Senate District 18
John Eklund
 
 
 
 
March 6, 2018
COLUMBUS - State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) issued the following statement today in response to the declaration issued by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, which assigns Ashtabula and Geauga counties as primary disaster designation areas following damages inflicted from a tornado, excessive rain, flooding, high winds and lightning that occurred November 5, 2017.
 
March 5, 2018
COLUMBUS - State Senators John Eklund (R-Munson Township) and Charleta Tavares (D-Columbus) recently announced the Senate passage of bipartisan legislation that would make a number of comprehensive improvements to Ohio's criminal justice system.
 
February 28, 2018
COLUMBUS - State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) this week announced the introduction of the state's Capital Budget, a $2.62 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects.
 
January 24, 2018
"Bringing the missile defense system to Ohio would create hundreds of high-paying jobs for our community," said Eklund. "I am happy to see the House take action on this important resolution that I hope will help secure a multi-billion dollar investment in Ohio, and also play an important role in our country's national defense strategy."
 
January 16, 2018
"Individuals who are wrongfully imprisoned due to constitutional violations beforesentencing are no less harmed than those whose rights are violated after sentencing," Senator Eklund stated.
 
December 6, 2017
“It’s important to have clarity and certainty in the procedures of our criminal justice system,” stated Eklund.  “Without it, prosecutors' jobs are more difficult, defendants risk losing rights, and public confidence in the system suffers.”
 
November 15, 2017
“The time has come for public safety and corrections policy to be driven more by data analysis than by guesswork and suppositions,” said Senator Eklund. “Part of that analysis must factor in the very real impacts that behavioral health issues and the current drug crisis are having on the system."
 
November 8, 2017
Our veterans come from all backgrounds, regions and walks of life. Some have even made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield. But they all have one thing in common: courage.
 
October 26, 2017
Ohio’s two nuclear plants, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ottawa County and Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Lake County, have been fixtures on the Lake Erie shoreline for many years, producin ...
 
October 18, 2017
COLUMBUS - State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) today announced the passage of legislation he sponsored in the Senate which would officially designate September 25 as International Ataxia A ...
 
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