Senate District 9
Cecil Thomas
 
 
 
September 13, 2018
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) marked one week since the tragic shooting at Fifth Third Bank in downtown Cincinnati with a solemn reflection on the events and solutions to curb gun violence.
 
July 10, 2018
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) supported the passage of Substitute House Bill 123 to reform Ohio's payday lending industry.
 
June 27, 2018
Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision on the Janus vs. AFSCME case, stating that public-sector unions' fair share fees, collected from employees who decline to join a union but still benefit from their negotiations, are unconstitutional. The decision will essentially bring "right to work" to public sector workers across America. 

Ohio state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) issued the following statement in response:
 
June 19, 2018
Today, legislative Democrats in the Ohio House and Senate announced state legislation opposing the Trump Administration's family separation immigration policy, which has led to the mandatory separation of children from their parents at the border.
 
June 14, 2018
Today, state Senators Charleta B. Tavares (D-Columbus) and Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) introduced a resolution, Senate Concurrent Resolution 25, denouncing President Trump's proposed "domestic gag rule" and affirming their support for medically-accurate, legal family planning services.
 
June 7, 2018
This week, three common-sense bills introduced by Democratic senators to curb gun violence following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida received their first committee hearings in the Ohio Senate.
 
June 6, 2018
Today, state Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) voted for House Bill 10, which creates a new performance audit report to bring long overdue accountability to JobsOhio, the state's economic development entity generally shielded from public records law.
 
April 17, 2018
The University of Cincinnati's Board of Trustees voted today to freeze undergraduate tuition for the fourth consecutive year. State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) issued the following statement in response:
 
April 12, 2018
State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) issued a call to action today for groups and individuals to organize for common sense gun control measures.
 
March 26, 2018
Two Ohio Senate Democrats today announced that they will introduce a comprehensive package of legislation to curb gun violence.
 
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