Ohio Senate Republicans announced this week that Terry Johnson was selected to represent the 14th District following the resignation of State Sen. Joe Uecker (R-Loveland). Johnson is a physician and former member of the Ohio House, serving from 2011-2018. Before joining the legislature, Johnson was the Scioto County coroner and a flight surgeon with the Army National Guard. He currently is the director of medically assisted treatment and integrated health services at Valley View Health Centers in Waverly.
Meanwhile, State Sen. Louis Terhar (R-Green Township) announced this week that he will retire at the end of the month after eight years in the General Assembly. The application process to fill the 8th Senate District seat is open until 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. 9/4/2019