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Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) joined House Democrats today to vote opposition to a motion to override the governor’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial Republican legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises.

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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement on Gov. DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises. Rep. Lepore-Hagan voted against the bill and sent the governor a letter urging his veto.

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Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) signed on as a co-sponsor to House Democratic priority legislation to declare racism a public health crisis. Previously introduced in the 133rd General Assembly as HCR 31, the resolution provides meaningful action steps to address racial health disparities and begin to dismantle systemic racism in Ohio. 

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Tue, Mar 16, 2021

State Reps. Jeffrey A. Crossman (D-Parma) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today filed legislation that would require members of the General Assembly to reimburse the state for any and all compensation received between the time they were indicted for a felony involving public corruption and their conviction.  Under existing law, members convicted of a felony are disqualified from serving in the House or Senate. Similar legislation introduced in the 133rd GA was killed by the Republican House majority.

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Mon, Mar 15, 2021

State Reps. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today renewed the fight to improve rail safety in Ohio by introducing House Bills 194 and 195, legislation requiring freight train operating crews to consist of at least two people and revising other railroad safety measures. 

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Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Today, Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) signed on as a co-sponsor to the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. A previous version of the Ohio Fairness Act (The Equal Housing and Employment Act) passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Sept. 15, 2009, with bipartisan support. Last General Assembly, the Ohio Fairness Act had 3 hearings but did not receive a committee vote.

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021

COLUMBUS—Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement Wednesday on the passage of House Bill (HB) 128, legislation to repeal parts of HB 6 from the 133rd General Assembly (GA). HB 6 was a multi-billion dollar corporate bailout at the center of the largest alleged public racketeering and bribery scheme in Ohio history. Former Republican Speaker Larry Householder and several close associates were paid millions to pass HB 6 and stop a referendum on the law. 

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and House Democratic lawmakers Wednesday voted in opposition to Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial Republican legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises. 

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021
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Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement Tuesday on the one-year anniversary of Ohio’s first confirmed coronavirus cases. The governor issued the state of emergency on March 9, 2020, after three Ohioans reportedly tested positive for the virus.

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Tue, Mar 9, 2021

Today, Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) announced the state Controlling Board approved several requests for funding, including the release of $43.7 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Controlling Board approved several other measures to ensure clean water, support residents in low-income housing, and reimburse partners for PPE.

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Mon, Mar 8, 2021