Representative Michael J. Skindell - House District 13
 

02.18.20 - Rep. Skindell Named AMVETS Dept. Of Ohio 2019 Legislator Of The Year

 

COLUMBUS - State Rep. Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) was presented this past weekend with a “2019 Legislator of the Year Award” in appreciation for his outstanding service, support  and leadership in government on behalf of Ohio’s veterans.

 
 

01.31.20 - Reps. Skindell, Crawley Give Sponsor Testimony On Providing Modifications To The Earned Income Tax Credit

 

COLUMBUS— State Reps. Erica C. Crawley (D-Columbus) and Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) provided sponsor testimony on Tuesday before the House Ways and Means Committee for House Bill (HB) 114, which would modify the State’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), making it partially refundable.

 
 

10.16.19 - Rep. Skindell Introduces Bipartisan Ohio Fairness Act

 

State Reps. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville) today introduced the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation to modernize state law to bar discrimination against LGBTQ Ohioans in employment, housing and public accommodations. 

 
 

10.01.19 - Skindell, Dem Lawmakers Urge Action On Ohio Fairness Act

 

House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) and Rep. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) joined Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein and Equality Ohio today to urge action on the Ohio Fairness Act to protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations.

 
 

08.22.19 - Rep. Skindell Announces Ohio Promise Town Hall

 

State Rep. Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) today announced a town hall meeting on August 28, 2019 at Lakewood Main Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in Lakewood.

 
 

07.03.19 - Skindell, Cuyahoga Dems: Remove Budget Provision Moving 2020 Presidential Primary To St. Patrick's Day

 

Cuyahoga County House Democratic lawmakers today sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose seeking information from his office about the impact of moving the 2020 presidential primary from March 10 to March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. See the letter below.

 
 

03.07.19 - Rep. Skindell Applauds Historic Increase In State Investments In Public Transit

 

State Rep. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) today applauded the Ohio House for including a historic increase to public transit funding to $100 million per year in the State Transportation Budget, Substitute House Bill 62 (Sub. HB 62). This commitment increases the state’s investments in public transit, which has been one of the lowest in the nation for nearly twenty years.

“I am pleased that the Ohio House made a significant commitment to greater public transit funding in the transportation bill,” said Skindell. “This investment recognizes that we need to create a transportation system that addresses Ohio’s changing demographics and transportation preferences, links people to jobs and training opportunities, and provides access to businesses and healthcare.”

 
 

02.20.19 - Dem Lawmakers Call For Investments In Public Transportation

 

State Reps. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) today held a Statehouse press conference announcing legislation to increase state investments in public transportation. Ohio currently ranks near the bottom among states for public transportation funding.

 
 

02.19.19 - Dem Lawmakers To Call For Investments In Public Transportation

 

State Reps. Mike Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Terrence Upchurch (D-Cleveland) will hold a press conference tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, at 11:00 a.m. in the Senate Press Room at the Ohio Statehouse to announce legislation that would increase state investments in public transportation. Ohio currently ranks near the bottom among states for public transportation funding.