COLUMBUS-State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) today applauded the recent announcement made by Amazon to open its sixth Ohio fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio. The new facility is projected to create more than 1,500 full-time positions in addition to the existing 6,000 Ohioans currently employed by Amazon.
COLUMBUS-On Wednesday, State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) joined Governor Kasich and a coalition of state leaders to discuss legislative efforts aimed at battling Ohio's drug epidemic through prescription drug reforms.
COLUMBUS-State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) today announced the Ohio Department of Agriculture is now accepting proposals for the 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, which will provide funding for projects to enhance the competitiveness of crops such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and nursery crops.
COLUMBUS-The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) and its small business division and the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) today named State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) the 2017 Small Business Advocate of the Year.
"Without trained intervention, overdose recurrence and even death is often the grim fate for many struggling with addiction," said Hackett. "This targeted investment has the potential to save lives and help more Ohioans achieve long-term recovery."
This year, I co-sponsored Senate Bill 9 to renew the Sales Tax Holiday for 2017. Beginning Friday, August 4 and running through Sunday, August 6, families can take advantage of this unique tax-free weekend when purchasing select items.
"During a difficult fiscal environment, we were able to close a historic budget deficit," said Senator Hackett. "This budget contains significant reforms to Medicaid spending, primary and secondary education, Ohio’s criminal justice system and tax reforms. With the passage of the state's two-year operating budget, we are exercising fiscal responsibility while maintaining essential state services and programs."