Ohio House Democratic lawmakers today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 80, the two-year state Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) budget, which contained a number of Democratic priorities, including benefits for first responders with PTSD and reforms to the state’s employee misclassification laws.
Ohio House Democratic lawmakers today announced a number of proposals, including safe storage, red-flag and background check laws, commonsense measures they say will better keep kids and communities safe. The package comes amid debate on House Bill (HB) 178, controversial legislation Democrats say is a solution in search of a problem.
State Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today criticized a new Republican bill that fails to outlaw all instances of rape and assault in Ohio, regardless of when they occurred.
Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today joined her fellow Democratic colleagues to pass the state operating budget, which incorporated investments in public education and some social programs.
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today announced General Motors will be investing $700 million and creating 450 new jobs in Ohio at multiple facilities including the Toledo Transmission Plant.
As Teacher Appreciation Week begins, State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) expressed her gratitude and appreciation for teachers across Ohio:
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) issued the following statement Monday after nearly 2,000 nurses and additional support technicians employed by Mercy Health’s St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo went on strike:
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today joined the Ohio House Democratic Women’s Caucus (OHDWC) in hosting the eight annual Women’s Lobby Day, a legislative advocacy day at the Statehouse pushing for women’s social and economic equality featuring a panel of women lawmakers.
State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) joined her fellow legislators today to vote in favor of HB 154, which will dissolve Academic Distress Commissions and prevent public school districts like Toledo’s from being taken over by a state-appointed CEO.
House Democrats today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 154, a bipartisan effort to end state takeovers of local schools and restore control to local education officials. The bill comes amid questions of accountability, transparency and lackluster results from district takeovers in Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland.