Rep. Cera with a small group of the Steubenville High School football team, Division IV State Champions
Rep. Cera with a small group of the Steubenville High School football team, Division IV State Champions
 Rep. Cera speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Cera speaking on the House floor during session
 Rep. Cera offers Sponsor Testimony during Committee
Rep. Cera offers Sponsor Testimony during Committee
Rep. Cera speaks on the House Floor
Rep. Cera speaks on the House Floor
 House Session
House Session
 Rep. Cera (second from right) joins fellow members of the 131st General Assembly to take the oath of office
Rep. Cera (second from right) joins fellow members of the 131st General Assembly to take the oath of office
Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
 House Session
House Session
 House Session
House Session
House Session
House Session
 Rep. Cera signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Cera signs the discharge petition in an effort to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
 
 

State Representative Jack Cera, a native of Bellaire, Ohio (Belmont County) was tapped to serve the people of Eastern Ohio in the Ohio House of Representatives in December 2011.

Cera serves House District 96, which includes the citizens of Monroe County, Jefferson County and parts of Belmont County.

Representative Cera is a strong voice at the Statehouse, advocating for better jobs, increased economic opportunity, local community development, good schools, health care, and Ohio's working families and elderly.

With the emerging Marcellus and Utica...

 
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02.22.18 - Cera Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Streamline Outdoor Sports Licensing In Ohio

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 518, a bipartisan initiative to streamline the licensing process for Ohio’s sportsmen and women.

 
 

02.21.18 - Rep. Cera Announces Eight Local Fire Departments Awarded Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today applauded a decision by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to award Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grants to eight departments within the 96th House District. Fire departments that serve populations of fewer than 10,000 people were eligible to apply for the grants, which are federally funded and distributed through the Forestry Division of ODNR.

 
 

02.20.18 - Dem Lawmakers Announce Bill To Establish Restore Ohio Program To Invest In Local Infrastructure

 

State Reps. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) and John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) today introduced HB 499 to establish the Restore Ohio program, a program which would invest in local infrastructure projects to restore crumbling roads and bridges, fix aging water and sewer systems and update the state’s outdated infrastructure. The program would invest $1 billion in state Rainy Day funds to provide low-interest loans and grants to local governments to rebuild and modernize Ohio’s aging infrastructure.

 
 

02.15.18 - Cera Responds To Belmont County Well Pad Emergency

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today responded to this morning’s well pad emergency near Powhatan Point in Belmont County, Ohio.

Cera noted that state officials from ODNR assured him that the agency is working with the OEPA and local emergency officials to minimize the impact on local residents and the environment surrounding the spill and fire.

“ODNR has reached out and are working with local officials for the safety of our residents and the protection of our natural resources. It is my understanding that XTO officials are setting up a hotline to help address questions and concerns regarding temporary housing, etc. I will continue to monitor the situation and work with all parties to ensure that the creek is restored to the way it was before this incident took place.” 

 
 
 

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Representative Jack Cera
District 96
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-3735
Fax      (614) 719-6995
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Hometown : Bellaire
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term