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 COLUMBUS— State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that House Bill (HB) 276, legislation naming a portion of I-271 in Cuyahoga County after the late Orange Village Councilman Ronald H. Barron was signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine.

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Thu, Mar 5, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today introduced legislation, known as the “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act,” which would ban discriminatory policies in Ohio schools that penalize students, especially students of color, for wearing natural hairstyles that embrace their cultural identities.

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Tue, Mar 3, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) announced today that the Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved Job Creation Tax Credits for expansion projects with Checkpoint Surgical and Market Track LLC (Numerator). The projects will take place in Highland Hills, which is located in Ohio House District 12.

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Mon, Feb 24, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) will be joining First Lady Fran DeWine in Warrensville Heights to provide remarks on the launch of the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library.

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Fri, Jan 10, 2020

This week, state Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) and state Senator Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) introduced companion legislation to allow residents of facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities to set up a video recording device in their room. The resident’s family could also provide consent if the resident is not capable of doing so. The goal is to mitigate elder abuse in Ohio.

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Tue, Dec 17, 2019

State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today issued a statement on the latest extreme total abortion ban introduced by House Republican lawmakers this week. 

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Fri, Nov 15, 2019

State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced two projects to address homelessness in Cuyahoga County. Some $1,460,000 in state funds will go toward rapid re-housing assistance for men, women and families, while another $200,000 will go to help fund the YMCA of Greater Cleveland’s Norma Herr Women’s Shelter. 

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Mon, Nov 4, 2019

State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today issued a statement announcing $15 million in funding for Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority in Cuyahoga County, which was passed with Democratic backing in the state’s transportation budget earlier this year.

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Tue, Oct 29, 2019

State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) responded today to the announcement that Summit and Cuyahoga Counties this week agreed to a $215 million settlement as part of the ongoing negotiations with major drug companies accused of creating and encouraging the opioid crisis in Ohio.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced that Senate Bill 26, legislation that will authorize a state income tax deduction for teacher out-of-pocket expenses for professional development and classroom supplies, has passed the Ohio House of Representatives unanimously. Senate Bill 26 will also exempt feminine hygiene products from sales and use tax.

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Fri, Oct 11, 2019