Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
Senator Troy Balderson joins Zanesville sculptor Alan Cottrill for unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue to be put on display at the U.S. Capitol.
 Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
 Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
Senator Balderson tours the STEM College Research & Technology Based Development at Youngstown State University. The tour focused on the university's work on energy development and research.
Senator Balderson receives "Friend of Agriculture" distinction for his support of Ohio's agricultural industry.
Senator Balderson receives "Friend of Agriculture" distinction for his support of Ohio's agricultural industry.
 Senator Balderson listens to an operator at a hydroelectric facility explain how the plant's turbines generate power for consumers.
Senator Balderson listens to an operator at a hydroelectric facility explain how the plant's turbines generate power for consumers.
 Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
Senator Balderson speaks with a student while touring the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University
State Senators Troy Balderson (far left) and Bob Peterson (third from right) join local officials for the groundbreaking on the Circleville Roundtown Trail
State Senators Troy Balderson (far left) and Bob Peterson (third from right) join local officials for the groundbreaking on the Circleville Roundtown Trail
 Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
Senator Balderson presents recent Tri-Valley high school graduate Kaylee Antill with a resolution honoring her for winning a national discus throwing title.
 Balderson speaks at the signing of Senate Bill 293 at Alum Creek State Park Marina
Balderson speaks at the signing of Senate Bill 293 at Alum Creek State Park Marina
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
 Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
Senator Balderson recognizes Madison Bailey for receiving 2015 Ohio Military Youth of the Year.
 (R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
(R to L) Senator Balderson joins WWI veteran John Wesley Tignor and his daughter Cynthia Wood to discuss the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
Senator Balderson presents Dr. Paul Brown, accompanied by his wife Linda, with a resolution recognizing his service as the fifth president of Zane State College.
 Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Balderson welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
 Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
Senator Balderson (first from the left) surveys progress being made on the Nelsonville Bypass Project.
Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
Senator Balderson stands with Dave Lilly and Lewis Baker following Mr. Baker's induction to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
 Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
Senator Balderson works in his office in the Senate Building.
 Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
Senator Balderson (second from left) watches as his bill modifying Ohio's mining laws is signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich.
Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a  'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) recognized as a 'Defender of Liberty' by the American Conservative Union.
 Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation.  All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
Senator Balderson is joined in the Senate Chamber by Micah and Marrijane Jones of the BrainSong Foundation. All three have worked closely to increase TBI Awareness in Ohio.
 Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
Senator Balderson speaks to a group of fifth graders from the John McIntire Elementary School in Zanesville.
Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
Senator Troy Balderson takes the oath of office after being appointed to serve the 20th Ohio Senate District.
 
 

Senator Troy Balderson is currently serving his second term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 20th District, which encompasses all of Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, and Muskingum counties, as well as portions of Athens and Pickaway counties.  He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. In addition to his committee leadership responsibilities, Senator Balderson serves as a member of the Finance Committee, Government Oversight and Reform Committee, Public Utilities Committee, Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review.

 
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Senator Balderson Serves In the Following Committees :

Energy and Natural ResourcesFinanceGovernment Oversight and ReformPublic Utilities
 
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03.22.17 - Balderson Announces Senate Passage Of $7.8 Billion Investment In Local Roads And Bridges

 

"I am excited to see these funds make improvements to our local roadways and bridges, continuing Ohio’s legacy of a strong infrastructure," said State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville). "Additionally, Senate Bill 6 will formally create the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program, which assists local areas in funding rehabilitation and reconstruction of depilated bridges. These two bills will assist in keeping roadways and bridges safe for all Ohioans."

 
 

03.13.17 - Funds Approved For Second Phase Of Buckeye Lake Dam Construction

 

“Buckeye Lake will soon be restored as a vibrant tourist community,” said Senator Balderson. “I applaud the community for its patience throughout the project and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for their efforts toward swift completion.”

 
 

03.01.17 - Statement On The Announcement Of Rising Water Levels At Buckeye Lake

 

The decision to raise water levels at Buckeye Lake marks yet another milestone in the ongoing efforts to restore this vibrant community as a premier destination to live, work and vacation.

 
 

02.08.17 - Balderson Announces 2018 Legislative Fellowship Program

 

“The Legislative Service Commission Fellowship program is a great opportunity for young professionals to explore the policymaking process," said Balderson. "These individuals play an important role by contributing to the work of the legislature." 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

SB 3     

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

Resolutions Cosponsor

SR 52     
 
 
 
 

Senate District 20

 
Counties: Athens (part), Fairfield, Guernsey, Hocking, Morgan, Muskingum, Pickaway (part)
 

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Background

 
Hometown : Zanesville
Party : Republican