Rep Boyd (far right) with Leader Sykes and Reps. Juanita Brent & Stephanie Howse
Rep Boyd (far right) with Leader Sykes and Reps. Juanita Brent & Stephanie Howse
 Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
 Rep. Boyd speaks at House Session in support of her bipartisan legislation to provide assistance to Kinship caregivers
Rep. Boyd speaks at House Session in support of her bipartisan legislation to provide assistance to Kinship caregivers
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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Representative Boyd Serves In the Following Committees :

Aging and Long-Term CareHealthWays and Means
 
 
 
 
Rep. Boyd speaks against the 6-week abortion ban

10.08.19 - Rep. Boyd Introduces Bill Designating October 11 "Coming Out Day"

 

State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today introduced a bill to designate October 11 as “Coming Out Day” in Ohio.

“By recognizing this day, the Ohio General Assembly can acknowledge that coming out is one of the most courageous steps any LGBTQ+ person can take,” said Rep. Boyd. “Our recognition of that courage helps counter bigotry, ignorance and fear, and is an integral part of our collective, continued progress towards full equality.”

 
 

10.01.19 - Rep. Janine Boyd Announces Maternity Leave

 

State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today filed for maternity leave with House leadership after announcing her adoption of a baby boy.

 
 

09.03.19 - Rep. Boyd To Hold "Brighten The Night" Event To Rebuild Local Community Garden

 

State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) will hold a press conference and community event on Thursday, September 5th at 5:30 p.m. at the Noble Neighborhood Community Garden to discuss the recent destruction of the garden in what is perceived as anti-immigrant sentiment and kick off efforts to rebuild the garden. Cleveland Heights residents Jay-Rod Johnson and Steven Walker partnered with the city’s Nepalese immigrant community to plant and maintain the garden during a youth summer camp.

 
 

09.03.19 - Rep. Boyd Condemns Destruction Of Community Garden In Cleveland Heights

 

State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) condemns the recent destruction of a community garden in Cleveland Heights, where residents partnered with the city’s Nepalese immigrant community to plant and maintain the garden. More than 2,000 immigrants, many of whom left Nepal in search of a better life and to escape dictatorship, live in Northeast Ohio and nearly 100 live in Cleveland Heights.

 
 
 

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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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