COLUMBUS— The Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus (OBMHC) is introducing a resolution this week to recognize Black Maternal Health Week in Ohio. Black Maternal Health Week (April 11-17) is an annual event that promotes awareness and seeks to advance and improve Black maternal health outcomes across the country.
State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) introduced two amendments to House Bill (HB) 132, which establishes standard procedures that allow the owner of a towing service or a storage facility to obtain the title to another individual’s motor vehicle.
Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) released the following statement following the House’s concurrence with the $8.3 billion transportation budget.
Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) toured the new mass vaccination site at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University ahead of its opening on Wednesday, March 17.
Ohio House Democrats, led by Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement as the United States Senate this week voted to confirm former U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Warrensville Heights) as the next Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
Representative Juanita Brent signed on as a co-sponsor to the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. A previous version of the Ohio Fairness Act (The Equal Housing and Employment Act) passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Sept. 15, 2009, with bipartisan support. Last General Assembly, the Ohio Fairness Act had 3 hearings but did not receive a committee vote.
Today, State Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) announced that she will host a virtual town hall on March 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM via Zoom and Facebook Live to answer questions from her constituents. Rep. Brent will provide an update on her legislation, the budget’s impacts for you and your family, and valuable COVID-19 information.
Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) released the following statement following the Biden and DeWine Administrations’ announcement that Cleveland would become a FEMA site for administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) released the following statement following the House’s passage of the transportation budget. Rep. Brent voted no on the transportation budget, which passed the Ohio House with a vote of 87-8 on March 4, 2021.
Today, Rep. Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) applauded the House passage of legislation that would allow more health professionals to administer the coronavirus vaccine, extend professional licenses and help low-income Ohioans pay for utilities amid the coronavirus pandemic.