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Representative Monique Smith - District 16

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Monique Smith
District 16
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"I am honored to serve and represent my community in the Ohio House. By working together, we can create a better Ohio for all, where families can get ahead and build better lives."
 

House District 16

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Hometown
Fairview Park
 
77 South High Street
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-0961
Fax: (614) 719-3998
 

Working For You

Today, Rep. Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) signed on as a co-sponsor to the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. A previous version of the Ohio Fairness Act (The Equal Housing and Employment Act) passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Sept. 15, 2009, with bipartisan support. Last General Assembly, the Ohio Fairness Act had 3 hearings but did not receive a committee vote.

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Today, Rep. Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) announced the state Controlling Board approved several requests for funding, including the release of $43.7 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Controlling Board approved several other measures to ensure clean water, support residents in low-income housing, and reimburse partners for PPE.

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Mon, Mar 8, 2021

House Democratic lawmakers Reps. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland), Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights), Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma), Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), Phil Robinson (D-Solon), Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood), Kent Smith (D-Euclid), Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park), Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland), and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) issued the following statement as the Biden administration announced today that Cleveland State’s Wolstein Center has been chosen as a mass vaccination site, with the ability to administer 6,000 vaccine doses each day over eight weeks beginning March 17. 

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Fri, Mar 5, 2021

COLUMBUS – Rep. Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) issued a statement following the passage of House Bill (HB) 74, the state’s two-year transportation budget. Democrats fought against the governor’s proposed cuts to public transit funding in the bill, securing $193.7 million over the next two years, double the governor’s proposed investment. Smith voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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Fri, Mar 5, 2021