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COLUMBUS- State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) 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 Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced more than $21.8 million in grants for Brownfield Remediation projects in Lucas County was awarded by the Ohio Department of Development. 

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Fri, Jun 17, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced the State Controlling Board approved over $60 million across several state departments to help Ohioans recover from the devastating impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic.

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Tue, Jun 14, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) filed a bill that would designate that the state sales tax revenue collected from firearms and ammunition purchases be used for programs that curb gun violence and support those affected. In 2021, it is estimated that Ohio collected approximately $24.5 million to $38 million in sales tax revenue from firearm and ammunition purchases. 

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Mon, Jun 13, 2022

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toled0) issued a statement as Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican legislation that allows Ohioans to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public without a permit, takes effect. 

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Mon, Jun 13, 2022

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced the passage of the capital budget, HB 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday. The capital budget appropriates resources to state owned infrastructure, colleges, universities, and school districts as well as other community projects.

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Thu, Jun 2, 2022

COLUMBUS – House Bill (HB) 542, introduced by State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), passed the Ohio House during session this week by a vote of 82-0. HB 542 contained revisions to Ohio’s barbering and cosmetology laws, including reducing the minimum age to start barbering school to 16. 

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Thu, May 19, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) issued a statement condemning the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that indicates the court’s conservative majority intends to overturn Roe v. Wade in the coming months. The leaked opinion, which is not a final decision by the Court, presents a 50 year reversal on safe and legal access to abortion in the United States.

 

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Tue, May 3, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) condemned the first hearing of House Bill (HB) 598, extreme Republican legislation to completely ban access to abortion in Ohio without exception, in the House Government Oversight Committee. 

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Wed, Apr 27, 2022

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today joined local and state leaders to announce a $1 million grant issued through the Department of Development to restore the historic Spitzer Building in downtown Toledo.

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Tue, Apr 26, 2022