Rep. Retherford speaks during Southwest Ohio Advocacy Day at the Statehouse
Rep. Retherford speaks during Southwest Ohio Advocacy Day at the Statehouse
 Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session March 21, 2018.
Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session March 21, 2018.
 Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session.
Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session.
Rep. Retherford during House Session March 8, 2017.
Rep. Retherford during House Session March 8, 2017.
 Rep. Retherford addresses the House of Representatives March 1, 2017.
Rep. Retherford addresses the House of Representatives March 1, 2017.
 Rep. Retherford is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly Jan 3, 2017.
Rep. Retherford is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly Jan 3, 2017.
Rep. Retherford is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly Jan 3, 2017.
Rep. Retherford is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly Jan 3, 2017.
 Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session May 25, 2016.
Rep. Retherford speaks during House Session May 25, 2016.
 Rep. Retherford, Speaker Rosenberger, Rep. Conditt and Rep. Derickson after session
Rep. Retherford, Speaker Rosenberger, Rep. Conditt and Rep. Derickson after session
Rep. Retherford, along with Rep. Beck, Rep. Conditt and Rep. Derickson, presents a resolution honoring the Miami University Hamilton women's basketball team as the 2013 Ohio Regional Campus State Champion.
Rep. Retherford, along with Rep. Beck, Rep. Conditt and Rep. Derickson, presents a resolution honoring the Miami University Hamilton women's basketball team as the 2013 Ohio Regional Campus State Champion.
 Rep. Retherford speaks on Health Care Compacts at a press conference
Rep. Retherford speaks on Health Care Compacts at a press conference
 Rep. Retherford speaking on HCR 21
Rep. Retherford speaking on HCR 21
Rep. Retherford speaking during House session
Rep. Retherford speaking during House session
 Rep. Retherford joins Rep. Dovilla and AG DeWine at a press conference on elder abuse
Rep. Retherford joins Rep. Dovilla and AG DeWine at a press conference on elder abuse
 Rep. Retherford speaks about elder abuse at a press conference
Rep. Retherford speaks about elder abuse at a press conference
Rep. Retherford presents a House resolution on the House floor
Rep. Retherford presents a House resolution on the House floor
 Rep. Retherford talks with a group of students
Rep. Retherford talks with a group of students
 
 

State Representative Wes Retherford is serving his third term in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 51st House District, which encompasses portions of Butler County, including the cities of Hamilton and Fairfield, Ross Township, and portions of Fairfield, Hanover, and St. Clair townships.

 
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Representative Retherford Serves In the Following Committees :

Federalism and Interstate RelationsInsuranceWays and Means
 
 
 
 

11.16.18 - State Rep. Retherford Applauds Passage Of Bill Strengthening Government Transparency

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) today announced passage of legislation requiring the Ohio Treasurer of State to create and maintain the Ohio State Government Expenditure Database, improving government transparency and accessibility for Ohioans. House Bill 40, sponsored by Reps. Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) and Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake), essentially makes permanent the database that was created by current Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, ensuring future state treasurers will continue to offer Ohioans access to state expenditure information, free of charge.

 
 

10.30.18 - Rep. Retherford, Community To Honor Memory Of Local Hero With Highway Dedication

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) will be participating in the dedication of a portion of Ohio Route 4 in Hamilton, Ohio, in honor and memory of local firefighter/paramedic Patrick Wolterman. The dedication will take place Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 4:30 PM in Hamilton at the intersection of North Erie Boulevard and Fairgrove Ave. Wolterman lost his life on December 28, 2015, while responding to a house fire in Hamilton that was ultimately determined to be arson.

 
 

03.21.18 - Rep. Retherford Announces Passage Of Law Creating Protections For Victims Of Sexual Crimes

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) today announced the passage of the Victims Privacy and Protection Act by the Ohio House of Representatives, legislation he sponsored. House Bill 451 excludes certain depictions of victims from being released in public records requests, removing the possibility of re-victimization in situations that are often already traumatizing.

 
 

03.15.18 - Guest Column From State Representative Wes Retherford: Redistricting Reform A Historic Move For Ohio

 

Earlier this March, the state of Ohio turned 215 years old. On March 3, 1803, the United States of America officially accepted Ohio as the 17th state in the union. As I reflect on the origin of our state and the founding of this nation, I can’t help but think about historic legislation that the General Assembly recently passed which upholds some of the values upon which our country was founded.

 
 
 
Representative Wes Retherford
District 51
77 S. High St
13th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-6721
Fax      (614) 719-6954
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Hometown : Hamilton
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term