State Senator Scott Oelslager (R–North Canton) was today named as a member of the Budget Conference Committee, which is comprised of 6 legislators, 3 from each chamber of the General Assembly. The committee is charged with the responsibility of reconciling the differences between the House-passed and Senate-passed versions of the state budget, House Bill 59.
“Both the House and Senate have put their marks on the budget with the primary goal of creating jobs and growing Ohio’s economy,” said Oelslager, who also serves as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance. “I look forward to working with the conference committee to take the best ideas from both versions to craft a final bill to present for the Governor’s signature.”
Senators Bill Coley (R-Liberty Township) and Tom Sawyer (D-Akron) will join Oelslager when he takes his seat on the conference committee.

The  panel will hold its first hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

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