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

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.

 
 

04.11.19 - State Lawmakers Announce Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus

 

State Reps. Janine R. Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced the creation of Ohio’s first ever Black Maternal Health Caucus, a group of state lawmakers dedicated to improve black maternal health outcomes across the state.

 
 

04.10.19 - Boyd: Near-total Abortion Ban Threatens Women's Health, Liberty

 

House Democrats today voted against Senate Bill (SB) 23, a GOP-backed near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant. SB 23 would become the most extreme abortion ban in the country if signed into law.

 
 

04.09.19 - Dem Efforts To Protect Ohio Women Rejected As Nation's Most Extreme Abortion Ban Set For House Vote

 

State Rep. Janine R. Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights), the highest ranking Democrat on the House Health Committee, issued the following statement after GOP lawmakers rejected Democratic efforts to include protections for Ohio women in Senate Bill (SB) 23, a bill that would implement a near-total ban on abortion in Ohio.

“I submit to citizens that this bill is not about ‘life.’ It proposes that the state will force nearly all pregnant women to carry their pregnancies to term, regardless of how that might threaten her health and her economic security, and it erodes the fundamental freedom we all have as Americans to make important medical and health decisions.” 

 
 
 
 

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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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