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Pro-Nazi curriculum, looming legislation could leave taxpayers with the bill for funding hate
January 30, 2023

Ohio House Democratic Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) today sent a letter to the Ohio Department of Education detailing their support for a state investigation and review of home-schooling procedures following news that an Upper Sandusky couple propagated a pro-Nazi curriculum to online forums that indoctrinate home schooled children into hate. 


Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced the committee assignments and ranking member positions for the House Democratic Caucus. 

The third largest increase in union membership across the United States
January 25, 2023

Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) calls the recent report that shows the number and percentage of Ohio union memberships increasing in 2022 an exciting step in the right direction. 


A group of religiously diverse members of the Ohio House Democratic Caucus have come together to release a joint statement vigorously speaking out against a proposed amendment that would have made it mandatory for all House sessions to begin with a “Christian Prayer.”

The ruling could open the door to more opportunities for justice for victims of child sexual abuse
December 20, 2022

Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) and Rep. Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) say the recent 4-3 ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court in Brandt v. Pompa that declared it unconstitutional to limit state caps on compensation awarded to a victim of a child sexual abuse forges a path forward for other victims and for justice. 

House Bill 458 and its amendment in House Bill 45 are the culmination of a legislative process that failed to meet the standards Ohioans deserve
December 16, 2022

Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Assistant Minority Leader Thomas West (D-Canton), Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), and Assistant Minority Whip Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) today sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to use his executive powers to veto House Bill 458 and related provisions added to House Bill 45 which were rushed through in the final hours of lame duck session.


House Bill 513 was fast-tracked during the almost 17-hour lame duck session with neither the health nor the legal consideration it drastically needed.


State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton), Rep. Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland), and Black business leaders outlined a proposed initiative that would allocate $300 million of the remaining American Recovery and Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds to support minority businesses and organizations across Ohio.


COLUMBUS – State Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester), Ranking Member on the Ohio House Government Oversight committee, today decried advancement of HB 294 and HJR 6. 


House Democratic Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), State Reps. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester), Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) and Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) held a news conference calling for the public to act before Statehouse Republicans can advance House Bill (HB) 294, the anti-voter bill.

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