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Republican from Ohio

Jay Hottinger is a representative in the Ohio House. He represents the 71st District, which encompasses portions of Licking County.  

Recent statements involving Jay Hottinger

Says Wendy’s founder "Dave Thomas left the state literally on his deathbed to avoid the estate tax."

Says Ohio is one of just 17 states with an estate tax, and it has "the lowest threshold in the nation."

"Ben Franklin once quipped that only two things in life were certain: death and taxes. I think even he didn't envision that the tax man would visit on the day of your death."

Recent stories featuring Jay Hottinger

Dave Thomas anecdote a favorite from 2011:

State Rep. Jay Hottinger served up a Whopper, er, Classic Triple, when he told a story about Wendy's founder Dave Thomas to illustrate why Ohio should repeal it's estate tax.

We said "Where's the beef?" and made it one of our favorites from 2011.

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