Rep. Phillips (second from left) sworn in with other members of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Phillips (second from left) sworn in with other members of the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Phillips at the Teacher Town Hall in Lima, Ohio
Rep. Phillips at the Teacher Town Hall in Lima, Ohio
 Rep. Phillips presents a floor speech regarding the 2014 MBR Bill
Rep. Phillips presents a floor speech regarding the 2014 MBR Bill
Rep. Phillips discusses voting bills on the floor of the House of Representatives
Rep. Phillips discusses voting bills on the floor of the House of Representatives
 Rep. Phillips addresses colleagues during House session
Rep. Phillips addresses colleagues during House session
 Congresswoman Joyce Beatty swears-in Rep. Phillips as the new Democratic Assistant Leader
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty swears-in Rep. Phillips as the new Democratic Assistant Leader
Rep. Phillips speaks at a press conference exposing the methodical attacks on voting rights by the Ohio GOP
Rep. Phillips speaks at a press conference exposing the methodical attacks on voting rights by the Ohio GOP
 Rep. Phillips discusses school safety issues at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Phillips discusses school safety issues at Women's Lobby Day
 Women's Lobby Day
Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Phillips speaking at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation that House Republicans proposed
Rep. Phillips speaking at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation that House Republicans proposed
 Rep. Phillips Speaking with Press after House Session
Rep. Phillips Speaking with Press after House Session
 Finance Subcommittee Discussion
Finance Subcommittee Discussion
Finance Subcommittee
Finance Subcommittee
 Rep. Phillips presents a Resolution
Rep. Phillips presents a Resolution
 Rep. Phillips poses with students from Ohio University's Student Senate
Rep. Phillips poses with students from Ohio University's Student Senate
Rep. Phillips presents a Resolution
Rep. Phillips presents a Resolution
 Reps. Phillips and Ashford
Reps. Phillips and Ashford
 Rep. Phillips with Communications Director Sarah Bender
Rep. Phillips with Communications Director Sarah Bender
Reps. Phillips and Pillich
Reps. Phillips and Pillich
 Rep. Phillips poses for a Picture with Ohio School Superintendents
Rep. Phillips poses for a Picture with Ohio School Superintendents
 Rep. Phillips signs the discharge petition in efforts to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Phillips signs the discharge petition in efforts to put Medicaid expansion on the House floor for a vote
Rep. Phillips attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. Phillips attends a Women's Rights Rally
 Media Roundtable on Education
Media Roundtable on Education
 Press Conference on Gov. Kasich's Proposed Budget
Press Conference on Gov. Kasich's Proposed Budget
Rep. Phillips pushes for changes that would put middle class families first.
Rep. Phillips pushes for changes that would put middle class families first.
 Rep. Phillips presents sponsor testimony to the House Education Committee
Rep. Phillips presents sponsor testimony to the House Education Committee
 Democratic Leadership Team (L to R): Minority Whip Ashford, Assistant Minority Leader Phillips, Assistant Minority Whip Ramos, Minority Leader Heard
Democratic Leadership Team (L to R): Minority Whip Ashford, Assistant Minority Leader Phillips, Assistant Minority Whip Ramos, Minority Leader Heard
Rep. Phillips discusses the Budget Bill
Rep. Phillips discusses the Budget Bill
 House Session
House Session
 House Session
House Session
Women's  Caucus
Women's Caucus
 State of the State
State of the State
 Rep. Phillips presents a House Resolution during Session
Rep. Phillips presents a House Resolution during Session
 

State Representative Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) is serving her fourth term for the 94th Ohio House District, which includes Meigs, parts of Athens, Washington and Vinton Counties. The 94th Ohio House District is also home to Ohio University, Hocking College, Marietta College and Washington State Community College.

 
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06.26.15 - Rep. Debbie Phillips Issues Statement On Historic Supreme Court Ruling

 

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. The historic 5-4 decision overturns a 6th Circuit Court case brought by Ohio native Jim Obergefell and invalidates bans on same-sex marriage across the country, including the one in Ohio. Rep. Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) issued this statement following the court’s historic ruling:

“Today is a big step forward on our nation’s path to equality,” said Phillips. “I want to offer my heartfelt congratulations to couples in our community whose love and commitment finally have equal standing under the law. Love wins.”

 
 

06.26.15 - Rep. Debbie Phillips Issues Statement On Approval Of The State Budget

 

Rep. Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) issued the following statement today on House Bill 64, the state’s two-year operating budget bill:

“This budget deepens Ohio’s dependence on failed policies, and lacks vision. By cutting taxes for the wealthiest Ohioans, this policy shifts the responsibility for paying for essential services onto our local communities. It fails to fix Ohio’s unconstitutional school funding system, and it unnecessarily limits collective bargaining rights for some of Ohio’s lowest-paid workers. This budget is the wrong direction for our region and our state, and I could not support it.” 

 
 

04.20.15 - Rep. Phillips: State Budget Should Build Opportunity For Middle-class Ohioans

 

Today, the Ohio House Finance Committee voted along party lines to approve the state’s $71.5 billion, two-year budget proposal. The committee ultimately rejected Democratic policy alternatives that would have cut taxes for middle-class Ohioans and senior citizens, increased access to healthcare and strengthened public education. State Rep. Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) released the following statement in response:

 
 

02.19.15 - Rep. Phillips Says Public Health Cuts Jeopardize Strength Of Ohio Families, Safety Of Mothers And Infants

 

State Rep. Debbie Phillips (D-Albany), with House Democratic lawmakers and healthcare advocates, discussed policies in the state budget that would limit pregnancy care, family planning and breast and cervical cancer treatment for lower income Ohioans on Tuesday. The changes in healthcare coverage are being proposed as Ohio ranks second highest in the nation for infant mortality.

 
 
 
Representative Debbie Phillips
District 94
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-2158
Fax      (614) 719-6992
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Hometown : Albany
Party : Democrat
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Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term