Rep. Sykes Joins Face The State With Scott Light To Discuss Domestic Violence, Gun Laws
Lawmaker discusses her proposal to protect victims of dating violence, the state of gun laws in Ohio

State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) appeard on Face the State Sunday to discuss doemestic violence and gun laws in Ohio. Her appearance comes as her bill to protect victims of dating violence, House Bill 1, passed the state senate last week. 

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Sykes Statement On Profiling By Capitol Square Security


State Rep. Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) today issued the following statement in response to the latest in a string of incidents where she and other black women lawmakers have been subjected to additional security measures when entering the Ohio Statehouse and other government office buildings. Upon entering the Riffe Center in Columbus last week, security officials stopped the Akron-area lawmaker despite her presenting her security access badge.