Representative John Becker - House District 65
 

11.03.17 - Rep. Becker Applauds Passage Of Bill Prohibiting Abortions On Unborn Children With Down Syndrome

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) applauded the passage of House Bill 214 last week, legislation prohibiting abortions on unborn children who have or may have Down syndrome.

 
 

10.05.17 - Rep. Becker Announces Open Application Period For 2017 School Bus Rebate Program

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting applications for its 2017 School Bus Rebate Program.

 
 

08.31.17 - Reps. Becker, Leland Introduce Bill Eliminating Ohio Marriage Penalty Tax

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives John Becker (R-Union Township) and David Leland (D-Columbus) yesterday introduced House Bill 333 to eliminate Ohio’s marriage penalty tax.

 
 

07.28.17 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Building A Better Educational Experience For Students

 

It is no secret that our current standards in our local school districts are overreaching, overbearing and overburdening. As a staunch conservative, I have long been an advocate for abolishing federally-driven mandates and replacing them with locally-developed strategies. The ultimate solution requires a complete overhaul at all levels.

 
 

05.24.17 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Graduation Congratulations And Advice

 

As summer quickly approaches, students all across Ohio close one chapter of their lives and open another as they graduate from high school and college. Graduation is an important moment in every young adult’s life, but it is but a moment. As each and every student walks across the stage to receive their diploma, I depart a piece of advice: stay engaged. Stay engaged with your community, stay engaged with your family, and stay engaged with your life, whether that involves further schooling or diving headfirst into the workforce.

 
 

04.26.17 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Promoting Free Markets In Ohio's Energy Sector

 

As a conservative Republican, one of the guiding principles behind my decisions regarding policy changes and reforms is smaller government and less government intervention. One of the founding theories that constitutes that belief is laissez-faire, or the philosophy of minimal governmental interference in the economy. In the Ohio House, I support initiatives that encourage economic growth without burdening the marketplace with mandates and other government regulations.

 
 

04.03.17 - Rep. Becker Announces House's Approval Of Reforms To State's Energy Requirements

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed legislation that would make Ohio’s renewable energy standards optional, promoting business growth in the state.

 
 

03.01.17 - Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Bill Eliminating Requirement To Send Certified Mail

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) announced passage of House Bill 34, which gives state agencies, local governments and other government entities an alternative to sending documents via certified mail, a practice that costs these organizations significantly more money than utilizing traditional first-class mail.

 
 

02.02.17 - Rep. John Becker Appointed To Ohio House Committees

 

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has been appointed to serve on three Ohio House committees.

 
 

01.04.17 - Rep. Becker Sworn In To Third Term As State Representative

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) was sworn in to his third term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives during yesterday’s session. He represents the 65th District in northwestern Clermont County, which includes Loveland, Milford, Newtownsville and Owensville, as well as Goshen, Miami, Stonelick, Union and Wayne townships.

 
 

11.04.16 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Ohio ABLE Act Creates A Resource For Individuals With Disabilities

 

As your state representative, it is my job to represent the voices of each individual in my district.  It is vitally important to speak for the disabled and make sure their needs are addressed at the Ohio Statehouse.  My priority remains giving every person an equal opportunity to succeed—especially those with special needs.

 
 

10.25.16 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Modernizing Ohio With Online Voter Registration

 

It is my goal as your state representative to continue to better Ohio for our community whether that is by saving money, creating more efficient methods or making necessary changes to current processes to ensure Ohio is moving forward. Senate Bill 63, which will allow citizens to register to vote online, achieves this goal, and I look forward to seeing it improve our state’s election process.

 
 

09.02.16 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Reducing DUI Recidivism In Ohio

 

Drunk driving accounted for 9,967 car crash deaths in 2014, equating to one every 53 minutes. On average, one in three people will be involved in a drunk driving accident in their lifetime. For drunk drivers serving a suspension, anywhere from 50 to 75 percent continue to drive illegally while serving that suspension.

 
 

08.04.16 - State Representative John Becker: Sales Tax Holiday Set For First Weekend Of August

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced that a sales tax holiday, created through the passage of Senate Bill 264, is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.

 
 

06.24.16 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker: Protecting Our Children's Innocence

 

Recently the Ohio House passed legislation that will help protect our children by educating them about sexual abuse. It is a hard conversation, an uncomfortable conversation, but one that many overlook the importance of.

 
 

05.04.16 - Rep. Becker Votes To Eliminate Residency Requirements

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) voted for legislation that would prohibit local governments from imposing residency requirements when hiring contractors or design professionals. Residency requirements typically require that contractors hire a certain percentage of residents within a given geographic area for public works projects.

 
 

04.21.16 - Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Legislation Allowing Increase In Distillery Production

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) announced that yesterday the Ohio House passed legislation allowing Ohio craft distilleries to increase its manufacturing limit from 10 thousand gallons to 100 thousand gallons annually.

 
 

04.21.16 - Rep. Becker Votes To Expand Identification Options For Military Veterans

 

During yesterday’s House session, State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) voted for legislation that gives military veterans in Ohio another option for documenting their veteran status for purposes like employment applications, veteran hospital services and discounts at participating retail establishments and restaurants.

 
 

04.13.16 - Rep. Becker Applauds Passage Of Legislation Protecting Student Religious Expression

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced the passage of House Bill 425 by the Ohio House of Representatives. The legislation seeks to protect the religious expression of students in Ohio’s schools.

 
 

02.23.16 - Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Bill To Permit Use Of Investigational Drugs To Treat Terminal Conditions

 

Today, State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) announced passage of House Bill 290, which gives terminally ill patients, with the recommendation of their treating physician, the opportunity to access drugs that are still in the trial period with the United States Food and Drug Administration.

 
 

02.18.16 - Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Bill To Allow Parents To

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today applauded passage of House Bill 317, which is aimed at protecting minors from being victims of identity theft. This legislation allows credit reporting agencies to create a credit record for the minor and then apply a freeze to that record.

 
 

02.17.16 - Rep. Becker Announces Start Of Application Process For Local Government Safety Capital Grants

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced information regarding the application process for the Local Government Safety Capital Grant. Initiated by the Ohio House of Representatives and included in the state operating budget for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, these grants can help to fund public safety projects in local communities throughout Ohio, including those in the 65th House District.

 
 

02.17.16 - Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Bill Waiving Concealed Handgun License Fee

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that would waive the concealed handgun license fee for applicants who are currently serving in or who have retired from the United States military.

 
 

02.17.16 - State Representative Becker Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) 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 2017.

 
 

02.11.16 - Rep. Becker Votes To Prohibit State Funds From Supporting Abortions

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) voted to concur on House Bill 294 during yesterday’s session. The bill now awaits consideration by Governor John Kasich.

 
 

01.27.16 - State Rep. Becker Announces Passage Of Legislation To Establish

 

Today State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) announced passage of House Bill 359, which establishes an Address Confidentiality Program for domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Ohio. 

 
 

12.17.15 - Guest Column: Expanding Emergency Access To Epinephrine

 

For those with a food allergy, or other allergy treated by epinephrine, quick access to the drug can often mean the difference between life and death. Although many who rely on an epi-pen often carry the medication with them regularly, unforeseen circumstances can arise where an individual is without their epi-pen, or the expiration date for the epinephrine has passed. It is in these situations that there must be a back-up plan for saving the individual’s life.

 
 

11.24.15 - Guest Column: A Step In The Right Direction For Ohio's Charter Schools

 

Charter schools have increased in popularity ever since their start in the late 90’s. Created as an additional outlet for innovation and success, these community schools gave children and parents another way to look at education. With this added option, a choice was given to Ohioans to invest in their children’s future. Recently, some concerns have arisen regarding the transparency and accountability of these schools, and the Ohio House took steps to address those concerns through House Bill 2.

 
 

11.17.15 - Rep. Becker Applauds House Passage Of Concealed Carry Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—During today’s House session, State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) voted for House Bill 48, legislation that bolsters Second Amendment protections for legal gun permit-holders.

 
 

11.17.15 - Rep. Becker Applauds Passage Of Pro-Life Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Becker (R-Union Township) today applauded legislation aimed at supporting life and addressing women’s healthcare in Ohio.

 
 

11.17.15 - State Rep. Becker Applauds Passage Of Bill To Help Revitalize Ohio Neighborhoods, Update The Foreclosure Process

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Becker (R-Union Township) today voted in favor of House Bill 134, legislation that seeks to expedite the foreclosure process and transfer of unoccupied parcels, and to make other changes relative to residential foreclosure actions.

 
 

08.04.15 - Guest Column: Protecting Ohio's Constitution

 

Over a century ago, Ohio voters approved a state constitutional amendment allowing the people of the state to place issues directly on the ballot. These ballot initiatives would then be voted on during elections, thus giving more power to the people and taking it out of the hands of the government.

 
 

04.29.15 - Rep. Becker Recipient Of The William Wilberforce Leadership Award

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) was honored last night in Cincinnati at the Annual Spring Partnership Banquet hosted by Citizens for  Community Values (CCV). This year Representative Becker was the recipient of the William Wilberforce Elected Official Leadership Award.

 
 

04.21.15 - Guest Column: House Bill 2 Makes Needed Changes To Our Charter Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

One of the main initiatives regarding education that our House Majority caucus wanted to focus on this General Assembly was charter school governance. While our state is home to many high-performing charter schools that offer a great alternative education, the system was in dire need of an overhaul. House Bill 2 is a chance to make some sweeping changes to improve these institutions.

 
 

03.20.15 - Guest Column: State Spending Exposed

 

The state budget is complex and made up of multiple funds, sometimes referred to as “silos” or “buckets.” While watching your tax dollars, I concentrate mostly on the state portion of the General Revenue Fund (GRF). The GRF revenues come from the sales tax, income tax, tobacco tax, alcohol tax, Commercial Activities Tax (CAT) and more.

 
 

02.23.15 - Guest Column From State Representative John Becker

 

The city of Toledo, Ohio is about three-and-a-half hours north of my home in Clermont County, but I’m sure most of us heard about the severe issues the city experienced last summer because of the algae problem in Lake Erie. City residents were forced to travel great distances in order to get clean drinking water for their families. A scary situation, to say the least.

 
 

02.12.15 - Rep. Becker Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township – Clermont Co.) applauded yesterday’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

 
 

12.11.14 - Guest Column From Representative John Becker

 

The tradition of Thanksgiving comes again at a time when we all should take a much-needed pause from the hustle and bustle of life. Between maintaining the hectic routines of day-to-day life, we now are entering into the craziness of the holiday season. I don’t know about you, but there has been a certain man in a red coat on my television for about a month already.

 
 

10.22.14 - How The Drug Problem Is Impacting Ohio's Communities

 

Over the last few years, the Ohio legislature has been focused on jobs and the economy, thus allowing for Ohio to improve its unemployment numbers and to encourage business growth. We are in a better spot than we were four years ago, and we are getting better day by day.

 
 

10.02.14 - New Legislation Helps Disabled Veterans

 

As our brave veterans return home, they face many obstacles. They must readjust back into “normal” civilian life, which means securing a job, maybe furthering their education, and familiarizing themselves with civilian life again. Many times, veterans come home with a serious injury that has left them severely disabled. The Ohio House has taken steps to ensure that these particular veterans have some assistance.

 
 

08.29.14 - Newly Signed Legislation Notifies Businesses Of Tax Overpayment

 

The first priority of this General Assembly, and of this chamber, has been jobs. Jobs are what bring people into the state, allow for Ohioans to provide for their families, and improve the economy. That is why it’s important that here in the House, we pass legislation that makes Ohio more business-friendly.

 
 

04.07.14 - Rep. Becker Repeats Call To Impeach Judge Black For Abuse Of Power

 
Columbus - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has reiterated his call for the US Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings against Judge Timothy S. Black, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The charges of malfeasance and abuse of power are spelled out in House Concurrent Resolution 37.

 
 

04.02.14 - Rep. Becker Announces Bill Permitting Use Of Hunting Firearm Noise Suppressors Clears Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representatives John Becker (R-Union Twp.) and Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 234, which will allow hunters to use noise suppressors on their firearms.

 
 

03.20.14 - Rep. Becker Introduces Bill Allowing Drivers To Communicate With Headlights

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has introduced legislation that would allow drivers to flash their headlights to inform oncoming drivers of potential dangers, hazards or other vehicles of interest.

 
 

03.10.14 - Rep. Becker Announces Job Gains, Lower Unemployment Rate In Ohio

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township, Clermont Co.) today announced that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. 

 
 

02.04.14 - Rep. Becker Applauds Straight A Funding For Milford Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has announced that Milford Exempted Village Schools was recently selected to receive $1.07 million in funding through Ohio’s Straight A Fund as the lead applicant for a consortium of schools.

 
 

02.03.14 - Rep. Becker Sponsors Legislation On Firearms Storage

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) recently sponsored legislation, House Bill 420, that would allow employees of private- and public-sector jobs to safely lock and store their firearms in their vehicles while they are at work.

 
 

01.03.14 - Rep. Becker Sponsors Resolution To Protect The Constitution, Address Abuse Of Power

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) recently sponsored House Concurrent Resolution 37, which calls on the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner and the entire Ohio congressional delegation to initiate impeachment proceedings against Judge Timothy S. Black, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The grounds are malfeasance and abuse of power.

 
 

11.21.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces Legislation Pertaining To Sales Tax Core Charges

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has sponsored legislation to refund the customer “core charge” sales tax.

 
 

11.13.13 - Rep. Becker Sponsors Bill To Prohibit Insurance Coverage Of Elective Abortions

 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has sponsored his first pro-life proposal. House Bill 351 prohibits public and private insurance companies from covering elective abortions. The only exception is for ectopic (tubal) pregnancies. 

 
 

11.08.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces Legislation Pertaining To Firearms Regulations

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) sponsored House Bill 340. This bill is similar to the Montana Firearms Freedom Act. HB 340 clarifies that the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution does not extend to products manufactured and sold entirely within Ohio’s borders.

 
 

10.25.13 - Rep. Becker Sponsors House Resolution On Term Limits

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) sponsored House Joint Resolution 8. The resolution would lead to a constitutional amendment to expand term limits in Ohio.

 
 

10.17.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces House Bill 305 To Improve Ohio Elections

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) sponsored House Bill 305. This bill would make Ohio a closed primary state and add stability to our elections system. Current registered voters would not be required to do anything and would remain affiliated with their current party or no party.

 
 

09.24.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces Medicaid Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 271 today. It is companion legislation to HB 255, which reduces Medicaid eligibility to federal minimums saving taxpayers $1.5 billion annually. HB 271 mitigates the negative impact of HB 255 to the poor and uninsured without increasing government spending.

 
 

09.20.13 - Rep. Becker Sponsors Legislation To Require Photo Identification For Voting

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 269 today. It requires voters to show photo identification for in-person voting.

 
 

09.12.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces House Bill 266 Pertaining To Ballots, Voter Registration

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 266 today. It prevents any county board of elections, but not the Secretary of State, from sending out unsolicited ballots, ballot applications, and/or voter registration forms. Furthermore, HB 266 prohibits any of those materials from being sent with pre-paid postage.

 
 

09.10.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces Early Voting Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 263 today. It is a companion bill to House Bill 250, legislation that allows for early voting two weeks prior to the election, concluding on the Friday before the election. House Bill 263 specifies early voting to be weekdays (Monday through Friday) and from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

 
 

09.09.13 - The Founding Fathers Understood The Importance Of States' Rights

 

It is not as widely known as other holidays, so many Americans probably are not even aware that September 17th is “Constitution Day.” So I think it is as good a time as any to give our premier founding document some thought, and although the day is intended to shine light on our federal Constitution, it should be encouraged that we think about the importance of the 50 state constitutions as well.

 
 

08.27.13 - Rep. Becker Introduces Medicaid Reform Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Twp.) introduced a Medicaid reform bill today.

 
 

08.22.13 - Rep. Becker Encourages Constituents To Attend Town Hall Meeting

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Twp.) will be joining Americans For Prosperity and other interested parties in a discussion on state spending. The event is open to the public, and Rep. Becker encourages residents of the 65th House District to attend and offer their views.

 
 

08.22.13 - Rep. Becker Sponsors Legislation To Reduce Voter Fraud, Adjust Early Voting Days

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) recently introduced House Bill 250, legislation that allows for early voting two weeks prior to the election, concluding on the Friday before the election.

 
 

08.16.13 - Becker Introduces Bill To Broaden Death Penalty For Sex Crimes

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced that he has introduced House Bill 244, legislation that provides prosecutors with the option of pursuing the death penalty for certain sex-related crimes.

 
 

08.06.13 - Reps. Becker, Adams Introduce Legislation To Reduce Election Costs

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) released a statement on House Bill 240, legislation that deals with the repeal of special elections in the months of February and August.

 
 

07.26.13 - Rep. Becker Introduced Concealed Carry Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced that he has introduced House Bill 236, which will allow all non-federal, public sector employees with a concealed carry license to carry into all non-federal and non-secured public buildings.

 
 

07.15.13 - Ohio Should Hit The "Off" Switch On Traffic Cameras

 
COLUMBUS - 

Anybody living near Cincinnati knows about a town called Elmwood Place and the nightmare of it implementing speed cameras to catch drivers traveling over the speed limit. Some of you may have been caught by the cameras. In fact, as the numbers indicate, you might be in the minority if you weren’t.

 
 

07.12.13 - Rep. Becker Announces Funding For Milford Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) today announced that the Milford Exempted Village School District has been approved for funding through the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission to build two new schools that will House grades pre-K through 6.

 
 

06.28.13 - Becker Votes To Ban Red-Light, Speed Cameras

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation that would prohibit municipalities, counties, townships and the state highway patrol from using red-light cameras and speed cameras to assist in the enforcement of traffic laws.

 
 

06.28.13 - Becker Introduces Legislation On Confiscated Firearms

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has introduced new legislation, House Bill 210, to prevent law enforcement agencies from destroying confiscated firearms.

 
 

06.10.13 - Shared Work Program Keeps Ohio Workers On The Job

 
COLUMBUS - 

In April, Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent. While this is below the national average of 7.5 percent, we need to continue efforts to keep Ohioans on the job and working. I am a firm believer that economic stability is determined by the job market.

 
 

06.05.13 - Becker Introduces Bill That Eliminates Marriage Tax Penalty

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has introduced legislation that would eliminate the marriage penalty in Ohio’s income tax system.

 
 

06.05.13 - Becker Introduces Gun Legislation

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) yesterday introduced legislation related to how Ohio defines certain firearms.

 
 

04.19.13 - Ohio House Makes Important Changes To State Budget

 

The state operating budget (Substitute House Bill 59) has passed out of the Ohio House and is on its way to the Senate, where it will receive further consideration. The budget bill was vetted and debated extensively in the House Finance and Appropriations Committee for a total of 69 hours, during which time 131 witnesses shared their testimony.

 
 

03.21.13 - Municipal Income Tax Compliance Hurting Ohio Businesses

 

In many respects, being unique is a welcomed quality. But one aspect that makes the state of Ohio unique also drastically hurts its chances for attracting businesses.

 
 

03.14.13 - Representative Becker Honors Local Girl Scouts

 
CINCINNATI - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) this week presented commendations to Loveland High School Seniors Lauren Crall and Meghan Tegtmeier for their completion of the requirements to receive the Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor.

 
 

02.21.13 - Becker Encourages Local College Grads To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) has announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission, which works closely with the legislative caucuses of the Ohio General Assembly, will hire 20-plus fellows to work with members and staff at the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate during 2014.

 
 

02.12.13 - COLUMN: New Live Streaming Of Committee Highlights Government Transparency

 

As we begin the 130th General Assembly, I am looking forward to working with the governor’s budget proposal, as well as a new way for our state government to be more transparent to our constituents. While we move through the lengthy, yet imperative, budget process, I believe it’s important that we keep Ohioans informed about what is taking place in the legislature. It’s an exciting time in Ohio’s history and having Ohioans more involved only makes it more groundbreaking.

 
 

02.01.13 - Rep. Becker Receives Appointment

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has appointed State Rep. John Becker (R-Union Twp.) to serve on the Clermont County Board of Trustees Transportation Improvement District.

 
 

01.23.13 - Rep. Becker To Serve On House Standing Committees

 
COLUMBUS - 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) has appointed State Rep. John Becker (R-Union Twp.) to three House standing committees for the 130th Ohio General Assembly.

 
 

01.11.13 - COLUMN: Serving The People Of Clermont County

 

Having been a resident of Clermont County for most of my life, it was truly an honor to be chosen by the people to serve as their voice in state government. I know it will be a challenging experience, but I can’t wait to get started and to hear from the people of the district.

 
 

01.07.13 - John Becker Sworn In As State Representative Of The 65th House District

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township – Clermont Co.) yesterday was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 65th Ohio House District, which includes portions of northwest Clermont County.