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Anti-corruption legislation would ban statewide officeholders from receiving compensation for private employment while in office
August 18, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), State Reps. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) and Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) announced legislation that would prohibit any statewide officeholder from holding private employment, performing private work, or serving in any private position for which they receive compensation. 

Events to bring the Statehouse to neighborhoods across Ohio
August 11, 2022

COLUMBUS –House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced the launch of the Working Families First Tour, a statewide series of town hall events where Democratic state lawmakers will discuss ongoing efforts to protect Ohioans’ freedom to make their own health care decisions and support families. 

Legislation will boost semiconductor production, lowering the cost of every day goods
August 9, 2022

COLUMBUS– Ohio House Democrats today celebrated the signing of the CHIPS and Science Act, legislation to increase the production of semiconductors in the United States. The CHIPS Act will lower costs on every day goods from cars to dishwashers, create good-paying jobs in the U.S., and improve our national security by building more resilient American supply chains.



COLUMBUS —Yesterday, State Reps. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville), Daniel P. Troy (D-Willowick), Thomas West (D-Canton) and Bishara Addison (D-Shaker Heights) hosted an informational webinar to educate Ohioans about the upcoming August 2 primary. 


COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued the following statement today after the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the latest congressional map unconstitutional.


COLUMBUS – This week, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to draw legal State Board of Education districts prior to the August 10 filing deadline for State Board of Education candidates.

Calls on Ohio legislature to pass comprehensive gun safety legislation
July 11, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) commended President Biden’s executive action plan to reduce gun violence across the country. The executive actions include several measures the Biden administration is taking to keep guns out of the wrong hands, reduce community violence, assist local law enforcement and address the root causes of gun violence. 


COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) attended a lunch and discussion with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India – the first openly gay royal in the world. 


COLUMBUS- Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today congratulating Ketanji Brown Jackson on being sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court justice and the first Black woman to serve on the high court. 


COLUMBUS– The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) today issued a statement after the injunction against Senate Bill 23 (133rd General Assembly) was dissolved. 

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