On December 5th, Senator Cafaro and Senator Obhof presented The Ohio State University Football Coach Urban Meyer with a Senate Resolution honoring him for his leadership with a 12-0 football season during Senate Session.
On December 5th, Senator Cafaro and Senator Obhof presented The Ohio State University Football Coach Urban Meyer with a Senate Resolution honoring him for his leadership with a 12-0 football season during Senate Session.
 Senator Capri S. Cafaro delivers the Democratic Response to the State of the State surrounded by Democratic legislators, police officers and firefighters.
Senator Capri S. Cafaro delivers the Democratic Response to the State of the State surrounded by Democratic legislators, police officers and firefighters.
 On Wednesday, May 22, Senators Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) presented sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 83, legislation that would repeal the statue of limitations that currently governs the crimes of rape and sexual battery.
On Wednesday, May 22, Senators Capri Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) presented sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 83, legislation that would repeal the statue of limitations that currently governs the crimes of rape and sexual battery.
Senator Capri Cafaro speaks about healthcare access and coverage for all Ohioans during the Ohio Senate debate on the state budget.
Senator Capri Cafaro speaks about healthcare access and coverage for all Ohioans during the Ohio Senate debate on the state budget.
 Senator Cafaro speaks during the Ohio Association of Free Clinics Annual Legislative Day.
Senator Cafaro speaks during the Ohio Association of Free Clinics Annual Legislative Day.
 Senator Cafaro stands with Senator Nina Turner and Pamela Mascio, former Board President of Susan G. Komen's NE Ohio Affiliate, at the Race for the Cure.
Senator Cafaro stands with Senator Nina Turner and Pamela Mascio, former Board President of Susan G. Komen's NE Ohio Affiliate, at the Race for the Cure.
AMVETS presents Senator Cafaro with their Legislator of the Year award.
AMVETS presents Senator Cafaro with their Legislator of the Year award.
 Senator Cafaro joined State officials in the opening of the new Statehouse Museum.
Senator Cafaro joined State officials in the opening of the new Statehouse Museum.
 Senator Cafaro delivers sponsor testimony on SB 130, to require long-term care facilities to notify residents of sex offender/out-of-state felon co-residents.
Senator Cafaro delivers sponsor testimony on SB 130, to require long-term care facilities to notify residents of sex offender/out-of-state felon co-residents.
Senator Cafaro accepts the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Corn Growers Association, the Ohio Soybean Association, and the Ohio Wheat Growers Association.
Senator Cafaro accepts the Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Corn Growers Association, the Ohio Soybean Association, and the Ohio Wheat Growers Association.
 Senator Cafaro speaks to the Community Action Leadership Academy at the Riffe Center.
Senator Cafaro speaks to the Community Action Leadership Academy at the Riffe Center.
 Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
Senators Cafaro and Joe Schiavoni speak on a resolution to United States Congress to treat all of the General Motors-Delphi retirees fairly and equitably.
Senator Cafaro addresses those gathered at the the 11th Annual African American Legislators' Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (OLBC).
Senator Cafaro addresses those gathered at the the 11th Annual African American Legislators' Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (OLBC).
 
 

Capri S Cafaro is a fourth generation resident of Ohio’s 32nd Senate district, an area she has had the honor to represent since January 2007.   Now entering her ninth year of service, Cafaro is the dean of the Senate Democratic caucus.  During her tenure, Cafaro has established a track record of legislative effectiveness and leadership, advocating for economic growth and for the voices of the vulnerable. 

 
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On April 22nd, Senator Cafaro honored the Warren G. Harding High School Girls Track Team for winning the State Championship in March during Senate Session.
Senator Capri Cafaro Introduces New Legislation to Expand Medicaid In Ohio

12.09.15 - Comprehensive Prior Authorization Bill Unanimously Passes Senate

 

COLUMBUS – Senate Bill 129, sponsored by Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) and Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), passed unanimously on the Ohio Senate floor on December 9th.  This legislation would help protect consumers and providers of health care in Ohio. SB 129 would create standards for prior authorization medications, treatments, and devices and place a time limit on the approval of these requests.

 
 

11.10.15 - Senator Cafaro Announces VOCA Grant Awardees

 

COLUMBUS – State Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) issued the following statement today after the Ohio Attorney General’s Office released the organizations who will receive VOCA grants.

 
 

10.27.15 - Senator Capri S. Cafaro Introduces SACWIS Expansion Bill

 

Columbus, OH--  Senator Capri S. Cafaro (D-Hubbard) has introduced a bill that would expand the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) to school principals. The intention of the bill is to help prevent children with open cases in JFS from slipping through the cracks when they change school districts and counties. 

 
 

10.23.15 - Senator Cafaro Chosen As Legislator Of The Year By Public Children Services Association Of Ohio

 

Columbus- Today, Senator Capri S. Cafaro accepted the 2015 Public Children Services Association of Ohio’s Legislator of the Year Award. Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO) is a membership-driven association of Ohio’s county Public Children Services Agencies.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 32

 
Counties: Ashtabula, Geauga (part), Trumbull
 

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7182
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Background

 
Hometown : Hubbard
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2007


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term