COLUMBUS—The Ohio Senate voted today to pass Sub Senate Bill 258, which establishes 15 new congressional districts for the state of Ohio.
In support of this effort, State Senator Frank Hoagland (R-Mingo Junction) issued the following statement:
"First, I would like to thank all committee members, who have listened to hours of important testimony from the people of Ohio. I congratulate my Senate colleagues for adhering to our constitutional duties and upholding its requirements to provide our state with a competitive, compact congressional map. Progress is not merely improving the past; it's looking towards the future."
For a look at the new congressional map, click here.