For Immediate Release - August 4, 2016
State Rep. Jonathan Dever Named “Friend of Agriculture”
COLUMBUS—State Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) has been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation for his re-election to the Ohio House. This award is in recognition of Rep. Dever’s unwavering support of agriculture, which is Ohio’s number-one industry, supporting one in seven jobs in the state.
"It is an honor to be named a 'Friend of Agriculture' by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation," Dever said. "As an attorney representing Ohio farmers, I understand the challenges faced by farmers throughout our state. I look forward to continuing to support and collaborate with the Ohio Farm Bureau and its members during the 132nd General Assembly."
During his first term, Dever supported legislation that updated public notification requirements for incidents of lead contamination in drinking water. He also supported several pieces of legislation that will help grow Ohio’s economy, including voting to reduce income tax rates for families and small business owners, as well as to lower fees on entrepreneurs looking to create new businesses.
Dever is seeking his second term to the Ohio House. He represents the 28th House District, which includes the northern suburbs of Hamilton County.
Since 1919, the Ohio Farm Bureau has worked to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. By advocating for Ohio’s farm families on issues that help them in business and, in turn, provide consumers a wide variety of food choices.