Today, Governor Mike DeWine announced that part of his forthcoming gun reform legislation will include stronger reporting requirements for the background check system. Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) issued the following statement in response:
Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today issued statements on the legislature's duty to work together to address senseless gun violence and keep all Ohioans safe in the wake of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.
Today, the Ohio Senate voted to pass energy legislation, House Bill 6. Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights), who voted in favor of the bill, issued the following statement in response:
With a looming court case threatening the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health care access for millions of Americans, Ohio Senate Democrats today introduced a resolution reiterating their support of the landmark federal law.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on cases out of Maryland and North Carolina, deciding that partisan gerrymandering cases cannot be resolved by federal courts. The ruling means a similar, pending Ohio case against the state's congressional district maps will not go forward.