COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and House Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced plans to introduce an amendment to Ohio’s Constitution to guarantee reproductive freedom to all Ohioans
COLUMBUS –Today, Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement voicing their outrage after Rep. Jean Schmidt made several appalling and insensitive comments about rape during House Bill (HB) 598’s hearing, her “trigger” ban legislation that would completely eliminate access to abortion in Ohio with no exceptions should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.
COLUMBUS—In an article for the Columbus Dispatch last week, State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) spoke about her personal experience as a survivor of sexual abuse, and called for action to reform Ohio’s child rape laws so victims have an opportunity to obtain the justice they deserve.
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today announces the passage of House Bill (HB) 291 that would name a portion of State Route I-275 as the “Officer Kaia L. Grant Memorial Highway.”
COLUMBUS – Minority Whip Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced that the State Controlling Board approved over $96 million in additional funding for the Bridge Formula Program from the recently passed federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. This funding will be used to support bridge replacement, rehabilitation, preservation, protection, and construction projects on bridges throughout the state. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law allocates $13.2 billion to rebuild Ohio’s roads and bridges, clean up Lake Erie, modernize our electric grid, ensure clean drinking water, and expand broadband access to every Ohioan.
COLUMBUS – Today, House and Senate Democrats issued a joint response to Gov. DeWine’s State of the State speech.
COLUMBUS – Today, Minority Whip Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor allocated $2.8 million to help Ohio combat the continuing opioid epidemic.
COLUMBUS – Minority Whip Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today recognized Equal Pay Day, the day which the average working woman in America must work into the next calendar year to make what their male counterparts did the previous year.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Sen. Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati), founders of the bicameral Ohio Gun Violence Prevention Caucus, sent a letter today to Gov. DeWine urging his veto of Senate Bill (SB) 215, extreme permitless concealed carry legislation that puts Ohioans and law enforcement in danger.