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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 109, Republican legislation that would increase penalties and create new criminal offenses related to riots. 

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Wed, Feb 16, 2022

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Kent Smith (D-Euclid) today issued a letter to Ohio Auditor Keith Faber calling for an immediate audit of the Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland school districts to finally bring transparency in taxpayer spending to these communities after they were taken over by the state’s Academic Distress Commission (ADC).

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Tue, Jan 25, 2022

COLUMBUS —State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the state House and Senate legislative maps. 

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Wed, Jan 12, 2022

Today, Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including the allocation of a combined $49.3 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide support for students and young adults with disabilities, enhance local health departments’ COVID-19 vaccination efforts, mitigate COVID-19 outbreaks, fulfill needs of older Ohioans, help Ohioans with mental illness, decrease youth homelessness, and boost ongoing planning and project development efforts in Appalachia.

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Mon, Dec 13, 2021

Yesterday, Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) voted in favor of Substitute House Bill (HB) 169 to appropriate $4.18 billion to support education, expand access to childcare and improve public health, among other investments in Ohio’s working people, families and communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is funded through several federal COVID-19 relief packages, the majority of which comes from the American Rescue Plan Act backed by Democrats and signed into law by President Biden earlier this year.

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Fri, Dec 10, 2021

COLUMBUS —State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement after Republicans passed a partisan, four-year congressional district map that unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2. 

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Fri, Nov 19, 2021

Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today applauded the House passage of Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would better protect the safety and security for those in high-risk situations for domestic violence. Aisha’s Law would improve how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. 

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Wed, Oct 27, 2021

State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Ranking Democrat on the House Commerce and Labor Committee, issued a statement today after an informal hearing on House Bill (HB) 435, anti-vaccine legislation that would broadly expand exemptions for those required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. HB 435 would also grant corporations partial legal immunity from COVID-19 related lawsuits. 

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Thu, Oct 7, 2021

State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Ranking Member on the House Commerce and Labor Committee, issued a statement today after an informal hearing on House Bill (HB) 435, anti-vaccine legislation that would broadly expand exemptions for students and public or private employees required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. HB 435 would also grant corporations partial legal immunity from COVID-19 related lawsuits. 

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Wed, Oct 6, 2021

Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement following the Ohio Redistricting Commission’s public hearing on state legislative maps Monday in Youngstown. 10 hearings are planned for the week across the state. A full schedule and additional information on the hearings can be found at www.redistricting.ohio.gov

 

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Tue, Aug 24, 2021