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).
 
 

Capri S Cafaro is a fourth generation resident of Ohio’s 32nd Senate district, an area she has had the honor to represent since January 2007.   Now entering her ninth year of service, Cafaro is the dean of the Senate Democratic caucus.  During her tenure, Cafaro has established a track record of legislative effectiveness and leadership, advocating for economic growth and for the voices of the vulnerable. 

 
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Senator Capri Cafaro Introduces New Legislation to Expand Medicaid In Ohio
VIDEO: Senator Cafaro talks about Medicaid expansion and the state transportation budget.

04.09.15 - Senator Cafaro Introduces Legislation To Increase Penalties For Wrong Way Driving In Ohio

 

Columbus- This week, State Senators Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase penalties for driving a vehicle on the wrong side of an interstate highway.  Senate Bill 138 was introduced to address numerous accidents in Ohio caused by individuals driving on the wrong side of the road.

 
 

04.01.15 - Senator Cafaro Reacts To Governor Kasich's Line-item Veto Of Transportation Budget

 

Columbus- Today, State Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) released the following statement after Governor Kasich used his line-item veto authority to remove controversial provisions from the state transportation budget (HB 53) that interfered with the voting rights of college students and active duty military personnel.  Senator Cafaro is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Transportation Commerce and Labor committee.

 
 

03.25.15 - Editorial: Mandatory Submission Of Rape Kits For DNA Testing Is Smart Legislation

 

The state legislature should be commended for taking a tougher stance on the submission of untested rape kits for DNA analysis.

Under a law passed last year that took effect on Monday, law enforcement agencies are now required -- rather than "encouraged" -- to comply with a statewide protocol established by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine for processing the kits, which contain genetic evidence of sexual assault.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 32

 
Counties: Ashtabula, Geauga (part), Trumbull
 

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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