization chose Rep. Patterson for their annual honor in recognition of his promotion of civics and his work
HB 460 encourages more landowners to protect agriculture from waste run-offCOLUMBUS — State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) recently announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 460, legislation to exempt riparian buffers from property taxes in an