Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued the below statement about Senate Joint Resolution 5 on congressional redistricting.


 “Today’s bipartisan compromise was made possible by the more than 200,000 Ohioans who demanded better from their representatives.


“For far too long our redistricting process took place behind closed doors for the sole benefit of the party in power which leaves countless Ohioans without a voice.


“It shouldn’t have taken the threat of a ballot initiative to force the legislature to do the right thing, but I’m grateful to everyone who spoke out and I will continue fighting to ensure all Ohioans have fair representation.”

 
 
 
  
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Clyde Announces The Ohio Future Voter Act To Allow Voter Pre-registration

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) today introduced House Bill 637, the Ohio Future Voter Act, which would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote. Under the bill, pre-registered Ohioans would automatically be added to the state voter rolls before the next primary or general election in which they are eligible to vote.



 
 

Clyde Announces Legislation To Close Secret Money Loopholes In Ohio Campaigns

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) today announced her new plan to close secret money loopholes, increase transparency and strengthen the ban on foreign money in Ohio elections with new legislation, the Ohio Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act, or DISCLOSE ACT.



 
 

Rep. Clyde Announces $1.23 Million In State Funds For University Improvements, Investment In Local Business

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) today announced the release of over $1.23 million in state funds for various area projects, including improvements at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Kent State University (KSU) and Camp Ravenna.



 
 

Rep. Clyde Comments On House Passage Of Two-year State Budget Bill

 

 

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) released the following statement after the Ohio House today passed House Bill (HB) 49, the two-year state budget largely along partisan lines.