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Matt Dolan Launches Statewide #OhioMatters Tour


CHAGRIN FALLS – State Senator Matt Dolan today announced the launch of a statewide #OhioMatters listening tour as part of his exploratory committee for U.S. Senate. The tour will kick off with a luncheon at the Lake County Republican Headquarters on July 13 and then continue across Ohio in the weeks ahead.

“The race for U.S. Senate needs to be about Ohio and that is why I am launching the statewide ‘Ohio Matters’ Tour, to travel to every corner of our state hearing directly from Ohioans on the issues that matter most to them,” said State Senator Matt Dolan.

“Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer and Tim Ryan embrace the mantle of socialism. They crave the centralization of power and a one-sided radical agenda in Washington. It’s up to Ohio Republicans and our next nominee for U.S. Senate to stop this agenda in its tracks. Our party needs a proven, commonsense conservative reformer who can be counted upon to stand by their word and put Ohio’s needs first. Where others offer talk, I can show results.

“As a State Senator and Chairman of the Finance Committee, I designed, passed and implemented budgets that reduce the size and scope of government and deliver record-breaking tax cuts to Ohio families and businesses. As a member of the Senate’s Republican Leadership, I worked with my colleagues to set and deliver a policy agenda that protects the unborn, preserves medical and religious freedoms, champions school choice, and defends the Second Amendment.

“Now that the state budget is complete, I’m prepared to take my exploratory efforts directly to everyday Ohioans, about the issues that matter to them and what they want from their next U.S. Senator. I’m looking forward to having some fun along the way,” Dolan concluded.

The first two weeks of Dolan’s #OhioMatters tour will include stops in Lake, Trumbull, Mahoning, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Lorain, Lucas, Wood, Ottawa and Ashland Counties.

Contact for inquiries or a list of events that will be open press.

Detailed information on the #OhioMatters tour and tour event stops can be found at


About Matt Dolan

Father. Husband. Business Owner. Public Servant.

As a State Senator and Chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, Matt Dolan has solidified his standing as a commonsense conservative leader by keeping his promise to reduce the size and scope of government and delivering record-breaking tax cuts to Ohio families and businesses. Matt’s most recent budget earned wide praise from state and national conservative organizations, including the Ohio Republican Party which labeled his effort "the most conservative budget in Ohio legislative history."

Matt has proven to be a leader in the Ohio Senate by designing and delivering a policy agenda that gets results for Ohio families. From fighting to keep higher education costs low, building Ohio’s workforce, championing school choice, and funding our police, Senator Dolan has worked to ensure Ohio remains a national leader protecting personal freedom and upholding the Constitution.

Matt continues to fight for investments from inside and outside Ohio with an economic climate of low taxes, less regulations and improving workforce. He knows quality education, whether at public, charter, private or trade schools is essential to prepare our children for tomorrow’s economy. Recognizing water and water quality is an asset to Ohio’s economy, Matt has worked to preserve, promote and protect Lake Erie.

Matt’s public service career began as Assistant State Attorney General and later as Chief Assistant Prosecutor for Geauga County. Senator Dolan’s private sector experience includes being a partner at the law firm in his hometown of Chardon, Ohio, as well as Vice-President of 7th Avenue Management and part of the ownership group of the Cleveland Indians. Additionally, his commitment to Ohio’s future also stems from his work teaching the next generation of Ohio public leaders as an adjunct professor at the Case Western Reserve School of Law and Kent State University’s Geauga Campus.

When he is not working for his constituents in Columbus, you can find Matt reading, exercising, and exploring the outdoors with his wife Jessica, playing just about any sport with Sam and Maddox, and of course, rooting on the Cleveland Indians.


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