Rep. Boyd joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about Aisha's Law
Rep. Boyd joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about Aisha's Law
 Rep. Boyd speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Boyd speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Boyd speaks to Ohio Public Radio about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to Ohio Public Radio about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to NBC about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to NBC about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
 Rep. Boyd introduces bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable alongside Rep. Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva)
Rep. Boyd introduces bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable alongside Rep. Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva)
 Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Janine Boyd speaking at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
Rep. Janine Boyd speaking at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
 Rep. Janine Boyd opening a press conference pushing back on Ohio's near total abortion ban bill
Rep. Janine Boyd opening a press conference pushing back on Ohio's near total abortion ban bill
 Rep. Boyd testifying on her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Rezabek regarding kinship care providers
Rep. Boyd testifying on her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Rezabek regarding kinship care providers
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
 Rep. Boyd announcing her legislation with Rep. Boggs to establish a program to create paid family leave for Ohioans
Rep. Boyd announcing her legislation with Rep. Boggs to establish a program to create paid family leave for Ohioans
 Rep. Boyd addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Boyd addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Boyd introduces legislation to create Ohio's first-ever paid family and medical leave insurance program
Rep. Boyd introduces legislation to create Ohio's first-ever paid family and medical leave insurance program
 Reps. Boyd and Antonio introducing "Safe at Home" bill that requires individuals convicted of a domestic violence crime to turn over firearms to law enforcement
Reps. Boyd and Antonio introducing "Safe at Home" bill that requires individuals convicted of a domestic violence crime to turn over firearms to law enforcement
 Rep. Boyd speaking with advocate following a press conference revealing her action plan to support Ohio families with multi-system youth
Rep. Boyd speaking with advocate following a press conference revealing her action plan to support Ohio families with multi-system youth
Rep. Boyd looks on as Ohio youth share their stories of being shuffled through the the child protective system in order to receive access to the behavioral and developmental services they needed
Rep. Boyd looks on as Ohio youth share their stories of being shuffled through the the child protective system in order to receive access to the behavioral and developmental services they needed
 Rep. Boyd with Rep. Smith announcing a proposal to establish an equal pay hotline as a new resource to fight pay discrimination in Ohio
Rep. Boyd with Rep. Smith announcing a proposal to establish an equal pay hotline as a new resource to fight pay discrimination in Ohio
 Rep. Boyd with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd with nationally renowned American feminist, activist and journalist Gloria Steinem, during "Real Talk" public forum
Rep. Boyd with nationally renowned American feminist, activist and journalist Gloria Steinem, during "Real Talk" public forum
 Rep. Boyd and the rest of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus and House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd and the rest of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus and House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 Rep. Boyd speaking at news conference regarding women's access to healthcare
Rep. Boyd speaking at news conference regarding women's access to healthcare
Rep. Boyd with other members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Rep. Boyd with other members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
 Rep. Boyd sworn in to 131st General Assembly
Rep. Boyd sworn in to 131st General Assembly
 
 

State Representative Janine Boyd, a lifelong resident of Ohio’s 9th House District, ran for office to help shift the tide back to policies that invest in working families by providing good jobs and high quality services, especially for those who need them most.

With almost two decades of experience in health and human services advocacy and policy, Boyd has been actively involved in the state budget process on behalf of programs that serve our most vulnerable citizens - children and families facing poverty; seniors; children with special needs and mental health disorders; adults wi...

 
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Rep. Boyd speaks against the 6-week abortion ban

05.09.19 - Boyd: Democratic Priorities Shape Budget As Bill Clears Ohio House

 

House Democratic lawmakers today voted in favor of the state budget, House Bill 166, which includes a number of key Democratic priorities, including a significant tax cut for working people and families.

 
 

05.02.19 - Rep. Janine Boyd Introduces Bipartisan Family Adoption Tax Credit Legislation

 

State Reps. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva) yesterday introduced House Bill (HB) 206, new bipartisan legislation to create a fully refundable adoption tax credit for new parents in Ohio.

“We in the legislature have passed a wide range of tax credits for deserving individuals,” said Boyd. “There are children anxiously longing for families, and families earnestly praying to have children, but sometimes the cost of unifying the two is not viable, or not yet available to them. This bill will provide a better opportunity for adoptive parents to focus on caring for their new child, who more often than is appropriate, may have experienced trauma and have lost most forms of stability and connection during their young lives.”

 
 

05.01.19 - Boyd, House Dems Lead Bipartisan Effort To End School Takeovers, Restore Local Control

 

House Democrats today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 154, a bipartisan effort to end state takeovers of local schools and restore control to local education officials. The bill comes amid questions of accountability, transparency and lackluster results from district takeovers in Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland.

House Dems lead bipartisan effort to end school takeovers, restore local control

 

 
 

04.17.19 - Ohio Black Maternal Health Group Eyes Work Ahead To Strengthen Mothers, Families

 

As Black Maternal Health Week 2019 comes to a close, House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) and state Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today announced the initial meeting of the Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus, the state’s first-ever group of state lawmakers dedicated to improving black maternal health across the state. Members will meet in Columbus early next month to discuss the group’s mission and shared vision to strengthen Ohio women, children, families and communities.

 
 
 
 

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Representative Janine R. Boyd
District 9
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-5079
Fax      (614) 719-0009
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Hometown : Cleveland Heights
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