Senator Peggy Lehner (right) is sworn in as state senator for the 6th Ohio Senate District. Administering the oath of office is Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (left).
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The Ohio Senate today appointed Peggy Lehner (R- Kettering) as state senator for the 6th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses portions of Montgomery County. She replaces former Senator Jon Husted, who recently assumed the office of Ohio Secretary of State. "I am humbled and honored to again have the privilege of representing the people of the 6th Ohio Senate District," Lehner said. "I plan on hitting the ground running and working collaboratively with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle as we seek to transform our state and create a brighter future for all Ohioans." Lehner previously served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives and spent 10 years on Kettering City Council. She also briefly served as state senator in 2009, when she was appointed to complete the term of former Senator Jeff Jacobsen. Senator Lehner attended both American College in Paris and St. Mary's of the Woods College, where she obtained a degree in history. She and her husband James live in Kettering reside in Kettering and have five grown children and 10 grandchildren.
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Lehner Announces Opportunity For Young Professionals Interested In State Government


"Legislative fellows are given a unique opportunity to work side by side with legislators, policy stakeholders and other influential state leaders," said Lehner. "This is an invaluable experience, and for many fellows it opens the door to a lifelong career in public service."


Lehner Leads Day Of Discussion On Education And Career Readiness, Highlights Priorities


"Ohio's competitiveness is inextricably linked to increasing the number of Ohioans with a college degree or credential," said Lehner. 


ADVISORY: Lehner To Highlight Importance Of Connecting The Dots From "Cradle-to-Career"


State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m.—as part of a day-long forum focused on education and career readiness—to discuss highlights of the "data walk" held in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium at 11:30 a.m. 


Lehner Introduces SAFE Act, Keeping Kids In The Classroom


“Schools want to cut down the number of suspensions and expulsions,” said Senator Lehner.