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COLUMBUS— For many, the first day of a new month means rent and bills are due. For those who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak, April 1st could be the most financially devastating day yet as fears of evictions and foreclosures may loom.

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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today applauded Gov. Mike DeWine as he signed into law House Bill (HB) 197, which will provide needed supports to working people, families and businesses in Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak. It passed both legislative chambers unanimously Wednesday.

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Fri, Mar 27, 2020

COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) released a statement today following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill (HB 197) that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.

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Wed, Mar 25, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today joined Democratic colleagues to outline several key priorities as lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week to take up emergency measures to address the public health and economic crises facing the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mon, Mar 23, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today called on Gov. Mike DeWine to use his executive authority to release funds to create a temporary, emergency paid leave program for Ohio workers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Kelly’s call follows two letters sent this week on behalf of the caucus pushing for benefits to ensure the economic security of Ohio families.

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Fri, Mar 13, 2020

State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the PRO Act, H.R. 2474 today, which would protect workers’ right to organize. The bill would give millions of workers additional protections to organize and negotiate for better pay, better benefits and safer working conditions. 

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Thu, Feb 6, 2020

State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) joined House Democratic lawmakers today to urge Ohio’s congressional delegation to support the PRO Act, H.R. 2474, which would protect workers’ right to organize. The vote is pending before the U.S. House.

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Wed, Feb 5, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement regarding the passing of former federal judge and Cincinnati civil rights icon, Nathaniel Jones:

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Mon, Jan 27, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement regarding the passing of former Cincinnati city councilman and Hamilton County commissioner Todd Portune:

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Mon, Jan 27, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) on Tuesday provided testimony alongside her joint sponsor, Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin), on House Bill (HB) 321, known as “Erin’s Law,” which would require all public schools to implement age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention curriculum.

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Wed, Jan 22, 2020