Senate District 9
Cecil Thomas
 
 
 
October 27, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) condemned an amendment added to Senate Bill 157 in Government Oversight and Reform committee that would limit abortion clinics' ability to contract with physicians as the consulting doctor if they also worked at a public medical college or other public institution.
 
September 29, 2021
Today, state Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement condemning Senate Bill 123, the so-called "trigger ban" legislation that would automatically outlaw all abortions in Ohio if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade. The bill, which had its first hearing in the Senate Health Committee today, does not contain any exceptions for rape or incest.
 
May 24, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement in response to four mass shootings that took place in the U.S. over the weekend, including two in Ohio.
 
April 26, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) announced that he will soon introduce legislation to permanently allow Ohioans to testify remotely in front of the General Assembly. 
 
April 20, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement:
 
April 7, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) and state Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced the creation of the bicameral Ohio Gun Violence Prevention Caucus. An invite has been sent out to all Ohio House and Senate members to participate in the legislative caucus focused on advancing commonsense gun safety measures in Ohio.
 
March 24, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) issued the following statement in response to the recent mass shootings in Atlanta, GA, and Boulder, CO, calling on members of the 134th General Assembly to pass commonsense gun laws in Ohio.
 
March 4, 2021
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) expressed support for the police reform proposals made by Governor Mike DeWine yesterday in front of the Cincinnati City Council Law and Public Safety committee.
 
February 17, 2021
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
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Avondale) praised the new criminal justice and public safety initiatives proposed by Governor Mike DeWine as part of his state budget proposal.
 
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