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The bipartisan bill pushes for intricate school funding formula reform
February 3, 2021

State Reps. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) have introduced House Bill 1 - key, bipartisan legislation to modernize K-12 school funding across Ohio. The bill is nearly identical to last General Assembly’s House Bill 305, which was a school funding reform proposal that passed the House with overwhelming support late last year.

 
 
Lake County expected to receive over $3 million for local projects
December 15, 2020

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces and supports the upcoming two-year state construction budget, which includes funding for a variety of initiatives across the state as well as aid for local projects throughout Lake County. The capital bill is being included in Senate Bill 310, which is currently pending in a House-Senate conference committee.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces the approval of more proposals by the state Controlling Board. This includes appropriations for a local project in Painesville and another measure for further COVID-19 relief.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announced Lake County funding to be fast-approaching after today’s Office of Budget and Management (OBM) testimony in the House Finance Committee. The OBM Director, Kim Murnieks, presented the full Capital Improvements Budget before the committee. Callender serves as co-chair of the committee and has worked to secure local dollars within the budget for the community during the pandemic.

 
 

Today, State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) supported House Bill 305, which was passed by the Ohio House. The historic legislation provides comprehensive reform of Ohio’s primary and secondary school funding framework. 

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces another round of COVID-19 relief is on its way for the people of Ohio. Earlier today, Callender announces the state Controlling Board approved more COVID-19 aid. Several measures are funded by federal CARES Act aid.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces the state Controlling Board recently approved $425 million in aid to help Ohio families, businesses and more who have been impacted by COVID-19. The measure is funded by federal CARES Act aid.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces the state Controlling Board approved significant CARES Act funding in support of mental health and for senior centers across the state. Callender announced his support of the measures.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces he supported and the General Assembly passed House Bill 211, legislation that defines the term “junk watercraft vessel or outboard motor” and prohibits leaving junk watercraft and outboard motor on property. The legislation now heads to the governor’s desk.

 
 

State Rep. Jamie Callender (R-Concord) announces that he supported and the General Assembly approved House Bill 614, which provides $650 million of federal CARES Act funding to local communities across Ohio for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses. The funding will be made available to counties, municipalities, and townships.

 
 

COLUMBUS – Today, Ohio Redistricting Commission Co-Chair Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and House Minority Leader and Commission member Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) presented the most recent Democratic state legislative map proposal.

 
 
Say map is fair, constitutional and adheres to Court ruling
February 8, 2022

COLUMBUS – Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington)  revealed a new version of Senate Bill (SB) 237, a Democratic congressional map proposal introduced last fall. The updated map complies with all constitutional requirements and reflects the preferences of Ohio voters.

 
 

COLUMBUS – Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued statements today outlining their expectations for the process to redraw the congressional map.

 
 

COLUMBUS –House Minority Leader and Ohio Redistricting Commission member Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the newest state legislative maps adopted by the Redistricting Commission on a party line vote on Jan. 22. 

 
 

COLUMBUS– House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) released the following statement in response to the Ohio Supreme Court's denial of Attorney General Yost's motion. 

 
 

COLUMBUS– Ohio Redistricting Commission Co-Chair Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today filed with the Court opposition to the Attorney General’s attempt to relegate them to “amici” status in the lawsuits challenging the state maps. 

 
 

COLUMBUS– Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President Rep. Thomas E. West and OLBC First Vice President Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today released the following statements on the first day of Black History Month.

 
 

COLUMBUS– Ohio Redistricting Commission Co-Chair Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today filed with the Court a response to the recent objections filed by petitioners against the latest state legislative district maps passed by the Redistricting Commission’s five Republican members

 
 
Say Republican commissioners created primary election chaos by passing unconstitutional maps twice
January 27, 2022

COLUMBUS —House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) issued a statement after the Ohio House approved an amendment yesterday to House Bill (HB) 93 which would make several changes to the filing requirements for the primary election.

 
 

COLUMBUS— Today during House session, the Ohio House Democratic Caucus swore in its new leadership team for the remainder of the 134th General Assembly. In an all-caucus vote on Jan. 12, Democrats elected Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) as Minority Leader.

 
 
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