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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) last week, along with 603 legislators across 49 states from State Innovation Exchange’s (SiX) Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council (RFLC), submitted an amicus brief calling on the Supreme Court to review  FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, a case that will have nationwide implications for abortion access, including in Ohio. 

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Mon, Oct 16, 2023

COLUMBUS – Ohio House Democratic leadership and members, Reps. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus), Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Westlake), Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland), Michele Grim (D-Toledo), Ismail Mohamed (D-Columbus), Dani Isaacsohn (D-Cincinnati), Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), today released the following statement on the deadly surprise attack by Hamas militants who fired thousands of rockets from Gaza toward central and southern Israel, leading to multiple Israeli civilian casualties and injuries.

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Sat, Oct 7, 2023

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Michele Grim (D- Toledo) today is proud to stand alongside Mercy Health, the nonprofit group RIP Medical Debt, The City of Toledo, and Lucas County as they announce the abolishment of $7.22 million worth of medical debt for 4,917 area patients. 

 

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Fri, Oct 6, 2023

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Michele Grim (D- Toledo) this week celebrates Rail Safety Week, which runs September 18th through September 24th in Ohio. In 2022, Ohio ranked number 8 in the United States for Collisions & Fatalities by State, according to the Federal Railroad Administration.

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Wed, Sep 20, 2023

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Michele Grim (D-Toledo) today provided sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 174 which would establish and operate The Ohio Health Care Plan. 

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Wed, Sep 20, 2023

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) was honored as a Menstrual Equity Champion by PERIOD. and Period Law, organizations fighting for access to menstrual products. Rep. Grim was recognized for her “Outstanding Commitment to Menstrual Equity Across Ohio” during the 2023 legislative session. 

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Fri, Sep 15, 2023

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) today announced that she is fully supportive of the Stand Up Strike and all United Auto Workers (UAW) union members. UAW members agreed that they would strike if an agreement was not met by 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, September 14, 2023.

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Fri, Sep 15, 2023

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) Tuesday announced that schools serving female students in grades 6-12 have until September 15th to submit a request for menstrual product dispenser funding. Schools will be required to provide free period products using state funding starting Tuesday, October 3rd. This $5 million initiative was included in the adopted state budget, House Bill (HB) 33. During the development of the House version of the budget, Rep. Grim was a passionate supporter of providing menstrual products in schools.

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Thu, Aug 31, 2023

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) Monday announced that the Controlling Board approved $6M to develop, create, and implement a statewide public awareness campaign for the 988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline in Ohio. The 988 hotline saw 12,000 contacts per month in its first year, which was funded exclusively with one-time federal dollars. Yesterday’s approval includes both state GRF funds and a federal mental health block grant.

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Tue, Aug 29, 2023

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Grim (D-Toledo) today announced the investment of $90 million to strengthen mental health and addiction crisis services across Ohio thanks to President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act. A total of 37 regional projects will receive funding through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS).   

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Mon, Aug 28, 2023