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State Senator Larry Obhof (R–Medina) today released the following statement in response to the monthly state unemployment report, which shows that Ohio’s unemployment rate in May fell to 5.5%:
 
“Over the past several years, the Ohio Senate has worked to improve the business climate and help get Ohioans back to work. Ohio’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since April 2007, before the recession began. While I am glad that we added thousands of new jobs last month, too many people are still struggling. It is important that we continue to follow pro-growth policies that will keep Ohio moving forward.”

 
 
 
  
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"The bicentennial license plate symbolizes the rich history of Medina County and provides an opportunity to celebrate our community," said Obhof, who sponsored the bill.



 
 

Ohio Senate Passes Legislation Eliminating Barriers For Veterans

 

“Our veterans should be afforded every opportunity to use the skills they gained while serving in the military when they come home to look for employment," said Obhof. 



 
 

PHOTO: Obhof Honors 2017 Ohio Mr. Football

 

"I am proud to recognize Joey for this exceptional accomplishment," said Obhof. "In addition to his impressive record, Joey has displayed integrity, leadership, and dedication to his teammates."



 
 

Obhof Statement On Job Creation Tax Incentive For Mansfield's SkyBox Packaging

 

COLUMBUS—Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) issued the following statement in response to news from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority that SkyBox Packaging LLC of Mansfield was approved for a 1.192 percent, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit.