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In response to today's announcement that the U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to partner with USEC on a $350 million research and development project at the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon, State Senator Bob Peterson (R- Sabina) issued the following statement: "This agreement represents a major step in revitalizing Piketon and the surrounding community, as the American Centrifuge Project will bring needed jobs to southern Ohio and help put our state at the forefront of the advanced energy industry. The people of Piketon have been waiting a long time to get this project off the ground, and I am pleased to see it moving forward. I applaud everyone at the state, local and federal level, USEC, the Department of Energy and all those who have worked on this deal for their commitment to Piketon and the American Centrifuge Project."
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Peterson Announces Opportunity For Young Professionals Interested In State Government


COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications through April 1, 2018 for the 2019 Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to serve in the Ohio General Assembly for the 2019 calendar year.


Peterson Announces Capital Budget Introduction, Highlights Local Projects


COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House), State Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township), and State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) today announced the introduction of the state's Capital Budget, a $2.6 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects. 


Peterson Announces Unanimous Senate Passage Of Bill To Address Dating Violence


COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House), co-sponsor of House Bill 1, today announced the unanimous Senate passage of legislation aimed at enhancing protections for individuals who are victims of violence and abuse when they are in a dating relationship with the offender.


Peterson Applauds Passage Of Historic Congressional Redistricting Reform Plan


COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) announced that this week the Ohio Senate unanimously passed a plan to reform the process for drawing Ohio’s congressional districts. With a strong bipartisan vote in the Ohio House today, Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 5  will now go before Ohio voters on the May ballot. The passage of Sub SJR 5 follows weeks of negotiations between the leadership of both parties in the General Assembly and various redistricting reform coalitions.