Rep. Upchurch speaks with Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) before House session
Rep. Upchurch speaks with Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) before House session
 Rep. Upchurch speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Columbus) before House Session
Rep. Upchurch speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Columbus) before House Session
 State Representative Terrence Upchurch is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Terrence Upchurch is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Terrence Upchurch is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Terrence Upchurch is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
 
 

Terrence Upchurch recently served as a special assistant to Cleveland City Council and previously worked alongside Cuyahoga County Councilman Anthony Hairston. From his time working in city council, Terrence has learned and developed a keen understanding of the nuances of government which he brings to the Statehouse.

 
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Representative Upchurch Serves In the Following Committees :

Economic and Workforce DevelopmentHealthInsurancePublic UtilitiesWays and Means
 
 
 
 

06.30.20 - Dem Lawmakers Introduce Two Police Reform Bills

 

COLUMBUS – State Representatives Joe Miller (D-Amherst), Thomas West (D-Canton) and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) have introduced two related bills that would tackle key issues surrounding police departments in Ohio. The legislation would ultimately allow the chief of police of a municipal corporation to conduct training schools for prospective law enforcement officers. The goal is to create a new unclassified position called “cadets” within the police department, allow for exceptional appointment of candidates with ideal qualifications and resolve any issues regarding lateral transfers within statutory cities.  

 

 
 

06.24.20 - Upchurch, 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.

 
 

06.10.20 - Rep. Upchurch Calls Attention To Lack Of Economic Opportunities For Minority Communities

 

COLUMBUS — In response to the recent killing of George Floyd and the resulting protests across the nation, State Rep. Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) today issued the following statement highlighting the need for legislation to address the lack of economic opportunities in Ohio for people of color.

 
 

04.16.20 - Rep. Upchurch: "OHIO 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force Is Misguided"

 

COLUMBUS— Rep. Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland), vice chair of the OHIO 2020 Task Force, voiced frustration following yet another meeting where none of the presenters were minorities or women and the primary concern of all of the presenters seemed to be re-opening the state as soon as possible.

 
 
 

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Representative Terrence Upchurch
District 10
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-7954
Fax      (614) 719-0010
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Hometown : Cleveland
Party : Democrat
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