Gov. John R. Kasich signs House Bill No. 262 into law. The legislation is a crucial piece of a broad effort to end human trafficking in Ohio. Joining Kasich for the bill signing at the Toledo Area Ministries (TAM) offices is bill sponsor, Rep. Teresa Fedor, Sen. Mark Wagoner, Sen. Capri Cafaro, Rep. Mike Ashford, human trafficking survivor Marlene Carson, and Rev. Stephen Anthony of TAM.
Prior to the signing, Kasich delivered a report from the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, which includes 26 recommendations intended to compliment HB 262 in implementing strategies to help victims and prevent human trafficking.