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, State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved funds for Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools to create the Willoughby Eastlake School of Innovation, which will offer students in grades 3-5 a STEM education curriculum. The district was one of just 37 educational entities selected among over 600 applicants to receive funding in the second round of grants from the newly created Straight A Fund Program.
Columbus –Today, Democratic Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) congratulated schools in the 33rd Senate District for receiving $975,250 from the Straight A Fund Program to improve STEM education through Project Inspire.
Columbus – State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced today that the State Controlling Board has released $44,288 to replace two hot water boilers and $143,385 for the Perimeter Fence Alarm project at the Toledo Correctional Institution (ToCI).
Cincinnati-On Friday, July 25, Senator Turner delivered the keynote address at the National Council of Urban League Guild's Leadership Luncheon in Cincinnati. She encouraged attendees to continue their important work toward making America a more equitable nation, with an emphasis on ensuring access to the ballot and increased economic opportunity.