COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today released the following statement after the former PUCO chairman, Sam Randazzo, was indicted on bribery and embezzlement charges related to the House Bill (HB) 6 nuclear bailout scandal.
COLUMBUS - House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today sent a follow-up letter requesting Attorney General Dave Yost to update the public on his investigation into allegations made in a Cleveland Plain Dealer report that claims dozens of Ohioans had their identities stolen and used without their permission on fake letters sent to the Oil and Gas Land Management Commission (OGLMC), urging oil and gas exploration in Ohio’s state parks. It’s imperative the public receive an update on the investigation ahead of Wednesday's OGLMC meeting where a decision is expected on the controversial proposal to open thousands of acres of Ohio state parks and other state lands for oil and gas exploration.
COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today pushed back against extremist Republicans calling to overthrow the judicial branch’s authority to exercise judicial review of Issue 1, the citizen-led ballot amendment that passed with a bipartisan majority (57%) of Ohioans last Tuesday:
COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today released the following statement concerning Issue 1’s resounding passage by Ohio’s voters:
COLUMBUS – Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) announced today that an additional $2M has been requested by the Office of Secretary of State Frank LaRose to be disbursed to County Boards of Election to cover the cost of administering the recent August special election.
COLUMBUS – Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced that the Controlling Board has approved the release of $31M for construction costs associated with phase 2 of The Ohio State University (OSU) Biomedical and Materials Engineering Complex renovation. When complete, the $150M project will transform the face of OSU’s engineering campus and create a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary learning and research facility, bringing together top-ranked programs across the university’s engineering and medical science departments to create new opportunities for collaborative learning and research.
COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today applauds the announcement that Ohio is the first state in the nation to break ground on an electric vehicle (EV) charging station built as part of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program under President Joe Biden.
COLUMBUS – Minority Leader Allison Russo (D- Upper Arlington) and State Rep. Michele Grim (D- Toledo) are thrilled to congratulate the City of Columbus on the announcement of their medical debt relief plan. This plan will provide relief for hundreds of thousands of Columbus residents and is a bold step to confront the medical debt crisis.
COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) Wednesday was a recipient of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network’s (ODVN) 2023 Leadership in Policy Award. This award was given to Leader Russo to recognize her work towards combating domestic violence in Ohio.
COLUMBUS – Ohio House Democratic leadership and members, Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus), Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Westlake), Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland), Michele Grim (D-Toledo), Ismail Mohamed (D-Columbus), Dani Isaacsohn (D-Cincinnati), Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), today released the following statement on the deadly surprise attack by Hamas militants who fired thousands of rockets from Gaza toward central and southern Israel, leading to multiple Israeli civilian casualties and injuries.