Rep. Bishoff (third from right) takes oath of office to join the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Bishoff (third from right) takes oath of office to join the 131st General Assembly
 Reps. Bishoff and Rogers
Reps. Bishoff and Rogers
 Rep. Bishoff speaks with Rep. Pillich before Session
Rep. Bishoff speaks with Rep. Pillich before Session
Rep. Bishoff speaks at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Bishoff speaks at Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Bishoff speaks at the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" rally
Rep. Bishoff speaks at the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" rally
 Rep. Bishoff with supporters during the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" rally
Rep. Bishoff with supporters during the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" rally
Rep. Bishoff speaks at a press conference to combat the heroin epidemic in Ohio
Rep. Bishoff speaks at a press conference to combat the heroin epidemic in Ohio
 Rep. Bishoff presents a House Resolution to a firefighter from her district
Rep. Bishoff presents a House Resolution to a firefighter from her district
 Rep. Bishoff (center) joins Reps. Patterson (Left) and Driehaus (right) for opening ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Bishoff (center) joins Reps. Patterson (Left) and Driehaus (right) for opening ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
Reps. Bishoff and O'Brien
Reps. Bishoff and O'Brien
 Rep. Bishoff presents testimony before the Health and Aging Committee
Rep. Bishoff presents testimony before the Health and Aging Committee
 Rep. Bishoff presents testimony before the Health and Aging Committee
Rep. Bishoff presents testimony before the Health and Aging Committee
Reps. Fedor, Antonio, Bishoff, Driehaus
Reps. Fedor, Antonio, Bishoff, Driehaus
 Rep. Bishoff addresses members during House Session
Rep. Bishoff addresses members during House Session
 Rep. Bishoff talks to attendees at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Bishoff talks to attendees at Women's Lobby Day
Women's Lobby Day
Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Bishoff attends the Women's Healthcare hearing
Rep. Bishoff attends the Women's Healthcare hearing
 Rep. Bishoff signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Bishoff signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Reps. Bishoff, Foley and Budish with Chief of Staff Keary McCarthy
Reps. Bishoff, Foley and Budish with Chief of Staff Keary McCarthy
 House Session
House Session
 Women's Caucus
Women's Caucus
House Dems gather for a picture
House Dems gather for a picture
 Reps. Bishoff, Pillich, Fedor, Clyde, Strahorn, Williams and Phillips attend a rally outside of the Statehouse
Reps. Bishoff, Pillich, Fedor, Clyde, Strahorn, Williams and Phillips attend a rally outside of the Statehouse
 Rep. Bishoff signs a petition to curb gun violence
Rep. Bishoff signs a petition to curb gun violence
Rep. Bishoff speaks to Women's Rights Activists
Rep. Bishoff speaks to Women's Rights Activists
 Rep. Bishoff speaking at a press conference on transparency in private police forces
Rep. Bishoff speaking at a press conference on transparency in private police forces
 
 

Heather Bishoff’s commitment to a tradition of public service stretches back to her great grandfather, who sat on Worthington’s City Council. Her grandfather provided security to members of the community as an insurance salesman for JCPenney’s, and Heather’s grandmother worked for Western Electric in the building on Broad Street that later became Lucent Technologies. The eldest child of union workers, Heather learned from them at a young age the value of hard work. At the age of 12, she earned her first paycheck delivering The Columbus Dispatch to her neighbors in Rey...

 
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Representative Bishoff Serves In the Following Committees :

Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Public SafetyHealth and AgingInsurance
 
 
 
 

02.06.15 - Bishoff Attends Panera Bread Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

State Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) assisted in the official ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Panera Bread café in Canal Winchester today. She and other local officials recognized franchise operator, Covelli Enterprises, for their commitment to the Canal Winchester community. 

 
 

01.16.15 - Bishoff To Attend "Break Every Chain" Anti-Human Trafficking Conference

 

State Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) will attend the annual “Break Every Chain” Anti-Human Trafficking Conference hosted by the Reynoldsburg Youth Human Trafficking Coalition (RYHTC) and Councilman Cornelius Grady tomorrow, Saturday, January 17. The event will be held at the Reynoldsburg Summit Campus from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

“The fact that Ohio is among the largest hubs for human trafficking in the United States is sobering. We need to take every measure we can to eradicate human trafficking and provide assistance and support for victims of these heinous crimes" Bishoff said.

The theme for this year’s RYHTC conference is, “Underground economics and how human trafficking affects community development and re-development.” The conference comes on the heels of a Columbus Dispatch report that 18 women were recently rescued from a prostitution ring centered in Powell, Worthington and Columbus.

“I'm encouraged by our state pulling ahead in the nation with our efforts, however on Wednesday, we rescued 18 enslaved in Central Ohio. There is more work to do,” Bishoff added. “Rep. Fedor and others have made real progress on this issue, but we need to do more. Conferences like this bring awareness to the problem of human trafficking across our state.”

The RYHTC conference follows the sixth annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio Statehouse, sponsored by State Rep. Teresa Fedor. On January 15, hundreds of activists and survivors gathered at the statehouse to raise awareness and share best practices. 

WHAT:          “Break Every Chain” Anti-Human Trafficking Conference

WHO:             State Rep. Heather Bishoff to support the efforts of Reynoldsburg Youth Human Trafficking Coalition under the direction of Councilman Cornelius Grady.

WHERE:        Reynoldsburg Summit Campus

8579 Summit Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068

WHEN:           Saturday, January 17

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 
 

01.15.15 - Rep. Heather Bishoff To Lead House Democrats On Legislative Panel

 

State Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) Monday was named Insurance Committee’s Ranking Member, the House Minority’s highest ranking official on the legislative panel.

 
 

02.13.14 - Bipartisan Proposal Would Provide Transparency In Police Records

 

State Reps. Heather Bishoff (D–Blacklick) and Michael Henne (R-Clayton) on Wednesday outlined a bill to provide transparency in police records. Their legislation, House Bill 429, would require private police forces to comply with the same records requirements as public forces.

 
 
 
 

Bills Primary Sponsor

HB 90     

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

Resolutions Cosponsor

HR 11HCR 5    
 
 
 
 
Representative Heather Bishoff
District 20
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-6002
Fax      (614) 719-6959
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Hometown : Blacklick
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term