News & Updates
Dave recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio’s “Watchdog of the Treasury” Award for his dedication to fiscal restraint during the 129th General Assembly.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
COLUMBUS— State Senator Dave Burke (R- Marysville) is commending the Ohio Attorney General’s Office on the announcement of their newly-established Ohio Prescription Drug Box Program. Partnering with the Ohio Department of Health and the Drug Free Action Alliance, this initiative will help continue the fight against prescription drug abuse by allowing residents to deposit unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs at drop boxes at local law enforcement agencies
Monday, June 11, 2012
A great highlight by the Columbus Dispatch on a personal testimony of the dangers and consequences of using bath salts as drugs. I am proud to have been the author of the bill that has banned these drugs.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Senators Burke and Seitz Receive Public Service Award
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Take a moment to read my letter to the editor in response to the April 20 Dispatch article “ ‘Pill mill’ owner, six physicians indicted on drug charges.”
Monday, May 7, 2012
Burke's bill to improve compliance and patient safety approved by Ohio Senate
Saturday, April 28, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke received the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio's 2012 Legislator of the Year Award. The award was presented today at NAMI Ohio's statewide conference entitled, "The Great Mental Health Debate" at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Monday, March 5, 2012
Please remember to vote in the Republican Primary, tomorrow March 6th.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Ohio Governor John Kasich today signed House Bill 20 into law. Sponsored by State Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville) while he was a member of the Ohio House, the bill helps better protect witnesses of criminal activity from intimidation.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Read how I will continue to seek new ways to end prescription pill abuse and limit the availability of other dangerous substances like bath salts and K2 spice. As a
pharmacist and a father, fighting to protect our children from the perils of drug abuse remains one of my top priorities.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The program offers over 340 scholarship opportunities to Ohio high school seniors. In total, more than $1.1 million in scholarships will be made available for those who are selected to participate.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
State Senator Dave Burke received recognition from the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA). The group honored him with its Award for Legislative Excellence.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
|State Senator Dave Burke commented on passage of House Bill 337, legislation that makes changes to Ohio law governing commercial drivers' licenses (CDLs).|
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
One of my priorities as your state senator is keeping you updated on what is happening at the Ohio Statehouse.
With that in mind, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some of the legislation that my colleagues and I in the Senate have approved in recent weeks.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Columbus-State Senator Dave Burke announced that the Ohio Senate approved Senate Bill 222 yesterday, his legislation that would require the POW/MIA flag to be displayed in addition to the U.S. flag and the Ohio state flag at rest areas along the Ohio Turnpike and Ohio interstate highways. Current Ohio law encourages the POW/MIA to be flown but does not require it.
Friday, December 9, 2011
The Ohio Association of County Boards – Serving People with Developmental Disabilities (OACB) announced.
Friday that Senator Dave Burke (R‐Marysville) has been chosen as their 2011 Legislator of the Year. The state disability group presented Burke with the award in a ceremony held last week at the association’ annual convention in Columbus.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Columbus – State Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville) has filed his petitions and announced he is running for election for Ohio's 26th Senate District.
"It is a privilege to represent the people of Ohio's 26th Senate District." Burke said. "I am humbled to be given this opportunity to serve our state and I will continue to work hard to bring jobs back and return prosperity to Ohio families. Much work remains to be done and I am running to keep the Senate seat to continue my efforts to get Ohio back on track."
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Columbus - State Senator Dave Burke and State Representative Barbara Boyd (D-Cleveland) were named Outstanding Legislators of the Year at the Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO) Annual Conference Oct. 19-20.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Senator Burke and Representative Ruhl worked together to bring about a new law that bans K2, Bath Salts and future like designer drugs. Multiple deaths have occurred in Ohio. The law took effect October 17, 2011
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Burke's Law Banning Bath Salts Takes Effect Monday
Thursday, September 29, 2011