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COLUMBUS– State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.

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Fri, Jun 24, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Representative Kent Smith (D-Euclid) announced the passage of the capital budget, House Bill (HB) 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday. 

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Thu, Jun 2, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) last week voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 377, bipartisan legislation to release the second, $442 million batch of local government funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to Ohio’s cities, villages and townships serving 50,000 people or less.

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Mon, May 23, 2022

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today announced Bill Faith (Executive Director at Coalition on Housing and Homeless in Ohio), Lisa Hamler-Fugitt (Executive Director at Ohio Association of Foodbanks), and Heather Taylor- Miesle (Former Executive Director at Ohio Environmental Council) as recipients of the Jane B. Sheats Community Impact Award, named after the first African American woman in the United States to chair a county board of elections. 

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Fri, May 13, 2022

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) and Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) announced today, Earth Day, that they plan to introduce legislation to gradually transition Ohio's state fleet to 100% electric vehicles by Jan. 1, 2030.  

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Fri, Apr 22, 2022

COLUMBUS– State Reps. Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) yesterday gave sponsor testimony before the House State and Local Government Committee on House Bill (HB) 331, which would require certain law enforcement officers to wear a clearly visible badge and identification while on duty. 

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Thu, Mar 31, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, House and Senate Democrats issued a joint response to Gov. DeWine’s State of the State speech. 

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Wed, Mar 23, 2022

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today sent a letter to the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) asking the organization to reconsider the disqualification of the Beachwood High School track team from the Indoor State Track Championship this weekend. 

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Thu, Mar 3, 2022

COLUMBUS— Following a tradition he began last year, State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today released a video highlighting the accomplishments of notable African Americans with Ohio roots. 

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Thu, Feb 3, 2022

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today issued a letter to Ohio Auditor Keith Faber calling for an immediate audit of the Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland school districts to finally bring transparency in taxpayer spending to these communities after they were taken over by the state’s Academic Distress Commission (ADC).

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Tue, Jan 25, 2022