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Calls on Ohio legislature to pass comprehensive gun safety legislation
July 11, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) commended President Biden’s executive action plan to reduce gun violence across the country. The executive actions include several measures the Biden administration is taking to keep guns out of the wrong hands, reduce community violence, assist local law enforcement and address the root causes of gun violence. 


COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) attended a lunch and discussion with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India – the first openly gay royal in the world. 


COLUMBUS- Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement today congratulating Ketanji Brown Jackson on being sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court justice and the first Black woman to serve on the high court. 


COLUMBUS– The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) today issued a statement after the injunction against Senate Bill 23 (133rd General Assembly) was dissolved. 


COLUMBUS— Ohio House Democrats and Democratic Leader Allison Russo (D- Upper Arlington) today issued the following statement regarding Ohio’s six-week abortion ban, which was given the go-ahead by a federal judge today after a three-year injunction on the Ohio Republican-passed law:


COLUMBUS– Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court’s conservative majority struck down Roe v. Wade, which established the right to access safe and legal abortion care in the United States.


Democrats call for accountability as human costs rise
June 16, 2022

COLUMBUS— Franklin County House Democratic lawmakers today sent a letter to Marc Reitter, President & COO of AEP Ohio calling for accountability after a planned power outage continues to leave hundreds of thousands of Ohioans in Central Ohio without electricity amidst a record heat wave. 

Gov. DeWine further endangers children by signing HB 99 to allow guns in schools
June 13, 2022

COLUMBUS- Today, House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement as Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican legislation that allows Ohioans to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public without a permit, takes effect.

HB 151 sacrifices children's health and wellbeing for extremist agenda
June 9, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, State Reps. Beth Liston (D-Dublin) and Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) held a press call to discuss the dangerous impact of House Bill (HB) 151, legislation requiring high school athletes to prove their gender by submitting to intrusive inspections of their genitalia and other invasive tests. 


COLUMBUS - House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today responded to the Republican-controlled Ohio Redistricting Commission’s refusal to meet the 9 a.m. deadline set by the Ohio Supreme Court to pass constitutional legislative district maps.

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