COLUMBUS –Speaker Householder appointed State Representative Don Jones (R-Freeport) to the Ohio House 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force, a bipartisan panel tasked with studying how to help Ohio’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Jones indicated his interest at getting to work on the panel in an effort to find solutions for his district.
“I am thankful to Speaker Householder for the appointment to this vital task force,” said Jones. “I understand many people throughout the state and the 95th House District are being negatively impacted by this pandemic, its important us legislators come up with a long-term plan to ensure individuals and our businesses can get back to work.”
The panel had their first virtual meeting yesterday. There will be guests at each meeting from the business, manufacturing, retail, wholesale, services and recreational sectors to discuss their experience and brainstorm ways to rebound Ohio’s job market once COVID-19 has ran its course. The panel will meet via teleconferencing and videoconferencing during this time of social distancing.
All in all, Householder appointed 24 legislators to this body, with the bipartisan group being geographically diverse, representing urban, suburban and rural communities from across Ohio.
State Representative Don Jones is serving his first term in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 95th District, which includes Carroll, Harrison and Noble counties, as well as portions of Washington and Belmont counties.
For more information, contact Rep Jones’ office at (614) 644-8728 or Rep95@ohiohouse.gov.