Speaker Batchelder welcomes Ohio Masons to the Statehouse while presenting resolutions honoring Dr. Steven Reece, Sr. and James Edward Olmstead for their contributions to the 1994 meeting and 1995 compact between black and white Masons.
Speaker Batchelder welcomes Ohio Masons to the Statehouse while presenting resolutions honoring Dr. Steven Reece, Sr. and James Edward Olmstead for their contributions to the 1994 meeting and 1995 compact between black and white Masons.
 Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jacob Dunbar for winning the 2013 Division I State Championship in boys singles tennis
Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jacob Dunbar for winning the 2013 Division I State Championship in boys singles tennis
 Speaker Batchelder speaks to staff about Constitution Day
Speaker Batchelder speaks to staff about Constitution Day
Speaker Batchelder is sworn in as speaker of the House during the 130th General Assembly opening day ceremonies
Speaker Batchelder is sworn in as speaker of the House during the 130th General Assembly opening day ceremonies
 Speaker Batchelder, along with Governor Kasich and Senate President Faber, speaks on the budget.
Speaker Batchelder, along with Governor Kasich and Senate President Faber, speaks on the budget.
 Speaker Batchelder meets with the family of former State Representative Vermel Whalen to present a resolution
Speaker Batchelder meets with the family of former State Representative Vermel Whalen to present a resolution
Speaker Batchelder, along with Representative Heard, presents a resolution honoring Jenell Sullivan for her outstanding service to the State of Ohio.
Speaker Batchelder, along with Representative Heard, presents a resolution honoring Jenell Sullivan for her outstanding service to the State of Ohio.
 Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
 Speaker Batchelder receives a medal in recognition of his leadership from Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder receives a medal in recognition of his leadership from Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jim Deyo.
Speaker Batchelder presents a resolution to Jim Deyo.
 Speaker Batchelder receives an honorary license plate from Rep. Patmon and Rep. Barnes.
Speaker Batchelder receives an honorary license plate from Rep. Patmon and Rep. Barnes.
 Speaker Batchelder and members of House leadership react to Governor Kasich's State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder and members of House leadership react to Governor Kasich's State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder speaks at the 2013 State of the State address in Lima
Speaker Batchelder speaks at the 2013 State of the State address in Lima
 Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
Speaker Batchelder during the 2013 State of the State address
 Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee
Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee
Speaker Batchelder addresses the attendees at the legislator luncheon in Lima
Speaker Batchelder addresses the attendees at the legislator luncheon in Lima
 Speaker Batchelder during House session
Speaker Batchelder during House session
 Speaker Batchelder speaks at a press conference
Speaker Batchelder speaks at a press conference
Speaker Batchelder and his wife on opening day
Speaker Batchelder and his wife on opening day
 Speaker Batchelder speaks with the media after session
Speaker Batchelder speaks with the media after session
 Speaker Batchelder speaks at a budget press conference
Speaker Batchelder speaks at a budget press conference
Speaker Batchelder at a press conference following the passage of the budget
Speaker Batchelder at a press conference following the passage of the budget
 Speaker Batchelder with former House speakers
Speaker Batchelder with former House speakers
 Speaker Batchelder with Rep. Patmon
Speaker Batchelder with Rep. Patmon
Speaker Batchelder visits with guests on the House floor
Speaker Batchelder visits with guests on the House floor
 Speaker Batchelder presents a House resolution
Speaker Batchelder presents a House resolution
 Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee and OSU head football coach Urban Meyer
Speaker Batchelder with OSU President E. Gordon Gee and OSU head football coach Urban Meyer
 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder returned to the Ohio House of Representatives in 2007, having previously served in the Ohio House for 30 years. He currently is serving his fourth consecutive term and was re-elected by his colleagues to serve a second term as House Speaker during the 130th General Assembly. Speaker Batchelder is the second longest serving Representative in the Ohio House.

 
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Representative Batchelder Serves In the Following Committees :

Joint Session - Military Medal of Distinction CeremonyRules and Reference
 
 
 
 

10.09.14 - Speaker Batchelder Announces Appointees To Energy Mandates Study Committee

 

Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) today announced the appointment of the six House members, which will serve on the Energy Mandates Study Committee, as created by Senate Bill 310, passed by the legislature in May 2014.   

 
 

09.27.14 - Fertilizer Application Training Courses Offer Information On Safe And Cost-Friendly Farming Practices

 

Ohio farmers have one of the most difficult jobs in the state. It takes consistent dedication, years of knowledge and experience, and demanding physical labor to manage a farm. Our farmers are integral to the state's economy and ensuring that they receive the support and assistance they need to be successful is imperative.

 
 

09.20.14 - Constitution Day Recognizes The Document That Established A Nation

 

As Americans, we are joined together by a common idea and a single purpose: democracy. We live in a country created by individuals who endured tyranny and religious suppression, yet we have the confidence of knowing that the very thing that links us all is a document, created over 225 years ago, that ensures a more perfect union for those living under its principles.

 
 

09.13.14 - Bill Provides Tax Relief For Our Disabled Veterans

 

It is truly remarkable to think that every day, we walk among heroes. As we go through our daily routines, we regularly encounter the bravest and most honorable men and woman that we could ever have a chance to meet—our veterans.

 
 
 
 

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Representative William G. Batchelder
District 69
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8140
Fax      (614) 719-3969
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Leadership Position : Speaker of the House
Hometown : Medina
Party : Republican
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Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Not eligible to run for another term