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Jones Sworn In, Elected Majority Whip for 134th General Assembly

January 4, 2021
Republican Newsroom

COLUMBUS – State Representative Don Jones (R-Freeport) today was sworn into the 134th General Assembly and elected to serve on the Republican leadership team as Majority Whip.

“I am honored to be sworn in for a second term as State Representative to the great people of Ohio’s 95th house district,” said Jones. “I am also humbled to be elected as Majority Whip and hold a leadership position within the majority caucus. I look forward to the upcoming two years of the 134th General Assembly alongside my colleagues as we work to better the livelihoods of all Ohioans.”

Jones sponsored several imperative bills in the 133rd General Assembly, including the following bills:

  • House Bill 9: Regards to student degree completion and school voucher reform.
  • House Bill 166: Creates the FY 20-21 operating budget, establishes new high school graduation requirements for students attending public and chartered nonpublic schools and reinstates the rural industrial park loan fund.
  • House Bill 665: Updates county fair laws and addresses agricultural societies and amusement ride safety.