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COLUMBUS — State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued statements today after the Ohio House Health Committee held another hearing for House Bill 248, controversial anti-vaccine legislation that would prohibit schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and all other employers from requiring or requesting that employees get any vaccine. HB 248 would also prohibit colleges and universities from requiring that students living on-campus disclose their vaccination status and forbid private businesses from requiring that customers receive any vaccine.

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Tue, Aug 24, 2021

COLUMBUS — State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued statements today after Gov. DeWine signed House Bill (HB) 244 into law. Originally introduced in March 2021 as a bill regarding education for military families, Republicans added an amendment to HB 244 that will prohibit public schools or universities from requiring any vaccine has not received full authorization from the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA). All the COVID-19 vaccines currently in use in the U.S. have been granted emergency, but not full, approval.  Full approval is anticipated in the coming months.

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Wed, Jul 14, 2021

State Reps. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued statements today after House Republicans voted to add an anti-vaccine provision to an unrelated bill, Senate Bill 111, legislation to direct $844 million in federal coronavirus relief to Ohio communities. The extreme amendment would prohibit public and private entities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines. 

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Thu, Jun 24, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued statements today after proponent testimony was held before the Health Committee for House Bill (HB) 248, anti-vaccine legislation that would prohibit schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and all other employers from requiring or requesting that employees get any vaccine. HB 248 would also prohibit colleges and universities from requiring that students living on-campus disclose their vaccination status and forbid private businesses from requiring that customers receive any vaccine.

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Tue, May 25, 2021

Reps. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) introduced House Bill (HB) 305, the Insulin Affordability Act, to address the issue of insulin pricing in Ohio. 

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Wed, May 12, 2021

Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) joined House Democrats today to vote opposition to a motion to override the governor’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial Republican legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises.

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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued a statement on Gov. DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises. Rep. Liston voted against the bill and sent the governor a letter sent urging his veto.

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Tue, Mar 23, 2021

COLUMBUS— State Reps. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Mark Fraizer (R-Newark) introduced legislation today that would support young adults with special healthcare needs by expanding the eligibility for the Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH) program to individuals aged 26 years and younger. The current age limit is 21 years old. 

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Mon, Mar 15, 2021

COLUMBUS— Today, Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) applauded the House passage of House Bill (HB) 41, her bipartisan legislation to add certain mental health workers to the list of those exempt from disclosing identifying personal information under Ohio public records laws.

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021
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COLUMBUS— State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine this morning, making her the first member of the Ohio General Assembly to receive the vaccine.

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Wed, Dec 23, 2020