Rep. West testifies before the House Criminal Justice Committee about his bipartisan bill to require recording of interrogations of felony suspects alongside joint sponsor Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton)
Rep. West testifies before the House Criminal Justice Committee about his bipartisan bill to require recording of interrogations of felony suspects alongside joint sponsor Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton)
 Rep. West testifies before the Senate Health Committee about his bipartisan priority bill to create the Children's Behavioral Health Prevention Network
Rep. West testifies before the Senate Health Committee about his bipartisan priority bill to create the Children's Behavioral Health Prevention Network
 -	Rep. West testifies before the House Civil Justice Committee in favor of his resolution to encourage gender diversity on corporate boards alongside joint sponsor Rep. Sara Carruthers (R-Hamilton)
- Rep. West testifies before the House Civil Justice Committee in favor of his resolution to encourage gender diversity on corporate boards alongside joint sponsor Rep. Sara Carruthers (R-Hamilton)
Rep. West speaks to constituents at the Canton Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. West speaks to constituents at the Canton Ohio Promise Town Hall
 Rep. West greets a constituent at the Canton Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. West greets a constituent at the Canton Ohio Promise Town Hall
 Rep. West speaks at a press conference in honor of Juneteenth
Rep. West speaks at a press conference in honor of Juneteenth
Rep. West speaks at a press conference detailing his bipartisan legislation to mandate interrogation recordings of serious crimes
Rep. West speaks at a press conference detailing his bipartisan legislation to mandate interrogation recordings of serious crimes
 Rep. West speaks during House session in support of his bipartisan legislation to create a statewide children's behavioral health network
Rep. West speaks during House session in support of his bipartisan legislation to create a statewide children's behavioral health network
 Rep. West speaks on priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
Rep. West speaks on priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
Rep. West with Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) at Child Mental Health Awareness Day
Rep. West with Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) at Child Mental Health Awareness Day
 Rep. West with Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) at the 2019 OLBC Legislative Day of Action
Rep. West with Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) at the 2019 OLBC Legislative Day of Action
 Rep. West signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
Rep. West signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
Rep. West in Finance Committee
Rep. West in Finance Committee
 Rep. West discusses caregiver support and other aging issues with Director McElroy from Department of Aging, Senator Wilson, Rep. Ardnt, and professionals in the field
Rep. West discusses caregiver support and other aging issues with Director McElroy from Department of Aging, Senator Wilson, Rep. Ardnt, and professionals in the field
 Rep. West meets with local farmers during the 2019 Ohio Farm Bureau Ag Day at the Capital
Rep. West meets with local farmers during the 2019 Ohio Farm Bureau Ag Day at the Capital
Rep. West speaking at North Canton Middle School for Veteran's Day event
Rep. West speaking at North Canton Middle School for Veteran's Day event
 Rep. West with Dr. Renee Powell, 2018 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductee
Rep. West with Dr. Renee Powell, 2018 Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductee
 Rep. West speaking to a group of media reporters regarding the Ohio Speaker's abrupt resignation
Rep. West speaking to a group of media reporters regarding the Ohio Speaker's abrupt resignation
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
 Rep. West speaking to a reporter following a press conference on HB 479
Rep. West speaking to a reporter following a press conference on HB 479
 Rep. West speaks during a press conference for his proposed legislation, HB 479
Rep. West speaks during a press conference for his proposed legislation, HB 479
Rep. West listening during a press conference on the state budget
Rep. West listening during a press conference on the state budget
 Rep. West holding a discussion during the OLBC Day of Action
Rep. West holding a discussion during the OLBC Day of Action
 Rep. West addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. West addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. West poses with advocate during OLBC Day of Action
Rep. West poses with advocate during OLBC Day of Action
 Rep. West during his first legislative session of the 132nd General Assembly
Rep. West during his first legislative session of the 132nd General Assembly
 
 

State Representative Thomas West serves the 49th House District, a diverse district that consists of a portion of Stark County, including Canton and most of Massillon. Rep. West served as a Canton City Council member for 13 years before he was elected to the state legislature.

 
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09.25.20 - Rep. West, House Dems Recognize National Small Business Week

 

COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

09.24.20 - Rep. West Announces $20,156,810 In COVID-19 Relief Funds For Area Local Governments

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Thomas West (D-Canton) announced this week the passage of House Bill (H.B.) 614, legislation that allocates a total of $650 million in federal CARES Act relief funds for local governments in Ohio. The funds are to be used to offset costs faced by local governments directly caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously approved by the Ohio Senate, the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.

 
 

09.22.20 - Rep. West: "Statehouse GOP Is Robbing Ohio's Hardest Hit COVID-19 Areas Of CARES Act Funds"

 

COLUMBUS — Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) issued a statement today following the informal hearing of Senate Bill (SB) 357, which appropriates the remaining $650 million local government Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds.

 
 

09.18.20 - On National Black Voter Day, Rep. West Calls For Action To Eliminate Systemic Barriers To Voting

 

COLUMBUS –Today, on the first-ever National Black Voter Day, State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) issued a statement calling for action to eliminate systemic barriers to voting in Ohio. The call comes as the Ohio Senate considers House Bill (HB) 680, the GOP election bill that would create new voting restrictions like shortening the time for voters to request absentee ballots, eliminating the ability for the secretary of state to prepay return postage for ballot materials, and barring the Health Director and other officials from affecting the conduct of elections—even in the interest of public health.

 
 
 

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Representative Thomas West
District 49
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-8030
Fax      (614) 719-6952
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