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COLUMBUS – State Representative Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) 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 Hamilton county including:

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Tue, Dec 15, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) that would transform the way Ohio’s schools are funded. Democratic lawmakers have long fought to reform the state’s school funding formula, which the Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional four times, beginning with the DeRolph decision in 1997.

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Thu, Dec 3, 2020

 COLUMBUS— State Reps. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) today provided sponsor testimony in the House Civil Justice Committee for House Bill (HB) 597, emergency legislation that would halt the collection of student and medical debt owed to state higher education institutions and hospitals operated by those institutions. This bill will also freeze the accrual of interest and collection of fees on all outstanding debt owed to the above entities.

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Thu, Dec 3, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 367, bipartisan legislation to require the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) to make a specified recommendation for a job description for school counselors employed by public schools.

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Wed, Nov 18, 2020

COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has started. Ohioans have until Dec. 15, 2020 to apply, and health insurance coverage will begin Jan. 1, 2021.

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Mon, Nov 16, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Representative Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and House Democrats 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 mental health and homeless crises.

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Thu, Nov 12, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Randi Clites (D-Ravenna) and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park), along with a bipartisan group of co-sponsors, have introduced House Bill (HB) 779 as a remedy to the problems patients face with their prescription drug coverage and mail-order pharmacy service.

 

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Fri, Oct 30, 2020

COLUMBUS – In advance of Halloween weekend, State Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) issued a statement today to draw attention to a number of “scary” anti-women, anti-science and racist bills introduced this General Assembly by House Republicans. With the U.S. Supreme Court’s new 6-3 conservative majority, extremist GOP legislation may find new support in the courts.

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Thu, Oct 29, 2020

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), and Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) issued the following statements in response to yesterday’s lawsuit filed in Franklin County Common Pleas Court.

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Wed, Oct 28, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Representative Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) and House Democrats 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 COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tue, Oct 27, 2020