State Reps. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) announced the introduction of their emergency legislation, House Bill (H.B.) 32, to halt the collection of student and medical debt owed to state higher education institutions and hospitals operated by those institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) released the following statement today on her committee assignments for the 134th General Assembly:
COLUMBUS –Today, State Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) recognized Black History Month, a time to celebrate and reflect on the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Family: Representation, Identity & Diversity,” which celebrates the strength, resilience, diversity and achievements of Black families. Rep. Miranda reaffirmed her commitment to supporting legislative efforts to build up Black families so that all Ohioans have the tools they need to get ahead.
COLUMBUS –This week, State Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced the State Controlling Board approved $100 million in federal funds for the state’s Rent Assistance Program to aid Ohioans impacted by the pandemic with financial assistance to pay rent, rent arrears, utilities and home energy costs, and utility and home energy costs arrears.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced Monday the approval by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) for two projects that will create over 1,000 new full-time jobs in House District 28. The TCA board approved the following:
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) issued a statement on Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States, cementing Democratic control of the White House and both chambers of Congress.
State Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) took the oath of office during the opening session of the 134th Ohio General Assembly (GA) at the Ohio Statehouse Monday, officially beginning Miranda’s second term as state representative for Ohio’s 28th House District.
COLUMBUS- State Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) today stood in opposition to the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 260, the latest Republican attack on access to safe, legal abortion care that would ban abortion services via telehealth. The bill passed the Ohio House early Friday morning after House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) refused to allow floor debate on the legislation. It now heads to the governor’s desk.
Late Thursday, House Democrats delivered impassioned floor speeches against a last-minute, unvetted amendment to House Bill 175, Shoot First legislation that would permit the use of deadly force by individuals who believe their lives are endangered in any space, something Democrats say goes too far, and would threaten Black lives and make all Ohioans less safe. Then, in a move to silence more Democratic opposition, Republicans employed a rarely used parliamentary procedure to prematurely end debate, and voted to ram the bill through along party lines.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the pandemic, as well as programs addressing homelessness and foster care.