“Lt. Governor Taylor has a track record of winning races she’s not supposed to win, in fact in 2006, Mary Taylor was the only Republican to win a statewide race,” the statement read. “It’s good to have competition. Decisions about the future of Ohio should be made by the voters, not in backrooms… Jobs, jobs, and education, jobs and common sense regulatory reform, jobs and infrastructure, and more jobs for people. Mary Taylor’s message is pretty clear.”
“The Class of 2017 is an inspiration to us all,” said Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, the keynote speaker. “Thank you for giving so much of yourselves.” Family and friends of the inductees listened as each of the 27 citations was read aloud. Many of the inductees, some in their crisp dress uniforms, were on hand to accept the honor. Relatives accepted the posthumous awards.