Ind. (WEHT) – Members of the House of Representatives honored State Representative Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) Tuesday for his years of public service.
“The time spent serving our community in the Indiana House of Representatives has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life,” Bacon said. “I have done my best to represent the Hoosiers in our area, and I look forward to continuing to serve the people of House District 75 in whatever capacity I am able.”
Several of Bacon’s accomplishments include co-authoring Indiana’s fetal remains law, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, requiring the respectful and humane disposal of aborted babies. Bacon’s efforts also resulted in new laws helping school officials and staff to recognize and treat serious threats to students and athletes like concussions, sudden cardiac arrest and heat exhaustion.
Bacon announced his retirement in January and will finish out his term through the Nov. 3 election.
(This story was originally published on Feb. 19, 2020)