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Democratic members of the Government Oversight Committee today reacted to public testimony on the House Republican congressional map proposal released Wednesday. The GOP proposal doubles down on historic Republican gerrymandering, favoring GOP candidates 13-2 across Ohio.

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Thu, Nov 4, 2021

COLUMBUS —Government Oversight Committee Member Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement following the committee’s passage of House Bill (HB) 227, GOP-backed legislation that would gut public safety laws that currently require permits for people who carry hidden, loaded handguns in public.

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021

COLUMBUS—Ranking Democrat Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement today after the House State and Local Government Committee heard additional testimony on two controversial GOP bills that would restrict Ohio schools from teaching about or advocating for what bill sponsors define as “divisive concepts.”

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Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), and Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) hosted a stop on the Ohio House Democrats’ Ohio Promise: Opportunity Agenda Tour last week in Cincinnati. The event was part of a statewide series of town halls where local lawmakers discuss statewide issues like jobs and economic development, education, protecting healthcare access, and the freedom to vote. The event also gave citizens the opportunity to ask questions and offer input on ways to address the issues facing their communities.

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Mon, Aug 16, 2021

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced that monthly Child Tax Credit payments will begin to be dispersed today, July 15. The American Rescue Plan increased the Child Tax Credit up to $3,000 per year, or $250 per month, for families whose children are between 6-17 years old and up to $3,600 per year, or $300 per month, for families with children under 6 years old. Most families will automatically receive monthly payments without having to take any action.

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Thu, Jul 15, 2021

COLUMBUS –Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced today that Ohioans with unemployment overpayments through no fault of their own can request a waiver that would absolve them of repaying these funds back to the state. Ohioans who have already repaid these overpayments but qualify for the waivers will have their money returned. 

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Wed, Jul 14, 2021

COLUMBUS—In a memo*, State Representative Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) called on Gov. DeWine to veto several state budget provisions she says fail to meet the expectations of Ohioans as the state begins to emerge and build back from the pandemic. 

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Wed, Jun 30, 2021

COLUMBUS—Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement Monday following the passage of the state budget, House Bill 110. Democrats expressed concerns about a number of provisions within the bill, including a more than $1.64 billion tax giveaway to largely benefit the wealthiest Ohioans and an increase in funding for the state’s EdChoice Voucher Program, which undermines public education in Ohio.

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Tue, Jun 29, 2021

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement after House Republicans amended the collegiate name, image and likeness bill, Senate Bill 187, to effectively ban transgender athletes from participating in high school and collegiate sports. 

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement on the expulsion from the Ohio House of former Republican Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) for his alleged role in a $60 million public bribery and corruption scheme to pass and prevent a referendum on a billion-dollar corporate bailout in 2019.

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Wed, Jun 16, 2021