Senators Hackett and Hughes welcome Wittenberg University's women's softball players to the Statehouse to honor them for winning the 2016 North Coast Athletic Conference softball tournament
State Senator Bob Hackett presents a Senate resolution to the Northeastern High School girls powerlifting team during today's Senate session
Paul Stueven, chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (right) presents Senator Hackett with the Legislator of the Year award at NAMIC's annual convention in Vancouver
Senator Bob Hackett was appointed to the Ohio Senate in February 2016 to represent the residents of Clark, Madison and Greene counties. He serves as vice chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee and sits on the influential Senate Ways and Means Committee as well as the Senate Civil and Criminal justice Committees, among others. Prior to his appointment to the Senate, Hackett served as State Representative for the 74th House District since 2009 and as a Madison County Commissioner from 2001-2008.
Before opening his own small business in the financial services industry, Hackett attended Columbia University where he earned his B.A. in economics, earned All-Ivy Honors in football and was the team's top scholar. A...
"I look forward to working with the council to develop innovative programs aimed at increasing efficiency and reducing cost burdens on our local governments, ultimately saving taxpayer dollars," said Hackett.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to help lead several important policy initiatives as legislation is considered in these Senate committees," said Hackett. "Together, my colleagues and I look forward to addressing issues that will help provide opportunities for all Ohio families."
"Ohio's new online voter registration system is a more secure and cost effective way to register voters," said Hackett. "Electronic registration prevents potential fraud, reduces errors and makes registration more convenient, especially for Ohioans serving in the military."
“I am truly honored and humbled to receive this distinction,” said Hackett. “Strengthening and modernizing Ohio's insurance laws not only benefit the countless small businesses involved in the state's insurance industry but also helps protect Ohioans who rely on their coverage. I would like to thank NAMIC for being a valuable partner in our efforts to make reforms in Ohio and across the country."