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House Democrats Urge Defeat of Issue 1 to Protect Majority Rule
June 23, 2023

COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade, vows to protect women’s reproductive rights and defeat Issue 1 in August.


COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) calls today’s shameful passage of the Don’t Say Gay Bill (House Bill 8) and the Bully Trans Kids Act (HB 68), in the middle of Pride Month, an act of state-sponsored bullying and bigotry, as well as a direct attack on the freedoms of countless LGBTQ+ children, adults and families. 


COLUMBUS – Ohio House Democrats today unanimously voted to not concur with the extreme and out of touch version of the state budget recently passed by the Ohio Senate. Instead of creating a fair, transparent budget that works for all Ohioans, the two-year budget bill is a cruel piece of legislation that cuts taxes for the wealthy and would punish the most vulnerable in our state by taking billions away from those who need it– our children, families, public schools, teachers, and working parents. 


WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood), Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), and Tennessee state Representative Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville) participated in a panel at the White House on democracy and reproductive rights.


COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. Elliot Forhan (D-South Euclid) and Senator Bill DeMora (D-Columbus) criticized the Ohio Ballot Board for its failure to properly fix the ballot language for Issue 1, despite a directive by the Ohio Supreme Court to correct issues raised by the One Person One Vote coalition.


COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today recognizes Pride Month and Ohio’s LGBTQ+ vibrant and diverse community.


COLUMBUS – House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today denounces the passage of SJR 2 by the Ohio House of Representatives.


House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) denounced today’s advancement of SJR 2 from the House Constitutional Resolutions Committee. 


Ohio House Democrats today celebrate the passage of the bipartisan Operating Budget (HB 33) by the House of Representatives.

HB 23 passed the Ohio House with unanimous support from the Democratic Caucus
March 29, 2023

Ohio House Democrats today call the passage of the $13.5 billion Ohio Transportation Budget (HB 23) by the House of Representatives an intricate plan for the future that will create jobs and help grow Ohio’s economy. It passed with unanimous Democratic Caucus support. 

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