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Received Ohio Healthy Homes Legislator of the Year Award, May 2024

I am honored to be recognized as Ohio Healthy Home Network's Legislator of the Year! I am eager to work together to promote healthy, safe, and affordable housing in Ohio.

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Passed HB 352, May 22nd, 2024

House Bill 352 passed the Ohio House in May 2024! This legislation would create an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Commission in Ohio. This study commission will compile experts and individuals with lived experiences to discuss and recommend legislative strategies for addressing the prevalence and long-term effects of ACEs.


Met with White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, February 2024

I had the privilege of meeting with Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, to discuss the state-level work happening in ohio to address the opioid epidemic. 

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Hosted the Cost of Corruption Press Conference, January 2024

I hosted the Cost of Corruption Press Conference with my colleagues, Rep. Troy and Leader Russo to illuminate my anti-corruption legislation to require PUCO to order refunds to consumers for unlawful payments. I value and stand by Ohio utility consumers and ratepayers.

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Received a Women of Excellence Award, November 2023

I received a 2023 Women of Excellence Award from the National Foundation for Women Legislators! I am honored to have been selected for this award, and I can assure you that I will continue to work hard for my constituents and our state to advocate for meaningful, thoughtful change. 

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Passed HB 188, October 11th, 2023

House Bill 188 passed the Ohio House in October 2023! This legislation would designate the second full week in June as Nursing Assistants Week in Ohio. Nursing assistants are essential to the operations of healthcare systems, and I am honored to carry this legislation forward to recognize the extremely important role that they play. 


Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2023

May 8th through 12th was Teacher Appreciation Week! That Thursday, I dedicated the day to visiting all 31 public schools in House District 27 to drop off cookie trays and personalized letters to teachers and staff members at each school. What a day! 


Gun Violence Prevention Focus Group, April 2023

Our first focus group, focusing on gun violence, was a huge success. I greatly appreciated the opportunity to hear directly from some of my constituents about their general thoughts as well as their legislative suggestions.

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Sworn in January 3rd, 2023

On January 3rd, 2023, I was sworn in to Represent the 27th district. Since then I have joined the following committees, and have passed legislation.



Interview on NPR's "The 1A" on September 16th, 2021

On September 16th, 2021, I was interviewed in NPR's "The 1A" to discuss the state of school boards and school board races around the country!


Interview with Channel 9 on August 19th, 2021

Our district was sued after implementing a mask mandate for elementary school students. I was interviewed about this on Channel 9!


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