Stories tagged with: Senator Troy Balderson

June 11, 2014 - 10:59am
6 weeks 17 hours ago

The State Legislature may be on break for the summer, but work sessions continue to meet to get bills ready for the fall.

One bill peaking the interest of local representatives is the Severance Tax Bill. The bill would place 17.5% of tax revenue from the oil and gas drilling into a legacy fund.

Hill said while the oil and gas industry has been great for the state and they're happy to have them here, it also poses issues that need addressed.

"Roads and bridges...

April 18, 2013 - 7:14am
1 year 13 weeks ago

An Ohio Senate Bill sponsored by Republican Senator Troy Balderson, of Zanesville, to help provide funds for job training and workforce development passes the State Senate.

Senate Bill 1 which Balderson sponsored with fellow Republican Bill Beagle authorizes a revolving fund which will provide loans to Ohioans who need additional job training.

The loans will be distributed through public and private colleges, universities and career centers.

Balderson said, "Our...

February 13, 2013 - 11:39am
1 year 22 weeks ago

Two local legislators want to hear from local residents.

A Legislative Briefing with Senator Troy Balderson and Representative Brian Hill will take place at the John McIntire Library on Friday at 11. The pair will make brief remarks and then take questions from the audience.

"I think the library is a great forum for these types of discussions because it's about information. It's a neutral site. Libraries get information on all sides of issues and then people make their own...

January 21, 2013 - 12:41pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

The State Senate and Representatives are gearing up for budget talks.

Governor John Kasich will introduce the biennium budget next month. Senator of the 20th District Troy Balderson said that most of the legislative session until June will focus on these talks. At this time the governor is closely guarding the budget.

"They'll be some tax issues that the governor has proceeded and a new education funding issue that they're going to address in this budget," said...

September 11, 2012 - 2:51pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

While Zane State works to build its new technology center more money is coming its way for the facility in Cambridge.

The State Controlling Board released $1m for the construction of the Energy Training and Education Center in Guernsey County. This center will be an expansion of the Zane State College on the Cambridge Campus.

"It's kind of nice how that happened together with AT&T here [at Zane State] to make their grant proposal and get that building project going...

March 27, 2012 - 10:45am
2 years 16 weeks ago

The State Senate hears Tuesday from opponents of the proposed exotic animal law.

Testimony began at the State House in Columbus. State Senator Troy Balderson said he and other lawmakers will listen carefully to those who don't agree with the bill and take their views into account before passing it onto the House in the next couple of weeks.

"My whole timing for this is to find balance and to protect humans, citizens of Ohio, the animals and protect the businesses that are...

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