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COLUMBUS—Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland ) issued a statement today as Republican lawmakers voted to fast-track legislationthat does little to prepare the state’s Boards of Elections to safely conduct a presidential election amid the worst global pandemic in more than a century.

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Thu, Jun 4, 2020

COLUMBUS— Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) signed onto a resolution that would designate racism as a public health crisis, echoing similar calls in Cleveland and Franklin County. The resolution, if passed, would be the first of its kind passed at the state level.

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Mon, Jun 1, 2020

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today applauded the House concurrence of House Bill (HB) 285, her legislation to establish the permanent Driver’s License Reinstatement Fee Debt Reduction and Amnesty Program. The program will determine if a person qualifies for a reduction in pending reinstatement fees or if a person is eligible for a complete fees waiver. HB 285 now heads to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

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Fri, May 29, 2020

COLUMBUS- Yesterday, State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) provided sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 461, also known as “Esther’s Law,” that would permit a long-term care facility resident or the resident’s sponsor to authorize the installation and use of an electronic monitoring device in the resident’s room under certain conditions. HB 461 would also prohibit discrimination or retaliation against a resident who authorizes electronic monitoring.

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Thu, May 28, 2020

COLUMBUS— In honor of May being National Foster Care Awareness Month, State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that she will be introducing legislation to create the Kinship Care Bill of Rights. Kinship care refers to the care of children by relatives, or in some cases, close family friends.

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Thu, May 21, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that she will be introducing a cannabis bill package.

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Fri, May 15, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today released a statement following the dangerous and partisan attack on Dr. Amy Acton by House Republicans:  

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Wed, May 6, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) todayrecognized May 5 as World Hand Hygiene Day. Every year on May 5, World Hand Hygiene Day brings awareness to the importance of adhering to proper hand hygiene practices.

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Tue, May 5, 2020

COLUMBUS— In a formal letter sent to Gov. Mike DeWine yesterday, State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) outlined the major concerns facing her school districts as the governor begins his plan to reopen Ohio.

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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

COLUMBUS— Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today introduced legislation that would provide educational materials regarding proper hand hygiene to hospital patients and long-term care residents of healthcare facilities.

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Mon, Apr 27, 2020