The Ohio Senate today passed Senate Bill 288, sponsored by Senator John Eklund, to create the Volunteer Police Officer’s Dependent Fund. The fund would function in the same manner as the already established volunteer firefighters dependents fund.
The Senate today approved Senate Bill 272, jointly sponsored by Senators John Eklund and Capri Cafaro, which would designate March as “Ohio Maple Syrup Products Month.” This legislation intends to recognize Ohio for its rich maple syrup history dating back to the early Native Americans.
Senators John Eklund and Capri Cafaro today recognized Andy Fetchik, principal of Chardon High School, for being named the 2015 High School Principal of the Year. Andy was recognized for his strong leadership, personality, and professionalism. The award is jointly sponsored by the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators and MetLife.
Senator John Eklund today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 179, a bill he authored to include recycled water among the approved private water systems regulated by the Ohio Department of Health and local boards of health.