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Ohio Senate President Keith Faber today appointed State Senator Peggy Lehner (R–Kettering) to serve as Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Education for the 130th General Assembly. Lehner has served as Education Chair since 2011 when she joined the Ohio Senate.

“I believe that education is at the heart of our mission in the Statehouse,” said Lehner. “Our goals to strengthen the economy, create stronger communities, and develop stable, diverse career opportunities for everyone center of providing a strong educational base. I consider it an honor to continue leading this charge for my district and all Ohioans.”

In addition to her chairmanship, Senator Lehner will also serve as the Vice Chair of the Finance Subcommittee on Education and as a member of the Senate Medicaid and Human Services, Workforce and Economic Development, and Criminal Justice Committees.

 
 
 
  
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State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m.—as part of a day-long forum focused on education and career readiness—to discuss highlights of the "data walk" held in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium at 11:30 a.m. 



 
 

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