COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich released the following statement upon
the commencement of the 131st General Assembly.
“As Ohio begins its 131st General Assembly today we take another step forward in
Ohio’s renaissance. We’ve made great progress together in the past four years and
now it’s time to build on that momentum and take it to the next level by helping more
Ohioans share in our state’s growing prosperity and opportunity. I congratulate Senate
President Keith Faber, new Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and the legislature’s
new leadership teams, and I look forward to working with them on the challenges