Speaker Batchelder welcomes Ohio Masons to the Statehouse while presenting resolutions honoring Dr. Steven Reece, Sr. and James Edward Olmstead for their contributions to the 1994 meeting and 1995 compact between black and white Masons.
Speaker Batchelder welcomes Ohio Masons to the Statehouse while presenting resolutions honoring Dr. Steven Reece, Sr. and James Edward Olmstead for their contributions to the 1994 meeting and 1995 compact between black and white Masons.
 Speaker Batchelder, along with Representative Heard, presents a resolution honoring Jenell Sullivan for her outstanding service to the State of Ohio.
Speaker Batchelder, along with Representative Heard, presents a resolution honoring Jenell Sullivan for her outstanding service to the State of Ohio.
 Speaker Batchelder is sworn in as speaker of the House during the 130th General Assembly opening day ceremonies
Speaker Batchelder is sworn in as speaker of the House during the 130th General Assembly opening day ceremonies
Speaker Batchelder, along with Governor Kasich and Senate President Faber, speaks on the budget.
Speaker Batchelder, along with Governor Kasich and Senate President Faber, speaks on the budget.
 Speaker Batchelder meets with the family of former State Representative Vermel Whalen to present a resolution
Speaker Batchelder meets with the family of former State Representative Vermel Whalen to present a resolution
 Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jacob Dunbar for winning the 2013 Division I State Championship in boys singles tennis
Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jacob Dunbar for winning the 2013 Division I State Championship in boys singles tennis
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
 Speaker Batchelder receives a medal in recognition of his leadership from Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder receives a medal in recognition of his leadership from Jim Deyo.
 Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder receives an honorary license plate from Rep. Patmon and Rep. Barnes.
Speaker Batchelder receives an honorary license plate from Rep. Patmon and Rep. Barnes.
 Speaker Batchelder and members of House leadership react to Governor Kasich's State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder and members of House leadership react to Governor Kasich's State of the State address
 Speaker Batchelder speaks at the 2013 State of the State address in Lima
Speaker Batchelder speaks at the 2013 State of the State address in Lima
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
 Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee
Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee
 Speaker Batchelder addresses the attendees at the legislator luncheon in Lima
Speaker Batchelder addresses the attendees at the legislator luncheon in Lima
Speaker Batchelder during House session
Speaker Batchelder during House session
 Speaker Batchelder speaks at a press conference
Speaker Batchelder speaks at a press conference
 Speaker Batchelder and his wife on opening day
Speaker Batchelder and his wife on opening day
Speaker Batchelder speaks with the media after session
Speaker Batchelder speaks with the media after session
 Speaker Batchelder speaks at a budget press conference
Speaker Batchelder speaks at a budget press conference
 Speaker Batchelder at a press conference following the passage of the budget
Speaker Batchelder at a press conference following the passage of the budget
Speaker Batchelder with former House speakers
Speaker Batchelder with former House speakers
 Speaker Batchelder with Rep. Patmon
Speaker Batchelder with Rep. Patmon
 Speaker Batchelder visits with guests on the House floor
Speaker Batchelder visits with guests on the House floor
Speaker Batchelder presents a House resolution
Speaker Batchelder presents a House resolution
 Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee and OSU head football coach Urban Meyer
Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee and OSU head football coach Urban Meyer
 
 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder returned to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2007, having previously served in the Ohio House for 30 years. He currently is serving his fourth consecutive term and was re-elected by his colleagues to serve a second term as House Speaker during the 130th General Assembly. Speaker Batchelder is the second longest serving Representative in the Ohio House.

 
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Representative Batchelder Serves In the Following Committees :

Joint Session - Military Medal of Distinction CeremonyRules and Reference
 
 
 
 

07.17.14 - Speaker Batchelder Dedicates Robert E. Netzley Conference Room

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) today hosted a ceremony to dedicate a room in the Ohio Statehouse as the Robert E. Netzley Conference Room.

 
 

07.10.14 - Speaker Batchelder Announces Summer Legislative Study Committees For This Summer

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) today announced the creation of two bipartisan summer study committees, which will consist of hearings regarding specific state issues. 

 
 

06.30.14 - Wishing Ohioans A Special Fourth Of July

 

The Fourth of July is a holiday that is unique to this nation and one that truly represents the many wonderful attributes that join together to build the foundation of this
country.  I see the day as a reminder of how the United States is beautifully different from all the rest.  I see the day as a compass to point us to what remains important here and that is sovereignty, individualism and freedom.

 
 

06.24.14 - Achieving Goals Through A Reformed Higher Education System

 

Ohio is known for being home to a variety of small and large businesses that support our diverse and vast economy.  Agriculture, manufacturing and various businesses all have a place here, but one area that has made the state a true shining star of the nation is our higher education system. 

 
 
 
 

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Representative William G. Batchelder
District 69
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8140
Fax      (614) 719-3969
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Leadership Position : Speaker of the House
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican
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Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Not eligible to run for another term