COLUMBUS—State Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) issued the following statement Tuesday applauding Facebook's unveiling of plans to construct a 900,000 square-foot facility in western Licking County:

Facebook coming to central Ohio is a welcome addition to Licking County and will pair great with Amazon and the growing number of technology companies already located here. The investment and jobs that Facebook will bring is a major boost to Licking County’s 21st Century economy. Our residents should be proud that our workforce has the talent to attract some of the world's most innovative companies. Investments like these are making Ohio the Silicon Valley of the East.

 
 
 
  
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Hottinger Announces Passage Of Legislation Honoring Fallen Kirkersville Police Chief

 

“The tragic deaths of Chief DiSario, Marlina Medrano and Cindy Krantz are still felt in Kirkersville and throughout Licking County," said Senator Hottinger. "I am thankful that today the Ohio Senate took a giant step towards permanently memorializing the sacrifice of Chief DiSario.”



 
 

Ohio Lawmakers Reach Consensus On Bill To Keep Newark Digital Academy Open

 

“The work of the Conference Committee on this bill, proves that the Ohio Senate and House are committed to finding a solution that keeps Newark Digital Academy open," said Hottinger.



 
 

Hottinger Honored For Support Of Ohio Children Services Agencies

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) was named Legislator of the Year today in recognition of his continued support for the children served by Ohio's children services agencies during a special presentation at the Public Children Services Association of Ohio's annual conference. 



 
 

Hottinger Announces Funds For Local Law Enforcement, Connecting Overdose Survivors With Recovery Services

 

"Addiction destroys lives and wrecks families, which is why this investment to tackle the problem here in Tuscarawas County is so vitally important," said Hottinger. "For some, intervention by law enforcement and drug treatment professionals will mean the difference between death and recovery."