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COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today joined Dem lawmakers to urge House Republican leaders to call the chamber back into session to address several critical issues facing the state, including health and the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, systemic racism and police brutality, questions surrounding the November election, and looming state budget shortfalls.

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Wed, Jun 24, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) last week signed onto a concurrent resolution urging Congress to designate June 19th a paid federal holiday. This date is to be known as Juneteenth Independence day in recognition of June 19, 1865, when news of the end of slavery reached the southwestern states two months after the end of the American Civil War.

 

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Mon, Jun 22, 2020

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Ohio Democratic state legislators called on members of the Ohio Congressional Delegation to support and approve an increase in funding for local school systems in the next Covid-19 supplemental appropriations bill.

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Fri, Jun 5, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) issued a statement today as Republican lawmakers voted to fast-track legislationthat does little to prepare the state’s Boards of Elections to safely conduct a presidential election amid the worst global pandemic in more than a century.

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Thu, Jun 4, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) released a statement today following the recent protests throughout the state:

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Wed, Jun 3, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 3, Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would change how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. Democrats say the bill’s passage comes at a critical time as prolonged isolation during the state’s stay-at-home order has led to a spike in domestic violence cases.

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Wed, May 20, 2020

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today announced the upcoming public virtual events of his next “Robinson Roundtable” office hours on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be held for the first time virtually on Facebook, as well as his first District 6 Virtual Town Hall, Monday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 P.M. on Facebook Live from his official Facebook pageto give updates and discuss the COVID-19 emergency response.

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Wed, Apr 22, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today applauded Gov. Mike DeWine as he signed into law amended House Bill (HB) 197, the emergency COVID-19 relief omnibus package, which will provide needed supports to working people, families and businesses in Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak. It passed both legislative chambers unanimously Wednesday.

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Fri, Mar 27, 2020

COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) released a statement today following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill, amended House Bill (HB) 197, that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.

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Wed, Mar 25, 2020

COLUMBUS- Several Democratic lawmakers, including Reps. John Patterson (D- Jefferson), Phil Robinson (D-Solon), Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville), today introduced a legislative package to mitigate the negative impacts schools are facing as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The package would provide resources and allow already overburdened school districts to take the necessary steps to recover from the repercussions of this ongoing public health crisis.

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Tue, Mar 24, 2020