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OLBC Sends Letter to Governor, Speaker and Senate President in Midst of Coronavirus Crisis

Calls on the General Assembly to convene immediately to address temporary paid leave, extended early voting hours, allocated resources to support local BOEs, no utility shut-offs, food stability and academic relief
March 16, 2020
Democrat Newsroom

 COLUMBUS—The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) released a statement today concerning the letter they sent Saturday to Governor Mike DeWine, Speaker of the House Larry Householder and Senate President Larry Obhof:

“We are calling upon the leadership of the Ohio Senate, Ohio House of Representatives and the Governor’s Administration to work collaboratively and to convene the Ohio General Assembly within 24-48 hours to take necessary legislative actions to help our fellow Ohioans,” OLBC members wrote. “We are encouraging all Ohioans to call their state elected officials to urge the Ohio General Assembly to get back to work on behalf of the people of Ohio.”

OLBC Sends Letter to Governor, Speaker and Senate President in Midst of Coronavirus Crisis (PDF)