State Representative D.J. Swearingen is currently serving his first term in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 89th House District, which encompasses both Erie and Ottawa counties.

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Representative Swearingen Serves In the Following Committees :

Aging and Long-Term CareCivil JusticeHealthState and Local Government

01.23.20 - Group Supporting Overturning House Bill 6 Drops Appeal, Swearingen Applauds Ohio's Clean Air Program


A group sought to overturn House Bill 6, Ohio’s Clean Air Program, by starting an initiative to put the legislation up for a statewide referendum.    The referendum initiative officially ended when the group behind it dropped their appeal pending in court.  State Rep. D.J. Swearingen (R-Huron) indicated his support behind Ohio’s Clean Air Program.



01.16.20 - Representative Swearingen Welcomes H2Ohio Funding To Reduce Lake Erie Algal Blooms


Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced $30 million in H2Ohio funding will be used to support farmers in minimizing phosphorus runoff into Ohio’s waterways, including Lake Erie. This runoff causes algal blooms in Lake Erie that can threaten drinking water and impact of the health – State Rep. D.J. Swearingen (R-Huron) supports the funding initiative to reduce the algal blooms.


12.16.19 - Swearingen Announces Fisheries Research Funding


The State Controlling Board has approved the release of funding for improvements to the state’s fish research office in Sandusky, State Rep. D.J. Swearingen (R-Huron) announced today.


12.11.19 - State Representative Swearingen's Legislation Protecting Campground Owners Passes In Committee


State Rep. DJ Swearingen’s (R-Huron) legislation to support Ohio tourism and protect campground owners from frivolous lawsuits has been approved by an Ohio House committee.


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Representative D. J. Swearingen
District 89
77 S. High St
13th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-6011
Fax      (614) 719-6980
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Hometown : Huron
Party : Republican
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