Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU Wrestling championship team
 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.
 Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
Bacon honors G&J Pepsi with a Senate commendation
(L to R) Senators Hughes and Bacon honor Earle Bruce for his induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
(L to R) Senators Hughes and Bacon honor Earle Bruce for his induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
 Bacon meets with family of fallen Columbus soldier Michael Donahue before Military Medal of Distinction ceremony
Bacon meets with family of fallen Columbus soldier Michael Donahue before Military Medal of Distinction ceremony
 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
 
 Bacon presents resolution to Blendon Township trustees in recognition of township's bicentennial
Bacon presents resolution to Blendon Township trustees in recognition of township's bicentennial
Senator Bacon congratulates Dr. Patrick M. Lloyd, Dean of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, on the college's 125th anniversary
Senator Bacon congratulates Dr. Patrick M. Lloyd, Dean of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, on the college's 125th anniversary
 Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
Senator Bacon joins colleagues in honoring OSU synchronized swimming champions
 Bacon presents resolution to Tori Pappas for winning Division I state bowling championship
Bacon presents resolution to Tori Pappas for winning Division I state bowling championship
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.
 Bacon (right) honors G&J Pepsi owners TR Gross (far left), Rick Kaplan, (second from left), and Pepsi. Co. USA VP Mario Mercutio (second from right) on the company's 50th anniversary in Columbus
Bacon (right) honors G&J Pepsi owners TR Gross (far left), Rick Kaplan, (second from left), and Pepsi. Co. USA VP Mario Mercutio (second from right) on the company's 50th anniversary in Columbus
 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 is currently serving his second term in the Ohio Senate after being re-elected to the position in 2014. Prior to joining the Senate, he served 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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08.03.15 - Ohio's First Sales Tax Holiday

 

Next week, Black Friday will get a run for its money. For the first time ever, a new Sales Tax Holiday will exempt sales tax on essential back-to-school items for Ohio families as summer winds to a close.

 
 

07.30.15 - Bacon Congratulates G&J Pepsi For 50 Years In Columbus

 

"This is an incredible birthday party for G&J Pepsi," said Bacon. "I'm proud to recognize the talented leadership team at G&J Pepsi for their innovative approach to doing business here in central Ohio."

 
 

07.24.15 - Bacon Legislation Makes Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday Possible

 
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"The sales tax holiday can't come at a better time for families preparing their kids to go back to school in August," said Bacon. "The opportunity to save money on essential clothing and school items will reduce the financial strain on consumers and boost sales for local businesses."

 
 

06.18.15 - Bacon Praises Significant Investment In Education, Support For Ohioans With Special Needs

 

"This budget invests taxpayer dollars where they count," said Senator Bacon. "It eases the tax burden on businesses and families while freezing tuition for undergraduate students and investing nearly $1 billion in Ohio's K-12 schools."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 3

 
Counties: Franklin (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Bacon

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

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 2018 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term