“On behalf of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus, I extend my sincere condolences to the Glenn family on the passing of Annie Glenn. Mrs. Glenn’s legacy will live on through her dedicated service to uplifting the needs of disabled Americans. I hope her friends and family find comfort in the 100 years of memories they have collected. Ohioans mourn alongside them today.”

 
 
 
  
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Democratic Lawmakers To Introduce The Worker Protection Act

 

Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced plans to introduce legislation to protect at-risk workers from being forced to choose between returning to unsafe working conditions or losing unemployment benefits. The proposal is the latest effort from House Dems to improve the safety and security of Ohio workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.



 
 

Ohio Closer To Protecting Those Most At Risk Of Domestic Violence As Aisha's Law Clears House

 

House Democrats today applauded the unanimous passage of Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would change how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. Democrats say the bill’s passage comes at a critical time as prolonged isolation during the state’s stay-at-home order has led to a spike in domestic violence cases. 



 
 

House Dems Say Speaker, GOP Lawmakers Setting Dangerous Precedent That Could Undermine Health And Safety As Ohioans Return To Work

 

Ohio House Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today sent a letter to House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) continuing Democratic calls urging him to enact CDC workplace safety recommendations, like requiring facemasks and physical distancing, to protect lawmakers, staff and the general public 



 
 

Dems Demand Provisional Ballots Cast On Tuesday Be Counted

 

State Representatives Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose today demanding that provisional ballots cast on Tuesday, April 28 be counted. Mail delays and confusion around the primary changes left some Ohio voters without a vote-by-mail ballot and no choice but to vote a provisional ballot in person on Tuesday. The three members make up the House Democratic Caucus’ COVID-19 Elections Working Group.