Rep. Craig speaking with Rep. Kuhns at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Craig speaking with Rep. Kuhns at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 Rep. Craig and members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Rep. Craig and members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
 Rep. Craig is sworn in to the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Rep. Craig is sworn in to the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Rep. Craig speaking during House session
Rep. Craig speaking during House session
 Rep. Craig takes oath of office with other members of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Craig takes oath of office with other members of the 131st General Assembly
 
 

Representative Hearcel Craig brings his strong background of public service to the Statehouse after being elected to serve constituents of the 26th House District in November 2014.

 
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04.11.17 - Craig Comments On Video Showing Police Officer Stomp Restrained Suspect's Head

 

State Rep. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) today commented on a recently-posted video that shows a Columbus city police officer stomping on the head of a restrained suspect:  

“The extreme behavior captured on bystander video is totally irresponsible and unacceptable, and does not reflect the values of the vast majority of Columbus police officers dedicated to protecting our community. 

 
 

02.10.17 - Ohio AMVETS Names Craig Legislator Of The Year

 

State Rep. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) was recognized as a Legislator of the Year by the Ohio AMVETS in a ceremony during their Mid-Winter Conference this weekend in Columbus. Each year, the historic organization honors elected officials whose efforts protect and enhance the rights of our military servicemen and women.

“I am honored to be recognized by a group that fights every day for our veterans and military families,” Craig said. “Our uniformed men and women sacrifice so much to protect the freedoms we hold dear, and it is important that we continue to honor their dignity and service in return.”

 
 

02.03.17 - Craig Expresses Support For Efforts To Fight Against Human Trafficking

 

State Rep. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) applauded the awareness raised by this week’s eighth annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio Statehouse. The event, organized by state Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo), brought together law enforcement officials, advocates and survivors from all over the nation for a day of discussion on ways to raise awareness and fight back against human trafficking in Ohio.

“Human trafficking isn’t a problem from centuries ago or that happens only in far off lands – it affects thousands of vulnerable Ohioans today in communities across the state,” said Craig, who gave the invocation at the event. “For this reason, Human Trafficking Awareness Day is so vital to our continued efforts to raise awareness and develop strategies to finally bring an end to modern day slavery.”  

 
 

01.31.17 - Craig Tapped To Serve As Lead Armed Services, Veterans Affairs And Homeland Security Committee Member For House Dems

 

State Rep. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) today announced he will return as the top Democratic member of the Ohio House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee for the new legislation session.  

“I am excited to return as ranking member for the Armed Services committee,” said Craig, an army veteran. “I look forward to bringing my experience and perspective to the table when crafting legislation to help our military vets.” 

 
 
 
Representative Hearcel F. Craig
District 26
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8010
Fax      (614) 719-3580
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Hometown : Columbus
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term