Senate District 18
John Eklund
 
 
 
 
July 17, 2015
“This new law will help ensure that justice is served in the most complete, effective and efficient way possible. I appreciate the partnership of the victim advocacy groups, law enforcement and the legal community on this legislation," said Eklund.
 
July 14, 2015
State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) along with other state and local officials will join the family and friends of Lance Corporal Daniel G. Zegarac on Friday to honor the fallen soldier's sacrifice during a special ceremony at the Kirtland City Hall Veterans Memorial.
 
July 1, 2015
"I encourage you to take part in local celebrations while enjoying time spent with family and friends. Always remember those who have served our nation dutifully so we may observe our national independence."
 
June 25, 2015
“This balanced budget builds on our continuing efforts to help Ohioans keeps more of their money to invest in education and workforce development, to encourage job creation and take care of those in need,” said Eklund. “Ohio's improving performance has also allowed us to tackle some specific needs right here in our community through the budget.” 
 
June 23, 2015
State Senator Eklund is one of only fifty state legislators chosen from a nationwide pool of over 200 outstanding nominees. “I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to participate in this program,” Eklund said.  “I’m looking forward to exchanging ideas with others on how to help lead our states through the challenges of today and tomorrow.”
 
June 18, 2015
“The Senate’s changes to the main operating budget bill will provide substantial income and small business tax cuts and meaningful reductions in Medicaid cost," said Eklund. "The Senate’s version assures that no school districts will be funded below their 2015 levels. It continues our ongoing efforts to help Ohioans keep more of their money, attract jobs and investment and care for truly needy Ohioans.”
 
May 22, 2015
Whether you spend the day helping veterans, attending a local parade or ceremony, or decorating the grave of a fallen hero, I encourage you to honor the memory of those who died protecting our freedoms.
 
May 18, 2015
"This bill will go a long way toward protecting our community from the worst of the worst threats to public safety," said Eklund. "This legislation helps county prosecutors to lock up these dangerous criminals."
 
May 13, 2015
Senate Bill 97, better known as the Violent Career Criminal Act, would classify any adult convicted of at least two violent felonies in the past eight years as a "violent career criminal." If any offender with this designation commits another felony, the bill would require an additional 2 to 11 years of mandatory prison time. For additional crimes involving firearms, it would increase the prison time by 50 percent.
 
May 6, 2015
“Improving incentives to save can enhance the financial health of all Ohioans,” said Eklund. “When we save for our children’s education, we advance their futureprospects."
 
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