State Rep. Dr. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today joined House Democrats at a Statehouse press conference to introduce legislation that would incorporate into Ohio law patient protections in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
“People are afraid of losing health insurance for their loved ones with pre-existing conditions,” said Rep. Liston. “We must do more to ensure Ohioans can feel safe and secure at home. This legislation to protect Ohio’s children and families is the right thing to do.”
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) todayissued a Public Service Announcement discussing September’s National Suicide Prevention week:
“Between 2003 and 2017, suicides by gun in Ohio increased by 60 percent,” said Rep. Liston. “During National Suicide Prevention week, it’s important that we take action. That’s why I’ve introduced a bill to make sure everyone knows the risks and has the right resources available to help when they purchase a gun.”
*Editor’s note: The PSA can be viewed and downloaded here:
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) hosted an insulin affordability listening session Wednesday to gather information and hear stories from those who have been impacted by the skyrocketing prices of insulin.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today announced an insulin affordability listening session on Wednesday, September 11 at 5:00 pm at the Northwest Library in Worthington to hear from those who have been impacted by the skyrocketing prices of insulin.
State Rep. Dr. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) joined Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN) and advocates at a Statehouse press conference Wednesday to support the fight for affordable healthcare in Ohio.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) held a community town hall Thursday as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today announced a town hall meeting on Thursday, August 29 at 6:00pm at the Dublin Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in northwest Franklin County.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) this week introduced new legislation, House Bill (HB) 315, to require federally licensed firearms dealers to provide information about suicide prevention in hopes of decreasing the alarming statistics associated with gun-related fatalities.
“Over 50 percent of gun deaths in Ohio are the result of firearm assisted suicide,” said Rep. Liston. “I want to ensure that all gun owners are aware of the risks associated with firearms and are able to make informed decisions that are best suited for themselves and their families.”
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today issued a statement in opposition to House Bill (HB) 6, a Republican-sponsored bill to bail out Ohio’s nuclear power plants and subsidize two additional coal-fired power plants that service the state. The bill also guts Ohio’s renewable and energy efficiency standards, which opponents say will hurt job growth in emerging clean energy industries.
Ohio State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today issued a statement in support of the finalized version of the state budget, House Bill (HB) 166. Today’s vote follows more than two weeks of Republican dysfunction and gridlock, which forced lawmakers to pass a short-term funding extension before finally compromising on a long-term deal late Tuesday.
Liston stated, "While there is still a great deal of work to do, this budget invests hundreds of millions of dollars in our children to help improve health and wellness in our state."