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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester) released the following statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the gerrymandered Congressional map passed by Republicans last year.

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Fri, Jan 14, 2022

COLUMBUS – Rep. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester) applauded the Ohio Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision to throw out the Ohio House and Senate legislative maps passed by Republicans last year.

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Wed, Jan 12, 2022

COLUMBUS – Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of a $710,000 loan for the purchase and renovation of space for Crimson Cup, a Columbus-based coffee company.

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Mon, Jan 10, 2022

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Rep. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester) 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

Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) 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

Democratic members of the Government Oversight Committee today voted in opposition to the Republican-backed congressional district map, which unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2. No public testimony was allowed on the partisan map, and when pressed by Democrats Wednesday, Speaker Cupp indicated Republicans had no intention of negotiating on fair maps with Democrats. After passing the Government Oversight Committee, the bill heads to the House floor for consideration.

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Wed, Nov 17, 2021

Today, Reps. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) testified on their compromise congressional district map, House Bill 483, before the House Government Oversight Committee. The Democratic lawmakers said their compromise proposal is a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps, both of which unduly favor Republican candidates 13-2. 

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Wed, Nov 10, 2021

COLUMBUS — House Democrats today released a draft map of congressional districts they say is a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps, both of which unduly favor Republican candidates 13-2.

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Fri, Nov 5, 2021

Democratic members of the Government Oversight Committee today reacted to public testimony on the House Republican congressional map proposal released Wednesday. The GOP proposal doubles down on historic Republican gerrymandering, favoring GOP candidates 13-2 across Ohio. 

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Thu, Nov 4, 2021

State Rep. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester), Ranking Member on the House Government Oversight Committee, today issued a statement as Democratic committee members objected to a proposed 13-2 congressional map in favor of Republicans. 

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Wed, Nov 3, 2021