COLUMBUS– State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today provided sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 472, legislation regarding political subdivision liability for motor vehicle operation.
COLUMBUS- The Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus (OBMHC) issued a statement following the news of a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that indicates the court’s conservative majority intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. The court’s holding will not be final until it is published, which will likely be this summer.
COLUMBUS– State Reps. Michael J. Skindell (D- Lakewood) and Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 637, legislation designed to increase patient safety by setting limits on the number of patients a registered nurse (RN) may care for at one time. The RN-to-patient ratio requirements will be based on the seriousness of the condition being treated or the medical procedure in which the respective patient is undergoing.
COLUMBUS - On Wednesday, State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) appeared as a guest on the “Cincinnati Edition” where she discussed her opposition to, and perspective on, House Bill (HB) 327
COLUMBUS- The Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus (OBMHC) is pleased to announce that it will recognize and participate in the fifth Annual Black Maternal Health Week (#BMHW22). Founded by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA), Black Maternal Health Week is a week of awareness, activism, and community- building aimed at amplifying the voices of Black Mamas, bringing visibility to Black-led maternal health initiatives, and centering the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements. The 2022 theme of “Building for Liberation: Centering Black Mamas, Families and Systems of Care” reflects BMMA’s work in centering Black women’s scholarship, maternity care work, and advocacy across the full-spectrum of sexual, maternal, and reproductive health care, services, programs, and initiatives.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), with joint sponsor Rep. Adam Bird, testified yesterday on House Bill (H.B.) 606 to enact Sarah’s Law for seizure safe schools. This legislation is named in honor of, and was inspired by the story of, Sarah Linardos, the daughter of Harry Linardos and Sharon (DeWine) DeVore from Springfield, who passed away in 2018 from Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). The Linardos-DeVore family shared their story with Rep. Ingram and they, along with the Epilepsy Alliance of Ohio, have been passionate advocates for this legislation and instrumental in its introduction.
COLUMBUS – Today, Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor allocated $2.8 million to help Ohio combat the continuing opioid epidemic.
COLUMBUS – Today, House and Senate Democrats issued a joint response to Gov. DeWine’s State of the State speech.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement after the Ohio House attempted to pass a bill that would let Secretary LaRose shorten the federally required 45-day military and overseas voting period before Election Day by 16 days.
COLUMBUS —State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement following the Ohio House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican-backed legislation that undermines public safety laws that currently require permits for people who carry hidden, loaded handguns in public.