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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03.27.20 - Rep. Thomas West Issues Statement As Coronavirus Relief Bill Signed Into Law

 

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today applauded Gov. Mike DeWine as he signed into law House Bill (HB) 197, which will provide needed supports to working people, families and businesses in Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak. It passed both legislative chambers unanimously Wednesday.

 
 

03.25.20 - Rep. West, House Democrats Pass Sweeping Legislation To Address COVID-19 Crisis

 

COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) released a statement today following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill (HB 197) that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.

 
 

03.25.20 - Rep. West Introduces Bill To Halt All Debt Collections During COVID-19 Emergency

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today introduced legislation to halt all debt collections until after Gov. DeWine’s state of emergency declaration expires and to declare an emergency. The legislation is modeled after federal legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).

 
 

03.23.20 - Rep. West, House Dems Outline Priorities As Assembly Returns To Consider Emergency Legislation Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

 

State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today joined Democratic colleagues to outline several key priorities as lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week to take up emergency measures to address the public health and economic crises facing the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
 

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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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Hometown : Canton
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