Legislation sponsored by State Senator Kevin Bacon that updates Ohio’s insurance laws to reflect recent changes in federal law was signed today by Governor John Kasich. Senate Bill 9 suspends the Open Enrollment Program, the Ohio Health Reinsurance Program, and the conversion of health insurance policies/contracts option. These programs will be rendered unnecessary beginning in 2014 due to changes in federal law.

Senator Kevin Bacon represents the 3rd District in the Ohio Senate, which encompasses a portion of Franklin County. He presides as the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce & Labor. For more information, please visit
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State Senator Kevin Bacon Selected For Subcommittee Of National Task Force To Help Individuals With Disabilities Enter The Workforce


State Senator Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park) has been selected to serve on a subcommittee of a national task force created by The Council of State Governments to help state policymakers remove employment barriers for people with disabilities. 


Bacon Honors Ohio Domestic Violence Network For Awareness Efforts


"The Ohio Domestic Violence Network deserves our highest praise for its commitment to helping victims of domestic violence," said Bacon, who spoke today at a Statehouse press conference to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. "The consequences of domestic violence are felt in every community in our state, and we need to continue our efforts to help victims."


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."


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.