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Representative Kent Smith - District 8

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Kent Smith
District 8
"I embrace the opportunity to improve lives in the 8th district by attracting quality jobs, improving our schools and strengthening our communities."

House District 8

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-5441
Fax: (614) 719-0008

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State Representative Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine asking his office to remove Susan Block from the board of the Ohio Arts Council. This move follows a controversial post made by Block on social media claiming the presidential election was stolen from President Trump and calling the Vice President-Elect a derogatory term.

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Fri, Jan 8, 2021

State Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today highlighted several key priorities Democrats were able to deliver for Ohio taxpayers in 2020, including securing $4.53 billion in funding to assist local communities, front line workers, first responders, schools, small businesses, and Ohio’s working people and families affected by coronavirus and ongoing economic uncertainty.

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Wed, Dec 30, 2020

Today, Reps. David Leland (D-Columbus), Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) issued statements as House Republicans on the Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight voted to block separate Democratic proposals to repeal House Bill (HB) 6 and implement anti-corruption measures to protect taxpayer money as amendments to HB 798. HB 6 remains at the center of an alleged $60M public corruption and bribery scheme involving former Republican Speaker and state Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and several close associates.

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Wed, Dec 16, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Representative Kent Smith (D-Euclid) issued a statement following reports that multiple Ohio House members have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days. So far, two Democratic members have tested positive, and many other Democrats await test results. To date, House Dems have learned of multiple Republican lawmakers testing positive through news reports, including one member that skirted COVID-19 guidelines before the outbreak,  but no direct information has been shared with the House Democrat Caucus from the Speaker’s office.

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Fri, Dec 11, 2020