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Greg R. Lawson

Greg R. Lawson is the Statehouse Liaison and Policy Analyst at the Buckeye Institute. Lawson graduated summa cum laude from Ohio State University in 2000 with a Major in Communications and a Minor in Economics.

Greg R. Lawson is the Statehouse Liaison and Policy Analyst at the Buckeye Institute.  Lawson graduated summa cum laude from Ohio State University in 2000 with a Major in Communications and a Minor in Economics.

His interest in the intersection of public policy and politics began while in college and fully took off when he became a Legislative Service Commission Intern in 2001 working with a state representative.  Lawson took that legislative experience with him to the Ohio Council for Home Care where he focused on Medicaid issues, PAC fundraising and grassroots organizing.  Lawson has also served as a Legislative Liaison with the Ohio Department of Commerce.

Other positions Lawson has served in include as a public relations strategist with a local PR company, TRIAD Inc. and as Director of Communications for a national hunting advocacy organization based in Columbus, the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance.

Lawson has been active at the grassroots level in numerous local, county and statewide political campaigns since 2002. He serves on the boards of two Columbus based charter schools and is a member of the Columbus Council on World Affairs. 

He lives in the Grandview area with his wife and three children.

Recent Articles and Publications

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November 27, 2018
By Greg R. Lawson
November 27, 2018, Testimony before the Ohio House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee on Senate Bill 255
November 7, 2018
By James Taylor, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Arthur Viterito, Robert Bradley, Lance Izumi, Robert Maranto, Stephen B. Presser, Jameson Campaigne, Clifford Thies, Michael Warder, Mary Byrne , Jane M. Orient, M.D., Jonathan D. Haubert, Jarrett Skorup, Scott Cleland, Alieta Eck, M.D., William L. Anderson, Ann Bridges, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Michael J. Koriwchak , Devon Herrick, Bartlett Cleland, Greg R. Lawson, Peter Wood , Joe Cobb, Allen Mendenhall, Christopher Garbacz
“Liberal San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer had a very tough night last night.” - James Taylor
December 3, 2017
By Greg R. Lawson
The explosive growth of occupational licensing has continued in all 50 states, a new study reports.
April 15, 2015
By Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), David L. Applegate, Dan Pilla, Jesse Hathaway, Michael Warder, John McAdams, John C. Goodman, William F. Shughart II , Merrill Matthews, Barry Garelick, Larry Kaufmann, F.H. Buckley, Jay Lehr, John Coleman (1934-2018), Richard J. Trzupek, Greg R. Lawson, Richard A. Viguerie, Ron Arnold, Gary Wolfram, John Dale Dunn
Today is April 15: Tax Day – the day many Americans account for a big chunk of their earnings going to state and federal governments – and the first year Obamacare is a part of filing a tax return.

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