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COLUMBUS—Today, State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) celebrates the life and legacy of author Toni Morrison on her birthday. In the 133rd General Assembly, Howse sponsored House Bill (HB) 325, legislation honoring the late author Toni Morrison by designating Feb. 18, her birthday,  as “Toni Morrison Day” in Ohio. HB 325 was signed into law on December 21, 2020. 

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today applauded the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 2, a long-held Democratic priority that would create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband access to unserved residential households in both rural and urban areas of the state.

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

COLUMBUS –This week, State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) announced the State Controlling Board approved $100 million in federal funds for the state’s Rent Assistance Program to aid Ohioans impacted by the pandemic with financial assistance to pay rent, rent arrears, utilities and home energy costs, and utility and home energy costs arrears.

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Thu, Jan 28, 2021

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) issued a statement on Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States, cementing Democratic control of the White House and both chambers of Congress.

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Wed, Jan 20, 2021
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State Representative Stephanie Howse (D- Cleveland) today condemned the governor’s signing of Senate Bill 175, Shoot First legislation that would permit the use of deadly force by individuals who believe their lives are endangered anywhere in the state. Democrats spoke against the extreme Shoot First bill in late December, saying it will threaten Black lives and makes Ohioans less safe.

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Tue, Jan 5, 2021
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State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) took the oath of office during the opening session of the 134th Ohio General Assembly (GA) at the Ohio Statehouse Monday, officially beginning Howse’s 4th term as state representative for the 10th District. 

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Mon, Jan 4, 2021

State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced the signing of legislation honoring the late author Toni Morrison by designating her birthday, February 18, as “Toni Morrison Day” in Ohio.

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Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Late Thursday, House Democrats delivered impassioned floor speeches against a last-minute, unvetted amendment to House Bill 175, Shoot First legislation that would permit the use of deadly force by individuals who believe their lives are endangered in any space, something Democrats say goes too far, and would threaten Black lives and make all Ohioans less safe. Then, in a move to silence more Democratic opposition, Republicans employed a rarely used parliamentary procedure to prematurely end debate, and voted to ram the bill through along party lines.

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Fri, Dec 18, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Representative Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland)  today announced the House passage of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment to Senate Bill (SB) 310. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit Cuyahoga County including:

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Fri, Dec 18, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) that would transform the way Ohio’s schools are funded. Democratic lawmakers have long fought to reform the state’s school funding formula, which the Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional four times, beginning with the DeRolph decision in 1997.

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Thu, Dec 3, 2020