Rep. Leland testifies before the Senate Finance Committee about his bipartisan priority bill to create the Ohio Public Defender Loan Repayment Program
Rep. Leland testifies before the Senate Finance Committee about his bipartisan priority bill to create the Ohio Public Defender Loan Repayment Program
 Rep. Leland speaks to attendees at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Leland speaks to attendees at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
 Rep. Leland with Reps. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Leland with Reps. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) and Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) at the Whitehall Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Leland speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
Rep. Leland speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
 Rep. Leland speaks in favor of his bipartisan bill creating the Ohio Public Defender State Loan Repayment Program
Rep. Leland speaks in favor of his bipartisan bill creating the Ohio Public Defender State Loan Repayment Program
 Rep. Leland speaks on the House floor in support of HB 6
Rep. Leland speaks on the House floor in support of HB 6
Rep. Leland speaks at a press conference introducing the Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Act
Rep. Leland speaks at a press conference introducing the Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Act
 Rep. Leland speaks about Priority Bills for 133rd General Assembly
Rep. Leland speaks about Priority Bills for 133rd General Assembly
 Rep. Leland passes a candle to Rep. Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Leland passes a candle to Rep. Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Leland lights a memorial candle at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Leland lights a memorial candle at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
 Rep. Leland speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) before House session
Rep. Leland speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) before House session
 Rep. Leland talks with Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) before House Session
Rep. Leland talks with Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) before House Session
St. Francis DeSales HS Choir visits the Statehouse
St. Francis DeSales HS Choir visits the Statehouse
 Rep. Leland listening to the St. Francis DeSales HS Choir
Rep. Leland listening to the St. Francis DeSales HS Choir
 Ohio Audubon Society Conference
Ohio Audubon Society Conference
 Rep. Leland Reading helping a young constituent read as part of the Northern Lights Library's Reading Buddies Program
Rep. Leland Reading helping a young constituent read as part of the Northern Lights Library's Reading Buddies Program
 Representatives Leland and Curtin at the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's
Representatives Leland and Curtin at the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's
Rep. Leland reading to children for Storytime at Whetstone Public Library
Rep. Leland reading to children for Storytime at Whetstone Public Library
 Rep. Leland serving corn at the St. Anthony's Parish Corn Roast Festival
Rep. Leland serving corn at the St. Anthony's Parish Corn Roast Festival
 Maize Manor Playground Dedication
Maize Manor Playground Dedication
Celebrating the 4th of July
Celebrating the 4th of July
 Rep. Leland visiting EWI as a part of National Manufacturing Day
Rep. Leland visiting EWI as a part of National Manufacturing Day
 Rep. Leland presenting a resolution declaring September 26th, 2015 as Green Apple Day of Service
Rep. Leland presenting a resolution declaring September 26th, 2015 as Green Apple Day of Service
Congratulating the Centennial HS STEM Club for being the 2015 National Rube Goldberg Machine Competition Champions
Congratulating the Centennial HS STEM Club for being the 2015 National Rube Goldberg Machine Competition Champions
 Recognizing a constituent, Katie Brosmer, as the 2015 Big Sister of the Year
Recognizing a constituent, Katie Brosmer, as the 2015 Big Sister of the Year
 Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
 Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
Rep. Leland reviews students' Civic Action Projects at St. Francis DeSales High School
 Receiving a carnation during House swearing-in ceremony
Receiving a carnation during House swearing-in ceremony
Rep. Leland during the 115th General Assembly
Rep. Leland during the 115th General Assembly
 Rep. Leland with the Columbus Clippers mascots
Rep. Leland with the Columbus Clippers mascots
 Rep. Leland speaks with a constituent
Rep. Leland speaks with a constituent
Rep. Leland with Minority Whip Boyce & Leader Strahorn
Rep. Leland with Minority Whip Boyce & Leader Strahorn
 Welcome to Clintonville!
Welcome to Clintonville!
 House honors National Championship OSU Football team
House honors National Championship OSU Football team
 

Always committed to making the north Columbus community a better place to live and work, State Representative David Leland has lived in the 22nd Ohio House District for more than 48 years. During this time, he has volunteered with many organizations, such as the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center, Friends of the Library, and the Clintonville 4th of July Celebration. His commitment to community service was recognized by the OSU Alumni Association with its Citizenship Award.

 
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Representative Leland Serves In the Following Committees :

Criminal JusticeEnergy and Natural ResourcesFinancial InstitutionsWays and Means
 
 
 
 

06.24.20 - Leland, Dems Urge House To Return To Session, Say Too Much Left Undone Amid Unprecedented Crises

 

Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today joined Dem lawmakers to urge House Republican leaders to call the chamber back into session to address several critical issues facing the state, including health and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, systemic racism and police brutality, questions surrounding the November election, and looming state budget shortfalls.

 
 

06.19.20 - Gov. DeWine Implements Key Provisions Of The Worker Protection Act

 

COLUMBUS— Yesterday, Governor DeWine announced the signing of executive order 2020-24D, which provided protections for unemployed Ohioans who are over 65 or considered “high risk” and asked to return to work by their prior employer. Where previously they would have been disqualified from receiving benefits for refusing an offer of suitable work, now these Ohioans will remain eligible for unemployment.

 

 
 

06.09.20 - Grassroots Outpouring Against Stand Your Ground Bill Draws From Enthusiasm Of George Floyd Protests

 

At 11:44am yesterday, the House Criminal Justice Committee announced a last-minute addition to today’s hearing agenda: House Bill 381, Stand Your Ground, was added to the schedule. Since then, activists and grassroots organizations have responded with an avalanche of opposition to the bill.

 
 

05.26.20 - House Democrats Introduce The Worker Protection Act

 

COLUMBUS—Ohio House Democratic lawmakers, led by Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), today introduced legislation to protect at-risk workers from being forced to choose between returning to unsafe working conditions or losing unemployment benefits.

 

 
 
 

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Representative David Leland
District 22
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-2473
Fax      (614) 719-6961
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