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.
COLUMBUS – Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) announced Monday the state Controlling Board approved another round of federal funding to support Ohio’s efforts to control the COVID-19 outbreak as school districts prepare for fall semester.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and House Democrats Tuesday sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose addressing recent major developments in Ohio’s elections. Ohioans watched last week as Post Office mailboxes and processing machinery were dismantled and removed in Ohio and across the country. Following national outcry over potential election interference, USPS has said they would halt additional reorganization changes until after the November election, but it is still unclear whether the reductions in service and processing will be undone.
State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement in honor of “Ohio Military Family Month,” which recognizes the unique sacrifices of Ohio’s military families.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement on the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, which left nine dead and 17 wounded.