Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) and Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) filed a complaint today with the office of the Ohio Inspector General initiating a formal investigation into the Governor and his staff regarding their involvement in the drafting and passage of the nuclear bailout bill that became House Bill 6 in the 133rd General Assembly. This initiates the first non-criminal examination into the activities that occurred in the Governor’s office during the negotiation, drafting, and passage of HB6.
Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) today sent correspondence to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Chair Jenifer French urging an independent investigation into First Energy’s alleged manipulation of the PUCO through its former chair Sam Randazzo. First Energy recently admitted that it had paid Randazzo to take actions on its behalf while he was serving for PUCO, the state’s utilities regulator.
Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) today sent a request for information to Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Matt Damschroder following witness testimony regarding the hacking of personal, online portal accounts, which allegedly allowed criminals to change bank routing information to redirect unemployment funds.
State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) issued statements following Thursday’s announcement about an upcoming Unemployment Overpayment Waiver process by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Director Matt Damschroder.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) issued a statement Tuesday following the passage of the state budget, House Bill 110, which included the Fair School Funding Plan, an improved public school funding formula that better addresses the needs of Ohio students, teachers and communities, as well as $250 million for broadband development in underserved areas
State Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) today issued a statement on the expulsion from the Ohio House of former Republican Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) for his alleged role in a $60 million public bribery and corruption scheme to pass and prevent a referendum on a billion-dollar corporate bailout in 2019.
House Democratic lawmakers Reps. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today testified before the House Rules and Reference Committee on their resolution to expel disgraced former Republican Speaker Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) from the Ohio House for his alleged role in a $60 million public bribery and corruption scheme to pass and prevent a referendum on a billion-dollar corporate bailout in 2019.
Democratic lawmakers on the House Civil Justice Committee, including Ranking Member Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), Rep. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) and Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus), Tuesday voted in opposition to an amendment to House Bill 286 that would allow for a change in jurisdiction for certain public corruption cases from the Franklin County Prosecutor to the defendant’s county of residence.
House Democratic lawmakers Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) today announced their resolution to expel former Republican Speaker Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) from the Ohio House has been numbered and assigned to the Rules and Reference Committee. The Democratic lawmakers urged immediate consideration of the resolution, numbered HR 70, saying the time for waiting is over.
COLUMBUS—Today, State Reps. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) and Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) introduced legislation that would require human impact statements for future legislation that addresses the criminal justice system in Ohio. With this bill, any change to the criminal justice system, such as an increase in sentencing or criminal prohibition, would be required to undergo a thorough Legislative Service Commission (LSC) study to determine what areas of the population will be affected by the proposed changes to criminal justice laws.