Ohio House Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) issued a statement Tuesday welcoming President Joe Biden to her district in Columbus. President Biden will visit The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Center to mark the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and to tout the recently-passed American Rescue Plan, which will benefit working people, small businesses and Ohio communities amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee on House Bill (HB) 121, her legislation to eliminate Ohio’s spousal exemptions for sex offenses and permit spousal testimony.
Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid), the top Democrat on the House Public Utilities Committee, issued statements Wednesday on the passage of House Bill (HB) 128, legislation to repeal parts of HB 6 from the 133rd General Assembly (GA).
COLUMBUS– State Reps. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Twp.) this week reintroduced the Reagan Tokes Act which modifies the corrections law, including reentry and GPS monitoring. This legislation was named for the Ohio State University student, Reagan Tokes, who was kidnapped, raped, and killed in 2017 by a recently paroled man who was not being closely monitored by his parole officer or his GPS tracker.
State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) announced Monday that over $6.8 million in state funds were approved by the Controlling Board for increasing access to library resources at the Ohio State University. The funds will be used to purchase OhioLINK sole source electronic journals and citations, which assist students and staff with research, discovery, education and teaching.
State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today applauded the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 2, a long-held Democratic priority that would create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband access to unserved residential households in both rural and urban areas of the state.
State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today in a joint press conference announced the creation of the Columbus Innovation District, a partnership and investment to drive innovation and job creation in Ohio.
COLUMBUS— Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus), Rep. Erica C. Crawley (D-Columbus) and Rep. Dontavius Jarells (D-Columbus) today issued statements regarding the removal of Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan on Thursday at the recommendation of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, following two recent police-involved shooting deaths of Black men in Columbus.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) Monday announced the state Controlling Board approval of a $25 million direct loan to assist in financing the $42.25 million Columbus Crew soccer stadium concrete project. The funding will also create 28 new full-time jobs and retain 155 existing full-time jobs at the project site.
COLUMBUS— In the dark of night while most Ohioans were sleeping, the Republican Supermajority on three separate occasions utilized the rarely used House Rule 101 to move the previous question, cutting off debate for controversial bills on Stand Your Ground a.k.a Kill at Will, abortion and curbing the power of the public health director. House Democrats had been prepared to offer multiple amendments to the controversial bills and deliver floor speeches that lifted up the voices and concerns of their constituents, but they never got the chance. Also silenced was the radical faction of GOP lawmakers who had floor amendments ready to be offered.