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 – Assistant Democratic Leader Charleta B. Tavares (D - Columbus) served as a featured speaker for the opening session of the 2014 Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) National Conference. Held March 6-9 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Columbus, the theme of the conference was “The Personal is Political: The Lived Experience of Disability”. Conference attendees explored how disability interfaces with multiple identities and impacts issues that many women navigate.
Columbus - In celebration of the Affordable Care Act National Day of Action on Saturday March 8, 2014, State Senator Shirley Smith (D-Cleveland) would like to encourage uninsured Ohioans to visit healthcare.gov and apply for health insurance coverage before the March 31st deadline. Nearly 6 out of 10 Americans who are uninsured can get coverage for less than $100 a month per person.
Assistant Democratic Leader Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) recently sat down with 10TV reporter Jim Heath to discuss ending zero tolerance policies in Ohio schools.
COLUMBUS—Today, legislators from the Ohio House and Senate, Ohio ministers and labor leaders joined State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) at the first “Testimony Tuesday” to speak out against recent legislative changes to the state’s voting rules, and encourage the Ohio General Assembly to stop enacting restrictive voting policies.