Cross Elected as Assistant Majority Floor Leader
Written by WKTN Staff on January 25, 2023
COLUMBUS – State Representative Jon Cross (R-Kenton) was elected to serve as the majority assistant floor leader for the 135th General Assembly Tuesday.
Cross will assist the majority caucus in bringing legislation forward for consideration for a vote, maintaining communication between leadership and majority members and help steer legislation for the House.
“I appreciate the support of my colleagues and Speaker Stephens for entrusting me to help lead and unite the majority caucus,” said Cross. “I look forward to getting to work as we continue to improve opportunity and quality of life for all Ohioans.”
Cross has been an advocate for Ohio businesses, workforce issues and state tax code in an effort to strengthen Ohio’s business climate. Cross has previously served as the chair of the House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education and served on Economic and Workforce Development, Finance, Higher Education and Career Readiness committees.
“A pro-business, pro-Ohio champion, Representative Cross has been a leader of economic and workforce development and career readiness,” said Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill). “He is an experienced legislator that has shown he can get the job done for Ohio and his district.”