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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and her joint sponsor, Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the House passage of House Bill (HB) 105, known as “Erin’s Law.” This bill would require all public schools to implement age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention curriculum. 

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Thu, Jun 10, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and her joint sponsor, Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin), today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 105, known as “Erin’s Law,” out of the House Primary and Secondary Education Committee. This bill would require all public schools to implement age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention curriculum. 

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Wed, May 26, 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 Reps. Thomas West (D-Canton) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today announced that House Bill (HB) 247, their bill to consolidate two state certification processes for plumbing inspectors, passed the Ohio House.

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Wed, May 19, 2021

COLUMBUS –State Reps. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) Tuesday gave sponsor testimony in the House Ways and Means Committee for House Bill (HB) 262, which incentivizes safe gun storage in a household with minors present. This legislation is similar to HB 240 of the 133rd General Assembly, but with an important update to include a tax credit for the purchase of a safe storage unit, making the bill pro-business and similar to bipartisan federal legislation.

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Tue, May 11, 2021

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) 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

COLUMBUS –Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued the following statement on the House passage of House Bill 110, the state’s two-year budget. House Democrats largely opposed the bill, saying it was a missed opportunity to invest in everyday Ohioans still struggling amid the health and economic crisis.

 

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Wed, Apr 21, 2021

COLUMBUS –State Reps. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) Monday introduced the Child Access Prevention Tax Credit Act, which incentivizes safe gun storage in a household with minors present. This legislation will be similar to House Bill (HB) 240 of the 133rd General Assembly, however with an important update to include a tax credit for the purchase of a safe storage unit, making the bill pro-business and similar to bipartisan federal legislation.

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Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the House passage of a $2 billion package of coronavirus relief bills to deliver direct aid for rent and utility assistance, childcare providers, bars, restaurants, lodging and schools, among other industries facing economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic lawmakers also expressed concern over the months-long delay in the release of the funding, which they say slowed the state’s recovery.

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Thu, Apr 15, 2021

COLUMBUS— Today, State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) provided testimony alongside her joint sponsor, Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) on House Bill (HB) 105, known as “Erin’s Law,” to require all public schools to implement age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention curriculum. 

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Tue, Apr 13, 2021