COLUMBUS - State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) today announced that the Controlling Board has approved the reappropriation of $1.5B for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to complete ongoing Safety, Emergency, and Preservation activities across Ohio. The purpose of the reallocation is to guarantee and accelerate the completion of critical transportation projects. The funds from this announcement are crucial for reducing the number and severity of crashes on public roads, repairing damage from declared emergencies, and the preservation of roads and bridges that ODOT is responsible for.
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Sean Patrick Brennan (D-Parma) and the Democratic Cuyahoga County Delegation today sent a letter to the CEOs of CSX Transportation, Inc. and Norfolk Southern Corporation, requesting action regarding the maintenance and recent violations of railroad bridges in Cleveland the companies own.
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Richard Dell'Aquila (D-Seven Hills) today announced his support of the current strike called by United Auto Workers (UAW) union members.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) announced that he and Joint Sponsor, State Rep. Adam Mathews (R-Lebanon), have together filed legislation to expand Ohio’s current Homestead Exemption system to offer qualifying Ohioans greater protection from rising property taxes.
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) Monday announced the investment of $90 million to strengthen mental health and addiction crisis services across Ohio funded as a result of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act. A total of 37 regional projects will receive funding through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS).
COLUMBUS- State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) Monday announced that the Controlling Board has approved $6M to develop, create, and implement a statewide public awareness campaign for the 988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline in Ohio.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) this week praised the citizens of Ohio for their overwhelming support in defeating Issue 1 during the August 8th Special Election.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Dell’Aquila (D-Seven Hills) today says the new USA TODAY Network/Suffolk University poll that shows 57% of likely Ohio voters are against Issue 1 proves there is overwhelming, bipartisan support to defeat this undemocratic attack by extremists and special interest to make it harder to amend the Ohio constitution.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Dell'Aquila (D-Seven Hills) today announced that the Ohio Controlling Board has released a $22.2 billion funding appropriation for school districts across Ohio. Thanks to the House Democrats fighting for school funding in the budget process, the formula is continuing to be implemented with updated 2022 data, increasing the state’s commitment to public education.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Dell'Aquila (D-Seven Hills) today applauds the announcement of 27 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to be built along seven of Ohio’s interstate corridors thanks largely to $18 million dollars of federal funding from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program.