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.
COLUMBUS (Ken Hines) -- An Ohio lawmaker wants to give parents a break on sales tax during the back-to-school shopping season.
COLUMBUS - Ohio consumers would be able to shop tax-free for back-to-school supplies for three days in August under a legislative proposal introduced by Columbus republican Sen. Kevin Bacon. The bill provides a three day sales tax holiday on purchases of back-to-school clothing, footwear and computers.