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Paul Gillmor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio’s 5th district
In office
January 3, 1989 â€“ September 5, 2007
Preceded by Del Latta
Succeeded by Bob Latta
President of the Ohio Senate
In office
January 3, 1985 â€“ December 31, 1988
Preceded by Harry Meshel
Succeeded by Stanley Aronoff
In office
January 3, 1981 â€“ December 31, 1982
Preceded by Oliver Ocasek
Succeeded by Harry Meshel
Member of the Ohio Senate
from the 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1967 â€“ December 31, 1988
Preceded by Inaugural holder
Succeeded by Betty Montgomery
Personal details
Born February 1, 1939
Tiffin, Ohio
Died September 5, 2007(2007-09-05) (aged 68)
Arlington, Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Karen L. Gillmor
Residence Old Fort, Ohio (1967-2006)
Tiffin, Ohio (2006-2007)
Education Old Fort High School (1957)
Alma mater Ohio Wesleyan University
(B.A. 1961)
University of Michigan Law School (1964)
Occupation attorney
Religion Methodist

I represent the views and the values of the people of the district.
In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure.
Paul Gillmor
Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks.
Paul Gillmor
In this life and death case, I felt Mrs. Schiavo should receive the fullest due process from our legal system.
Paul Gillmor
We should not forget, no matter how we quantify it: 'Freedom is not free.' It is a painful lesson, but one from which we have learned in the past and one we should never forget.
Paul Gillmor
The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy.
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In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.
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The fact is, almost every year since the founding of these United States, our government has lived beyond its means.
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We haven't had a good energy policy in this country for decades and we're trying to get one.
Paul Gillmor
The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history.
To date, every American citizen has nearly $27,000 in public debt riding on our backs.
Paul Gillmor
The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.
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It does seem fair to give them the option of a better return.
While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country.
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I believe it is incumbent upon Congress to act aggressively to ameliorate fear and help our country take the essential steps that will make our communities and lives safer.
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Enrolling in the Medicare Prescription Drug Program will be a great savings for most senior citizens.
Paul Gillmor
Americans in all places and levels of government have begun to consider the areas where we need to prepare ourselves from future threats, including the latest weapon: bio-terror.
Paul Gillmor
America's health care system provides some of the finest doctors and more access to vital medications than any country in the world. And yet, our system has been faltering for many years with the increased cost of health care.
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The lack of health care coverage has remained very important to me during my time in Congress and as a member of the House Subcommittee on Health, I am working hard with my colleagues to correct these inequalities.
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It has been a top priority of Congress to reduce the drug costs of all seniors.
Paul Gillmor
In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living.
Paul Gillmor
The Declaration is a magnificent document.
Spending on programs such as national defense and funding the operating budgets of all federal agencies represent only 39 percent of our yearly budget, an all-time low.
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We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country's dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability.
Paul Gillmor
We are putting more and more power into a system which is less and less able to carry it reliably.
Paul Gillmor
While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country.
Paul Gillmor
Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain.
Paul Gillmor
More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes.
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Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours.
Paul Gillmor
As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American.
Paul Gillmor
The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues.
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