Rep. Antonio introduces legislation to end the Death Penalty
Rep. Antonio introduces legislation to end the Death Penalty
 Rep. Antonio speaking on a panel during Nurses Day 2018 at the Statehouse
Rep. Antonio speaking on a panel during Nurses Day 2018 at the Statehouse
 Rep. Antonio speaks to Women's Rights advocates
Rep. Antonio speaks to Women's Rights advocates
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 at a women's access to healthcare news conference
Rep. Antonio at a women's access to healthcare news conference
 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 (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 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 and House Democrats "stand with Planned Parenthood"
Rep. Antonio and House Democrats "stand with Planned Parenthood"
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 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
 Minority Whip Rep. Antonio poses with her leadership team
Minority Whip Rep. Antonio poses with her 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
 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 a resolution to the Niagara Foundation
Rep. Antonio presents a resolution to the Niagara Foundation
Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Medicaid
Rep. Antonio speaking at a press conference on Medicaid
 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 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 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 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 speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio speaks at the Reproductive Health Lobby Day
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 presents a House Resolution during session
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during session
 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 addresses members of the House
Rep. Antonio addresses members of the House
 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 speaks to union members rallying outside of the Statehouse
Rep. Antonio speaks to union members rallying outside of the Statehouse
Rep. Antonio speaks at a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. Antonio speaks at a Women's Rights Rally
 Rep. Antonio speaking at a Medicaid expansion press conference
Rep. Antonio speaking at a Medicaid expansion press conference
 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 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 (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 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 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 presents a House Resolution during Session
Rep. Antonio presents a House Resolution during Session
 Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio speaking during Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Antonio speaking during Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Antonio with Rep. Strahorn and Sen. Turner
Rep. Antonio with Rep. Strahorn and Sen. Turner
 Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. Antonio works with Democratic colleagues during House Session
Rep. Antonio works with Democratic colleagues during House Session
 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
 Reps. Antonio and Sprague introduce HB 248 to combat opioid abuse
Reps. Antonio and Sprague introduce HB 248 to combat opioid abuse
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
 Rep. Antonio visits Chardon Surgery Center to meet with certified nurse anesthetists
Rep. Antonio visits Chardon Surgery Center to meet with certified nurse anesthetists
 House Democratic Caucus Leadership of the 132nd General Assembly, (left to right) Reps. Nick Celebrezze, Nickie Antonio, Fred Strahorn and Emilia Sykes
House Democratic Caucus Leadership of the 132nd General Assembly, (left to right) Reps. Nick Celebrezze, Nickie Antonio, Fred Strahorn and Emilia Sykes
House Democratic Caucus Leadership of the 131st General Assembly, (left to right) Reps. Nick Celebrezze, Nickie Antonio, Fred Strahorn and Jack Cera
House Democratic Caucus Leadership of the 131st General Assembly, (left to right) Reps. Nick Celebrezze, Nickie Antonio, Fred Strahorn and Jack Cera
 Rep. Antonio speaks on the House floor in support of HB 332
Rep. Antonio speaks on the House floor in support of HB 332
 Rep. Antonio holds a press conference about the Ohio Fairness Act
Rep. Antonio holds a press conference about the Ohio Fairness Act
Democratic members publicly addressing sexual harassment conduct at Statehouse
Democratic members publicly addressing sexual harassment conduct at Statehouse
 Rep. Antonio with Mayor Summers of Lakewood at an event with the Ohio Mayors Alliance
Rep. Antonio with Mayor Summers of Lakewood at an event with the Ohio Mayors Alliance
 Rep. Antonio speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
Rep. Antonio speaks out against the defunding of Planned Parenthood
 

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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Representative Antonio Serves In the Following Committees :

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

07.11.18 - Lawmaker Responds To Fattening State Budget Surplus

 

After cutting almost $1 billion from local schools and $2 billion from communities throughout the state, Ohio Republicans announced today additional funding for the state’s budget reserve fund. House Finance Committee member and state Rep. Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement in response:

“It is time for Ohio Republicans to be honest about their political game-playing with Ohio’s state budget reserves. Though the previous administration made tough decisions to put Ohio in a stronger place during the global financial recession of 2009, Republicans today continue to fill the fund with money that has been cut from local communities and schools throughout the state. That’s not governing or making tough decisions, it’s passing the buck to local taxpayers with new and increased levies to make up for the failure of leadership at the state level.”   

 
 

06.29.18 - Ohio AG Needs To Open Independent Harassment Investigation Of Bill Seitz, Lawmakers Say

 

State Reps. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) and Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) today asked* Ohio Attorney General (AG) Mike DeWine to hire an objective third party to reopen the harassment investigation of Rep. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati). The letter comes after it was reported that Taft Stettinius & Hollister, the law firm which conducted the investigation, donated to Seitz’ campaign and had employed Seitz for 36 years. The investigation concluded that the allegations of inappropriate conduct made against Seitz by a female House employee did not constitute sexual harassment according to the House’s anti-harassment policy and said the complaint may have been politically motivated. The basis of the findings, however, directly conflict with the AG’s anti-sexual harassment training given to state lawmakers and staff prior to the event.

 
 

06.27.18 - Ohio Republican Majority Writes Discrimination Into Law

 

State Reps. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) and Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today expressed disappointment with the passage of House Bill (HB) 36, which writes discrimination into Ohio law by allowing ministers not to solemnize marriages that are contrary to their personal beliefs.

 
 

06.07.18 - Antonio Announces Legislation Passed Unanimously Through House

 

State Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) today announced that House Bill (HB) 464, legislation that recognizes stroke centers, and HB 332, a remedy to continue to fund the PEP Connections program, both passed the House unanimously.

HB 464, sponsored by Rep. Antonio, would allow the Ohio Department of Health to recognize any hospital or center that has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Primary Stroke Center or Acute Stroke Ready Hospital and would establish protocols for assessment, treatment and transport to hospitals of stroke patients.

“Unfortunately, as the fifth leading cause of death, strokes are a health concern that touch many of our lives,” said Antonio, who lost her mother, June, to a stroke in 1999. “If we are able to detect the signs of stroke sooner and transport patients to the facility best equipped to deal with their needs, we will be able to minimize the long-term effects and even prevent death.”

 
 
 
 

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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