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Again, on behalf of the Ohio Senate Republican Caucus, welcome to the Majority Caucus Blog and the new OhioSenate.gov.
This week, Santa Claus assisted in lighting the Ohio Statehouse Christmas tree. Also, Santa and Mrs. Claus took a few requests from visitors young and old about what they would like to find under the tree this Holiday Season. Happy Holidays!
Among a slew of bills that passed the Statehouse this week was Senate Bill 229, which would make the new system for evaluating Ohio teachers a little less rigid and burdensome for teachers and school districts.
After a year of intense debate and evaluation, the General Assembly is poised to decide if Ohio’s five-year-old energy efficiency standards should be fine-tuned to reflect the state’s changing realities.
The Ohio Chamber of Commerce – along with hundreds of job creators across the state – believes Ohio’s economy would be well-served to pass the reforms proposed in Senate Bill 58.