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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) issued the following statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down both the state legislative and Congressional maps this week

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Fri, Jan 14, 2022

COLUMBUS –State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) renewed calls to pass House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 38 to encourage semiconductor production in the U.S. following reports that Ohio may be in the running to land a major semiconductor factory. HCR 38 urges Congress to address the shortage of semiconductors in the short-term and appropriate billions of dollars to encourage domestic production of these computer-chips.  

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Wed, Jan 12, 2022

COLUMBUS – Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including $42 million in American Rescue Plan funds to aid with vaccine distribution efforts, vaccine education, mobile vaccination units and data management. Ohio has faced a surge in demand for COVID-19 vaccines since the onset of the omicron variant. 

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Tue, Jan 11, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced the application process for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Student Aid Program has opened. Qualified institutions with CDL programs can apply at https://www.ohiohighered.org/cdl starting Jan. 7, 2022 through Feb. 18, 2022.

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Thu, Jan 6, 2022

Today, Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including the allocation of a combined $49.3 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide support for students and young adults with disabilities, enhance local health departments’ COVID-19 vaccination efforts, mitigate COVID-19 outbreaks, fulfill needs of older Ohioans, help Ohioans with mental illness, decrease youth homelessness, and boost ongoing planning and project development efforts in Appalachia.

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Mon, Dec 13, 2021

Today, Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) voted in favor of Substitute House Bill (HB) 169 to appropriate $4.18 billion to support education, expand access to childcare and improve public health, among other investments in Ohio’s working people, families and communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is funded through several federal COVID-19 relief packages, the majority of which comes from the American Rescue Plan Act backed by Democrats and signed into law by President Biden earlier this year.

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Thu, Dec 9, 2021

State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), Chair of the Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus, issued a statement today after Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill, passed the Ohio House on a party-line vote. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.

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Wed, Dec 8, 2021

COLUMBUS —Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced that she was named Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. 

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Fri, Dec 3, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), Chair of the Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus, released a statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on the most important abortion case in decades. The case regards a Mississippi law that would ban abortion procedures 15 weeks after conception, effectively overturning Roe v. Wade. 

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Wed, Dec 1, 2021

Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today issued a statement as Republicans passed a partisan, four-year congressional district map that unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2. 

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Thu, Nov 18, 2021