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Commits to drawing fair, constitutional maps
January 18, 2022

COLUMBUS–House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today committing to drawing fair state legislative maps following the first Ohio Redistricting Commission meeting.  

 

 
 

COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the Congressional map. 

 
 

COLUMBUS —Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced she will serve on the Ohio Redistricting Commission to redraw the state House and Senate legislative maps. 

 
 

COLUMBUS— The Ohio House Democratic Caucus today announced its new leadership team for the remainder of the 134th General Assembly. In an all-caucus vote, Democrats elected Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) as Minority Leader.

 
 

COLUMBUS —Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the state House and Senate legislative maps.

 
 

COLUMBUS—Acting House Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) issued the following statement prior to the one year anniversary of the attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol:

 
 

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick), parliamentarian of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus, today announced the caucus is requesting letters of interest from individuals seeking appointment to Ohio’s 11th House District seat, which is currently vacant following the departure of State Rep. Stephanie D. Howse (D-Cleveland), who was elected to the Cleveland City Council in November.

 
 
Says SB 157 threatens the health, safety of pregnant patients and unduly restricts access to abortion care in Ohio
December 16, 2021

COLUMBUS—Today, Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Strong-Sykes (D-Akron), on behalf of House Democrats, sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to veto Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.

 
 
Say provision would limit access to quality, affordable childcare options
December 10, 2021

COLUMBUS—House Democrats today urged Gov. DeWine to line item veto a provision within House Bill 169 that would suspend Ohio’s Step Up to Quality Program, which Democrats say would hurt accessibility of quality, affordable childcare options for Ohio children and families. Senate Republicans added the last-minute provision to no longer require childcare centers to participate in the statewide rating system in order to receive public funds.

 
 
Say provision would limit access to quality, affordable childcare options
December 9, 2021

House Democrats today urged Gov. DeWine to line item veto a provision within House Bill 169 that would suspend Ohio’s Step Up to Quality Program, which Democrats say would hurt accessibility of quality, affordable childcare options for Ohio children and families. Senate Republicans added the last-minute provision to no longer require childcare centers to participate in the statewide rating system in order to receive public funds.