Pro-Football Hall of Famer, Bill Willis, is currently being recognized as a “Great Ohioan” in an exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse.  This football hero was signed by Paul Brown in 1946 making history as one of the first African-American pro-football players. Willis was legendary for his speed and agility on the field.

The Pro-Football Hall of Fame is located in Stark County, which is Senate District 29 represented by Sen. Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton).

 
 
 
  
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COLUMN: Last Week In The Ohio Senate: Protecting First Responders And Honoring Our Principals

 

Last week in the Ohio Senate, my colleagues and I passed legislation that will allow public servants to protect themselves as they perform their duties, which often take them into dangerous situations. We were proud to also pass legislation that honors our school principals for their service to education excellence in Ohio.



 
 

Oelslager Announces Passage Of Bill To Make Widely Popular Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Permanent

 

COLUMBUS - State Senator Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) today announced Senate passage of legislation to make permanent Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday, which provides a three-day sales and use tax exemption for customers purchasing certain retail items during the first weekend in August.



 
 

COLUMN: Last Week In The Ohio Senate: Protecting Homeowners And Ohio's Most Vulnerable

 

In another busy week for the Ohio Senate, my colleagues and I addressed several issues that were identified as concerns by our constituents. As a result, we succeeded in passing protections for Ohio homeowners, ensuring solvency of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirement System, and raising awareness of critical health issues.



 
 

COLUMN: Last Week In The Ohio Senate: Continuing The Fight Against Addiction, State Of The State Address

 

Ohio lawmakers are working hard each and every day to identify new and innovative solutions to combat the growing opioid crisis. Last week, I was proud to cosponsor legislation that encourages Ohio’s physicians to immediately seek treatment should they become addicted to alcohol or drugs.