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 speaking at press conference held before the 2014 State of the State address.
Rep. Bishoff speaking at press conference held before the 2014 State of the State address.
Rep. Bishoff giving speaking at House Session
Rep. Bishoff giving speaking at House Session
 Rep. Bishoff at press conference supporting women's access to health care.
Rep. Bishoff at press conference supporting women's access to health care.
 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
 
 
 
 

04.21.16 - Bishoff Cheers New Flight Simulator At Rickenbacker Air Base

 

Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) today applauded the relocation of a KC-135 air refueling tanker flight simulator to the Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base. The simulator is expected to bring in ten permanent jobs for those who operate and maintain the simulator.

“This innovative technology will provide Ohio’s armed forces with access to enhanced training experience while also drawing military services members from other parts of the country,” said Bishoff. “The KC-135 flight simulator will be an invaluable asset for both the Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base and the central Ohio community.”

 
 

04.13.16 - Lawmakers Push For Public Hearings On Potential Health Insurance Company Mergers

 

The two highest ranking Democrats on the House and Senate Insurance Committees today called for public hearings on the potential mergers of four of the five national health insurance companies in the United States. State Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) and State Sen. Edna Brown (D-Toledo) were joined by a mother with a child with asthma in requesting that the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) hold public hearings on any proposed mergers.

 
 

02.24.16 - Bishoff Champions Bipartisan Bill To Protect Animals From Illegal Fighting

 

Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) today heralded the House passage of House Bill (HB) 215, legislation to increase penalties for those who knowingly engage in activities associated with cockfighting, bearbaiting, or pitting an animal against another. Joint sponsored by Rep. Bishoff and Rep. Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township), HB 215 will require anyone found guilty of pitting an animal against another to be charged with a felony offense.

“States with weak cockfighting laws become a hub for a variety of illegal activity, such as gambling, narcotics trafficking and homicide,” said Bishoff. “By elevating the offense from a minor misdemeanor to a felony charge, we send a clear message to Ohioans and the nation that Ohio cares about animal welfare.”

 
 

12.09.15 - Ohio House Clears Way For Bishoff's Ohio Family Trust Act

 

State Rep. Heather Bishoff (D-Blacklick) applauded today’s Ohio House passage of her legislation, House Bill 229 (HB 229), the Ohio Family Trust Act. HB 229 will allow family trust companies to operate in Ohio.

 
 
 
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