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Ohio lawmaker to resign, take chamber job

Associated Press Published: September 21, 2016 4:00 AM

COLUMBUS -- A Republican state lawmaker from northwest Ohio plans to resign to work for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.

The Ohio House speaker says Rep. Jeff McClain, of Upper Sandusky, will resign Oct. 2. He's taking a job as the director of tax and economic policy for the chamber.

McClain is in his fourth term in the House, where he has led the Ways and Means Committee and been part of the Finance Committee.

His term expires at year's end, and he's not eligible to run for another term.

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