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.
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.
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.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that she will be introducing a cannabis bill package.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today released a statement following the dangerous and partisan attack on Dr. Amy Acton by House Republicans:
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.
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.
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.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants will be made available to cover certain local pandemic response costs in Ohio. Funds will go to state and local authorities as well as non-profits, such as hospitals, working at the direction of local governments.
Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today issued a statement in support of Northeast Ohio’s Chinese, Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities amid increased racist incidents as COVID-19 continues its spread across the country. Brent noted that the Cleveland area is home to the state’s largest Chinese, Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.