Jones announces bicycle safety legislation with community advocates
Jones announces bicycle safety legislation with community advocates
 Senator Jones and her family at the Bengals Training Camp at Springboro High School.
Senator Jones and her family at the Bengals Training Camp at Springboro High School.
 Senator Jones walks with her staff through the Senate Office Building on Capitol Square.
Senator Jones walks with her staff through the Senate Office Building on Capitol Square.
Senator Shannon Jones (right) greets business leaders from Warren County and Butler County's Chambers of Commerce
Senator Shannon Jones (right) greets business leaders from Warren County and Butler County's Chambers of Commerce
 Senator Jones addresses safe sleep and the Ohio Department of Health's  new partnership with Charlie's Kids on the statehouse steps.
Senator Jones addresses safe sleep and the Ohio Department of Health's new partnership with Charlie's Kids on the statehouse steps.
 Senator Jones congratulates the 2014 Warren County Fair Queen, Ciara Lawson.
Senator Jones congratulates the 2014 Warren County Fair Queen, Ciara Lawson.
Senator Jones announces her initiative to combat Ohio's infant mortality problem.
Senator Jones announces her initiative to combat Ohio's infant mortality problem.
 Senator Jones Honors the Clinton-Massie Football Team on the Senate Floor
Senator Jones Honors the Clinton-Massie Football Team on the Senate Floor
 Surrounded by her family and friends, Shannon Jones is sworn in as the state senator for the 7th Ohio Senate District.
Surrounded by her family and friends, Shannon Jones is sworn in as the state senator for the 7th Ohio Senate District.
Senator Shannon Jones and members of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
Senator Shannon Jones and members of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
 Senator Shannon Jones speaks to a group of students from Clermont and Warren counties touring the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Shannon Jones speaks to a group of students from Clermont and Warren counties touring the Ohio Statehouse.
 Senator Shannon Jones receives a Golden Apple Award from members of the Ohio Coalition of eSchool Families.
Senator Shannon Jones receives a Golden Apple Award from members of the Ohio Coalition of eSchool Families.
Senator Shannon Jones receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award from the United Conservatives of Ohio for her work during the 127th General Assembly.
Senator Shannon Jones receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award from the United Conservatives of Ohio for her work during the 127th General Assembly.
 Senator Shannon Jones participates in a debate about the proposed 3C rail system at the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
Senator Shannon Jones participates in a debate about the proposed 3C rail system at the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
 Senator Jones meets with members of a group of Cub Scouts from Lebanon who were visiting the Statehouse to learn about how Ohio government works.
Senator Jones meets with members of a group of Cub Scouts from Lebanon who were visiting the Statehouse to learn about how Ohio government works.
Senator Jones receives the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities for her work on behalf of Ohioans with disabilities.
Senator Jones receives the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities for her work on behalf of Ohioans with disabilities.
 Senator Jones at her desk on the Senate floor.
Senator Jones at her desk on the Senate floor.
 Senator Jones speaks with visiting constituents inside the Senate Chamber.
Senator Jones speaks with visiting constituents inside the Senate Chamber.
Senator Jones spends some time with Girl Scouts from the 7th District.
Senator Jones spends some time with Girl Scouts from the 7th District.
 
 

Senator Shannon Jones represents the 7th Senate District, encompassing all of Warren County and portions of Butler and Hamilton Counties. Throughout her time in the legislature, Senator Jones has earned key leadership posts and a seat at the table on issues of health and safety for Ohio's families and children.

 
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Senator Jones discusses her efforts to combat infant mortality as well as her initiative to expand tax incentives for college savings.
WLIO Lima reports on Senator Jones' work to combat infant mortality in Ohio.

05.18.15 - Jones Announces State Provision Of 1,333 Additional Cribs For Infants From Low-Income Families

 

In our state, more than 1,000 babies die each year before their first birthday. Ohio is finally starting to wake up to the need for better education and extra support for families that don't have the ability to provide a safe sleeping environment for their babies," said Jones. "I am pleased that Cribs for Kids and its partners will receive the resources they need to meeting the growing demand for cribs in low income communities."

 
 

05.06.15 - Jones Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation Improving College Affordability

 

"Ohio's college students are burdened by an overwhelming amount of student debt," said Jones. "Increasing the tax deduction for contributions to an Ohio college savings plan will allow families to save more and borrow less."

 
 

05.05.15 - Jones Introduces Legislation To Promote Bicycle Safety For Ohio's Children

 

Current estimates indicate that just 10 to 20% of Ohio’s children wear bike helmets, yet more than 70% of children ages 5 to 14 ride a bike regularly. Every year, more than 50,000 individuals suffer serious injuries while riding a bike without a helmet, ranging from facial injuries to death.

“What it really comes down to is the safety of our children,” said Jones. “Bike helmets are the single most effective way to reduce head injuries and fatalities resulting from bike crashes.”

 
 

05.01.15 - Jones To Promote Bicycle Helmet Safety

 

In partnership with Dayton Children’s Hospital, I will be hosting an open bicycle safety event at the Franklin Public Library on May 4th. The first 75 children ages 5 through 14 in attendance will receive a free bicycle helmet properly fitted by one of Dayton Children's child safety experts.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 7

 
Counties: Butler (part), Hamilton (part), Warren
 
 

Contact Senator Jones

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-9737
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Background

 
Hometown : Springboro
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2009; State Representative, 2007-2009


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term