(Columbus) – Ohio Senate President Keith Faber issued the following statement today regarding proposed Right to Work legislation in the Ohio House of Representatives:

“We have an ambitious agenda focused on job creation and economic recovery, and Right to Work legislation is not on that list. After discussions with other leaders and my caucus, I don’t believe there is current support for this issue in the General Assembly. The only purpose this discussion serves right now is to generate a bunch of breathless fundraising appeals from the Ohio Democratic Party.”

 
 
 
  
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"I am proud to once again honor the Coldwater football team following another state championship," said Faber. "It's an incredible feat to win one state title in Ohio, let alone four in a row."



 
 

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"These young men have represented Ohio and their university well," said Peterson. "National championships are won through hard work and resilience and this diverse group of student-athletes put forth a level of dedication that has paid off."



 
 

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"Director Mohr's commitment toward addressing Ohio's drug epidemic by expanding access to treatment and recovery support services make him most deserving of this award," said Peterson. "Under his leadership, Ohio's recidivism rate has dropped to one of the lowest in the nation."