Representative Thomas F. Patton - House District 7

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.