Rep. Boggs speaking with WBNS-10TV about her proposal to use the Rainy Day Fund to assist 31 fiscally distressed communities across Ohio
Rep. Boggs speaking with WBNS-10TV about her proposal to use the Rainy Day Fund to assist 31 fiscally distressed communities across Ohio
 Rep. Boggs (center right) and fellow members of the Women's Caucus
Rep. Boggs (center right) and fellow members of the Women's Caucus
 Rep. Boggs during a news conference to announce a plan to stabilize 31 fiscally distressed communities across Ohio
Rep. Boggs during a news conference to announce a plan to stabilize 31 fiscally distressed communities across Ohio
Rep. Boggs delivering first floor speech as State Representative for the 18th House District
Rep. Boggs delivering first floor speech as State Representative for the 18th House District
 Rep. Boggs speaking on the House floor
Rep. Boggs speaking on the House floor
 Rep. Kristin Boggs taking the oath of office
Rep. Kristin Boggs taking the oath of office
Rep. Boggs standing with women lawmakers at a news conference to encourage more women in leadership
Rep. Boggs standing with women lawmakers at a news conference to encourage more women in leadership
 Rep. Boggs introducing legislation to encourage publicly held corporations to support gender diversity on their boards of directors
Rep. Boggs introducing legislation to encourage publicly held corporations to support gender diversity on their boards of directors
 Rep. Boggs with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boggs with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boggs swearing in to the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Boggs swearing in to the 131st General Assembly
 
 

Rep. Boggs is a dedicated public servant and an advocate for a strong public education system, economic opportunity for working people and a fair and compliant election process. She is committed to being a strong voice for Ohio’s working class by fighting for fair wages and economic security, and her passionate advocacy work extends to important issues such as voting rights, affordable education and domestic violence.  

 
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Representative Boggs Serves In the Following Committees :

InsuranceJudiciaryState Government
 
 
 
 

06.27.16 - Rep. Boggs Comments On U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Affirming Women's Right To Comprehensive Healthcare

 

State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, in which the court found that restrictions on access to comprehensive healthcare in Texas placed an undue burden on women, violating the American Constitution: 

“I applaud the Supreme Court's verdict finding that the restrictive measures adopted under Texas law were not medically necessary. I believe that today’s decision will send a clear message to state legislatures across the nation – including our own here in Ohio – that similar politically-motivated obstacles to prevent women from accessing abortion will be struck down.”

 
 

05.27.16 - Boggs Supports Legislation To Close Domestic Violence Loophole

 

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 362, bipartisan legislation to close a domestic violence loophole by making strangulation a felony offense of the third degree. Non-fatal strangulation is typically charged as a misdemeanor assault in Ohio. 

Before being sworn in as a member of the 131st General Assembly, Rep. Boggs oversaw the legal unit of Ohio Attorney General's Crime Victims Section, and expressed the need for strangulation to be a criminal offense, distinct from assault, while HB 362 was being drafted in the Ohio House. 

"We know that a victim of strangulation is seven times more likely to be killed by the offender at a later incident." Said Boggs. "It is essential for the victim's safety that the offender faces a criminal charge that reflects the seriousness of the crime." 

 
 

05.05.16 - Proposed Legislation Discourages Nonessential State Travel To North Carolina

 

State Rep. Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and State Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) this week introduced a resolution urging all state employees and officials to refrain from engaging in nonessential official state travel to North Carolina. The resolution comes in response to the passage of the controversial bathroom access law in North Carolina that critics, and now the U.S. Department of Justice, say allows discrimination against LGBT individuals. 

 
 

04.01.16 - Dem Lawmakers Push Solution To Stabilize 31 Fiscally Distressed Communities Hit Hard By Kasich's Budget Cuts

 

State Reps. Kent Smith (D-Euclid) and Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) today announced a new plan to assist struggling communities hit hardest by Governor Kasich’s budget cuts and tax shifting policies over the past several years. Since taking office, Gov. Kasich cut over $1.7 billion in local community funding. Over 70 cities have lost at least $1 million each year due to Kasich’s budgeting and tax decisions, and 12 small cities have lost at least $2 million each, per year.

 
 
 
Representative Kristin Boggs
District 18
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1896
Fax      (614) 719-6964
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Hometown : Columbus
Party : Democrat
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