COLUMBUS – State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) recognizes Sunday, Oct. 11 as National Coming Out Day, an annual LGBTQ awareness day designated to celebrate and commend the bravery of all those who have come out as LGBTQ. This year’s observance comes at a time when many are worried about a changing U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on marriage equality and LGBTQ rights.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced the start of early voting in Franklin County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the Controlling Board to further aid the state’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was also approved for voter education efforts and to support women-owned and veteran friendly businesses.
COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) announced this week the passage of House Bill (H.B.) 614, legislation that allocates a total of $650 million in federal CARES Act relief funds for local governments in Ohio. The funds are to be used to offset costs faced by local governments directly caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously approved by the Ohio Senate, the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today recognized National Voter Registration Day as an opportunity to encourage participation in this November’s election despite challenges caused by the pandemic and a failure by Republican state leaders to make this unprecedented election more accessible.
COLUMBUS –Today, State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) participated in a virtual press conference with other House Democratic lawmakers to discuss legislative solutions that are needed as the state faces multiple unprecedented crises. The Ohio House was scheduled to meet for an if-needed House session today, but Speaker Robert Cupp canceled on Friday, Sept. 11.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced local recipients of the BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant program. Awards from the Governor’s office were given to the following area school districts:
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement on the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Ohio House Democrats today announced the end of their Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, which comprised of more than two-dozen virtual town halls since June on topics including COVID-19, jobs and the economy, racial justice, gun safety and voting access. Across the state, over 20,000 Ohioans tuned in to these town halls to hear from their elected officials and ask questions.