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.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) released the following statement regarding the verdict that Ahmaud Arbery’s killers were motivated by his race and violated his civil rights.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Columbus) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 109, Republican legislation that would increase penalties and create new criminal offenses related to riots.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement after the 4th anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. On Feb. 14, 2018, a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 students and staff members, and injuring 17 others.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) released a statement on the 202nd anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s birth. Susan B. Anthony played a fundamental role in the women’s suffrage movement and was president of the national women’s suffrage movement from 1892-1900.
COLUMBUS– Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President Rep. Thomas E. West and OLBC First Vice President Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today released the following statements on the first day of Black History Month.