State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee on House Bill (HB) 3, also known as Aisha’s Law, to address high-risk and lethal domestic violence. HB 3 was initially unveiled as bipartisan priority legislation in the 133rd General Assembly, and was passed by the Ohio House on May 20, 2020.
COLUMBUS — State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 79, or the Caregiver Expenses Tax Credit. Previously introduced as HB 454 in the 133rd General Assembly, this legislation would provide a tax credit of up to $1,000 for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver for the care and support of a qualifying family member. To qualify, the family member must be age 18 or over and require assistance with at least one activity of daily living.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) released the following statement today on her committee assignments for the 134th General Assembly:
COLUMBUS – State Representative Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit Cuyahoga County including:
COLUMBUS- Ohio House Health Committee Ranking Member Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) todayissued statements in opposition to Senate Bill (SB) 260, the latest Republican attack on women’s healthcare access that would ban abortion-related care via telemedicine.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today provided sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 363 to designate October 11 as “Coming Out Day” in Ohio to raise awareness of civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) 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. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on House Bill (HB) 3 to address high-risk and lethal domestic violence.
COLUMBUS –Today, State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) 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. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) signed onto a letter by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition regarding the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) changes to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) performances, which would delay an economic recovery from COVID-19. The CRA, enacted in 1977, requires the Federal Reserve and other federal banking regulators to encourage financial institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they do business, including low and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods.