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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) released the following statement today as the number of Americans that have died as a result of COVID-19 reached 150,000.

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Wed, Jul 29, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement in support of Governor DeWine’s announcement supporting the repeal of House Bill (HB) 6 during his press conference on July 23. This legislation, which was signed by Gov. DeWine in July 2019, is at the center of an FBI investigation alleging that Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) accepted tens of millions of dollars to pass the law and prevent a referendum from coming before Ohio voters.

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Thu, Jul 23, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced support of Democratic legislation, sponsored by Reps. Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Michael O’Brien (D-Warren), that would repeal House Bill (HB) 6. This bill follows news that Republican Speaker of the House Larry Householder (R-Glenford) allegedly accepted tens of millions of dollars in bribes to pass HB 6 and to prevent a referendum on the law from coming before Ohio voters.   

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Wed, Jul 22, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in Lucas County. Lucas County falls within Level 3 of the state’s new Public Health Advisory System, which was unveiled July 2. Level 3 indicates very high exposure and spread of coronavirus.

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Thu, Jul 16, 2020

MAUMEE— State Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today held an unveiling ceremony to honor the late Sgt. Alexander Drabik, the first Allied soldier to cross into Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Mon, Jul 13, 2020

COLUMBUS— State Representatives Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today introduced House Bill (HB) 712 to create a database tracking the terminations and resignations of law enforcement officers across the state of Ohio. The introduction of this bill is part of a larger effort by House Democrats to address systemic racism and police brutality.

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Wed, Jul 1, 2020

COLUMBUS –State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today joined Dem lawmakers to urge House Republican leaders to call the chamber back into session to address several critical issues facing the state, including health and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, systemic racism and police brutality, questions surrounding the November election, and looming state budget shortfalls.

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Wed, Jun 24, 2020

State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) issued a statement following today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which held LGBTQ workers are protected from workplace discrimination under federal law. 

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Mon, Jun 15, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement regarding substantial investments in northwest Ohio, as HP Pelzer Automotive Systems Inc. and Cleveland-Cliffs have announced plans to begin operations in the Toledo-area.

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 616, which includes a provision sponsored by Reps. Sheehy and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) to create an Ohio license plate honoring the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Contributions made when purchasing this plate will benefit the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission, whose mission is to promote the importance of the site through education and preservation.

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020