COLUMBUS- In honor of Black Maternal Health Week (April 11-17), State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) issued the following statement urging action on legislation to reduce infant and maternal mortality.
COLUMBUS—Today, State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) recognizes National Transgender Day of Visibility and encourages support for the Ohio Fairness Act, which would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 583, which would appropriate $338 million of federal funds to reimburse school districts and other providers operating school lunch programs.
COLUMBUS – Today, House and Senate Democrats issued a joint response to Gov. DeWine’s State of the State speech.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today celebrates National Agriculture Day and encourages support for House Bill (HB) 95, to allow income tax credits for beginning farmers and related business, which she co-sponsored.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today recognizes International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In 2021, Rep. Brent cosponsored House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 6 that declares racism a public health crisis and calls for a working group to address the issue.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today recognizes Equal Pay Day, a day observed nationally during Women’s History Month that highlights the pay disparities that still exist between men and women in the workforce.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) announced that the State Controlling Board approved $262,500 to support elderly and disabled rental housing programs, as well as $7.5 million to develop community housing for Ohioans with developmental disabilities and $8.4 million to nonprofit agencies that support transitional and permanent housing to help reduce homelessness.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 60, which would add autism spectrum disorder as a qualifying condition for use of medical cannabis.
COLUMBUS– Today, State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) responded to a letter sent to legislators by Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose in which he explained Ohio will likely be unable to move forward with the scheduled May 3 primary election because constitutional state legislative and congressional maps are not in place.