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U.S. Rep. Fudge, Rep. Patmon, upset over Ohio Senate bill designed to stop voter repeal of HB 194, the voter suppression bill

U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) COLUMBUS, Ohio-Cleveland area Black leaders like U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-11), a Warrensville Hts. Democrat, and state Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10), a Cleveland Democrat, say that a bill dubbed Senate Bill 295 that passed the Ohio Senate last week that repeals or replaces House Bill 194, the voter suppression bill, will work to silence the Black vote in Ohio in November and is designed to circumvent a voter's referendum on HB 194. "The rush by the Republican led Ohio Senate to repeal H.B. 194 will most certainly lead to voter confusion," said Fudge, whose 11th Congressional District includes Cleveland's east side and Black pockets of Akron, a city s