Senate District 18
John Eklund
 
 
 
 
September 23, 2015
State Senator Eklund will join Director Tracy Plouck to present local officials with a check in the amount of $750,000 on behalf of the State of Ohio for mental health services for the Chardon Local Schools community.
 
September 22, 2015
In August, Ohio gained 16,500 new private sector jobs and unemployment dropped to 4.7 percent, below the national average of 5.1 percent. The state's rate of unemployment is at a 14-year low. 
 
September 3, 2015
In 1890, Ohio enacted legislation that designated a day to honor the state’s workforce—four years before Labor Day became a national holiday. State Representative John Green (R-Cleveland) introduced the legislation to create a statewide day of celebration for workers. Green later became the first African-American to serve in the Ohio Senate.
 
September 2, 2015
“I had the most fortunate opportunity throughout this project to work with the people associated with Hiram College and Hiram Village – the administrators, the faculty, staff, alumni, the mayor of Hiram,” said Sen. Eklund. “I’ve seen the positive relationship between the college and the community – not just the community in Hiram but the broader community in the state, and frankly, the decision to advocate on behalf of this project was an easy one.”
 
August 19, 2015
"These funds will go along way toward addressing the stormwater run-off issues that have affected so many families in the Mentor community," said Eklund. “Ohio's improved economic performance allows us to provide funds to support our cities with these critically important projects.” 
 
August 17, 2015
State Senator John Eklund (R-Munson Township) will present Mentor city officials with a check for $350,000 on behalf of the State of Ohio for stormwater improvements in the Mentor community. The presentation will be held TOMORROW at 7:30 p.m. during a meeting of the Mentor City Council.
 
August 11, 2015
"Flooding has devastated too many families in this community, but today we are another step closer to a solution," said Eklund. “Ohio's improving performance has allowed us to tackle this need right here in Shalersville.” 
 
August 7, 2015
Earlier this summer, Senator Eklund advocated for an amendment to the state's main operating budget to provide state support to the Aurora East community for the storm water improvement project. The state funds will be used to help provide a long term solution to area flooding issues that have strained local resources. 
 
August 5, 2015
I believe that we must do all we can to remove the barriers placed on these families to save for expenses associated with caring for a loved one with a disability. 
 
July 31, 2015
Many holidays, like New Years, Valentine’s Day and the Fourth of July, have already passed, but there’s one more holiday on the horizon that you will want to add to your calendar this year: Ohio’s first-ever Sales Tax Holiday, which will take place August 7 through August 9. Ohio’s new holiday will help save families more money while allowing them to invest in their highest priority—their children. 
 
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