Testimony highlights local hardships faced under state budget proposalCOLUMBUS — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) recently welcomed Patricia Fisher, clerk-treasurer for the Village of Jefferson, to the Statehouse to testify before the Ohio House Finance Committee on House Bill 49,
Dear Constituents, As state budget deliberations are underway, I can’t help but think of the phrase “where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” In fact, where is our treasure and where is our heart as Ohio’s citizens?
Dear Constituents, Jan. 3, 2017 marked the opening of the 132nd General Assembly, with all the pomp and pageantry that accompanies the official swearing-in of members in the Ohio House of Representatives. It is truly an honor to represent you,
COLUMBUS — In a bipartisan 83-13 vote, the Ohio House yesterday approved the proposed budget plans for the Ohio Department of Transportation and several other state agencies. House Bill 26, the $7.8 billion transportation bill, largely funds infrastructure projects and
COLUMBUS — State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) last Friday hosted members of LEADERship Ashtabula County at the Ohio Statehouse for a day of learning about the legislative process and how state government works. Friday’s visit marked the fourth consecutive year
Say tax-free shopping weekend will help families save hard-earned dollarsCOLUMBUS — State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill 89, bipartisan legislation to establish a three-day sales tax “holiday” during the first