Senator Bacon presenting the Military Medal of Distinction Award.
Senator Bacon presenting the Military Medal of Distinction Award.
 Senator Bacon on 10TV's Capitol Square
Senator Bacon on 10TV's Capitol Square
 
Senator Bacon is interviewed by a 4th grade student from the Columbus School for Girls as part of a school project.
Senator Bacon is interviewed by a 4th grade student from the Columbus School for Girls as part of a school project.
 Senator Bacon spoke at the 15th annual Youth Leadership Forum (YLF), a program for selected Ohio high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential at their school. Almost 50 students were in attendance.
Senator Bacon spoke at the 15th annual Youth Leadership Forum (YLF), a program for selected Ohio high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential at their school. Almost 50 students were in attendance.
 Senator Kevin Bacon testifies before a Senate committee about his bill to revise Ohio's probate law.
Senator Kevin Bacon testifies before a Senate committee about his bill to revise Ohio's probate law.
Senator Bacon speaks at a rally to raise awareness of autism on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Bacon speaks at a rally to raise awareness of autism on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.
 Senator Bacon being named a 'Defender of Liberty' by Gregg Keller, National Executive Director of the American Conservative Union.
Senator Bacon being named a 'Defender of Liberty' by Gregg Keller, National Executive Director of the American Conservative Union.
 Senator Bacon speaks to reporters about his cyber fraud legislation.
Senator Bacon speaks to reporters about his cyber fraud legislation.
The Senator offers the keynote address at a Statehouse luncheon.
The Senator offers the keynote address at a Statehouse luncheon.
 Senators Bacon and Hughes welcome the Thomas Worthington Field Hockey Team to the Statehouse.
Senators Bacon and Hughes welcome the Thomas Worthington Field Hockey Team to the Statehouse.
 Senator Bacon welcomes a group of fourth grade students to the Senate Chamber
Senator Bacon welcomes a group of fourth grade students to the Senate Chamber
 

Senator Kevin Bacon was elected to the Ohio Senate in 2010 after serving two terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents a portion of Franklin County. Senator Bacon’s first priority is to ensure the Buckeye State is a place where businesses can thrive and Ohioans can find well-paying jobs and invest back into their communities.

 
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06.05.14 - Governor Signs Bacon Initiative To Modernize Ohio Insurance Oversight

 
COLUMBUS -

Senate Bill 140, introduced by State Senator Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park), was signed into law today by Governor Kasich. Senate Bill 140 will enact sweeping reforms to Ohio’s insurance industry by freeing up large amounts of capital for investment, bringing off-shore re-insurance companies under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Insurance, bolstering consumer protections, and stabilizing rates. Provisions in the law also allow Ohio to maintain its accreditation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

 
 

06.04.14 - Senator Bacon Honors Lynda Murray For 20 Years Of Service To Public Libraries

 
STATEHOUSE -

State Senator Kevin Bacon today presented a resolution to Lynda Murray honoring her for her retirement from the Ohio Library Council after over twenty years of service. Murray served as Director of Government and Legal Services for the Ohio Library Council and was instrumental in the creation and funding of the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

 
 

05.21.14 - Senate Approves Initiative To Strengthen Group Home Oversight

 
STATEHOUSE -

Senator Kevin Bacon announced today the Senate has approved an initiative to provide additional information to local law enforcement agencies and fire departments when responding to incidents at children’s residential facilities. The measure was approved as part of the mid-biennium review budget proposal, House Bill 483.

 
 

05.16.14 - Senator Bacon Applauds Ohio's Improved Job Climate

 
STATEHOUSE -

Senator Kevin Bacon today released the following statement regarding the news that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since February 2008:

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 3

 
Counties: Franklin (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Bacon

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8064
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Background

 
Hometown : Village of Minerva Park
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2007-2010; Blendon Township Trustee, 2002-2006


Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term