COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) will join State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) and other state lawmakers for a press conference on Wednesday to announce legislative efforts aimed at battling Ohio’s drug epidemic through prescription drug reforms.

State Senator Bob Hackett  
State Senator Jay Hottinger
State Representative Jay Edwards
State Representative Larry Householder
Harding Press Room
Ohio Statehouse, Room 109
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9 a.m.

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Obhof Appoints Hackett As Chair Of Senate Agriculture Committee


COLUMBUS– Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R–Medina) today appointed State Senator Bob Hackett (R–London) as Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture.


Hackett Applauds Springfield Police Task Force Awarded $100,000 To Help Stem Overdose Recurrence


"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."


Helping Families Save On Back-to-School Shopping: The Ohio Sales Tax Holiday, August 4-6


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.


Hackett Announces Passage Of Senate Budget That Closes Fiscal Shortfall And Protects Essential Services


"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."