COLUMBUS –Today, State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) participated in a virtual press conference with other House Democratic lawmakers to discuss legislative solutions that are needed as the state faces multiple unprecedented crises. The Ohio House was scheduled to meet for an if-needed House session today, but Speaker Robert Cupp canceled on Friday, Sept. 11.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced local recipients of the BroadbandOhio Connectively Grant program, totally nearly $1.6 million for schools in Lucas County including $151,466.16 for Toledo Public Schools, and $21,629.37 for Washington Local.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Ohio House Democrats today announced the end of their Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, which comprised of more than two-dozen virtual town halls since June on topics including COVID-19, jobs and the economy, racial justice, gun safety and voting access. Across the state, over 20,000 Ohioans tuned in to these town halls to hear from their elected officials and ask questions.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) yesterday sent a letter to the University of Toledo President Dr. Gregory Postel expressing her deep concern that hundreds of graduate assistants (GA) did not receive their paychecks this past Friday.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) expressed appreciation following today’s Controlling Board meeting, where they approved the restoration of a $2 million grant for the 2021 Solheim Cup, which will be held in Toledo next fall.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) issued a statement today as House Republicans filed articles of impeachment against fellow Republican Gov. Mike DeWine.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and House Democrats Tuesday sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose addressing recent major developments in Ohio’s elections. Ohioans watched last week as Post Office mailboxes and processing machinery were dismantled and removed in Ohio and across the country. Following national outcry over potential election interference, USPS has said they would halt additional reorganization changes until after the November election, but it is still unclear whether the reductions in service and processing will be undone.
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki(D-Toledo) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today issued a statement in honor of “Ohio Military Family Month,” which recognizes the unique sacrifices of Ohio’s military families.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today issued a statement on the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, which left nine dead and 17 wounded.