State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) yesterday voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 409, which included amendments from the Senate that suspend state report card grades for districts and other requirements for the 2020-2021 K-12 school year. These temporary changes are needed due to the uncommon school year caused by health safety measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) 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. Cuyahoga County will be receiving over $80.6 million in capital appropriations for projects.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) yesterday voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson), Rep. Gary Scherer (R-Circleville) and Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima), that would transform the way Ohio’s schools are funded.
The Ohio House Democratic Caucus Monday announced its leadership team for the 134th General Assembly, voting to elect Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) as the next Democratic Caucus Chair.
State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) Thursday voted no on Conference Committee changes to Senate Bill (SB) 89, saying that Republican changes in the EdChoice Scholarship program failed to address the problems in the program. The bill passed in the House, mostly along party lines, with four Republicans joining Democrats to vote against the conference committee report.
COLUMBUS- Ohio House Democrats today announced the feedback members received from a back-to-school questionnaire created for teachers, administrators, students, parents, grandparents and other caregivers to share their thoughts and concerns with lawmakers as the new school year is underway.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today made a statement on the death of 53-year-old Detective James Skernivitz, a 25-year veteran of the Cleveland Police Department and Brecksville resident. Det. Skernivitz was shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday night, Sept. 3rd.
COLUMBUS — State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today announced his next virtual town hall as part of the second Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour. The Voting and the 2020 General Election During COVID-19 Virtual Town Hallwill be held Monday, August 24, at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Facebook Live from his official Facebook pageto take questions and discuss general information on how to vote, health and safety around in person voting, absentee ballots and vote-by-mail logistics, and other struggles voters are facing during the pandemic.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon), the Ranking Democrat on the House Primary and Secondary Education Committee, today released a statement criticizing Governor Mike DeWine on the lack of a statewide plan to address school re-opening and the continued confusion his lack of leadership creates.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) issued a statement on the Ohio House voting unanimously to strip Larry Householder (R-Glenford) of his role as Speaker of the House.