Every day, Congressman Mike Turner fights to protect our jobs, our families, and our community.
Throughout his time in Congress, Turner has successfully added approximately 10,000 jobs at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, which remains the largest single-site employer in the state of Ohio.
Turner continues to lead the fight to protect our military from devastating cuts that could jeopardize our national security.
Turner pushes to hold government accountable and has voted against every government bailout and sequestration.
Turner is a strong advocate for our service men and women and he works hard to protect the custody rights of our service men and women and to eradicate sexual assault from the military.
Congressman Mike Turner is a life long resident of Southwest Ohio.
His father worked in the manufacturing industry in Dayton for over 40 years, and his mother taught elementary school in the Huber Heights School District. His parents are residents of Greene County.
Growing up, Turner attended Dayton Public Schools and graduated from Belmont High School. He continued his education in Ohio and received a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Northern University; an MBA from the University of Dayton; and a Juris Doctorate from Case Western University School of Law.
Turner built his family and his business in Southwest Ohio. He practiced law in Dayton for over 17 years and in 1991, he opened his own private legal practice that specialized in corporate law.
Congressman Turner served two terms as the Mayor of Dayton. Facing a city in crisis, Mike was strong proponent of neighborhood revitalization, crime reduction, economic development and job creation.
For the first time in 5 years, under Mayor Turner’s leadership, Dayton had a balanced budget. Turner continued to work across the aisle and balanced the budget for all eight years of his tenure. He also successfully reduced police response time by 40% and brought in over $19 million in housing and job producing projects.
Congressman Turner is the proud father of two daughters, Carolyn and Jessica Turner.