COLUMBUS –Rep. Willis E. Blackshear Jr. (D-Dayton) today issued a statement on the fatal shooting that took place on Monday evening.
COLUMBUS – Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) today introduced legislation that would establish March 9th as 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion Day.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) yesterday praised the citizens of Ohio for their overwhelming support in defeating Issue 1 during the August 8th Special Election.
State Rep. Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) officially took the oath of office for his second term as state representative commencing today, Jan. 3.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Willis Blackshear Jr.(D-Dayton) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.
COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Willis Blackshear Jr. (D-Dayton) issued a statement as Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican legislation that allows Ohioans to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public without a permit, takes effect.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Willis E. Blackshear, Jr. (D-Dayton) announced the passage of the capital budget, HB 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday. The capital budget appropriates resources to state owned infrastructure, colleges, universities, and school districts as well as other community projects.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Willis Blackshear (D- Dayton) yesterday announced the Ohio Senate passage of House Bill (HB) 340, which would designate September as “International Underground Railroad Month” in Ohio to honor the legacy and extensive history of the Underground Railroad in Ohio.
COLUMBUS - Today State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Democratic members of the Ohio House of Representatives Commerce and Labor Committee issued statements after being denied answers to questions on HB 466, legislation that would cap staffing agency charges to nursing homes and significantly increase Medicaid payments for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) using COVID relief dollars.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Willis Blackshear Jr. (D-Dayton) today issued a statement following the horrific elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, which reportedly killed 19 children and two teachers.