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COLUMBUS – State Representative Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today announced his appointment to the Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight. The Committee will hear legislation designed to repeal House Bill (HB) 6, the $2 billion corporate bailout tied to an ongoing FBI investigation into an alleged $60 million scheme to get the bill passed. Bipartisan legislation offering a clean repeal of HB 6 had previously languished in the Committee on Rules and Reference without any movement from the Majority Caucus for over a month before being referred to the newly formed Select Committee after House Democrats launched an effort to discharge it from Rules and Reference.

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Thu, Sep 3, 2020

COLUMBUS – State Representatives Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) Tuesday introduced House Bill (HB) 740 to repeal a provision in state law allowing First Energy to keep excessive profits rather than returning the money to electric customers through a rate adjustment. The pricing provision was added to the state two-year budget, House Bill 166, which was signed into law in July 2019.


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Thu, Jul 30, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in several Ohio counties, including Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery, and Trumbull. Each of the counties falls within Level 3 of the state’s new Public Health Advisory System, which was unveiled July 2. Level 3 indicates very high exposure and spread of coronavirus.

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Tue, Jul 7, 2020

COLUMBUS- State Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the House’s passage of House Bill (HB) 616, which renames a portion of I-275 in Hamilton County the “Kaia L. Grant Memorial Highway.”

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Tue, Jun 9, 2020

State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati), Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), and Jessica Miranda (D-Forest Park) today issued the following statements in response to House Bill (HB) 680, the Ohio House Republican Caucus general election plan:

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Wed, Jun 3, 2020

COLUMBUS— Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today signed onto a House resolution that would designate racism as a public health crisis, echoing similar calls in Cleveland and Franklin County. The resolution, if passed, would be the first of its kind passed at the state level.

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Fri, May 29, 2020

COLUMBUS—Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the passage of Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would change how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. Democrats say the bill’s passage comes at a critical time as prolonged isolation during the state’s stay-at-home order has led to a spike in domestic violence cases.

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Wed, May 20, 2020

COLUMBUS—State Representative Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today released a statement following the dangerous and partisan attack on Dr. Amy Acton by House Republicans:  

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Wed, May 6, 2020

COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) released a statement today following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill (HB 197) that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.


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Wed, Mar 25, 2020

State Rep. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati) today released the following statement in celebration of National Voter Registration Day:

“It is absolutely crucial to be registered to vote, and to keep that information updated” said Rep. Denson. “Dozens and dozens of voters in my district have been removed from the rolls- many of whom merely moved within Hamilton Co. itself.  County Boards of Election can only be successful when the information they receive from the Secretary of State is complete and correct.”

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Tue, Sep 24, 2019