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State Senator Kris Jordan (R- Powell) today announced he has been appointed to several key Senate committees, including serving as chairman of the Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee for the 129th General Assembly. The State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee focuses on bills, policies and issues impacting state and local governments as well as veterans and veteran organizations. "As we seek to grow Ohio's economy and get Ohioans back to work, we must also find ways to improve the ability of state and local governments to work efficiently and cooperatively with one another," Jordan said. "I look forward to working with my colleagues as we examine these and other related issues in the months ahead." Jordan was also named to the Government Oversight Committee, the Health, Human Services and Aging Committee, the Highways and Transportation Committee and the Insurance, Commerce and Labor Committee. As a member of these panels he will play an active role in developing policies regarding health care, insurance and business regulations and the state's transportation system. "Ohio is facing critical decisions regarding health care and our transportation infrastructure, and the decisions we make now will have a major impact on our state's future," Jordan said. "I am honored to be a part of the committees that will work on these matters and will continue to advocate for policies that emphasize fiscal responsibility and accountability." Jordan has also been named to the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review, a legislative panel that reviews administrative rules proposed by various state agencies, departments and boards and commissions.
Jordan represents Ohio's 19th Senate District, which includes Delaware, Knox, Morrow, Richland, and part of Ashland counties. Prior to serving in the Senate, he served as a State Representative and as a Delaware County Commissioner. He is a proven advocate for spending restraint, lower taxes, and family values. He lives in Powell with his wife, Melissa.
 
 
 
  
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