COLUMBUS— Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Mike Sheehy’s (D-Oregon) bill honoring Officer Anthony Dia, who was killed in the line of duty July 4, 2020, advanced today during a committee vote. House Bill (HB) 19 received unanimous support by the House Transportation and Public Safety Committee.
State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today responded to the 9th Circuit ruling in favor of labor unions representing rail workers and personnel, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the International Association of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers (SMART), in TRANSP. DIV. OF INT’L ASS’N-SMART V. FRA, litigation initiated in response to an order by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) purporting to adopt a nationwide maximum one-person crew rule and to preempt any state laws concerning that subject matter, a known unsafe practice.
Today, Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) applauded the House passage of House Bills (HB) 5 and 93. HB 93 modifies the state’s address confidentiality program (Safe at Home), a long-held Democratic priority that allows victims of domestic violence, stalking, rape, human trafficking, or sexual battery who fear for their safety to keep their address confidential and out of the public record.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) released the following statement today on his committee assignments for the 134th General Assembly:
COLUMBUS –Today, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) recognized Black History Month, a time to celebrate and reflect on the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Family: Representation, Identity & Diversity,” which celebrates the strength, resilience, diversity and achievements of Black families. Rep. Sheehy reaffirmed his commitment to supporting legislative efforts to build up Black families so that all Ohioans have the tools they need to get ahead.
This week, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) announced the State Controlling Board approved $100 million in federal funds for the state’s Rent Assistance Program to aid Ohioans impacted by the pandemic with financial assistance to pay rent, rent arrears, utilities and home energy costs, and utility and home energy costs arrears.
State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) issued a statement on Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States, cementing Democratic control of the White House and both chambers of Congress.
TOLEDO—State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement regarding the death of Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, who was killed in the line of duty Monday, Jan. 18.
State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) took the oath of office during the opening session of the 134th Ohio General Assembly (GA) at the Ohio Statehouse Monday, officially beginning Sheehy’s 4th term as state representative for the 46th District.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit Lucas County including: