On December 5th, Senator Cafaro and Senator Obhof presented The Ohio State University Football Coach Urban Meyer with a Senate Resolution honoring him for his leadership with a 12-0 football season during Senate Session.
On December 5th, Senator Cafaro and Senator Obhof presented The Ohio State University Football Coach Urban Meyer with a Senate Resolution honoring him for his leadership with a 12-0 football season during Senate Session.
 Senator Capri S. Cafaro delivers the Democratic Response to the State of the State surrounded by Democratic legislators, police officers and firefighters.
Senator Capri S. Cafaro delivers the Democratic Response to the State of the State surrounded by Democratic legislators, police officers and firefighters.
 On Wednesday, May 22, Senators Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) presented sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 83, legislation that would repeal the statue of limitations that currently governs the crimes of rape and sexual battery.
On Wednesday, May 22, Senators Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) presented sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 83, legislation that would repeal the statue of limitations that currently governs the crimes of rape and sexual battery.
Senator Capri Cafaro speaks about healthcare access and coverage for all Ohioans during the Ohio Senate debate on the state budget.
Senator Capri Cafaro speaks about healthcare access and coverage for all Ohioans during the Ohio Senate debate on the state budget.
 Senator Cafaro speaks during the Ohio Association of Free Clinics Annual Legislative Day.
Senator Cafaro speaks during the Ohio Association of Free Clinics Annual Legislative Day.
 Senator Cafaro stands with Senator Nina Turner and Pamela Mascio, former Board President of Susan G. Komen's NE Ohio Affiliate, at the Race for the Cure.
Senator Cafaro stands with Senator Nina Turner and Pamela Mascio, former Board President of Susan G. Komen's NE Ohio Affiliate, at the Race for the Cure.
AMVETS presents Senator Cafaro with their Legislator of the Year award.
AMVETS presents Senator Cafaro with their Legislator of the Year award.
 Senator Cafaro joined State officials in the opening of the new Statehouse Museum.
Senator Cafaro joined State officials in the opening of the new Statehouse Museum.
 Senator Cafaro delivers sponsor testimony on SB 130, to require long-term care facilities to notify residents of sex offender/out-of-state felon co-residents.
Senator Cafaro delivers sponsor testimony on SB 130, to require long-term care facilities to notify residents of sex offender/out-of-state felon co-residents.
Senator Cafaro accepts the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Corn Growers Association, the Ohio Soybean Association, and the Ohio Wheat Growers Association.
Senator Cafaro accepts the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Corn Growers Association, the Ohio Soybean Association, and the Ohio Wheat Growers Association.
 Senator Cafaro speaks to the Community Action Leadership Academy at the Riffe Center.
Senator Cafaro speaks to the Community Action Leadership Academy at the Riffe Center.
 Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
Senator Cafaro addresses those gathered at the the 11th Annual African American Legislators' Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (OLBC).
Senator Cafaro addresses those gathered at the the 11th Annual African American Legislators' Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (OLBC).
 
 

Senator Capri S. Cafaro joined the Ohio Senate in January 2007 to represent the 32nd Senate District, which encompasses Trumbull and Ashtabula counties and a portion of Geauga County in Northeastern Ohio. Senator Cafaro served as Minority Leader from January 2009 until January 2012, becoming the longest serving Minority Leader since the 1990s. Senator Cafaro has a long standing interest in public policy pertaining to health care and the needs of older adults.

 
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Senator Capri Cafaro Introduces New Legislation to Expand Medicaid In Ohio
VIDEO: Senator Cafaro speaks about Medicaid in the state budget.

04.01.14 - Senator Cafaro Comments On Passage Of Capital Budget

 

Columbus- Today, State Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) released the following statement after the Ohio Senate approved a $2.39 billion Capital Budget that passed the Ohio House last week.  The legislation now heads to the Governor for his signature.

 
 

03.20.14 - Senator Cafaro Appointed To Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee

 

Columbus- State Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) was appointed to serve on the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee (JMOC) for the Ohio General Assembly.  The committee was established by the passage of bipartisan legislation (SB 206) jointly sponsored by Senator Cafaro and Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville).

 
 

03.18.14 - Senator Cafaro Pleased That Capital Budget Includes Projects In Trumbull And Geauga Counties

 

Columbus- State Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) released the following statement today regarding the Capital Budget which funds projects across the state.  The Capital Budget includes the following local projects: $250,000 for the Tech Belt Oil and Gas Learning Center and $250,000 for the TBEIC Energy Integration Laboratory in Trumbull County and $50,000 for the Chardon Lyric Theatre in Geauga County.

 
 

01.28.14 - Senator Cafaro Introduces Bills That Support Improving Safety On Ohio's Transportation Systems

 

Columbus- Senator Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) provided sponsor testimony today for two pieces of legislation introduced at the end of 2013 that would increase safety on Ohio’s transportation systems.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 32

 
Counties: Ashtabula, Geauga (part), Trumbull
 

Contact Senator Cafaro

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7182
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Background

 
Hometown : Hubbard
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2007


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term