Representative Schaffer speaks during House session.
Representative Schaffer speaks during House session.
 Rep. Schaffer, left, and Rep. Amstutz look on as Governor Kasich signs a bill.
Rep. Schaffer, left, and Rep. Amstutz look on as Governor Kasich signs a bill.
 Rep. Schaffer, left, with Speaker Rosenberger as they tour Sherman House Museum in Lancaster.
Rep. Schaffer, left, with Speaker Rosenberger as they tour Sherman House Museum in Lancaster.
Rep. Schaffer speaks during session on Feb. 24, 2016.
Rep. Schaffer speaks during session on Feb. 24, 2016.
 Rep. Schaffer speaks during session.
Rep. Schaffer speaks during session.
 Representative Schaffer speaks during session as Speaker Rosenberger looks on.
Representative Schaffer speaks during session as Speaker Rosenberger looks on.
Rep. Schaffer speaks with Governor Kasich.
Rep. Schaffer speaks with Governor Kasich.
 Rep. Schaffer presides over session.
Rep. Schaffer presides over session.
 Representative Schaffer gives testimony on SB 339.
Representative Schaffer gives testimony on SB 339.
Rep. Shaffer gives testimony on SR 510.
Rep. Shaffer gives testimony on SR 510.
 Rep. Shaffer looks on as Gov. Kasich signs a bill.
Rep. Shaffer looks on as Gov. Kasich signs a bill.
 Representative Schaffer, left, tours Downtown Lancaster.
Representative Schaffer, left, tours Downtown Lancaster.
Rep. Schaffer speaks during session Feb. 24, 2016.
Rep. Schaffer speaks during session Feb. 24, 2016.
 Representative Schaffer speaks at a Memorial Day event in 2012.
Representative Schaffer speaks at a Memorial Day event in 2012.
 Rep. Schaffer, left, with Speaker Rosenberger as they tour Sherman House Museum in Lancaster.
Rep. Schaffer, left, with Speaker Rosenberger as they tour Sherman House Museum in Lancaster.
 

A lifelong resident of Central Ohio, Representative Tim Schaffer currently is serving his fourth non-consecutive term in the House of Representatives, serving the 77th House District, which encompasses most of Fairfield County.  Representative 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.  

 
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Representative Schaffer Serves In the Following Committees :

Aging and Long Term CareEnergy and Natural ResourcesWays and Means
 
 
 
 

04.26.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Tim Schaffer: A Breakdown Of Ohio's State Operating Budget Process

 

Every two years, the state of Ohio adopts its main operating budget, legislation that requires the partnership of the Governor’s administration, the Ohio General Assembly, state agencies, and local governments. The state budget comes in a package of appropriations bills, which are vetted through both the House and Senate Finance committees, available for viewing at www.ohiochannel.org. As outlined by the Ohio Constitution, no appropriation can be made for a period longer than two years, and the budget must be balanced.

 
 

02.08.17 - Schaffer Introduces Legislation To Reduce Fraud In Food Assistance Program

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today introduced legislation requiring photo identification on “food stamp” cards. The legislation is in partnership with State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima), who will carry a similar bill in the Senate, and State Auditor Dave Yost.

 
 

01.30.17 - State Rep. Tim Schaffer Issues Statement In The Wake Of Lancaster Mayor's Resignation

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Lancaster Mayor Brian Kuhn.

 
 

01.26.17 - Schaffer Applauds Reformed Rules For State Assistance To Buckeye Lake Area Businesses

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) today applauded the Ohio Development Services Agency for reforming rules for area businesses that are looking to qualify for state loans and grants due to distress from construction on the Buckeye Lake Dam. The changes will make it easier for these small businesses to comply with qualifications for the program.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Schaffer

 
Representative Timothy O. Schaffer
District 77
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8100
Fax      (614) 719-0005
Email Representative Schaffer
 
Hometown : Lancaster
Party : Republican
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term