Senate Democratic Leader Eric H. Kearney sent a gift to Governor Kasich urging him to veto portions of the state budget including a prohibition against Mediciad expansion.
Columbus –Today, the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus announced the election of a new leadership team with Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) assuming the role of Minority Leader. Also elected to the leadership team were Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) as Assistant Minority Leader, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) as Minority Whip and Senator Lou Gentile (D-Steubenville) as Assistant Minority Whip.
Columbus – Today, legislation to name a portion the West Shoreway in Cuyahoga County in honor of former Governor Richard Celeste unanimously passed the Ohio Senate. Senate Bill 103, sponsored by Senator Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) will rename the West Shoreway, State Route 2, as the “Governor Richard F. Celeste Shoreway.” For many years, the Celeste family made their home in the neighborhood of the West Shoreway.
Columbus – Today, State Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) honored Boardman High School senior Mark Hadley, during Senate session for winning the Division I Cross Country State Championship in early November. Hadley finished with a time of 15:10 winning the school’s first boys state title in school history.