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COLUMBUS— Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) issued a statement following the announcement that Ohioans who were overpaid unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for a waiver to avoid costly repayments. Ohioans who saw their benefits stolen by scammers will also be eligible for replacement payments. 

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Fri, Jul 9, 2021

State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today introduced a House Resolution urging the U.S. Congress to craft a 21st century Fairness Doctrine to curb the dangerous spread of misinformation.

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Wed, Jul 7, 2021

COLUMBUS—Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) late Monday night voted in support of House Bill 110, the state operating budget for fiscal years 2022-2023. 

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Tue, Jun 29, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today gave sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 232, legislation to enact the Ohio Equal Pay Act. The bill was heard by the Ohio House Commerce and Labor Committee, and testimony was given alongside joint-sponsor Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland).

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Tue, Jun 22, 2021

State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today issued a statement on the expulsion from the Ohio House of former Republican Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) for his alleged role in a $60 million public bribery and corruption scheme to pass and prevent a referendum on a billion-dollar corporate bailout in 2019.

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Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of more than $74 million to support Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. $11.9 million will be spent on distributing vaccines, $24.1 million will be spent on contact tracing, and $38.3 million will be spent on testing. The Controlling Board additionally approved the release of more than $17 million for testing in Ohio’s prisons.

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Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) voted in opposition Wednesday to House Bill (HB) 157, legislation that would prohibit the collection of income taxes from workers who aren’t physically in an office inside the city or village limits. 

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Wed, May 26, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today the planned addition of 235 jobs at SugarCreek’s new production facility in Sharonville. SugarCreek, a Midwest-based food manufacturer, will be investing $10 million in the new facility and expects to begin hiring in the second quarter of 2022. 

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Tue, May 25, 2021

Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of more than $7 million in CARES Act funds. The assistance from the federal government will enhance the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections’ COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, and pay DRC employees with a hazardous duty supplement. Additionally, The CARES Act funding will provide needed support for Ohio’s National Guard and State Defense Force members who are supporting the state’s COVID-19 response. The item also included $25.5 million for the Department of Education to provide grants for schools and $500,000 for the Department of Developmental Disabilities.

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Mon, May 24, 2021

COLUMBUS—Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Sen. Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) held the first meeting of the bicameral Ohio Gun Violence Prevention Caucus on Monday. The meeting featured keynote speaker Fred Guttenberg, who became a prominent gun safety advocate after he lost his daughter Jaime in the tragic Parkland, Florida school shooting in 2018.

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Mon, May 24, 2021