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Republican from Ohio

William G. Batchelder is speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 69th House District, which encompasses most of Medina County.

Recent statements involving William G. Batchelder

On support of Gov. John Kasich’s drilling tax plan

"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."

"We have more hospitals that are children’s hospitals than any other state in the union." 

Says the Ohio Consumers’ Council office employs 74 lawyers and that the funding them is wasteful duplication.

Says a photo ID voting law in Georgia didn't dissuade black voters from participating in voting. "It hasn't, it doesn't, and apparently, if you do cause and effect in that state, it's been helpful."

Recent stories featuring William G. Batchelder

Canadian anecdote lands on 2011 favorites list:

Ohio House Speaker William G. Batchelder loves telling a good story.

An anecdote about a top Canadian official seeking medical treatment in Ohio that he included in a floor speech got our attention and became one of our favorite items for 2011.

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