Senate District 15
Hearcel F. Craig
 
 
March 28, 2022
Last week, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) spoke at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Lockbourne Greene Housing Development in the South Side neighborhood of Columbus.
 
March 10, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus), a member of the Ohio Retirement Study Council (ORSC), released the following statement after each system reported on the status of their Russian holdings and the Council voted to require Ohio's five public pension systems - the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund and the Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System - to report their progress and process on Russian divestiture at the next ORSC meeting.
 
March 8, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Media Production Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly throughout 2023.
 
November 16, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) released the following statement after the Senate passed, on a party-line vote, Senate Bill 258 - a congressional district map that continues to gerrymander Ohio's communities:
 
September 16, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) released the following statement after Republican members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission adopted state legislative maps that continue to gerrymander Ohio's communities and give the Republican Party an unearned advantage in the General Assembly:  
 
August 11, 2021
Today, Ohio state Senators Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) conducted a focus group at Columbus Chamber of Commerce in Columbus to identify obstacles and collaborate on solutions to enhance the experience of minority business owners. 
 
July 21, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Franklin County Recorder Danny O'Connor announced that they will champion legislation to give property owners the freedom to redact discriminatory language from their online housing documents.
 
June 28, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that the Ohio General Assembly passed his legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday, after adding it to House Bill 110, the operating budget.
 
June 28, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that the Ohio General Assembly passed his legislation to designate Poindexter Village in Columbus as a state historic site, after adding it to House Bill 110, the operating budget.
 
June 9, 2021
Today, Assistant Minority Whip Hearcel F. Craig announced that he voted against House Bill 110, the state operating budget. All members of the Democratic Caucus joined in opposition. 
 
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