Advocacy updates

Advocacy update for January 18, 2022

Advocacy update for January 18, 2022 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

State Supreme Court stands up for Ohio voters How to send your input in fast timeline for new district maps In twin decisions making national headlines, Ohio’s Supreme Court ruled…

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Advocacy update January 11, 2022

Advocacy update January 11, 2022 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

End a huge cost HB 6 places on Ohio ratepayers The Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Board reported on Jan. 9 that the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel calculates that Ohio ratepayers had…

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Advocacy update for January 4, 2022: Bearing witness in the new year

Advocacy update for January 4, 2022: Bearing witness in the new year 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Congress, the Ohio Legislature, and local elected officials get back to work this week.  In the spirit of Presiding Bishop Curry’s call to all Episcopalians to build the Beloved Community,…

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Advocacy update, December 21, 2021

Advocacy update, December 21, 2021 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Bills to allow permitless conceal-carry advance: Governor negotiating over bills to arm teachers Despite an overwhelming majority of citizen testimony in opposition, the Ohio House and Senate have both passed bills…

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Advocacy update December 14, 2021

Advocacy update December 14, 2021 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Hope for voting protections:  U.S. Senate just approved a different filibuster carve-out! The Dec. 7 BBC update invited you to write to Ohio Senators Portman and Brown asking them to…

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Advocacy update, December 7, 2021

Advocacy update, December 7, 2021 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Rally to repeal coal subsidies Ohio’s 2019 energy bill HB 6, whose core was the First Energy subsidies that are the basis of the federal $61 million dollar bribery case,…

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Advocacy update November 30, 2021

Advocacy update November 30, 2021 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Federal bills to protect democracy, strengthen families, and advance stewardship of creation As litigation continues over the constitutionality of Ohio’s newly-passed state and Congressional district maps, advocates for fair districts…

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Advocacy update November 23, 2021

Advocacy update November 23, 2021 150 150 Episcopalians in Connection

Two gun rights expansion bills and anti-protest bill passed by Ohio House; Governor signs Congressional map Two bills passed by the Ohio House last week now go to the Ohio…

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Advocacy briefing, November 16, 2021

Advocacy briefing, November 16, 2021 750 422 Episcopalians in Connection

Bills expanding gun rights and chilling protest reach Ohio House Floor Call House Speaker today! This is the time to call House Speaker Bob Cupp and your Ohio House Representative…

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Advocacy update for November 9, 2021

Advocacy update for November 9, 2021 750 422 Episcopalians in Connection

Anti-Protest Bill, Redistricting Hearings, and Two Greener Energy Bills The Ohio Legislature is moving fast this week on several issues affecting Beloved Community:  HB 109 adding criminal penalties for protest…

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