Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement Regarding Court Ruling S.B. 331 Unconstitutional

Thursday, December 7, 2017

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson today issued a statement regarding Common Pleas Judge Steven E. Gall’s ruling that S.B. 331 is unconstitutional:

“I am grateful for the ruling by Common Pleas Judge Steven E. Gall declaring that the amendments to Revised Code Chapter 4939 included in S.B. 331 are unconstitutional. The bill was an attempt to erode our constitutional rights as a city,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “This is a victory for Cleveland and every municipality that would have been impacted by this bill had it not been struck down.”

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