Senator Kris Jordan - Senate District 19
 

10.18.17 - Miss Ohio Preteen 2017 Honored At Statehouse

 

"Michaela, on behalf of the Ohio Senate, I'd like to congratulate you on all you've achieved so far, and wish you much success as you compete at Walt Disney World," said Jordan. 

 
 

06.09.17 - Jordan Urges Senate Support For Olentangy Schools

 

“They have proven to be effective in their use of our tax dollars and provide a high quality education for local students. Parental engagement is strong and families take pride in Olentangy,” Jordan said.

 
 

02.07.17 - Jordan Announces 2018 Legislative Fellowship Program

 

“The LSC Fellowship program is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates with an interest in state government,” said Jordan. “The program offers a unique learning experience, making the fellows valuable members of each office."

 
 

07.28.16 - Senator Jordan Introduces Bill Reaffirming Constitutional Right To Carry A Firearm

 
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"An increasing number of states are moving toward legislation of this nature," said Jordan. "I believe that Ohio should remain at the forefront on efforts to preserve the right to self-defense."

 
 

07.21.15 - Jordan Introduces "Pay Where You Vote" Legislation

 
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"Ohioans already carry the heavy burden of state and federal income taxes," added Jordan. "This legislation eliminates the flaw in our tax system that allows municipalities to add an additional and undemocratic burden."

 
 

04.14.15 - Jordan Proposes New Protections For Second Amendment Rights

 

"In the last several years, we have seen numerous attempts to deny Americans of their constitutionally protected right to own a firearm without fear of arbitrary government seizure," said Jordan. "In the event that our government misconstrues the Constitution in enforcing this right, we must be vigilant in safeguarding Ohioans." 

 
 

01.05.15 - Jordan Sworn-in, Begins Second Term In The Ohio Senate

 
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During the Opening Ceremonies, State Senator Kris Jordan (R–Ostrander) was sworn in for his second term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 19th District in the state legislature’s upper chamber. Senator Jordan won reelection to the seat in the November 4, 2014 General Election.

 
 

08.29.13 - Jordan Legislation Works To Protect Ohio's Privacy

 

COLUMBUS– State Senator Kris Jordan (R–Ostrander) today introduced legislation to better protect the personal property rights and privacy of Ohioans in regards to smart electricity meters.

The legislation, Senate Bill 181, would require electricity distributors to obtain the consent of a customer prior to installing a smart meter on the customer’s property.

 
 

07.11.13 - Jordan Introduces Resolution Urging Congress To Investigate Accusations Against NSA

 

COLUMBUS — State Senator Kris Jordan today introduced a resolution in the Ohio Senate related to the recent accusations made against the National Security Agency (NSA) regarding the possible monitoring of American citizens.

 
 

06.26.13 - Jordan Honors Larry L. Long's Service With County Commissioners' Association Of Ohio

 
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Senator Kris Jordan today honored Larry L. Long on his retirement after forty years of exceptional service with the County Commissioners' Association of Ohio. Long's impressive commitment to public service contributed to the growth and prosper of the state of Ohio.

 
 

05.15.13 - Jordan Proposal Would Give Tax Break To Families Who Home School

 

COLUMBUS — State Senator Kris Jordan recently introduced legislation that would provide a property tax exemption to individuals that home school their children. Jordan is sponsoring Senate Bill 127 to help reduce the costs families incur when they choose to educate their children at home.

 
 

01.09.13 - Jordan To Chair Senate Reference Committee

 

COLUMBUS — State Senator Kris Jordan has been named Chairman of the Senate Reference Committee for the 130th General Assembly by Senate President Keith Faber (R- Celina).  In this role, Jordan will be responsible for assigning bills to a Senate standing committee after its introduction.

 
 

07.13.12 - Senator Jordan: Budget Deal Closes The Door On The 'death Tax'

 
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Guest column by State Senator Kris Jordan
 
 

05.01.12 - Senate Supports Continued Operation Of 179th Airlift Wing

 
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The Ohio Senate today unanimously approved a resolution urging Congress and U.S. Defense officials to reconsider a proposal that would end the C-27J aircraft program at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, eliminating more than 800 jobs. Senate Concurrent Resolution 29 was sponsored by Senators Larry Obhof (R - Montville Township) and Kris Jordan.
 
 

03.27.12 - Congress Urged To Continue 179th Airlift Wing Operation

 
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State Senators Kris Jordan and Larry Obhof (R - Montville Township) today introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 29 urging Congress and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to maintain the C-27J aircraft program at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield.
 
 

03.13.12 - Jordan Testifies In Support Of Bill To Close Public Corruption Loophole

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee this afternoon to urge support for Senate Bill 299, legislation that would prohibit a record involving a public corruption offense from being sealed until all conditions of the sentence have been fulfilled.
 
 

02.21.12 - Jordan Announces Legislative Fellowship In Columbus

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan recently announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is accepting applications for the 2013 Fellowship class. Those accepted to the program will receive full-time, paid fellowships that include the same health and retirement benefits that are given to state employees.
 
 

02.15.12 - Jordan Bill Addresses Public Corruption Loopholes

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced legislation to clarify issues with Ohio Revised Code ยง2921.43, which deals with public corruption the form of soliciting or accepting improper compensation while holding public office.
 
 

02.01.12 - Jordan Offers Testimony On AEPS Repeal Plan

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan today offered sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 216, which would repeal Ohio's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS).
 
 

01.19.12 - Jordan Introduces Bill Eliminating Special Elections

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced Senate Bill 284 which would eliminate the February and August special elections.
 
 

12.13.11 - Senator Jordan: Reflecting On The Year That Was

 
Guest column by State Senator Kris Jordan
 
 

11.09.11 - Jordan Recognized With The Defender Of Liberty Award

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan was honored at a Statehouse reception this morning as a recipient of the American Conservative Union's Defender of Liberty Award. The organization announced that the honor is a reflection of Jordan's continuous support of conservative principles throughout the current General Assembly.
 
 

11.07.11 - Senator Jordan: In Honor Of Our Veterans

 
Guest column by State Senator Kris Jordan
 
 

10.12.11 - Senator Jordan: Defending Life At All Stages

 
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Guest column by State Senator Kris Jordan
 
 

09.07.11 - Jordan Introduces Full Repeal Of AEPS Law

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced Senate Bill 216, which would repeal Ohio's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS).
 
 

07.14.11 - Senator Jordan Introduces Bill To Prioritize The Distribution Of Family Planning Funds

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced a bill that would prioritize state grants for family planning services in favor of taxpayer funded health centers and other community health centers that offer comprehensive care.
 
 

06.08.11 - Senator Jordan Applauds Inclusion Of Legislator Paycut And Pro-life Measures In The Biennial Budget

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan issued the following statement regarding the Senate's passage of the FY2012-2013 biennial budget: "Today, Ohio took a good first step toward righting our fiscal ship and restoring prosperity to our great state, but our hard work has just begun."
 
 

04.14.11 - School Scholarship Tax Credit Clears First Hurdle

 
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Today, the Senate Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee voted to favorably report the School Scholarship Tax Credit, authored by State Senator Kris Jordan, by a bipartisan vote of 6-2.
 
 

03.24.11 - Senator Jordan Testifies On Senate Bill 88

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan testified before the Senate Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee regarding Senate Bill 88, which would establish a tax credit to help expand the number of scholarships available to Ohio students attending private schools.
 
 

03.23.11 - Senator Jordan Introduces Bill To Ease Regulation At Ohio Fairgrounds

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced Senate Bill 131, which would remove camping license restrictions on fairground operators during their annual fairs.
 
 

03.17.11 - Senator Jordan Testifies On Senate Bill 90

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan testified before the Senate Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee regarding Senate Bill 90, which would permanently repeal Ohio's death tax. The repeal would be retroactive to January 1 of this year.
 
 

03.15.11 - Senator Jordan Testifies On Senate Bill 108

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan testified before the Senate Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, urging support for Senate Bill 108, which would create the Oil and Gas Leasing Board and allow for the leasing of state lands for the purpose of oil and natural gas exploration.
 
 

03.07.11 - Senator Jordan Introduces Legislation To Expand Drilling On State Lands

 
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Today, State Senator Kris Jordan introduced legislation that would allow the leasing of state lands for oil and natural gas exploration.
 
 

02.24.11 - Senator Jordan Introduces Legislation To Outlaw Animal-human Hybrids

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan announced he has introduced Senate Bill 94, legislation to ban the creation of animal-human hybrids as well as any attempts at human cloning in the State of Ohio.
 
 

01.27.11 - Jordan Named Chairman Of Senate State And Local Government And Veterans Affairs Committee

 
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State Senator Kris Jordan today announced he has been appointed to several key Senate committees, including serving as chairman of the Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee for the 129th General Assembly. The State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee focuses on bills, policies and issues impacting state and local governments as well as veterans and veteran organizations.