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COLUMBUS—The following statement can be attributed to Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina):

"Harry Meshel was not only a respected and beloved member of our Ohio Senate family, but also part of the historic fabric of our institution. For more than two decades, Meshel delivered for the people of the Mahoning Valley, including obtaining substantial investments that helped make Youngstown State University what it is today. His memory and legacy will live on for many years to come. On behalf of my colleagues, I extend our deepest condolences to the Meshel family at this time of loss."

 
 
 
  
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Senate President Announces Process To Fill 1st Senate District Vacancy

 

COLUMBUS - Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) announced today the application process to fill a vacancy in Ohio’s 1st Senate District seat, which encompasses all of Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Williams counties as well as portions of Auglaize, Fulton and Logan counties in northwest Ohio.



 
 

Legislative Leaders Announce Creation Of Redistricting Working Group

 

“I'm confident we can have a meaningful, bipartisan conversation about redistricting that can potentially show us a path forward to reform,” said Senate President Obhof. “I know that because we've been here before, particularly in the Senate, where we've been able to pass bipartisan congressional redistricting reforms twice in the last decade. I'm hopeful this dialogue will lead us again to a fair, constitutional process that we can take to Ohioans for consideration.”



 
 

Obhof Announces Funding For Drug Overdose Response Teams

 

“We are committed to fighting the scourge of addiction, and I’m pleased we were able to fund these grants as part of the new state budget," said President Obhof.