Senate District 21
Sandra R. Williams
April 9, 2020
Today, state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) urged Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted and Health Director Dr. Amy Acton to release racial breakdowns of confirmed COVID- 19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths in Ohio.
March 25, 2020
Today, state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) applauded the passage of Sub. H.B.197, legislation that will help Ohio respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 4, 2020
Today, state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) provided sponsor testimony on "Ban the Box" legislation, Senate Bill 70 (SB 70) to the Senate Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee. SB 70 would prohibit private employers from including questions about an applicant's conviction record or whether they've plead guilty to a felony on an employment application.
March 3, 2020
Today, Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) provided sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 273 (SB 273) to the Senate Ways and Means committee. The purpose of this legislation is to help protect long-term homeowners and vulnerable citizens from unreasonable property tax increases and to prohibit municipalities from imposing water and sewers liens on properties.
February 19, 2020
Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) announced today that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission 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 during 2021.
January 22, 2020
Today, state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) provided sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 241 before the Ohio Senate Insurance and Financial Institutions. The bill aims to improve access to mental health services in Ohio.
January 13, 2020
On Friday, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus expressed their concern about the safety of youth in Ohio's juvenile detention facilities. Despite a recent state report touting positive outcomes, a recent U.S. Department of Justice survey found that Ohio has the highest percentage of youth reporting sexual abuse at any juvenile detention system in the country. 
May 29, 2019
Today, the Ohio Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 68. The bill, which was sponsored by state Senator Sandra Williams, allows Ohioans who can't afford to pay the driver's license reinstatement fees to perform community service instead.
May 3, 2019
Senator Sandra Williams (D- Cleveland) has reintroduced legislation that restricts firearm access to those who pose an immediate threat to themselves or others. Senate Bill (SB) 19 establishes a legal process for temporarily removing firearms from the possession of people who display signs of being a danger to themselves or others.
April 24, 2019
Today, state Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) joined Governor Mike DeWine and state Senator Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) at the signing of Senate Bill 30, which creates the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission to honor the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.
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