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House Democratic lawmakers today held a press conference detailing the next steps of their Ohio Promise legislative campaign. Democrats said safety and security issues, including commonsense gun safety, are top priorities as the state legislature returns for its fall session dates.

“We need to take action on gun safety to keep our kids and communities safe while also respecting our fundamental rights as Americans,” said Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon). “More than 90 percent of Ohioans support these commonsense measures. That’s why we’re calling on House leaders to begin hearings immediately.”

 

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Wed, Oct 2, 2019

State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today announced the installation of cameras in four additional House hearing rooms, signaling the completion of a major project to offer live coverage of all House committee meetings for the first time, fulfilling a long-time Democratic priority of a more open and transparent committee process.

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Wed, Sep 25, 2019

State Reps. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today released the following statement regarding the Ohio Supreme Court’s controversial split ruling that the state did not overstep its constitutional authority when it sought to block local hiring laws around the state: 

“Maintaining Ohio’s status as a Home Rule state and supporting local communities is one of my top concerns that propelled me to run for office. It’s troubling that some of the same people who advocate for state’s rights to federal power show inconsistency in supporting local community’s rights to state power,” said Rep. Robinson. “Cities, towns, and villages have the right to help aid efforts to hire locally and support the members of their communities.”

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Wed, Sep 25, 2019

State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) yesterday evening held a community town hall in Walton Hills as his last stop on the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities, and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.

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Fri, Sep 13, 2019

State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Phil Robinson (D-Solon) filed a bill today to reinstate the Joint Education Oversight Committee (JEOC), a state legislative committee comprised of members from both parties in the State House and State Senate which provided non-partisan, fact based and in-depth analysis of K-12 education in Ohio at a great value to taxpayers.

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Fri, Sep 13, 2019

State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today issued the following statement in response to the latest developments in the Ohio voter purge that took place on Sep. 6, 2019:

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Tue, Sep 10, 2019

State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) today announced a town hall meeting on September 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Walton Hills Event Center to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities, other legislative updates and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in House district 6.

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Thu, Sep 5, 2019
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State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) held his fourth town hall in August Thursday evening as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities, and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.

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Fri, Aug 23, 2019
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State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) yesterday evening held a community town hall in Solon with Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities, and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.

“It’s important as an elected official I make myself available for questions and comments to the constituents of the district,” said Rep. Robinson. “We had great turnout at this first town hall, and I look forward to the next three this month.”

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Wed, Aug 14, 2019

State Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon), with joint sponsor Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus), yesterday introduced House Bill (HB) 317, titled the “Protect Law Enforcement Act,” or PLEA—legislation that would require all firearms transactions to be processed by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), closing the current loopholes in law that allow many guns sales to occur without a background check.

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Thu, Aug 8, 2019