COLUMBUS - 
This week, State Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) received the prestigious Champion of Public Education award from the Central Region of the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) in recognition of his support and advocacy of public education in Ohio.

 
“I’m honored to receive the Champion of Public Education award in its inaugural year,” said Hottinger. "I'm a proud product of public schools and happy to work with our schools to address their challenges as they strive to continually improve the quality of education they provide our students.”  
 
OSBA chose Senator Hottinger to receive the Champion of Public Education award for his leadership, commitment and contributions to public education that have made an impact on the OSBA Central Region and the entire state of Ohio.
 
Senator Hottinger represents the 31st Ohio Senate district, which encompasses all or part of Coshocton, Holmes, Licking, Perry and Tuscarawas counties.
 
For more information on the Ohio School Boards Association visithttp://www.ohioschoolboards.org/

 
 
 
  
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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."