Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) to serve as the chairman of the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee, which will become effective May 1st.

“I am honored and grateful that Speaker Rosenberger has entrusted me to take on this responsibility,” Rep. Schaffer said. “I hope to continue the outstanding progress made by Chairman Jeff McClain.”

“One of the proudest accomplishments in my time in the legislature has been working to implement conservative, pro-jobs tax reforms, and I look forward to continuing that work as the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee,” he added.

A lifelong resident of central Ohio, Rep. Schaffer is currently serving his fourth non-consecutive term in the House of Representatives, representing the 77th House District in Fairfield County. Rep. Schaffer's tenure in public office began when he was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2000. After serving three terms he was elected to represent the 31st Ohio Senate District, where he served eight years. 

Rep. Schaffer continues to serve on the following House committees: Agriculture and Rural Development, Education, and Public Utilities.

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