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This week, State Reps. State Reps. Thomas West (D-Canton) and Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) announced legislation dealing with false and racially motivated 911 calls during a virtual press conference

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Fri, Feb 26, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Thomas West (D-Canton) and Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) today announced new legislation dealing with false and racially motivated 911 emergency calls during a virtual press conference

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Wed, Feb 24, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) and Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) yesterday introduced House Bill (HB) 135, which would cut out-of-pocket prescription costs for patients. The legislation is very similar to their HB 469 of the 133rd General Assembly.

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Fri, Feb 19, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) announced today that House Bill (HB) 8, his bipartisan bill with State Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton) to require the recording of interrogations for most major felonies, received its first hearing in the House Criminal Justice Committee.

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today announced that House Bill (HB) 23, his bipartisan bill with Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton) to require that police officers and first responders be trained to identify and interact with individuals with dementia, received its first hearing in the House Commerce and Labor Committee.

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Wed, Feb 10, 2021

State Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) today announced the formal re-introduction and referral to committee of three bipartisan bills he worked on in the 133rd General Assembly, including:

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Fri, Feb 5, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) released the following statement today on his committee assignments for the 134th General Assembly:

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Wed, Feb 3, 2021

COLUMBUS –Today, Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President and State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) recognized Black History Month, a time to celebrate and reflect on the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Family: Representation, Identity & Diversity,” which celebrates the strength, resilience, diversity and achievements of Black families. Rep. West reaffirmed his commitment to supporting legislative efforts to build up Black families so that all Ohioans have the tools they need to get ahead. 

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Wed, Feb 3, 2021

COLUMBUS –Today, Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President and State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) recognized Black History Month, a time to celebrate and reflect on the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Family: Representation, Identity & Diversity,” which celebrates the strength, resilience, diversity and achievements of Black families. Rep. West reaffirmed his commitment to supporting legislative efforts to build up Black families so that all Ohioans have the tools they need to get ahead. 

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Wed, Feb 3, 2021

COLUMBUS –This week, State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) announced the State Controlling Board approved $100 million in federal funds for the state’s Rent Assistance Program to aid Ohioans impacted by the pandemic with financial assistance to pay rent, rent arrears, utilities and home energy costs, and utility and home energy costs arrears.

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Thu, Jan 28, 2021