Jim Raussen (R)

  • Current State Representative of the 28th Ohio House District
  • Sponsor of the "Ohio Health Care Consumer's Right-to-Know Act" (HB 197) providing for greater consumer access to important hospital price and quality data via the Internet
  • Sponsor of "Amy's Law," providing tougher bail requirements for those charged with domestic violence
  • Vice-Chairman of the House Health Committee
  • Member of the Insurance, Public Utilities, and Economic Development and Environment Committees; Chairman, Subcommittee on Aging, appointed to Ohio Advisory Council on Aging
  • Four Years of local government experience as Hamilton Township Trustee
  • Employed by Rural/Metro Ambulance as the Director of Community Relations for southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky
  • Top Rated "State Representative - Freshman of the Year" by Columbus Monthly Magazine in 2003
  • Member of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the National Council of State Legislatures - Health Committee
  • Graduate of Moeller High School and Xavier University
  • Studied International Relations at Oxford University in England
  • Member of the Springdale Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of St. James of the Valley, Wyoming
  • Resides in Springdale with his wife Tara, daughter Natalie and son Tyler

Information obtained from Jim Raussen's campaign website.