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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

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

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) today stood in opposition to the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 260, the latest Republican attack on access to safe, legal abortion care that would ban abortion services via telehealth. The bill passed the Ohio House early Friday morning after House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) refused to allow floor debate on the legislation. It now heads to the governor’s desk. 

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Fri, Dec 18, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) 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

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued statements today encouraging the Ohio House Primary and Secondary Education Committee to take action and pass House Bill (HB) 165 out of committee.  HB 165 would require health education standards in school systems across the state. It was introduced in March 2019. 


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Mon, Oct 19, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today called for the resignation of Republican Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) following federal charges that he engaged in a $60 million bribery, racketeering scheme. This is the second FBI investigation into House GOP leadership in three years.

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Fri, Jul 24, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in several Ohio counties, including Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery, and Trumbull. Each of the counties falls within Level 3 of the state’s new Public Health Advisory System, which was unveiled July 2. Level 3 indicates very high exposure and spread of coronavirus.

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Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today joined Dem lawmakers to urge House Republican leaders to call the chamber back into session to address several critical issues facing the state, including health and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, systemic racism and police brutality, questions surrounding the November election, and looming state budget shortfalls.

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Wed, Jun 24, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Representative Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 13, Democratic priority legislation to create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband to unserved residential households. 

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Fri, Jun 12, 2020