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COLUMBUS — The Ohio House Commerce and Labor Committee voted Wednesday to greenlight House Bill (HB) 68, bipartisan legislation sponsored by State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and 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 5, 2021

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) testified Tuesday in support of House Bill 209, their legislation expanding access to secure ballot drop boxes for all Ohioans. 

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Wed, May 5, 2021

State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today issued the following statement regarding the news that Ohio will lose one of its sixteen seats in the U.S. House of Representatives according to U.S. Census data:

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Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Members of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus elections and voting rights working group today responded to pending Republican legislation that would force people to provide two forms of Voter ID, reduce the number of days of early voting, shorten mail ballot access by a week and restrict ballot drop boxes.

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Fri, Apr 23, 2021

State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 1, the Fair School Funding Plan, as an amendment to HB 110, the biennial state operating budget. Sweeney’s bipartisan legislation jointly sponsored with Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord), HB 1 addresses many of the issues that have plagued the state’s school funding system, which the Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional four times, beginning with the DeRolph decision in 1997. 

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Wed, Apr 21, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Al Cutrona (R-Canfield) testified Wednesday on House Bill (HB) 163, legislation that prohibits mandatory overtime work for nurses as a condition of employment. The bipartisan bill passed the previous General Assembly by a vote of 80-13.

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Thu, Mar 18, 2021

House Democratic lawmakers Reps. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland), Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights), Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma), Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), Phil Robinson (D-Solon), Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood), Kent Smith (D-Euclid), Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park), Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland), and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) issued the following statement as the Biden administration announced today that Cleveland State’s Wolstein Center has been chosen as a mass vaccination site, with the ability to administer 6,000 vaccine doses each day over eight weeks beginning March 17. 

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Fri, Mar 5, 2021

State Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today announced legislation requiring multiple secure ballot drop boxes, based on geography and population, to ensure a fair and equitable voting process. Current law permits multiple secure ballot drop boxes despite the Ohio Secretary of State’s choice to restrict them in the face of several court decisions.

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Mon, Feb 22, 2021

State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) joined her fellow lawmakers today to announce the most robust bipartisan and bicameral legislative push to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life without parole to date.

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) testified Wednesday on House Bill (HB) 68, her bipartisan legislation to ensure that prime contractors are paid promptly and construction projects can move forward across the State of Ohio. 

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021