Rep. Boyce (right) sworn in as member of the minority leadership team for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Boyce (right) sworn in as member of the minority leadership team for the 131st General Assembly
 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
 Rep. Boyce
Rep. Boyce
Rep. Boyce discusses HB 5
Rep. Boyce discusses HB 5
 Rep. Boyce hosts students at the Statehouse
Rep. Boyce hosts students at the Statehouse
 Reps. Boyd and Patmon speak with a former Grand Master during Masonic Day at the Statehouse.
Reps. Boyd and Patmon speak with a former Grand Master during Masonic Day at the Statehouse.
Rep. Boyce dedicates the "Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman Memorial Highway"
Rep. Boyce dedicates the "Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman Memorial Highway"
 Rep. Boyce (center) joins fellow House members to take the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Boyce (center) joins fellow House members to take the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Boyce speaks in opposition to a bill that would ban traffic-light cameras
Rep. Boyce speaks in opposition to a bill that would ban traffic-light cameras
Rep. Boyce at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation
Rep. Boyce at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation
 Rep. Boyce
Rep. Boyce
 Rep. Boyce attends the OLBC's "Day of Action"
Rep. Boyce attends the OLBC's "Day of Action"
Rep. Boyce speaks to a group of students from the Democratic Republic of Congo
Rep. Boyce speaks to a group of students from the Democratic Republic of Congo
 Joint Session
Joint Session
 House Session
House Session
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
 Rep. Boyce stands with parents of the late Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman
Rep. Boyce stands with parents of the late Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman
 Rep. Boyce discusses the Budget Bill
Rep. Boyce discusses the Budget Bill
Rep. Boyce speaks out against the Budget Bill that negatively impacts middle class and working class Ohioans
Rep. Boyce speaks out against the Budget Bill that negatively impacts middle class and working class Ohioans
 Rep. Boyce speaks out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
Rep. Boyce speaks out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
 Rep. Boyce (right) joins Rep. Reece and other lawmakers to speak out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
Rep. Boyce (right) joins Rep. Reece and other lawmakers to speak out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
Rep. Boyce introduces an amendment that would rename an Ohio highway in honor of the late Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman
Rep. Boyce introduces an amendment that would rename an Ohio highway in honor of the late Lt. Miroslav Steven Zilberman
 Rep. Boyce with members of the Boys and Girls Club
Rep. Boyce with members of the Boys and Girls Club
 
 

State Representative Kevin L. Boyce returns to the Ohio House where he serves as House Democratic Whip, a leadership position he was elected to by his Democratic colleagues.

Boyce continues his public service, after holding a position as the Managing Director for Rice Financial, a New York Investment banking firm that exclusively focused on assisting State, County, and City governments to finance capital projects.

 
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12.07.15 - Lawmakers Propose Standards For Police Use Of Body Cameras

 

State Reps. Kevin Boyce (D-Columbus) and Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) recently introduced new legislation to create consistent standards which must be included in a law enforcement agency’s body camera policy. 

 
 

10.09.15 - Rep. Boyce To Receive Outstanding Alumni Award From University Of Toledo

 

State Rep. Kevin Boyce (D-Columbus) announced today that he has been selected to receive the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Toledo (UT). The Columbus lawmaker – who graduated from UT with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1995 – will receive the award during the university’s homecoming celebrations this weekend in Toledo.

“I have the fondest of memories as an undergraduate student at UT and I am honored to receive this prestigious award from my alma mater,” said Boyce.  “To be in the company of past recipients, including Ambassador of Azerbaijan Elin Suleymanov and Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Michael Sallah, is a true honor and privilege.

 
 

10.07.15 - Democratic Lawmakers Express Concern Over Charter School Reform's Teacher Retirement Restriction

 

The Ohio House today agreed on changes to House Bill 2 (HB 2), a bipartisan education bill to increase transparency and accountability in Ohio’s troubled charter schools. Despite a monthslong process of public debate, a number of Democratic lawmakers objected to a last minute restriction blocking new teachers at charter schools from being a part of the state pension system. The change came as part of negotiations during Tuesday’s conference committee.

 

 
 

06.26.15 - Boyce Calls Obergefell Ruling A "progressive Step In Journey Toward Equality And Tolerance"

 

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.

“The ruling is a victory for our nation and for Ohio,” said Rep. Kevin L. Boyce (D-Columbus). “This is an historic moment and a giant progressive step in our journey toward equality and tolerance.”

The 5-4 decision overturns a 6th Circuit Court case brought by Ohio native Jim Obergefell and invalidates bans on same-sex marriage across the country, including the one in Ohio. 

 
 
 
Representative Kevin Boyce
District 25
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-5343
Fax      (614) 719-3581
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Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Columbus
Party : Democrat
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Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term