Loading
Skip to main content

Hearcel F. Craig News

Loading
{"removedFilters":"","searchUpdateUrl":"\/members\/hearcel-f-craig\/news\/update-search","start":51,"pageSize":25,"sort":"PublishDateDesc"}
Results 51 - 75 of 87
Sort Options
Sort Options
Sort Options
Press Releases
February 23, 2021 Craig and Williams Reintroduce Resolution to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis
Today, state Senators Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Sandra R. Williams (D-Cleveland) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 to declare racism a public health crisis. Twenty-five cities, counties and boards of health across Ohio alonehave passed similar declarations.
February 23, 2021 Craig Reintroduces Bill to Make Juneteenth a Paid Holiday
Today, state Senators Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) introduced legislation to declare Juneteenth a paid state holiday in Ohio. Senate Bill 78 is a reintroduction of Senate Bill 334 from the past General Assembly, which passed unanimously through the Senate.
February 17, 2021 Craig to Introduce Commonsense Gun Bills Supported by Majority of Ohioans
This week, state Senators Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale), Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Sandra R. Williams (D-Cleveland) announced that they will soon reintroduce six commonsense gun reform bills that would keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
February 4, 2021 Craig Issues Statement on Unsafe Committee Environment
Today, state Senator Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) issued a statement to address the inadequate safety protocol during the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee this week:
February 4, 2021 Craig Statement on Indictment of Adam Coy
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement regarding the indictment of former Columbus police officer Adam Coy, who was arrested yesterday and charged with murder in connection with the death of Columbus resident Andre Hill:
January 27, 2021 Craig Introduces Bill to Declare Poindexter Village a Historical Site
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) introduced legislation to formally include the Poindexter Village buildings to the Ohio History Connection (OHC) network of historic sites and museums.
January 25, 2021 Craig and Thomas to Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage
Today, state Senators Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) announced that they will soon introduce legislation to incrementally raise Ohio's minimum wage to $15 per hour.Today, state Senators Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) and Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that they will soon introduce legislation toToday, state Senators Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) and Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that they will soon introduce legislation to incrementally raise Ohio's minimum wage to $15 per hour. incrementally raise Ohio's minimum wage to $15 per hour.
January 15, 2021 Craig Appointed as Top Democrat on Insurance and Government Oversight and Reform Committees
The Ohio Senate today announced that state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) will serve as Ranking Democratic Member on the following committees for the 134th General Assembly.
January 5, 2021 Craig Criticizes Governor for Signing Stand Your Ground
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement criticizing Governor Mike DeWine for signing Senate Bill 175, which includes the so-called Stand-Your-Ground law:
December 29, 2020 Craig Statement on Termination of Officer Adam Coy
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) released the following statement:
December 23, 2020 Craig, Crawley Statement on Police-Involved Shooting of Columbus Man
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and state Representative Erica C. Crawley (D-Columbus) released the following statement.
December 18, 2020 Craig Applauds Funding for Franklin County Investment Projects
Today, state Senator Craig (D-Columbus) praised the Ohio Senate's passage of the state's Capital Budget, which includes almost $21 million for 35 economic development projects in Franklin County.
December 10, 2020 Craig Statement on Police Killing of Casey Goodson
December 2, 2020 Senate Passes Craig Bill Establishing Juneteenth as Legal Holiday
Today, state Senators Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) announced the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 334, which would make Juneteenth a paid state holiday in Ohio. Juneteenth commemorates the official end of slavery on June 19, 1865, when 250,000 enslaved people in Galveston, TX, learned of their freedom.
August 13, 2020 Craig and Williams Urge Vote on Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis
Today, state Senators Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) released the following statements after Governor Mike DeWine said that "Racism is a public health crisis."
July 31, 2020 Craig, Antonio Urge Governor to Freeze Evictions and Foreclosures
Today, state Senators Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine asking his administration to temporarily halt all evictions and foreclosures across the state during the declared state of emergency due to Covid-19.
July 16, 2020 Craig Comments on CSRAB Meeting
Craig Comments on CSRAB Meeting
 
Today, state Senator Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement after the meeting of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB):
June 29, 2020 Craig and Brenner Introduce Bill to Make Juneteenth a Paid Holiday
Craig and Brenner Introduce Bill to Make Juneteenth a Paid Holiday
 
State Senators Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) introduced today SB 334, which would declare Juneteenth a paid state holiday in Ohio.
June 9, 2020 Craig and Williams Urge Senate Committee to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis
Craig and Williams Urge Senate Committee to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis
 
Today, state Senators Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) provided sponsor testimony on Senate Concurrent Resolution 14, which would declare racism a public health crisis in Ohio, in front of the Health, Human Services and Medicaid committee.
May 29, 2020 CRAIG AND YUKO ISSUE STATEMENT ON PROTESTS IN COLUMBUS
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:
March 6, 2020 Craig and Antonio Celebrate Bill Passages but Urge Further Action on Insulin Affordability Act
Craig and Antonio Celebrate Bill Passages but Urge Further Action on Insulin Affordability Act
 
Today, state Sens. Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) and Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) urged the legislature to take up the remaining parts of their Insulin Affordability Act. The Ohio Senate recently gave unanimous approval to their bills to establish Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Day, Senate Bill 230, and to encourage Asian Americans to be screened for type 2 diabetes, Senate Concurrent Resolution 7.
February 12, 2020 Diabetes Legislation from Craig and Antonio Passes Senate Committee
Diabetes Legislation from Craig and Antonio Passes Senate Committee
 
Today, state Senators Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Nickie J. Antonio (D- Lakewood) announced that three of the five bills that make up their Insulin Affordability Act were voted out of the Senate Health, Human Service & Medicaid Committee. The three bills that passed committee today include Senate Bill 230 and Senate Resolution 406, which establish Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Day, and Senate Concurrent Resolution 7 to encourage Asian Americans to be screened for type 2 diabetes. All three bills passed unanimously.
December 9, 2019 New State Bill Would Remove Barriers to Treatment Access for Stage IV Cancer Patients
New State Bill Would Remove Barriers to Treatment Access for Stage IV Cancer Patients
 
Together with State Sen. Bob Hackett (R-London) and State Sen. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus), The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC - James) today announced new legislation that would ensure immediate access to treatment for stage IV cancer patients in Ohio.
November 6, 2019 Senate Passes Craig's Bill Designating Poindexter Village as Historical Site
Senate Passes Craig's Bill Designating Poindexter Village as Historical Site
 
Today, state Sen. Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced the passage of his legislation to designate Columbus' Poindexter Village as a historic site, Senate Bill 192.
October 31, 2019 Legislators Introduce Diabetes Awareness Bill Package
Legislators Introduce Diabetes Awareness Bill Package
 
Today, State Sen. Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and state Rep. Dr. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) announced a package of bills to address insulin pricing and increase awareness of diabetes prevention tools.