Senate District 15
Charleta B. Tavares
 
 
June 14, 2018
Today, state Senators Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) and Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) introduced a resolution, Senate Concurrent Resolution 25, denouncing President Trump's proposed "domestic gag rule" and affirming their support for medically-accurate, legal family planning services.
 
June 6, 2018
Today, state Senators Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) provided sponsor testimony on the Child Gun Safety Act, Senate Bill 279, in the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee. SB 279 would require adult gun owners to keep their firearms housed in locked containers or secured by a trigger lock when a minor is present.
 
June 5, 2018
Today, state Senator Charleta B. Tavares' (D-Columbus) Senate Bill 16, which would require cultural competency training for health care professionals, will receive its second hearing in Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee.
 
May 31, 2018
State Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) recently introduced a bill, Senate Bill 302, to improve Ohio's poor health indicators by requiring the State to determine how all new rules and regulations would impact the health of Ohioans.
 
May 30, 2018
State Senators Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) and Bob Hackett (R-London) recently introduced a bipartisan resolution, Senate Concurrent Resolution 24, to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental illness in Ohio and across the nation.
 
May 14, 2018
State Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) recently introduced legislation to designate the months of March and September as "Civic Engagement Awareness Months." Senate Bill 298 highlights the importance of increasing voter registration, education and participation. 
 
April 17, 2018
Today, state Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) provided sponsor testimony on the Eyewitness Protection Act, Senate Bill 13. The legislation is aimed at protecting citizens who record incidents involving law enforcement and civilians.
 
April 17, 2018
Today, state Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) provided sponsor testimony in Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee on two bills to improve the well-being of Ohioans.
 
March 27, 2018
Today, state Senators Charleta B. Tavares (D- Columbus) and Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) introduced a bill to strictly regulate how gun owners store their guns when minors are present.
 
March 7, 2018
State Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) announced that she has introduced Senate Bill 270 to help reform the culture on Capitol Square in Columbus by revising sexual harassment policy and training standards for House and Senate staff, agencies and lobbyists.
 
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