COLUMBUS– State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) testified Tuesday on House Bill (HB) 353, the Testing Your Faith Act, to guarantee students of higher education have absences for religious obligations, and HB 333, legislation to provide a job description for school counselors.
COLUMBUS– State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) called for action on House Bill (HB) 266, their legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for criminal and civil sex crimes, after a federal judge Wednesday dismissed all outstanding Strauss abuse cases against Ohio State University, citing the expired statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims.
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 $175.3 million in federal funds to improve the processing of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims to support Ohioans who lost their jobs during the pandemic through no fault of their own.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) Wednesday recognized the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month and called for the passage of House Bill 72, her bipartisan legislation to officially designate this month in Ohio. Currently, the federal government recognizes Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 each year as Hispanic Heritage Month, but there is no official designation at the state level.
State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) issued a statement today after the Redistricting Commission failed to meet its constitutional duty to release, hold three hearings on, and adopt a state legislative district map by Sept. 1. Even though other maps have been presented to the Commission, the Commission itself has neither produced nor worked on one, and co-chair Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) has not given a date that the Commission will propose a map for review.
Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including $121.2 million from the American Rescue Plan to support homeless youth, preschool students and children with disabilities.
Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today that the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved several economic development proposals this week, including am eight-year Job Creation Tax Credit for Truepill Inc. in Sharonville.
Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) issued a statement following the Ohio Redistricting Commission’s public hearing on state legislative maps Tuesday in Cincinnati. 10 hearings are planned for the week across the state. A full schedule and additional information on the hearings can be found at www.redistricting.ohio.gov.
Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), and Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) hosted a stop on the Ohio House Democrats’ Ohio Promise: Opportunity Agenda Tour last week in Cincinnati. The event was part of a statewide series of town halls where local lawmakers discuss statewide issues like jobs and economic development, education, protecting healthcare access, and the freedom to vote. The event also gave citizens the opportunity to ask questions and offer input on ways to address the issues facing their communities.
Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including $84.7 million for various highway and road construction projects across the state. Included was funding for furniture purchases at the University of Cincinnati’s Blue Ash Campus, as a part of the Muntz Hall Rehabilitation Project.