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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Bishara W. Addison (D-Shaker Heights) today was officially appointed and sworn in to fill the vacancy as state representative to Ohio House District 9.

 
 

COLUMBUS – Today, Senate Assistant Minority Leader Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood), House Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), Senator Sandra R. Williams (D-Cleveland) and Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) held a press conference to discuss their proposed amendment to Ohio’s Constitution that would ensure all people have the freedom to make decisions about their bodies and health care. 

 

 
 

COLUMBUS – Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) announced that the State Controlling Board approved $6 million to prepare for Ohio’s general election in November

 
 

COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader and Commission member Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today after the Redistricting Commission abruptly adjourned without a plan to produce new constitutional state legislative maps by the May 6th Ohio Supreme Court deadline.

 
 

COLUMBUS – Ohio Redistricting Commission Co-Chair Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and House Minority Leader and Commission member Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) responded to the ORC’s failure to adopt a new set of constitutional and fair state legislative maps by the May 6 Ohio Supreme Court deadline.

 
 
Urge action to protect Ohioans' reproductive rights
May 3, 2022

COLUMBUS- State Reps. Shayla L. Davis (D-Garfield Heights), Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) issued a joint statement following the news of the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that indicates the court’s conservative majority intends to overturn Roe V. Wade in the coming months.

 
 
Ohioans should have a voice on the right to control their own bodies
May 3, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) and House Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) announced plans to introduce an amendment to Ohio’s Constitution to guarantee reproductive freedom to all Ohioans

 
 

COLUMBUS – Ohio Redistricting Commission Co-Chair Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and House Minority Leader and Commission member Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) held a redistricting public forum today at the Ohio Statehouse after Republican commissioners refused to hold an official Redistricting Commission meeting despite multiple requests.

 
 

COLUMBUS— The Ohio House Democratic Caucus is requesting letters of interest from individuals seeking appointment to House District 9, formerly represented by Janine Boyd.

 
 
HB 598 would effectively ban all abortions without exception in Ohio
April 27, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) condemned the first hearing of House Bill (HB) 598, extreme Republican legislation to completely ban access to abortion in Ohio without exception, in the House Government Oversight Committee.