State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today responded to the rejection of her amendment to House Bill (HB) 502, legislation requiring school employees to undergo youth suicide awareness and prevention training every two years. Ingram offered an amendment would have expanded the bill to include private school employees. The proposed law change was rejected largely along party lines.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today introduced House Bill 690, legislation that would create the Hamilton County Veterans Memorial Highway along a stretch of Interstate 75 in Hamilton County, Ohio.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced her selection to attend The Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) sponsored by the Council for State Governments and the National Legislative Conference sponsored by Women In Government (WIG), two nationally recognized legislative leadership forums.
“I am honored to be selected to participate in these important and informative programs to help grow my skillset as you elected official,” said Ingram. “These forums provide a tremendous opportunity to gather insight from legislative leaders across the country, and across the political spectrum, in order to bring the most effective policy-making tools and ideas back home to Ohio.”
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today applauded Governor Kasich’s Wednesday signing of House Bill (HB) 195—her bipartisan legislation to improve transportation options of Ohioans in wheelchairs. The Improving Mobility Aid Accessibility Act, joint-sponsored by State Rep. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati), previously passed unanimously out of the House and Senate.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 529, the state’s $2.6 billion biennial capital bill. The capital budget is primarily used to fund the upkeep of state facilities, colleges and university campuses and state lands, but also includes a number of community projects that directly affect Cincinnati, North College Hill, Mt. Healthy and Springfield Township. The bill includes $4 million for the FC Cincinnati Stadium, which may be located in Cincinnati.
“By funding essential infrastructure and public improvement projects, this bill will create good paying jobs for individuals across the state and put more money back into local economies,” said Rep. Ingram. “My legislative colleagues and I have put real investment in attacking the opioid crisis, supporting fine arts programs and improving human services for those most vulnerable. This bill marks an important step forward.”
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today called for constituents and the public to share their concerns, suggestions and other thoughts regarding the direction of the state through a new online survey.
Citizens can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HouseDistrict32Survey
State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement in support of the Working People’s Day of Action planned for Saturday, February 24 at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio march comes on the heels of the introduction of six Republican-sponsored constitutional amendments to implement so-called “right to work” legislation and other workplace restrictions in the Buckeye State.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 487, the School Property Sales Fairness Act, legislation that would eliminate the right of first refusal that state law currently provides to community schools, college-preparatory boarding schools and STEM schools before public school districts put property up for auction or private sale.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today praised the signing in to law of legislation creating a new Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) license plate in support of one of Ohio’s top school districts.
State Rep. Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 418, the Expediting the Transfer of Student Records Act, legislation that would require K-12 schools in Ohio to, upon request, transfer student records to another school within five school days.