COLUMBUS—State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 99, legislation that would allow teachers and staff to be armed in schools. House Democrats voted against the extreme proposal.
COLUMBUS—Wednesday morning, State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) will deliver sponsor testimony on House Bill 389, bipartisan energy legislation to reduce waste and save consumers money.
Following today’s 10th District Court of Appeals ruling that Ohio should continue paying the additional $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits, Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) issued the following statement:
COLUMBUS—Today, State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) filed bipartisan energy legislation to curb carbon emissions and reduce consumer costs.
Following the announcement of the deferred prosecution agreement between the FBI and FirstEnergy Corp. on Thursday, State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) issued the following statement:
Democratic lawmakers on the House Civil Justice Committee, including Ranking Member Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) and Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus), Tuesday voted in opposition to an amendment to House Bill 286 that would allow for a change in jurisdiction for certain public corruption cases from the Franklin County Prosecutor to the defendant’s county of residence.
COLUMBUS—Wednesday afternoon, just eight days after the high-profile announcement that sweeping bail reform legislation was being introduced, State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville) will deliver sponsor testimony on House Bill 315 before the House Criminal Justice Committee.
Tuesday morning, alongside Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton), and a coalition of supporters, State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) announced the introduction of bipartisan bail reform legislation.
Thursday, following the announcement by Governor DeWine that Ohio would opt out of the bonus $300 unemployment payments from the federal government beginning on June 26, State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) issued the following statement:
Thursday, dozens of individuals and interest groups will unite to testify in opposition to House Bill 99 during House Criminal Justice Committee. The bill would allow teachers and school staff to carry guns on school grounds with no training beyond what is required for a concealed carry license, just eight hours of total training – six hours of classroom study and only two hours of on-range training.