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COLUMBUS - State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced that the Controlling Board has approved $1.2M under the Department of Children & Youth with the aim of combating infant mortality. The funds will be used in partnership with the non-profit organization Cribs for Kids which will provide eligible parents education on the importance of and how to practice safe sleep with their infant. Cribs for Kids will also furnish parents a product to allow them to put their baby to sleep safely and to assist with practicing safe sleep. 

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Tue, Jul 9, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today released the following statement following the calculated move Wednesday by extremist Republicans to wait till the end of the 12-hour House session, in the middle of the night when the public wasn’t paying attention, to introduce an amendment and force a floor vote on Senate Bill (SB) 104, the Anti-Trans Bathroom Ban:

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Thu, Jun 27, 2024

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 2, the state's biennial state capital budget, in both the Ohio House of Representatives & Senate. The record-setting $6.2B investment makes appropriations for state-owned infrastructure, colleges, universities, and school districts as well as other community projects. 

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Wed, Jun 26, 2024
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COLUMBUS – State Reps. Anita Somani (D-Dublin), Beth Liston (D-Dublin), Beryl Brown Piccolantonio (D-Gahanna), and Michele Grim (D-Toledo) today held a press conference to discuss the continued attacks against Ohioans reproductive healthcare and re-emphasized House Democrats’ ongoing effort in protecting Ohioans fundamental rights.

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Tue, Jun 25, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today commends the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on access to the abortion pill mifepristone, which has been used by more than five million people in the United States.

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Mon, Jun 17, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 178, the C.R.O.W.N (Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, legislation that makes hair discrimination illegal in Ohio.

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Wed, Jun 12, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 7, legislation that expands access to prenatal, postnatal, infant, and toddler services and support. This bill provides crucial investments of over $34 million into Ohio’s children and families, ensuring improved health outcomes during childbirth.

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Wed, Jun 12, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 378, a bill that permits homestead exemption property-tax reduction for surviving spouses of service members killed in the line of duty.

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Wed, Jun 12, 2024

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today announced that the Controlling Board has approved funding for a new, evidence-based home visit pilot program designed to provide in-home support to new moms and families in the postpartum period. 

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Mon, Jun 3, 2024

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Anita Somani (D-Dublin) today released the following statement following the passage of the undemocratic House Bill 1 through the Ohio House of Representatives.

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Thu, May 30, 2024