Senate District 9
Cecil Thomas
January 18, 2018
COLUMBUS - Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) issued the following statement on Amazon's decision to not include Cincinnati on its list of finalists for its second North American headquarters.
January 12, 2018
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's remarks criticizing immigration from Haiti and African countries, which he described as "shithole countries": "Once again, our president's behavior is reflecting poorly on the United States and his words are alienating our allies.
August 12, 2019
State senators Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) and Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) announced the reintroduction of two gun reform bills--one requiring universal background checks and the other raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm.
October 12, 2018
Senator Thomas expressed his frustrations with the Ohio Office of Budget and Management's flawed fiscal analysis of Issue 1.
November 7, 2017

Columbus—Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) released the following statement after the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

October 5, 2017
Columbus– Today, Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) announced that he will soon introduce legislation to ban the sale and possession of bump-fire stocks in Ohio. 
June 6, 2017
COLUMBUS – Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) released the following statement opposing current language in Ohio’s state budget bill – Substitute House Bill 49 – that would allow oil and gas drilling in local parks and other public lands.
May 5, 2017
COLUMBUS – Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) attended the unveiling of the “Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness” license plate at the American Cancer Society in Avondale. The idea for the license plate came from Josie Holloman-Adams, president of the Erica J. Holloman Foundation, Inc. and mother of Erica J. Holloman who passed away from TNBC in 2011 at the age of 35. 
April 10, 2017
COLUMBUS – Today, Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) called on Senator Sherrod Brown, Senator Rob Portman and all Congressional representatives to do what they can to stop the deportation of Maribel Trujillo-Diaz to Mexico. Maribel is a working mother of four from Hamilton, Ohio. She is scheduled to be deported tomorrow, April 11th, despite years-long efforts by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to appeal to legislators on her behalf.
March 8, 2017

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) introduced Senate Bill 92, which would downgrade the failure to display a front license plate to a secondary traffic offense. The senator originally introduced this legislation during the 131st General Assembly (GA), after Cincinnati native Sam DuBose was killed during a traffic stop by former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. DuBose was initially pulled over for failing to display a front license plate.

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