State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Jeffrey Crossman (D-Parma) introduced a bipartisan bill Monday to postpone evictions and foreclosures in Ohio amid the ongoing pandemic. The bill adds additional protections and plugs many of the well-documented gaps in the existing Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) moratorium, which expires on January 31, 2021. The bill also extends the moratorium for the duration of the COVID-19 state of emergency at the state level since the extension of the CDC's moratorium beyond January is dependent on additional federal action.
State Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) took the oath of office during the opening session of the 134th Ohio General Assembly (GA) at the Ohio Statehouse Monday, officially beginning Crossman’s second two year term as state representative for the 15th District.
Late Thursday, House Democrats delivered impassioned floor speeches against a last-minute, unvetted amendment to House Bill 175, Shoot First legislation that would permit the use of deadly force by individuals who believe their lives are endangered in any space, something Democrats say goes too far, and would threaten Black lives and make all Ohioans less safe. Then, in a move to silence more Democratic opposition, Republicans employed a rarely used parliamentary procedure to prematurely end debate, and voted to ram the bill through along party lines.
COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Jeffrey A Crossman (D-Parma) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS – State Representatives David Leland (D-Columbus) and Jeffrey Crossman (D-Parma) issued statements today in response to Ohio Attorney General David Yost filing a complaint in Franklin County Common Pleas Court that would prevent FirstEnergy and its successor-organizations from benefiting from the increased rates in House Bill (HB) 6 and prohibit the defendants in the case, including former Ohio Speaker of the House Larry Householder, from holding an elected office or lobbying for eight years.
COLUMBUS— State Reps. Randi Clites (D-Ravenna) and Jeff Crossman (D- Parma) today called on Statehouse leaders to protect Ohioans’ healthcare by advancing the bipartisan Pre-Existing Condition Protection Act, House Bill 390. The call comes after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which has created more uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA), including its provision to protect healthcare access for those with pre-existing conditions. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case challenging the ACA’s constitutionality on November 10th of this year.
COLUMBUS — State Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) voiced his support today on the decision of the Ohio Power Siting Board to allow the Northeast Ohio Ice Breaker Wind Project to proceed without restrictions on operating times.
COLUMBUS – Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 752. The legislation would prohibit anyone from interfering with the circulation of election petitions by threatening, intimidating or compensating another person, a practice commonly referred to as petition blocking.
State Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman’s (D- Parma) legislation, House Bill (HB) 230 was signed into law Tuesday. HB 230 would designate May as Brain Cancer Awareness Month.
COLUMBUS –State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) Wednesday night held a virtual community town hall as part of the Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, a series of digital events this summer where local lawmakers provide a Statehouse update on issues including COVID-19, jobs and the economy, the upcoming school year and elections.