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State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) released the subsequent statement following the House’s passage of Senate Bill 187, which allows intercollegiate athletes to earn compensation for their names, images, and likeness. Republicans offered Amendment 1594, originally House Bill 61, which prohibits transgender student athletes from competing in the conferences and events of their gender identity. 

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that President Biden has signed into law a bill making Juneteenth, or June 19, a federal holiday honoring the end of slavery.

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Thu, Jun 17, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) announced today that the State Controlling Board approved Cuyahoga Community College’s request for $3.022 million in capital funds for the East Campus Exterior Plaza. The funding will go towards a contract with The Albert M. Higley Co., from Cleveland, Ohio, for design and construction.

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Tue, Jun 15, 2021

State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) voted in opposition Wednesday to House Bill (HB) 157, legislation that would prohibit the collection of income taxes from workers who aren’t physically in an office inside the city or village limits. 

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Wed, May 26, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement on the one year anniversary of the death of George Floyd, who was murdered by police on May 25, 2020.

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Tue, May 25, 2021

State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced she will soon be introducing a resolution urging the U.S. Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

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Fri, May 7, 2021

State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) 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— Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) applauded the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 108 and SB 109. SB 108 would provide $125 million in grants to bars, restaurants and lodging businesses impacted by COVID-19, while SB 109 would provide $556.9 million in grants to businesses, child care providers, assistance programs, local fairs, and veterans homes which have been impacted by COVID-19. The funding for these bills comes from federal CARES Act funding.  

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Wed, May 5, 2021

COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) announced the reintroduction of her legislation from the 133rd General Assembly to promote patient hand hygiene education. This announcement comes just before Hand Hygiene Awareness Day this week on Wednesday, May 5.

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Tue, May 4, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) released the following statement regarding the verdict reached in the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd and the April 20, 2021 murder of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant.

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Wed, Apr 21, 2021