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Senator Bob Peterson today announced the Governor has signed House Bill 37, which creates the SharedWork Ohio Program. This initiative will provide an employer the ability to reduce the number of hours worked by employees in lieu of imposing layoffs. The employees could then apply for unemployment benefits in order to compensate for the reduction of hours worked. This legislation is jointly sponsored by Representative Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Representative Gary Scherer (R-Circleville). Senator Peterson sponsored the Senate version of this legislation, Senate Bill 25.
 
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PHOTO: Peterson Announces Grand Opening Of New Vinton County Supermarket

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) joined State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and area leaders for the grand opening of Vinton County's new supermarket, Campbell's Market. 



 
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Peterson And Smith Invite Area Residents To Attend District Office Hours

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) and State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) are inviting area residents to attend district office hours on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Gallia, Lawrence and Jackson counties. 



 
 

Peterson Applauds Funding For Area Parks

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) today applauded the announcement of local investments through the Clean Ohio Trails Fund, NatureWorks and Recreational Trails grant programs, which seek to improve outdoor recreational opportunities for Ohio families and promote tourism.



 
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Peterson Invites Area Residents To Attend District Office Hours

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) is inviting area residents to attend his district office hours on Monday, November 27, 2017 in Clinton, Highland, Ross and Pickaway counties.