State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today applauded Governor Kasich’s Wednesday signing of House Bill (HB) 195—her bipartisan legislation to improve transportation options of Ohioans in wheelchairs. The Improving Mobility Aid Accessibility Act, joint-sponsored by State Rep. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati), previously passed unanimously out of the House and Senate.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 529, the state’s $2.6 billion biennial capital bill. The capital budget is primarily used to fund the upkeep of state facilities, colleges and university campuses and state lands, but also includes a number of community projects that directly affect Cincinnati, North College Hill, Mt. Healthy and Springfield Township. The bill includes $4 million for the FC Cincinnati Stadium, which may be located in Cincinnati.
“By funding essential infrastructure and public improvement projects, this bill will create good paying jobs for individuals across the state and put more money back into local economies,” said Rep. Ingram. “My legislative colleagues and I have put real investment in attacking the opioid crisis, supporting fine arts programs and improving human services for those most vulnerable. This bill marks an important step forward.”
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today called for constituents and the public to share their concerns, suggestions and other thoughts regarding the direction of the state through a new online survey.
Citizens can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HouseDistrict32Survey
State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement in support of the Working People’s Day of Action planned for Saturday, February 24 at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio march comes on the heels of the introduction of six Republican-sponsored constitutional amendments to implement so-called “right to work” legislation and other workplace restrictions in the Buckeye State.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 487, the School Property Sales Fairness Act, legislation that would eliminate the right of first refusal that state law currently provides to community schools, college-preparatory boarding schools and STEM schools before public school districts put property up for auction or private sale.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today praised the signing in to law of legislation creating a new Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) license plate in support of one of Ohio’s top school districts.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 418, the Expediting the Transfer of Student Records Act, legislation that would require K-12 schools in Ohio to, upon request, transfer student records to another school within five school days.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today shared news of her recent appointment as a nonvoting member of the Broadcast Educational Media Commission (BEMC).
“As an elected official and educator with over 20 years of service from the classroom to the board of education, I have seen firsthand how public broadcasting can have a positive impact on students,” said Ingram. “I am honored to have the opportunity to help advance educational outcomes and create a positive impact on students and educators through my work on the commission.”
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today introduced the Accident Victim Privacy Protection Act, legislation to prohibit the sale of personal information obtained from accident reports to prevent businesses from soliciting accident victims for profit.
“Vehicular accident reports contain significant amounts of personal information, and victims should not be subject to harassment after a car accident,” said Ingram. “The Accident Victim Privacy Protection Act will help prevent ‘ambulance chasers’ from purchasing this information, protecting victims’ identities and putting a stop to repeated calls from companies trying to make an extra buck.”
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today introduced legislation with Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) to create a new Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) license plate in support of one of Ohio’s top school districts.
“For almost 200 years, Cincinnati Public Schools have educated, inspired and prepared generations to be civic-minded, intelligent and socially aware citizens,” said Ingram. “CPS is a diverse and historic district that serves 35,000 Cincinnati-area students every year, and deserves strong community support. I am proud to introduce legislation to help benefit this wonderful district.”