State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced they will file the Protect Child Victims Act, legislation giving the Ohio Attorney General’s office the ability to make emergency awards from the Crime Victim Compensation Fund for any healthcare treatment, including abortion care, for child victims of sexual assault and abuse.
State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced that the State Controlling Board approved $15 million from Democrats’ American Rescue Plan Act to support foodbanks across Ohio.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement after a Hamilton County judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s six-week abortion ban for 14 days. During the temporary block, Ohioans can access abortion services if they are up to 22-weeks pregnant.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced $166,501 in grants from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) to support sustainability, arts access, statewide arts service organizations, and individual artists in Mahoning County.
COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued the following statement after Attorney General Dave Yost appeared on a national Fox News segment to cast doubt into recent reporting that a 10 year-old rape victim had traveled to Indiana seeking an abortion.
COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) congratulated the Community, Literacy, Workforce and Cultural Center (CLWCC) – Whole Child/Whole Family Service Center in Lowellville on their Phase III groundbreaking.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced the passage of the capital budget, HB 687, by the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday.
COLUMBUS – Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) yesterday voted in opposition to a bill opponents say would make schools and communities less safe and fail to address gun violence in Ohio. House Bill (HB) 99 would allow school districts to arm teachers in the classroom without adequate training or safe storage requirements.
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued the following statement today in response to a federal, three-judge panel’s decision to implement the latest set of gerrymandered, state legislative districts in Ohio, created by the Republican members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission.