Stories tagged with: State Senator Troy Balderson

April 24, 2014 - 5:15pm
47 weeks 6 days ago

 The Muskingum Valley Council Boy Scouts will be holding the 11th 'Commitment to Excellence' banquet to present the North Star Award

It is the highest award that can be presented to a former boy scout or cub scout who is not actively scouting. State Senator Troy Balderson will be receiving the honor.

"Troy just came to the top of the list very quickly as someone who is well recognized in the community for the service he's given for years," said Ed Mulholland,...

November 8, 2013 - 3:51pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

Compressed natural gas could be the next big thing in energy efficiency.

On Friday, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, State Senator Troy Balderson (R) and State Representative Brian Hill (R) sponsored a seminar to promote legislation that would give customer's such as drivers, incentives for converting to compressed natural gas. Rep. Hill says the switch would mean more cash in people's pockets.

"In general terms, it's about half the cost today as a...

February 15, 2013 - 7:15pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

The community turned out to get their voices heard during a legislative briefing in Zanesville Friday.

State Senator Troy Balderson and State Representative Brian Hill spoke to a crowd at the John McIntire Library to discuss their concerns for the region and to hear from its residents.

"I'm concerned about the education part of it. I think we have a right and a responsibility to educate our kids but we need to make sure the dollars are spent wisely and that's the process we'...

January 10, 2013 - 9:52am
2 years 10 weeks ago

State Senator Troy Balderson will serve on several committees during this legislative session.

The Republican from the 20th District will serve as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

The Senator said that energy development and expansion are key parts to Ohio's economic recovery.

Balderson will also serve as the Vice Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee.

Along with those two committees he'll also serve as a member of the...

August 13, 2012 - 2:58pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

The Republican Party is preparing for the arrival of their presumptive Presidential Candidate.

State Senator Troy Balderson said Romney's main message will be about how to fix America and will try to rally support from independent and undecided voters.

"Independent voters, the softer party lines, whether it's a soft Democrat or whether it's a soft Republican but those are the people, there are still some people out there that aren't real sure of what to do," said...

January 3, 2012 - 6:56pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Heading into a new year Ohio lawmakers are cracking down on the ownership of exotic animals.

Efforts to strengthen the state's law took on new urgency in October when Muskingum County Sheriff Deputies were forced to kill 48 wild animals after their owner, Terry Thompson, freed them and then committed suicide. State Senator Troy Balderson said the legislation is currently in the hands of the Legislative Service Commission which is working to include recommendations made by the Ohio...

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