COLUMBUSIn response to the release of the recent jobs report, which shows that Ohio added 13,900 new jobs in October, State Senator Larry Obhof issued the following statement:

“Ohio’s unemployment is at its lowest rate in four years, and is now a full point below the national rate.

“However, while we added nearly 14,000 jobs last month, far too many Ohioans are still looking for work.  We remain committed to making improvements in areas like workforce development and helping Ohio’s small businesses attract investment. 

“In order to reach our full potential, we need Washington to take some cues from what we’ve been able to accomplish in Ohio in the last two years, starting with common-sense regulatory reform and sound fiscal management.”   

 
 
 
  
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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.