State Rep. Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) gave sponsor testimony this week before the Ohio House State and Local Committee on House Bill (HB) 360, which would designate June as Gun Violence Awareness Month.
State Rep. Monique Smith (D- Fairview Park) today introduced legislation, House Bill 731, to designate October 26 as “Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Awareness Day,” also known as “Brenna’s Law.
COLUMBUS — State Representative Monique Smith (D- Fairview Park) issued a statement after a Hamilton County judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s six-week abortion ban for 14 days.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) announced $61,181 in grants from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) to support sustainability, arts access, statewide arts service organizations, and individual artists in House District 16.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Monique Smith (D- Fairview Park) today introduced a House Resolution urging the U.S. Archivist to certify the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th Amendment in the United States Constitution.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Monique Smith (D- Fairview Park) 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.
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.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) today announced the passage of the capital budget, House Bill (HB) 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives.
COLUMBUS – Today, Rep. Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) announced that she was appointed to the board of the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, an organization created to prevent child abuse and neglect in Ohio.
COLUMBUS - Today State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Democratic members of the Ohio House of Representatives Commerce and Labor Committee issued statements after being denied answers to questions on HB 466, legislation that would cap staffing agency charges to nursing homes and significantly increase Medicaid payments for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) using COVID relief dollars.