COLUMBUS— Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Mike Sheehy’s (D-Oregon) bill honoring Officer Anthony Dia, who was killed in the line of duty July 4, 2020, advanced today during a committee vote. House Bill (HB) 19 received unanimous support by the House Transportation and Public Safety Committee.
Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) during session this week supported House Bill (HB) 93, legislation to modify the state’s address confidentiality program (Safe at Home), a long-held Democratic priority that allows victims of domestic violence, stalking, rape, human trafficking, or sexual battery who fear for their safety to keep their address confidential and out of the public record.
Today, Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced the State Controlling Board approved several requests for funding to support some of Ohio’s most important and vulnerable populations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 2 to expand broadband access to underserved Ohioans. HB 2 is based on a long-held Democratic priority that would create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program to bring broadband access to unserved residential households in both rural and urban areas of the state.
COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) introduced House Bill (HB) 139, legislation requiring the Director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) to waive the collection of certain unemployment benefit overpayments received by Ohioans through no fault of their own.
COLUMBUS –State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) sent Gov. DeWine, State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria, and State Board of Education President Laura Kohler a letter on Thursday, February 4 urging them to waive end-of-year state testing for the 2020-21 school year. The letter was a follow up to a previous letter Crossman and Sobecki sent in June 2020 calling on the governor’s administration to be proactive and cancel state testing for the 2020-21 school year prior to the beginning of the school year, which they failed to do.
State Sen. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) and State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) are pressuring Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) and House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to convene the Unemployment Compensation Improvement and Modernization Council in the near future. The council was formed following the enactment of House Bill (HB) 614 last year but has not had a single meeting.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced her committee assignments for this General Assembly:
COLUMBUS –This week, State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) 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. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced today she has filed a bill to permit public bodies to continue to conduct business remotely beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.