Advocacy briefing for May 18, 2021

Ohio Poor People’s Campaign forum on Ohio environmental issues, voter suppression, and anti-protest bills The Ohio Legislature is considering a raft of bills that would create new hurdles to early and absentee...

Advocacy briefing: Voting rights

HB 294 introduced, raises hurdles to early and absentee voting Ohio now becomes the 48th state to consider restrictions in early and absentee voting with HB 294, sponsored by Rep. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati).  T...

Advocacy briefing for April 13

Opposing HB 99 Opponent testimony due WEDNESDAY on HB 99 authorizing untrained adults to carry loaded guns in Ohio schools: The bill I wrote about a couple of weeks ago is moving again, and the Ohio House Crim...

Advocacy update: SB 17

Ohio SB 17 makes it harder to qualify for and maintain food and medical benefits. Tell the Senate what this would do to the people you serve. Nearly 1.5 million people in Ohio – 700,000 households – currently ...

Advocacy updates, January 26

Following up on the Rev. Lee Anne Reat’s post two weeks ago (Advocacy: Where Do We Stand?) about priority issues for the Episcopal Church and our diocese, this week we’re highlighting civil rights in two issues...