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Representative Thomas West - District 49

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Thomas West
District 49
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House District 49

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-8030
Fax: (614) 719-6952

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Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of more than $19 billion to be distributed over the next two years to support education in Ohio under the new Fair School Funding formula.

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Mon, Jul 12, 2021

COLUMBUS—Rep. Thomas E. West (D-Canton) 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.

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Tue, Jun 29, 2021

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today issued the following statement condemning the House Criminal Justice Committee’s passage of House Bill (HB) 22, legislation that would restrict the right to protest:

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) and Rep. Rodney Creech (R-West Alexandria) today held a press conference to announce new legislation establishing a presumption that equal shared parenting is in the best interest of a child, unless a court determines that such an arrangement would be detrimental to the child. The presumption would apply in instances of legal separation, divorce, dissolution, or annulment of parents’ marriages. 

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Tue, Jun 22, 2021