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Representative Kent Smith - District 8

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Kent Smith
District 8
"I am going to show up, do the work and fight for those who sent me to Columbus."

House District 8

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-5441
Fax: (614) 719-0008

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Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) announced today that Ohioans with unemployment overpayments through no fault of their own can now request a waiver that would absolve them of repaying these funds back to the state. Ohioans who have already repaid these overpayments but qualify for the waivers will have their money returned. 

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Wed, Jul 14, 2021

State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) and the Ohio House Democratic Members of the Public Utilities Committee today sent a letter urging Gov. DeWine to veto Senate Bill (SB) 52, controversial legislation that would let local governments restrict wind and solar energy project development on public and private property, which Democrats say attacks clean energy jobs and limits the state’s ability to compete for emerging technologies. 

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Wed, Jun 30, 2021

On Wednesday June 16th, House Concurrent Resolution 23 was officially filed with the clerk of the Ohio House of Representatives.  HCR 23 urged the United States federal government to designate June 19th as a national holiday.  State Representative Kent Smith (D-Euclid) was proud to be one of 27 Democratic cosponsors of the resolution at the date of its filing.  The next day, Thursday June 17th, President Joe Biden signed legislation designating June 19th as America's 12th federal holiday.  

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Sat, Jun 19, 2021

State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today applauded the House passage of House Bill (HB) 163, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Reps. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) and Al Cutrona (R-Canfield) that prohibits mandatory overtime work for nurses as a condition of continued employment. The bill passed by a strong vote of 82-12. 

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Thu, Jun 10, 2021