The Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus recently urged the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) to resolve a yearlong strike at the Cambria Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel, where it is a majority owner.
Today, the Ohio Senate voted, along party lines, to give their final approval to the Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) budget. State Sen. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement in response:
Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and Rep. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) introduced legislation designed to protect victims of sexual violence in Ohio in a joint press conference with state Sens. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Stephanie Kunze (R-Columbus) this afternoon at the Ohio Statehouse. The proposed legislation recognizes that health care professionals who use their status of trust and power to violate people under their care and supervision must have enhanced consequences.
State Senator Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) welcomed the news that Columbus has a larger population than San Francisco. According the U.S. Census Bureau, Columbus now has 892,533 people, compared with San Francisco's 883,305.
This week, the Ohio Senate announced that state Senator Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) will serve as ranking minority member of the Insurance and Financial Institutions, and Government Oversight and Reform committee in the 133rd General Assembly.