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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced that the State Controlling Board approved over $96 million to the Department of Transportation in order to begin infrastructure improvements throughout the state. 

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Thu, Aug 4, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) today announced they have introduced legislation to require employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees. The bill would make it unlawful for employers to fail or refuse to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers and clarifies the law for employers. The bill encourages conversations between a pregnant worker and their employer about best next steps to ensure their safety and the health of their pregnancy. 30 other states, including Kentucky, have already moved to set clearer expectations around pregnancy accommodations. 

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Thu, Jul 14, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced that the State Controlling Board approved over $109 million to the Department of Development to continue growing affordable housing in Ohio. Appropriations from programs such as HOME and the National Housing Trust Fund will help to increase homeownership and affordable housing opportunities for low-income Ohioans. 

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Tue, Jul 12, 2022

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.

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Mon, Jun 27, 2022

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today announced the State Controlling Board’s approval of over $60 million across several state departments to help Ohioans recover from the devastating impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic. 

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Mon, Jun 13, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement as Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican legislation that allows Ohioans to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public without a permit, takes effect. 

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Mon, Jun 13, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Representative Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced the passage of the capital budget, House Bill (HB) 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives. The capital budget appropriates resources to state owned infrastructure, colleges, universities and school districts, as well as other community projects. 

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Thu, Jun 2, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced today that the State Controlling Board approved over $230 million to support education in Ohio. Over $123 million was approved through the American Rescue Plan to expand professional development trainings for school staff and bolster the operation of Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational programs, which provide relief for learning loss caused by the pandemic.

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Mon, Apr 25, 2022

 COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood), condemned the introduction of House Bill (HB) 616, the Ohio Republican version of Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law. Under HB 616, schools could not "teach, use, or provide any curriculum or instructional materials on sexual orientation or gender identity" in kindergarten through third grade

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Tue, Apr 5, 2022

 COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), demanded House Bill (HB) 327, the ‘Both Sides’ bill, be barred from any further consideration by the Ohio House after the Republican bill sponsor said in a recent interview that educators should teach “German soldiers’” perspective of the Holocaust. 

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Fri, Mar 25, 2022