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Representative Thomas West - District 49

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Thomas West
District 49
"Whether it's cutting through red tape, authoring legislation or connecting community members to the state, my office is open and ready to help."

House District 49

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-8030
Fax: (614) 719-6952

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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) today announced that House Bill (HB) 167, COVID-19 relief legislation that will deliver $465 million in direct aid for rent and utility assistance, was signed into law. House Democrats have called for rent and utility relief since the onset of the pandemic, introducing bills that would have created a program for immediate rental assistance, postponed evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 pandemic, and prevented utility shutoffs during an emergency.

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Tue, May 11, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today announced that House Bill (HB) 45, his bipartisan bill with Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) to establish a temporary tax amnesty program that would forgive interest and penalties on delinquent taxes and fees, received its first hearing in the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee.

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Tue, May 4, 2021

Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including $39 million to cover the administrative costs of running the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Unemployment Insurance programs.

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Mon, May 3, 2021

State Reps. Thomas West (D-Canton) and Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today announced that they will soon introduce legislation to limit qualified immunity for police officers in Ohio.

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Fri, Apr 30, 2021