Rep. Patterson (left) joins Reps. Bishoff (center) and Driehaus (right) during opening session of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Patterson (left) joins Reps. Bishoff (center) and Driehaus (right) during opening session of the 131st General Assembly
 House Session
House Session
 Rep. Patterson presents a House Resolution to a high school wrestling champion
Rep. Patterson presents a House Resolution to a high school wrestling champion
Rep. Patterson gives a speech on the House Floor
Rep. Patterson gives a speech on the House Floor
 Rep. Patterson speaks at a press conference to restore funding to local schools and communities
Rep. Patterson speaks at a press conference to restore funding to local schools and communities
 Rep. Patterson
Rep. Patterson
Rep. Patterson speaks on the House floor
Rep. Patterson speaks on the House floor
 Rep. Patterson speaks during a press conference
Rep. Patterson speaks during a press conference
 Rep. Patterson presents a House Resolution during Session
Rep. Patterson presents a House Resolution during Session
Reps. Patterson and Sheehy
Reps. Patterson and Sheehy
 Rep. Patterson speaks with Leader Heard during House Session
Rep. Patterson speaks with Leader Heard during House Session
 House Session
House Session
Rep. Patterson presents a Resolution
Rep. Patterson presents a Resolution
 Rep. Patterson presents a Resolution to one of Ohio's finest free throw shooters, a 4th grader from Ashtabula
Rep. Patterson presents a Resolution to one of Ohio's finest free throw shooters, a 4th grader from Ashtabula
 Rep. Patterson signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Patterson signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Reps. Patterson and Ashford
Reps. Patterson and Ashford
 House Dems gather for a picture
House Dems gather for a picture
 Rep. Patterson discusses a bill that would institute a severance tax on oil and natural gas that is more in-line with other major shale states
Rep. Patterson discusses a bill that would institute a severance tax on oil and natural gas that is more in-line with other major shale states
Rep. Patterson discusses a bill that would institute a severance tax on oil and natural gas that is more in-line with other major shale states
Rep. Patterson discusses a bill that would institute a severance tax on oil and natural gas that is more in-line with other major shale states
 Rep. Patterson discusses the Budget Bill
Rep. Patterson discusses the Budget Bill
 Rep. Paterson speaks out against the Budget Bill that hurts thousands of middle class and working class Ohioans
Rep. Paterson speaks out against the Budget Bill that hurts thousands of middle class and working class Ohioans
House Session
House Session
 Before Joint Session
Before Joint Session
 Rep. Patterson sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Patterson sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
 

State Representative John Patterson is currently serving in his second term in the Ohio House of Representatives.  He represents the 99th House District, which includes portions of Ashtabula and Geauga Counties.

 
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11.30.16 - Bipartisan Legislation Making School District Consolidation Easier, Saving Taxpayer Money Passes Ohio House

 

State Representatives Sarah LaTourette (R-Chesterland) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today announced the passage of legislation that would change funding priorities under the Ohio School Facilities Commission for districts that have been consolidated.

House Bill 148 seeks to give a school district first priority for funding under the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program if that district was created through the transfer, merger, consolidation, or creation of a new local district between July 2013 and June 2018. The legislation resulted from a unique situation in Geauga County where four school districts are considering consolidation.

 
 

10.19.16 - Dem Lawmakers Seek Partnership With Ohio Farmers To Improve State Water Quality

 

State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced a legislative proposal aimed at protecting and improving Ohio’s water quality through the establishment of the Ohio Water Quality Improvement Program. Under the program, farmers would be incentivized to conserve environmentally sensitive agricultural land rather than use the property for farming or ranching. 

“Ensuring safe and clean drinking water for the citizens of Ohio is of the utmost importance,” said Patterson. “While we have made great strides in working with the farming community to fight agricultural runoff, as a state we can and should do more. The Ohio Water Quality Improvement Program gives us the opportunity to partner with Ohio’s farmers to strategically conserve farmland in order to promote healthier streams, rivers and estuaries.” 

 
 

05.31.16 - Annie Glenn Communication Disorder Awareness Day Bill Signed Into Law

 

State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today applauded the signing into law of House Bill (HB) 431, legislation to designate February 17 – Annie Glenn’s birthday – as the “Annie Glenn Communication Disorders Awareness Day” in honor of  Mrs. Glenn and to recognize all Ohioans who struggle with a communication disorder. 

 
 

05.09.16 - Patterson Proposal Aims To Keep STEM Grads Working In Ohio

 

State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) introduced legislation last week to create the STEM Degree Loan Program, a state-level loan repayment plan aimed at keeping graduates working in Ohio after earning degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Patterson

 
Representative John Patterson
District 99
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1405
Fax      (614) 719-6999
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Hometown : Jefferson
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term