COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 377, bipartisan legislation to release the second, $442 million batch of local government funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to Ohio’s cities, villages and townships serving 50,000 people or less.
COLUMBUS—State Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus), ranking member on the House Criminal Justice committee, and Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland), president of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) issued a statement today following the House Criminal Justice committee passage of House Joint Resolution (HJR) 2 and House Bill (HB) 607, legislation to increase Ohio’s reliance on cash bail.
COLUMBUS–State Reps. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) and Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) gave sponsor testimony today before the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee on House Bill (HB) 429, the Energy Jobs & Justice Act.
COLUMBUS – Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) today released the following statement regarding Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Yom HaShoah is the day of commemoration for the Holocaust by the Jewish community. Yom HaShoah differs from International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as this is the commemoration of the victims from the perspective of the Jewish community.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement today following the signing of House Bill (HB) 175 into law
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.