State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement on Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States, cementing Democratic control of the White House and both chambers of Congress.
State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today responded to the resignation of Ohio Arts Council Board Member Susan Allan Block after she posted inflammatory remarks on social media regarding the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
“As a public official and citizen of the United States and Ohio, I am absolutely outraged by this week’s attempted coup at our nation’s capital. Watching the attack unfold live on our TV during what should have been a traditional exercise and ceremony in counting the votes of all the states must be called what it is: domestic terrorism.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today announced her legislative priorities for the 134th General Assembly, beginning January 1, 2021.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced today that she has tested positive for COVID-19. Although asymptomatic, Rep. Lepore-Hagan decided to be tested last week after being in close proximity to a number of Republican Ohio House members who showed symptoms and refused to wear masks or observe social distancing protocols.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit Mahoning County including:
COLUMBUS – State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the pandemic, as well as programs addressing homelessness and foster care.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today gave sponsor testimony on House Bill (HB) 335, legislation that would protect victims of domestic abuse and first responders by requiring anyone subject to a temporary civil or criminal protection order to surrender their firearms to a law enforcement agency or sell them to a federally licensed gun dealer.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) that would transform the way Ohio’s schools are funded. Democratic lawmakers have long fought to reform the state’s school funding formula, which the Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional four times, beginning with the DeRolph decision in 1997.
COLUMBUS –Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today issued a statement on the current status of Academic Distress Commissions in Ohio after the governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 89 into law last week.