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
 House Session
House Session
 House Session
House Session
House Session
House Session
 Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
 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
House Session
House Session
 Rep. Cera speaks on the House Floor
Rep. Cera speaks on the House Floor
 Rep. Cera offers Sponsor Testimony during Committee
Rep. Cera offers Sponsor Testimony during Committee
Rep. Cera speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Cera speaking on the House floor during 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.

 
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09.05.18 - Cera Appeals To Kasich, Trump Administrations To Protect Eastern Ohio Energy Jobs

 

COLUMBUS— Amid reports FirstEnergy is strongly considering shuttering the coal-fired Sammis power plant in Eastern Ohio, state Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today released letters from his office calling for President Trump and Governor John Kasich to work together toward a solution that would keep the plant competitive, protecting good paying jobs and the economic stability of the region.

 
 

08.30.18 - Cera Urges State, Federal Coordination To Protect Local Jobs, Economic Impact Of Sammis Plant

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today issued the following statement in response to FirstEnergy Solutions’ announced plans Wednesday night to close the W.H. Sammis power plant in Stratton, Ohio:

“The economic impact of First Energy in Eastern Ohio is critical to the stability of families, small businesses and our local community. The working men and women of Eastern Ohio have powered and help build this nation over many generations, making it even more important that state and federal officials come together to work toward a fair solution that puts our people and businesses first.

“After talking to First Energy, it’s clear we need an all hands on deck approach from JobsOhio, PUCO, local leaders, PJM and Trump and Kasich Administration officials to solve what will turn into a regional economic crisis if we fail to work together. After recently meeting with leaders at the Sammis plant, I will focus every effort of my state office on opening lines of communication with Governor Kasich and President Trump to seek a resolution for the continued economic competitiveness and stability of our community, businesses and workers.”

 
 

08.30.18 - Cera Announces Changes For Upcoming Hunting Season

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today discussed important information for outdoor enthusiasts regarding the 2018-2019 deer hunting season. Notable changes include an updated deer bag limit in Jefferson County, a new public land antlerless deer limit and additional license options. 

 
 

08.20.18 - Cera: State Controlling Board Approves Funds For Site Cleanup, Juvenile Centers

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today announced approval of nearly $850,000 for projects in Jefferson and Belmont County. Rep. Cera serves on the Ohio Controlling Board, which approved the requests.

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