Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
 Senator Bacon spoke at the 15th annual Youth Leadership Forum (YLF), a program for selected Ohio high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential at their school. Almost 50 students were in attendance.
Senator Bacon spoke at the 15th annual Youth Leadership Forum (YLF), a program for selected Ohio high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential at their school. Almost 50 students were in attendance.
 Bacon (right) honors G&J Pepsi owners TR Gross (far left), Rick Kaplan, (second from left), and Pepsi. Co. USA VP Mario Mercutio (second from right) on the company's 50th anniversary in Columbus
Bacon (right) honors G&J Pepsi owners TR Gross (far left), Rick Kaplan, (second from left), and Pepsi. Co. USA VP Mario Mercutio (second from right) on the company's 50th anniversary in Columbus
Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
 (L to R) Senators Hughes and Bacon honor Earle Bruce for his induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
(L to R) Senators Hughes and Bacon honor Earle Bruce for his induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
 Bacon meets with family of fallen Columbus soldier Michael Donahue before Military Medal of Distinction ceremony
Bacon meets with family of fallen Columbus soldier Michael Donahue before Military Medal of Distinction ceremony
Senator Bacon presenting the Military Medal of Distinction Award.
Senator Bacon presenting the Military Medal of Distinction Award.
 Senator Bacon on 10TV's Capitol Square
Senator Bacon on 10TV's Capitol Square
 
Bacon presents resolution to Blendon Township trustees in recognition of township's bicentennial
Bacon presents resolution to Blendon Township trustees in recognition of township's bicentennial
 Senator Bacon congratulates Dr. Patrick M. Lloyd, Dean of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, on the college's 125th anniversary
Senator Bacon congratulates Dr. Patrick M. Lloyd, Dean of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, on the college's 125th anniversary
 Senator Kevin Bacon receives the Ohio Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's 2016 Legislator of the Year Award
Senator Kevin Bacon receives the Ohio Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's 2016 Legislator of the Year Award
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
 Bacon presents resolution to Tori Pappas for winning Division I state bowling championship
Bacon presents resolution to Tori Pappas for winning Division I state bowling championship
 Bacon (far right) honors family of Lance Corporal Ryan E. Miller with commemorative highway road naming
Bacon (far right) honors family of Lance Corporal Ryan E. Miller with commemorative highway road naming
Bacon presents WCMH meteorologist Jym Ganahl with a Senate resolution in recognition of his final weather forecast
Bacon presents WCMH meteorologist Jym Ganahl with a Senate resolution in recognition of his final weather forecast
 Senator Bacon is interviewed by a 4th grade student from the Columbus School for Girls as part of a school project.
Senator Bacon is interviewed by a 4th grade student from the Columbus School for Girls as part of a school project.
 Senators Kevin Bacon and Tom Patton listen as Vice Chairman Zhao Bin discusses how their province values the lasting partnership between Ohio and Hubei
Senators Kevin Bacon and Tom Patton listen as Vice Chairman Zhao Bin discusses how their province values the lasting partnership between Ohio and Hubei
Senator Kevin Bacon testifies before a Senate committee about his bill to revise Ohio's probate law.
Senator Kevin Bacon testifies before a Senate committee about his bill to revise Ohio's probate law.
 Senator Bacon speaks at a rally to raise awareness of autism on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Bacon speaks at a rally to raise awareness of autism on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.
 Senator Bacon being named a 'Defender of Liberty' by Gregg Keller, National Executive Director of the American Conservative Union.
Senator Bacon being named a 'Defender of Liberty' by Gregg Keller, National Executive Director of the American Conservative Union.
Senator Bacon speaks to reporters about his cyber fraud legislation.
Senator Bacon speaks to reporters about his cyber fraud legislation.
 The Senator offers the keynote address at a Statehouse luncheon.
The Senator offers the keynote address at a Statehouse luncheon.
 Senators Bacon and Hughes welcome the Thomas Worthington Field Hockey Team to the Statehouse.
Senators Bacon and Hughes welcome the Thomas Worthington Field Hockey Team to the Statehouse.
Senator Bacon welcomes a group of fourth grade students to the Senate Chamber
Senator Bacon welcomes a group of fourth grade students to the Senate Chamber
 
 

Senator Kevin Bacon is currently serving his second term in the Ohio Senate after being re-elected to the position in 2014. Prior to joining the Senate, he served two terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents a portion of Franklin County. Senator Bacon’s first priority is to ensure the Buckeye State is a place where businesses can thrive and Ohioans can find well-paying jobs and invest back into their communities.

 
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Senator Kevin Bacon sponsored SB 261, which requires defendants to only be notified that a protection order was issued.
Senator Bacon sponsored the bill which will allow tax free shopping on clothing $75 dollars or less, school supplies priced at $20 or less, and school instructional materials priced at $20 or less.

09.07.16 - Bacon Joins Family To Honor Fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan Miller

 

"This highway naming is only a small token of our appreciation," said Bacon. "We hope that it serves as a constant reminder to everyone driving on Interstate 270 that Ryan Miller lived a life bigger than himself, a life defined by bravery and sacrifice. His life was much too short, but his memory will live on."

 
 

09.01.16 - Bacon Honors Channel 4 Meteorologist Jym Ganahl Before His Final Weather Forecast

 

"As Jym delivers his final forecast today, I join my Senate colleagues in thanking him for his contributions to our community and wishing him a smooth transition to the next phase of his career," Bacon said.

 
 

08.25.16 - Bacon Introduces Consumer Protections Targeting Utility Resale Providers

 

State Senator Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park) introduced legislation today aimed at improving oversight and accountability of companies that resell utility services to consumers.

 
 

07.29.16 - Senator Bacon Announces Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday

 
COLUMBUS -

“As a father of three daughters, I understand the high cost associated with the back-to-school shopping season. I’m hopeful that this year’s Sales Tax Holiday will help Ohio families stretch their dollars a little further as they prepare to send their kids back to school.”

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 3

 
Counties: Franklin (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Bacon

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8064
Email Senator Bacon
 

Background

 
Hometown : Village of Minerva Park
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2007-2010; Blendon Township Trustee, 2002-2006


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term