Latest Fact-checks on Keith Faber Keith Faber stated on May 11, 2018 in a statement to the press: "Thanks to the strong charter school reforms put in place while I was Senate President" the online charter school ECOT "was caught and is out of business." Keith Faber stated on May 21, 2013 in remarks at a General Assembly session: "During the Civil War, more than 300,000 Ohioans served in the Union Army -- more per capita than any other state." Keith Faber stated on February 4, 2013 in a news conference: "Ohio companies export more goods and services globally than 41 other states." Keith Faber stated on January 7, 2013 in a newspaper interview: "Ohio is doing better right now than the national average on all the (economic) numbers." Keith Faber stated on January 7, 2013 in a speech in the Ohio Senate: Abraham Lincoln "visited and some say even danced in (the Ohio Senate) chamber."