Senator Turner tours the Alcoa facility in Cleveland
Senator Turner tours the Alcoa facility in Cleveland
 On May 22, State Senators Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) and Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) introduced the Fair and Acceptable Income Required (FAIR) Act to update state laws that protect Ohioans, particularly women, from wage discrimination.
On May 22, State Senators Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) and Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) introduced the Fair and Acceptable Income Required (FAIR) Act to update state laws that protect Ohioans, particularly women, from wage discrimination.
 On Wednesday, May 22, Senators Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) and Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) 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 Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) and Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) 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 Turner discusses legislation with her Statehouse staff.
Senator Turner discusses legislation with her Statehouse staff.
 Senator Nina Turner celebrated breast cancer survivors at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Cleveland.
Senator Nina Turner celebrated breast cancer survivors at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Cleveland.
 Senator Turner calls on the General Assembly to pass the Forward Ohio jobs plan she has jointly sponsored with Senator Kearney.
Senator Turner calls on the General Assembly to pass the Forward Ohio jobs plan she has jointly sponsored with Senator Kearney.
Senator Turner was recently selected as a 2010 Fellow of the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development.
Senator Turner was recently selected as a 2010 Fellow of the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development.
 Senator Turner speaks at an Ohio Legislative Black Caucus press conferences.
Senator Turner speaks at an Ohio Legislative Black Caucus press conferences.
 On October 20, Senator Turner delivered sponsor testimony for three bills (See SCR 17, SB 102, SB 122). Here, she speaks on legislation regarding police officers in schools.
On October 20, Senator Turner delivered sponsor testimony for three bills (See SCR 17, SB 102, SB 122). Here, she speaks on legislation regarding police officers in schools.
Senator Turner congratulates her son, Jeffery F. Turner, Jr., for graduating from basic training and advanced indivdual training in the Army National Guard.
Senator Turner congratulates her son, Jeffery F. Turner, Jr., for graduating from basic training and advanced indivdual training in the Army National Guard.
 Senator Turner talks with Senate guests before session.
Senator Turner talks with Senate guests before session.
 Senators Turner and Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) deliver sponsor testimony on SB 190, to include Junior ROTC as a permitted elective within the Ohio Core curriculum.
Senators Turner and Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) deliver sponsor testimony on SB 190, to include Junior ROTC as a permitted elective within the Ohio Core curriculum.
Senators Turner and Shirley Smith discuss the state of education in Ohio with Oklahoma State Representative Jabar Shumate (D-Tulsa).
Senators Turner and Shirley Smith discuss the state of education in Ohio with Oklahoma State Representative Jabar Shumate (D-Tulsa).
 Senator Turner delivers sponsor testimony on SB 148, to authorize municipal corporations to have a deficit in special funds under certain circumstances.
Senator Turner delivers sponsor testimony on SB 148, to authorize municipal corporations to have a deficit in special funds under certain circumstances.
 Senator Turner is interviewed by an Ohio University film student.
Senator Turner is interviewed by an Ohio University film student.
Senators Turner and John Carey (R-Wellston) introduced SB 256, to establish the Career Training Workforce Development Grant Program.
Senators Turner and John Carey (R-Wellston) introduced SB 256, to establish the Career Training Workforce Development Grant Program.
 Senator Turner (second from right) breaks ground for Eaton Corp.'s new corporate headquarters in Beachwood. The project is to be completed in late 2012.
Senator Turner (second from right) breaks ground for Eaton Corp.'s new corporate headquarters in Beachwood. The project is to be completed in late 2012.
 
 

Representing Ohio’s 25th Senate District, including portions of Cuyahoga and Lake Counties, State Senator Nina Turner has devoted her career to strengthening Northeast Ohio and improving the lives of those who call it home. Championing innovative solutions to critical challenges, she has sought to promote collaboration and regionalism in local governance, worked to ensure that our state’s workforce is ready to leverage 21st-century opportunities, and fought to maintain the economic security of the middle class. 

 

 
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VIDEO: Senator Turner discusses why she voted against the state budget bill (HB 59).
Senator Turner recognizes Darius Ellison as the Ohio Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year for 2013.

11.20.14 - Senator Turner Applauds Passage Of Senate Bill 148

 

COLUMBUS—Today, Senate Bill 148, which designates a portion of Interstate 271 through the city of Bedford Heights as the “Army Pvt. Brandon Sloan Memorial Highway,” received final approval from the Ohio House. The chamber’s unanimous vote in support of the measure is the final legislative step necessary for the highway’s designation.

 
 

11.12.14 - Senator Turner Testifies On Bill To Close Campaign Finance Loophole

 

COLUMBUS—State Senator Nina Turner presented sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 337 before the State Government Oversight and Reform Committee in the Ohio Senate. The bill, introduced this spring, would close a loophole in Ohio’s campaign finance enforcement statutes identified in 2011. 

 
 

08.26.14 - Senator Turner Celebrates Women's Equality Day

 

COLUMBUS—To commemorate the 94th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote in the United States, State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) issued the following statement:

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 25

 
Counties: Cuyahoga (part), Lake (part)
 
 

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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-4583
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Background

 
Hometown : Cleveland
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2008; Cleveland City Councilwoman, 2006-2008


Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term