Representative Thomas F. Patton - House District 7

08.01.18 - Rep. Tom Patton Announces Sales Tax Holiday For First Weekend Of August

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State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today announced that a sales tax holiday will be held this weekend, an opportunity for parents to receive some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year which will also stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers. This year’s sales tax holiday was established by the state operating budget, House Bill 49.


04.24.18 - State Rep. Patton Announces District Winner Of 2018 Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition


COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today announced Katie Romito as the 7th House District winner of the 2018 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.


03.01.18 - Representative Patton Announces House Passage Of Legislation Creating Road Improvement Fund


COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today announced the Ohio House passage of legislation jointly sponsored by Reps. Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) and Scott Ryan (R-Granville Township). Substitute House Bill 415 seeks to create the Local Government Road Improvement Fund, to which one half of state surplus revenue each fiscal year will be allocated. This will supply funds to local governments for road improvement projects.


02.22.18 - Representative Patton Appointed Vice Chair Of House Transportation Committee


COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today was appointed by Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to serve as the vice chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.


02.08.18 - State Rep. Patton Announces House Approval Of Bipartisan Congressional Redistricting Reform Initiative


COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) announced that the Ohio House has approved Senate Joint Resolution 5, paving the way for historic, bipartisan redistricting reform to now go before voters on the primary ballot on May 8th.


12.29.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Tom Patton: A Legislative Year In Review


As a member of the Ohio House Republican Caucus, we have had a busy 2017. In addition to debating and passing the state budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, we had multiple task forces traveling the state to learn more about Ohio’s most pressing issues and passed many bills that aligned with our policy platform, the Buckeye Pathway. Our goals for this General Assembly have been to improve the economic environment, enhance opportunities for all Ohioans, and strengthen families and communities.


10.04.17 - Rep. Patton Announces Open Application Period For 2017 School Bus Rebate Program


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


04.17.17 - State Representative Patton Appointed To The Ohio Turnpike And Infrastructure Commission


COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) recently appointed State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) to the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC). Rep. Patton will serve as one of the non-voting members on the ten-member board.


02.17.17 - State Representative Patton Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship


COLUMBUS—State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) 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 2018.


01.06.17 - Governor Kasich Signs Legislation Providing Workers' Compensation Eligibility For Firefighters At Risk For Cancer

Columbus - 

State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) today applauded Governor Kasich’s signing of Senate Bill 27, legislation that creates presumptive eligibility for workers’ compensation for firefighters diagnosed with cancer. Rep. Patton sponsored the legislation during the 131st General Assembly as a member of the Ohio Senate.


01.06.17 - Representative Patton Sworn In As State Representative Of The 7th House District

Columbus - 

State Representative Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 7th Ohio House District, which includes portions of Cuyahoga County. He was also elected by his peers to serve as Majority Whip.