Senator Bacon (center) presents resolution to Warden Ronette Burkes for being named Ohio Warden of the Year during a session of the Ohio Senate. 
Senator Bacon (center) presents resolution to Warden Ronette Burkes for being named Ohio Warden of the Year during a session of the Ohio Senate. 
 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 joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
 Bacon presents Ohio Domestic Violence Network Executive Director Nancy Neylon with Senate recognition to honor organization's achievements
Bacon presents Ohio Domestic Violence Network Executive Director Nancy Neylon with Senate recognition to honor organization's achievements
 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
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 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
 
Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
 Senator Bacon extends his hand in gratitude to the family of Sergeant First Class Zachary Bannister who died Oct. 17 during a training deployment with U.S. Army Special Forces in Kenya
Senator Bacon extends his hand in gratitude to the family of Sergeant First Class Zachary Bannister who died Oct. 17 during a training deployment with U.S. Army Special Forces in Kenya
 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
(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 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.
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.
 Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
 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 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.
Senator Kevin Bacon sponsored SB 261, which requires defendants to only be notified that a protection order was issued.

07.24.17 - Helping Families Save On Back-to-School Shopping: The Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 4-6

 

In the Ohio Senate, we know that Ohio’s families could use some help, and we are committed to easing their burden.

 
 

07.06.17 - Fighting Modern Day Slavery In Our Communities

 

This modern-day slavery violates the most basic human rights of its victims. That is why the Ohio Senate has made it one of our top priorities to fight these heinous crimes and why we passed an important bill this year helping victims reclaim and rebuild their lives. 

 
 

06.22.17 - Bacon Honors President Of Ohio Dominican University On Retirement

 

"I am pleased to honor President Cimbolic for his leadership and the success he has had at Ohio Dominican University," said Senator Bacon. "The University will benefit greatly from his hard work and commitment to higher education for years to come."

 
 

06.21.17 - House Approves Legislation Strengthening Ohio's Protection Order Laws

 

“In many cases current law does not allow for prosecution of individuals who intentionally avoid and knowingly violate protection orders,” said Bacon. “This legislation prevents people who knowingly violate protection orders from taking advantage of loopholes in the law.” 

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 3

 
Counties: Franklin (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Bacon

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

 
Hometown : Village of Minerva Park
Party : Republican