State Senator Troy Balderson has been named Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Propane Gas Association. He was singled out for his work to promote the growth and prosperity of the propane industry in the State of Ohio. Balderson says he is truly honored and humbled to receive the distinction. He say the oil and gas industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Ohio’s economy so it’s crucial that we continue to make wise investments and work to protect our state’s natural resources. Senator Balderson serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Utilities.