COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today applauded Gov. Mike DeWine as he signed into law House Bill (HB) 197, which will provide needed supports to working people, families and businesses in Ohio amid the coronavirus outbreak. It passed both legislative chambers unanimously Wednesday.
COLUMBUS - Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore Hagan (D-Youngstown) and over 20 elected officials and community leaders sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine calling on him to dissolve the unaccountable Academic Distress Commission (ADCs) and restore local control to Youngstown Public Schools.
COLUMBUS- State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Dr. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) today introduced House Bill (HB) 560, legislation that would create a universal vote-by-mail (UVBM) system in Ohio.
State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today joined Democratic colleagues to outline several key priorities as lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week to take up emergency measures to address the public health and economic crises facing the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today called on Gov. Mike DeWine to use his executive authority to release funds to create a temporary, emergency paid leave program for Ohio workers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Lepore-Hagan’s call follows two letters sent this week on behalf of the caucus pushing for benefits to ensure the economic security of Ohio families.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today asked Gov. Mike DeWine and leaders of the General Assembly to utilize Ohio’s $2.7 billion “Rainy Day” fund to support small business that will be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus emergency. Lepore-Hagan is proposing that the rainy day fund be used to issue short-term, no-interest loans to business owners unable to pay rent, utility bills, taxes, health insurance and workers’ compensation premiums, employee wages and other expenses as a result of the emergency. She issued the following statement:
COLUMBUS—Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced today her plan to introduce legislation creating a universal vote-by-mail (UVBM) system in Ohio.
COLUMBUS- State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today announced legislation that would require one-time performance audits of school districts with a current Academic Distress Commission (ADC).