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 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
(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 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.
 WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
WWII veteran of Zanesville, John Wesley Tignor
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
 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.
 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
State Senator Troy Balderson honors the Zanesville Junior Pioneers Baseball team on its first national championship title won last month during the 73rd All American Amateur Baseball Association tournament in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
State Senator Troy Balderson honors the Zanesville Junior Pioneers Baseball team on its first national championship title won last month during the 73rd All American Amateur Baseball Association tournament in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
 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 (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
 
State Sen. Troy Balderson on Ohio's Efforts to Link Education to Careers
Senator Balderson discusses his efforts to make it easier for businesses in Southeast Ohio, workforce development, and more...

10.03.17 - Balderson Applauds Investment To Expand Ohio's Small Business Markets

 

COLUMBUS - State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded $700,000 aimed at supporting efforts to expand Ohio’s small business markets overseas. 

 
 

08.24.17 - Balderson Announces Improved Broadband Access In Fairfield County

 

"Broadband internet access is essential infrastructure for job-creators seeking to open new locations or expand in the region, especially for rural areas,” said Balderson. “Improved access also ensures that our schools and businesses remain responsive to the demands of a competitive, 21st Century learning environment." 

 
 

08.09.17 - Ohio Propane Gas Industry Names Balderson Legislator Of The Year

 

"I am truly honored and humbled to receive this distinction," said Senator Balderson. "The oil and gas industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Ohio's economy so it is critical that we continue to make wise investments and work to protect our state's natural resources." 

 
 

07.31.17 - Helping Ohio's Families Save On Back-to-School Expenses: Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 4-6

 

In the Ohio Senate, we know that Ohio’s families could use some help, and we are committed to easing the burdens that government adds to the mix. That is why, for the third year in a row, the General Assembly has passed the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday to assist parents during the back-to-school shopping season.
 

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 20

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

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Background

 
Hometown : Zanesville
Party : Republican