COLUMBUS—State Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) today called for the resignation of Republican Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) following federal charges that he engaged in a $60 million bribery, racketeering scheme. This is the second FBI investigation into House GOP leadership in three years.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) announced Monday the state Controlling Board approved another round of federal funding to support Ohio’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, including $300 million in federal funding to offset Ohio’s K-12 schools and colleges and university’s costs of keeping students and staff safe in the fall.
COLUMBUS – State Representatives Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) and Erica Crawley (D-Columbus), both veterans of the United States Armed Forces, introduced a resolution Tuesday calling on Congress to convene oversight hearings into recently revealed information that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in exchange for the killing of American soldiers and other coalition forces in Afghanistan.
COLUMBUS – State Representatives Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) and Erica Crawley (D-Columbus), both veterans of the United States Armed Forces, yesterday introduced House Bill (HB) 721 – legislation to reform Ohio’s participation in the federal 1033 program. Currently, the 1033 program allows local law enforcement agencies to procure excess military equipment from the Defense Logistics Agency at little to no cost. HB 721 would prohibit the transfer of drones, aircraft, grenades, grenade launchers and weaponized armored vehicles from the Defense Logistics Agency to local law enforcement agencies.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-37) today applauded the House concurrence of House Bill (HB) 11, moving this Democratic priority legislation to improve prenatal and maternal health outcomes to the governor’s desk for his signature.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) issued a statement today as Republican lawmakers voted to fast-track legislationthat does little to prepare the state’s Boards of Elections to safely conduct a presidential election amid the worst global pandemic in more than a century.
House DemocraticMembers of the Veteran Caucus today sent a letter to Governor DeWine calling on him to urge President Trump to rescind his orders ending National Guard deployments. The letter, signed by state Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon), notes that the “hard stop” for deployments falls one day short of the 90-day threshold where National Guard service members would qualify to receive early retirement, education, among other benefits.
Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) today applauded the unanimous passage of Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would change how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. Democrats say the bill’s passage comes at a critical time as prolonged isolation during the state’s stay-at-home order has led to a spike in domestic violence cases.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) joined House Democrats to release their proposal for holding a safe and accessible presidential election this November amid the worst global pandemic in more than a century. Highlights of the plan include mailing a ballot with prepaid return postage to every voter, extending the ballot postmark date to Election Day, enhancing safety for in-person voting and expanding voter registration.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) today released a statement following the dangerous and partisan attack on Dr. Amy Acton by House Republicans: