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."
House Democratic lawmakers from across Ohio today sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose seeking information from his office about the impact of moving the 2020 presidential primary from March 10 to March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. See the letter below.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today announced House Bill (HB) 300, legislation that would raise money for the Ohio House Rabbit Rescue through the creation of a “Rabbit Friendly” license plate.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) announced this week that the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved assistance for three economic development projects expected to create 274 jobs in the 21st House district.
Ohio House Democratic lawmakers today announced a number of proposals, including safe storage, red-flag and background check laws, commonsense measures they say will better keep kids and communities safe. The package comes amid debate on House Bill (HB) 178, controversial legislation Democrats say is a solution in search of a problem.
State Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today released the following statement in response to the announcement of legislation requiring Ohio doctors prescribing medication abortions, which are performed up to 10 weeks into a pregnancy, to provide information about an unproven and medically inaccurate procedure intended to “reverse” legal, safe abortion:
House Democratic lawmakers today voted in favor of the state budget, House Bill 166, which includes a number of key Democratic priorities, including a significant tax cut for working people and families.
House Democrats today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 154, a bipartisan effort to end state takeovers of local schools and restore control to local education officials. The bill comes amid questions of accountability, transparency and lackluster results from district takeovers in Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland.