All 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."

"75 percent of the jobs created in the state of Ohio are created in small business. They are not created by huge corporations and those who are very wealthy."

Says getting ex-cons to successfully return to society is important "so we are not always faced constantly with recidivism, which is a big problem in the penitentiary today – in the 70 to 80 percent range."

Says a "Canadian provincial prime minister came to Ohio for his medical treatment because of the delay in Canadian health care which would have endangered his life."

"We haven’t had control of the House for the last two years and it’s been malfunctioning. We had 109 sessions scheduled and held 49."

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