Senate District 15
Hearcel F. Craig
 
 
May 25, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement in response to a mass shooting this week at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 children and two teachers.
 
May 4, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) congratulated the 2022 class of the City of Columbus Hall of Fame: Maude Hill, Mary Teresa Funk, Rev. Dr. James Poindexter and Ned Pettus Jr., whom Senator Craig spoke about during the ceremony.
 
April 11, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement after the cosmetic company Orveon announced that it will open an extension of its corporate offices in the Arena District in Columbus, which will create 150 new jobs.
 
April 7, 2022
This week, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) and Representative Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) honored Columbus resident Kaylie Goines as the 2022 Youth of the Year awardee for the Boy and Girls Clubs of Central Ohio.
 
April 7, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) issued the following statement after Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to ever serve as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
 
March 31, 2022
Today, state Senators Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) and Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) highlighted Ohio's Step Up to Quality Program, the impacts of improved kindergarten readiness and the need to increase pay for early childhood education workers during a press conference on the expanding access to and increasing the quality of early childhood education programs.
 
March 28, 2022
Last week, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) spoke at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Lockbourne Greene Housing Development in the South Side neighborhood of Columbus.
 
March 10, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus), a member of the Ohio Retirement Study Council (ORSC), released the following statement after each system reported on the status of their Russian holdings and the Council voted to require Ohio's five public pension systems - the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund and the Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System - to report their progress and process on Russian divestiture at the next ORSC meeting.
 
March 8, 2022
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) 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 throughout 2023.
 
November 16, 2021
Today, state Senator Hearcel F. Craig (D-Columbus) released the following statement after the Senate passed, on a party-line vote, Senate Bill 258 - a congressional district map that continues to gerrymander Ohio's communities:
 
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