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
 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
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House Session
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 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
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House Session
 Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
Reps. Szollosi, Mallory, Cera and Barborak
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House Session
 

State Representative Jack Cera, a native of Bellaire, Ohio (Belmont County) first served in the Ohio General Assembly from 1983-1996.  At that time, he represented Ohio House District 99, which encompassed Belmont, Monroe, Noble, and the northern part of Washington Counties.  He returned to the legislature in 2011 when he was appointed to serve as the State Representative of then House District 95.  With redistricting taking effect in 2012, he now represents Ohio House District 96, which includes all of Jefferson County, all of Monroe County, and portions of Belmont County.

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06.03.15 - Cera Supports Rural Ohio By Promoting Agri-tourism

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) praised the recent passage of legislation aimed at boosting the growing agri-tourism industry in rural Ohio. House Bill 80, which unanimously passed the House last month, clarifies zoning and land valuation tax issues for agri-tourism locations, as well as extends certain civil liability immunity for the operators. These changes will help expand the economic opportunities for farmers and vineyard-owners across the state. 

“Agriculture is our number one industry in Ohio. Under this law, Ohio’s farmers will be able to develop activities on their land that help educate the public on the importance of agriculture in our state,” said Rep. Cera, a co-sponsor of the bill.

 
 

05.14.15 - Cera Says House-passed Standardized Testing Changes Will Benefit Students, Teachers

 

State Rep. Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) today applauded the passage of House Bill 74, which reduces the amount of time elementary and secondary students will have to spend on standardized testing. The Belmont County legislator co-sponsored and voted in favor of the bill, which passed the House with a bi-partisan vote of 92-1.

“Instead of testing just to be testing, we need to focus on helping our children earn the skills they need to succeed and compete for jobs of the future,” said Rep. Cera. “I believe this bill gets us closer to that, and it ensures students and teachers are not sacrificing valuable time in the class room.”

 
 

04.27.15 - Eastern Ohio To Benefit Under Cera's Proposed Severance Tax Bill

 

State Representative Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) has finalized a severance tax proposal that earmarks a portion of the shale industry’s oil and gas tax for eastern Ohio and uses other proceeds for statewide infrastructure projects.  

 
 
 
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
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term