Senator Bacon takes the oath of office in the Senate Chamber of the historic Ohio Statehouse
COLUMBUS - 

The Ohio General Assembly today held their Opening Ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly, officially marking the beginning of the new legislative session.
 
During the ceremonies, State Senator Kevin Bacon (R–Minerva Park), was sworn in for his second term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 3rd District in the state legislature’s upper chamber. Senator Bacon won reelection to the seat in the November 4, 2014 General Election.
 
“There is a lot to be proud of as we look back on the work of the past four years and I’m so privileged to have the opportunity to serve the people of Central Ohio in the Statehouse,” said Bacon. “We’ve gone from having a unbalanced budget to having a healthy surplus and took an ever-climbing unemployment rate to being one of the best job creators in the nation. All this while we made historic investments in education and workforce development. We’re on the right track again, but we need to stay the course until all our friends and neighbors can find work.”
 
Prior to his service in the Ohio Senate, Bacon served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives. As a member of the Senate, he has served as the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce and Labor and as the Vice Chairman of the Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee.
 
Senator Bacon is a practicing attorney in Central Ohio, specializing in the areas of special needs estate planning, estate planning, small business, and real estate. He has previously served as a Blendon Township Trustee, as an enforcement attorney for the Ohio Department of Commerce, and as a prosecutor for the Lancaster City Attorney’s Office.
 
Bacon received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Miami University and his law degree from Capital Law School. He is the proud father of three daughters, Rebecca, Emma, and Kathryn.
 
Bacon’s oath of office was administered by the Honorable Sharon Kennedy, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court in the Senate Chamber in the historic Ohio Statehouse.
 
Each term in the Ohio Senate extends four years. Bacon’s term will expire at midnight on December 31, 2018.

 
 
 
  
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