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Representative Willis E. Blackshear, Jr. - District 39

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Willis E. Blackshear, Jr.
District 39

House District 39

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77 South High Street
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-1607
Fax: (614) 719-6967

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COLUMBUS– State Reps. Upchurch (D-Cleveland) and Willis Blackshear (D- Dayton) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 137, which would designate March 29 as “Ohio Tuskegee Airmen Day” to honor the legacy and history of the service members that served as Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. 

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Wed, May 12, 2021

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) today announced that House Bill (HB) 167, COVID-19 relief legislation that will deliver $465 million in direct aid for rent and utility assistance, was signed into law. House Democrats have called for rent and utility relief since the onset of the pandemic, introducing bills that would have created a program for immediate rental assistance, postponed evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 pandemic, and prevented utility shutoffs during an emergency.

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Tue, May 11, 2021

State Rep. Willis Blackshear (D-Dayton) issued a statement applauding the passage of House Bill (HB) 2, a long-held Democratic priority that would create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband access to unserved residential households in both rural and urban areas of the state. The bill funds $20 million in grants for this year. 

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Wed, May 5, 2021

State Rep. Willis Blackshear Jr. (D-Dayton) will host three socially-distanced, in-person district office hours in the month of April. The appointment-only, one-on-one meetings will be held on the following dates and locations in April.

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Thu, Apr 8, 2021