Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today urged Ohio’s top higher education official for ways to improve college access for students from working-class families following a new study that singles out seven Ohio colleges for alarmingly low rates of Pell grant recipients.
State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 160, legislation to allow certain permit holders to sell alcoholic ice cream in Ohio.
“This bill allows small businesses in Ohio to be innovative and creative in their decision making,” said Rep. Ingram. “I hope HB 160 will attract other alcoholic ice cream manufactures, and show the nation that Ohio is a great place to do business.”
State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today released a Public Service announcement on the importance of volunteering.
“The efforts of these volunteers continue to make a meaningful difference every day, said Ingram. “Pick a nonprofit in your community and volunteer today, you’ll be glad you did!”
The final PSA video can be found here.
State Reps. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) held a community town hall last Thursday as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.
“One of our ways to keep our promise is to continue to remind our constituents that we work for them,” said Rep. Ingram.
State Reps. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) today announced a town hall meeting on Thursday, August 15th at 6:00 p.m. at People Working Cooperatively to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in Hamilton County.
“There is much work for us to do, and how we do that work depends on knowing the issues our constituents are continually facing,” said Rep. Ingram. “This is one of the most important ways to keep our Ohio Promise.”
Ohio House Democratic lawmakers today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 80, the two-year state Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) budget, which contained a number of Democratic priorities, including benefits for first responders with PTSD and reforms to the state’s employee misclassification laws.
House Democrats today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 154, a bipartisan effort to end state takeovers of local schools and restore control to local education officials. The bill comes amid questions of accountability, transparency and lackluster results from district takeovers in Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland.
House Democrats today voted against Senate Bill (SB) 23, a GOP-backed near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant. SB 23 would become the most extreme abortion ban in the country if signed into law.
House Democratic lawmakers today voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 62, the state’s bipartisan, two-year budget that largely funds road and bridge improvements and public transportation throughout the state.
State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) today testified before the House Federalism Committee in favor of House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 4, her legislation urging Congress to fund grants that were not disbursed during federal government shutdowns.