(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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Ohio's August 2016 New Business Filings Outpace Last Year's Record

 
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"We are on track to set a record for the most new business formations in state history," said Obhof. "This is good news for Ohio's economy, but we must build on this momentum by continuing to improve the state's business climate."



 
 

Faber Recognized For Commitment To Safeguarding Ohio's Natural Resources

 

"I'm grateful to Director Jim Zehringer and ODNR for this honor," said Faber. "Ohio's vast natural resources are vital to our state's economy and tourism industry, and they provide educational and recreational opportunities for every Ohioan. The Senate will continue to partner with Governor Kasich's administration to ensure that we preserve and enhance our natural treasures for future generations."



 
 

Jones And Lehner Named To Dayton Region's List Of 50 Most Influential Women

 
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"Receiving this award is truly an honor," said Senator Lehner. "We have made great strides to ensure that Ohio's children receive quality educational opportunities and we will continue to hold schools accountable for meeting the high standards that our students and families deserve."



 
 

UPDATE: Kit Testing Initiative Helping To Deliver Justice For Victims Of Sexual Assault

 
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“Because of the kit testing initiative, prosecutors are finally able to go after offenders,” said Obhof. “There have been hundreds of indictments as a result of these efforts.”