Rep. Antonio visits Chardon Surgery Center to meet with certified nurse anesthetists
Rep. Antonio visits Chardon Surgery Center to meet with certified nurse anesthetists
 Rep. Antonio introduces legislation to end the Death Penalty
Rep. Antonio introduces legislation to end the Death Penalty
 Reps. Antonio and Sprague introduce HB 248 to combat opioid abuse
Reps. Antonio and Sprague introduce HB 248 to combat opioid abuse
Rep. Antonio holding a resolution recognizing Cleveland Metroparks as a national leader in parks and recreation management
Rep. Antonio holding a resolution recognizing Cleveland Metroparks as a national leader in parks and recreation management
 Rep. Antonio works with Democratic colleagues during House Session
Rep. Antonio works with Democratic colleagues during House Session
 Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio with Rep. Strahorn and Sen. Turner
Rep. Antonio with Rep. Strahorn and Sen. Turner
 Rep. Antonio speaking during Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio speaking during Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during Session
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during Session
 Rep. Antonio poses with Democratic colleagues after the Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage nationally
Rep. Antonio poses with Democratic colleagues after the Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage nationally
 Rep. Antonio on the House floor during Opening Day ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Antonio on the House floor during Opening Day ceremonies for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Antonio (center) takes the oath of office with fellow members of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. Antonio (center) takes the oath of office with fellow members of the 131st General Assembly
 Rep. Antonio speaks out against proposals that attack Ohio women's reproductive health care contained in the budget
Rep. Antonio speaks out against proposals that attack Ohio women's reproductive health care contained in the budget
 Rep. Antonio with former Rep. Nancy Garland at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio with former Rep. Nancy Garland at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio speaking at a Medicaid expansion press conference
Rep. Antonio speaking at a Medicaid expansion press conference
 Rep. Antonio speaks at a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. Antonio speaks at a Women's Rights Rally
 Rep. Antonio speaks to union members rallying outside of the Statehouse
Rep. Antonio speaks to union members rallying outside of the Statehouse
Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Gov. Kasich's proposed budget
Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Gov. Kasich's proposed budget
 Rep. Antonio addresses members of the House
Rep. Antonio addresses members of the House
 Rep. Antonio presents a Resolution to the Ohio Correction Officer of the Year
Rep. Antonio presents a Resolution to the Ohio Correction Officer of the Year
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during session
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during session
 Rep. Antonio at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation
Rep. Antonio at a press conference opposing the so-called "Right to Work" legislation
 Rep. Antonio speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio presents a Resolution to the Ohio Correction Officer of the Year
Rep. Antonio presents a Resolution to the Ohio Correction Officer of the Year
 Rep. Antonio speaking at a news conference on behalf of the Ohio Fairness Act
Rep. Antonio speaking at a news conference on behalf of the Ohio Fairness Act
 Rep. Antonio hosting an Ohio In Focus segment to discuss the Equal Pay Act
Rep. Antonio hosting an Ohio In Focus segment to discuss the Equal Pay Act
Rep. Antonio discusses the negative effects of removing Medicaid expansion from the Budget Bill.
Rep. Antonio discusses the negative effects of removing Medicaid expansion from the Budget Bill.
 Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Medicaid
Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Medicaid
 Rep. Antonio presents a resolution to the Niagara Foundation
Rep. Antonio presents a resolution to the Niagara Foundation
Rep. Antonio joins Reps. Celebrezze and Boyce as members of the 131st General Assembly Minority Leadership team
Rep. Antonio joins Reps. Celebrezze and Boyce as members of the 131st General Assembly Minority Leadership team
 Rep. Antonio presents her legislative aide the Employee of the Quarter Award
Rep. Antonio presents her legislative aide the Employee of the Quarter Award
 Minority Whip Rep. Antonio poses with her leadership team
Minority Whip Rep. Antonio poses with her leadership team
Rep. Antonio speaks to a room of working people at a labor town hall in Cleveland
Rep. Antonio speaks to a room of working people at a labor town hall in Cleveland
 Rep. Antonio speaking with a constituent at a worker's rights town hall in Cleveland
Rep. Antonio speaking with a constituent at a worker's rights town hall in Cleveland
 Rep. Antonio and House Democrats "stand with Planned Parenthood"
Rep. Antonio and House Democrats "stand with Planned Parenthood"
Rep. Antonio hosts a news conference with advocates on women's access to reproductive healthcare
Rep. Antonio hosts a news conference with advocates on women's access to reproductive healthcare
 Rep. Antonio (center) with Reps. Howse (left) and Clyde (right) after their segment of Ohio In Focus
Rep. Antonio (center) with Reps. Howse (left) and Clyde (right) after their segment of Ohio In Focus
 Rep. Antonio speaking at a news conference on clean air and the environment
Rep. Antonio speaking at a news conference on clean air and the environment
Rep. Antonio at a women's access to healthcare news conference
Rep. Antonio at a women's access to healthcare news conference
 Rep. Antonio speaking at news conference with colleagues on legislation to abolish the death penalty
Rep. Antonio speaking at news conference with colleagues on legislation to abolish the death penalty
 Rep. Antonio speaks to Women's Rights advocates
Rep. Antonio speaks to Women's Rights advocates
Rep. Antonio speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
Rep. Antonio speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
 Rep. Antonio with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Antonio with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 
 

State Representative Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) is honored to be serving her fourth term in the Ohio House of Representatives. Representing the 13th House District, she was also appointed to serve on the Democratic Caucus leadership team as Minority Whip during the 132nd General Assembly, having previously served as Minority Whip in the 131st General Assembly, and Assistant Minority Whip for part of the 130th. Antonio’s district includes the City of Lakewood and parts of Cleveland’s West Side: The Detroit Shoreway (Gordon Square Arts District), The Stockyar...

 
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Reps. Antonio and Hagan discuss Gov. Kasich's Controversial State Park Fracking Proposal
State of Ohio with Rep. Antonio speaking on the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage nationwide

12.12.17 - Committee Cancelation Pushes Ohio Fairness Act Hearings Into 2018

 

State Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) today expressed disappointment with the delay of a second hearing on House Bill (HB) 160, which is being rescheduled for an unspecified date in January. HB 160 would bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in areas of employment, housing and public accommodations in Ohio. 

 
 

12.06.17 - Legislation Urging US Congress To Honor John And Annie Glenn With Congressional Gold Medal Passes House Committee

 

Minority Leader Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) and state Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) yesterday announced their legislation that urges Congress to award Annie and John Glenn with a Congressional Gold Medal for their lifetime of public service unanimously passed the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee. 

“John and Annie Glenn’s story is one of public service and mutual dedication to helping better their community and country,” said Antonio. “They have been such incredible inspirations to all Ohioans, and its due time that they receive this important recognition.”

 
 

10.25.17 - Antonio Responds To Latest Ohio Opioid Crisis Report

 

The lead Democrat on the Ohio House’s Health Committee, Democratic Whip and state Rep. Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood), today responded to the latest dire report on Ohio’s statewide opioid overdose and addiction emergency.

The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences released the report “Taking Measure of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis” Tuesday, highlighting the grim realities many in the state are experiencing, but also making a case for greater treatment access and expanded educational and economic opportunities for Ohioans.

“This report confirms that treatment is necessary to stem the tide of this opioid crisis, and clearly we do not have enough treatment options currently available,” said Antonio. “We can do better. We must do better. Taxpayers deserve better economic opportunities, a strong and affordable educational foundation, and greater access to healthcare services – all things that we know will prevent opioid addiction and abuse.”

The report points to low education levels and limited job opportunities as central underlying causes of opioid abuse.

 
 

10.18.17 - Rep. Antonio Renews Call To Abolish The Death Penalty In Ohio

 

State Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) today introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty and replace it with a life sentence without parole.

“The death penalty is a punishment that has shown to be administered with disparities across economical and racial lines, while also failing to deter violent crime,” said Antonio. “I continue to believe that our best move for death penalty reform in Ohio is to abolish the use of capital punishment and replace it with a sentence of life without parole. I truly believe Ohioans’ taxpayer dollars would be better spent pursuing constructive, positive policies that enhance the quality of life in our local communities.”

 
 
 

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Representative Nickie J. Antonio
District 13
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-5921
Fax      (614) 719-3913
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Hometown : Lakewood
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Not eligible to run for another term