COLUMBUS—The Ohio Senate recently announced that State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) has been appointed to serve as Ranking Member of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee and State and Local Committee for the 131st General Assembly.  
 
“My appointment to these committees will allow me to use my extensive public service experience as a former law enforcement officer and city council member to serve the constituents of my district,” said Senator Thomas. “There are many issues that need to be addressed, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate to ensure that there are significant accomplishments made through our committees.”
 
 
The Senate Criminal Justice Committee focuses on bills, policies, and issues that directly impact criminal law while the Senate State and Local Committee focuses on non-monetary issues that impact local governments including counties, municipalities, townships and villages.  
 
In addition to his leadership roles, Senator Thomas will also serve on the following committees:

  • Education
  • Civil Justice
  • Insurance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Finance Subcommittee on Education (K-12)
  • Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education

Senator Thomas represents Ohio’s 9th district, which includes parts of Cincinnati, St. Bernard, Elmwood Place, Norwood, Golf Manor, Hollydale, Columbia Township, Silverton and Springfield Township.

 
 
 
  
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Senator Thomas Testifies To Reinstate Pete Rose To Major League Baseball

 

Columbus—Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) testified before members of the State and Local Government Committee on Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 to urge Commissioner Robert Manfred to reinstate Pete Rose to Major League Baseball. The resolution also encourages the Baseball Writers' Association to consider Pete Rose for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 



 
 

VIDEO: Senator Thomas Discusses Resolution To Reinstate Pete Rose On MSNBC "Sports Matters"

 

State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) appeared on MSNBC's "Sports Matters" hosted by Rob Simmelkjaer to discuss his Senate Resolution to reintstate Pete Rose to Major League Baseball and make him eligible to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 



 
 

Senator Thomas Introduces Resolution To Reinstate Pete Rose To Major League Baseball

 

Columbus---Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 to urge MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred to reinstate Pete Rose to Major League Baseball. The resolution also encourages the Baseball Writers' Association to consider Pete Rose for induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 



 
 

Senator Thomas Comments On Attorney General's Advisory Group Report On Law Enforcement Training

 

COLUMBUS— Today, State Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) released the following statement regarding the report by Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training: