Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and state Senator Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following joint statement about the protests that took place in Senator Craig's district last night:
Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine to lay out the conditions they believe are necessary before his administration reopens Ohio's economy. The senators want the governor to first and foremost protect the health and safety of Ohioans.
- Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic leadership condemned state Senator Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) for comparing the actions taken by Health Director Amy Acton in response of the Covid-19 pandemic to those taken by Nazi Germany. Democratic leaders have asked for a full apology.
Today, the Ohio Senate unanimously passed Sub. H.B. 197, emergency legislation to help Ohio respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) issued the following statement:
- Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) released the following statements urging the Ohio General Assembly to prioritize the needs of Ohioans and their families in the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak.