Surrounded by his family and friends, Scott Oelslager (third from left) is sworn in as the State Senator for the 29th Ohio Senate District. Administering the oath of office is Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Cupp (right).
Columbus - 
As part of opening day ceremonies today for the 129th General Assembly, Scott Oelslager (R- North Canton) was officially sworn in as the State Senator for the 29th Ohio Senate District. Oelslager, who previously served 17 years in the Ohio Senate and eight in the Ohio House of Representatives, represents the 29th Senate District, encompassing most of Stark County. "I am honored to once again represent the people of Stark County in the Ohio Senate, and would like to thank my constituents for the opportunity to continue serving them in the Legislature," Oelslager said. "We have a great deal of work ahead of us, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to develop policies and legislation that will strengthen our state and move it forward." In addition to his legislative service, Oelslager has worked as an aide to former Ohio Congressman Ralph Regula and also served as director public relations for Malone College. He has received numerous awards for his work in the General Assembly, including Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Friend of Public Education Award from the Ohio Federation of Teachers-American Federation of Teachers, and the First Amendment Award from the Society of Professional Journalists - Central Ohio Chapter. Senator Oelslager encourages constituents with questions, concerns and ideas to contact him in his Statehouse office. He can be reached by phone at (614) 466-0626, by e-mail at or by writing Senator Scott Oelslager, 1 Capitol Square, Second Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
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