Larry Obhof

Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni gives the Democratic response to the 2017 State of the State address.
JO INGLES / Ohio Public Radio

Gov. John Kasich’s speech was getting praise from his Republican colleagues in the legislature. But Democrats are not on board. 

Ohio Statehouse
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Ohio's legislative leaders are hosting lobbyists at back-to-back Florida fundraisers days before state budget deliberations begin.

As the new session of the Ohio General Assembly starts its work, tax reform is on the mind of its top leaders. 

Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and incoming Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) in an exclusive interview for "The State of Ohio."
OHIO CHANNEL

For the first time in four years, the Ohio Senate will have a new president. And he and the incumbent Minority Leader come out of this lame duck session with a lot of work ahead of them when they return in January. They recently sat down for an exclusive interview.

The incoming president Larry Obhof says unemployment compensation will be one of the first issues of 2017.
OHIO SENATE

For the first time in four years, the Ohio Senate will have a new president. And he and the incumbent minority leader come out of this lame-duck session with a lot of work ahead of them when they return in January.

Ohio Senate President-Elect Larry Obhof
OHIO SENATE WEBSITE

A new session of the General Assembly starts in January, and that will mean some new leaders in the Ohio Senate.

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