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COLUMBUS — As the Ranking Member of the Government Oversight Committee, State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today spoke in opposition to House Bill 149. The legislation would require some Ohio judicial candidates to run in partisan general elections, cherry-picking certain races while ignoring others.

 

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Wed, Jun 23, 2021

COLUMBUS — As the Ranking Member of the House Government Oversight Committee, State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today condemned the party-line vote to advance House Bill (HB) 149 out of committee. The legislation would require certain Ohio judicial candidates to run in partisan elections, cherry-picking some elections while leaving out others.

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Thu, Jun 10, 2021

State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 163, her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Al Cutrona (R-Canfield) that prohibits mandatory overtime work for nurses as a condition of continued employment. The bill passed by a strong vote of 82-12. 

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Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Democratic lawmakers walked out of the House Government Oversight Committee Thursday after the Republican chairman threatened to cut off testimony on House Bill 294, anti-voter legislation that would roll back ballot access and intentionally make the process more confusing for voters. 

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Thu, May 20, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 77, her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) to allow boards of trustees at state institutions of higher education to meet virtually if they adopt an electronic communication policy. 

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Wed, May 19, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 68, her bipartisan legislation with State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) to ensure that prime contractors are paid promptly and construction projects can move forward across the State of Ohio.

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Wed, May 19, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the unanimous passage of House Bill (HB) 185, her bipartisan legislation to designate the month of March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month. The bill was originally brought forward by Rep. Randi Clites in the 133rd General Assembly and passed the House unanimously 95-0 as an amendment to HB 358.

 

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Wed, May 19, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today filed sweeping anti-corruption legislation, which would require dark money groups to identify their contributors and disclose their spending. First introduced nearly a year ago, the Ohio Anti-Corruption Act responds to the largest bribery scandal in Ohio history and recent news that experts rank Ohio as the top state for public corruption.

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Tue, May 11, 2021

Members of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus elections and voting rights working group today responded to the introduction of House Bill 294, a Republican anti-voter bill that would roll back ballot access and intentionally make the process more confusing for voters.

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Fri, May 7, 2021

State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) joined Democrats in opposing a Republican resolution that would urge Congress not to pass HR 1, the For the People Act, federal pro-voter legislation that would protect the freedom to vote, prevent billionaires from buying influence in elections, and make sure voting options are equally accessible across all 50 states.

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Thu, May 6, 2021