Representative Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Representative Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
 The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
 Rep. Pelanda, left, helps Rep. Seitz with his carnation just before opening of 132nd General Assemby.
Rep. Pelanda, left, helps Rep. Seitz with his carnation just before opening of 132nd General Assemby.
Reps. Pelanda, left, and LaTourette receive applause from other House members just prior to being sworn in as Majority Floor Leader and Assistant Majority Floor Leader, respectively.
Reps. Pelanda, left, and LaTourette receive applause from other House members just prior to being sworn in as Majority Floor Leader and Assistant Majority Floor Leader, respectively.
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during a hearing at Statehouse.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during a hearing at Statehouse.
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during session Aug. 8, 2016.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session Aug. 8, 2016.
Rep. Pelanda leads session.
Rep. Pelanda leads session.
 Rep. Pelanda during session of the Ohio House.
Rep. Pelanda during session of the Ohio House.
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during session.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session.
Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Matt Zurowski to perform the opening prayer to begin House session.
Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Matt Zurowski to perform the opening prayer to begin House session.
 Rep. Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
Rep. Pelanda joins Governor Kasich for a bill signing
 Rep. Pelanda speaks on the House floor
Rep. Pelanda speaks on the House floor
Rep. Pelanda testifies in committee.
Rep. Pelanda testifies in committee.
 Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Aaron Brown to perform the opening prayer to begin session.
Rep. Pelanda welcomes Pastor Aaron Brown to perform the opening prayer to begin session.
 Rep. Pelanda speaks during session 12/1/2015.
Rep. Pelanda speaks during session 12/1/2015.
Rep. Pelanda is sworn in as a member of the House
Rep. Pelanda is sworn in as a member of the House
 
 

Representative Dorothy Pelanda is serving her third term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed to serve during the 129th General Assembly. She proudly represents the 86th House District, which includes Union and Marion Counties. Representative Pelanda had served as the Assistant Majority Whip and Majority Whip in previous General Assemblies. She currently serves as the Majority Floor Leader. 

 
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03.01.17 - Bill Creating Definition Of Microbusiness Clears Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) and Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) today announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that creates the definition of “microbusiness” in statute.

 
 

02.16.17 - Rep. Pelanda Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2018.

 
 

02.09.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Dorothy Pelanda: The State Budget In Brief

 

At the beginning of each general assembly, every odd-numbered year, the Ohio House and Senate undertake a monumental task—the biennial state operating budget. Through this package of bills, the legislature allocates the state’s financial resources with consideration of thousands of funding priorities. This year, the budget process has recently begun and will take several months before the final bills are agreed upon and signed by Governor Kasich. Because of the importance of this process, I’d like to take a moment to break down the ins and outs of the state budget process.

 
 

11.17.16 - Legislation Holding Drug Traffickers Responsible For Overdose Deaths And Providing Addiction Treatment Options Clears Ohio House Of Reps

 

State Representatives Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) and Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 270. The legislation, which they jointly sponsored, provides additional judicial discretion when dealing with Ohio’s heroin epidemic.

 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

HR 14     

Resolutions Cosponsor

HR 58     
 
 
 
 

Connect With Representative Pelanda

 
Representative Dorothy Pelanda
District 86
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8147
Fax      (614) 719-6983
Email Representative Pelanda
 
Leadership Position : Majority Floor Leader
Hometown : Marysville
Party : Republican
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term