Rep. Hicks-Hudson testifies before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on her bipartisan priority bill to increase access to intervention instead of conviction for low-level, nonviolent offences.
Rep. Hicks-Hudson testifies before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on her bipartisan priority bill to increase access to intervention instead of conviction for low-level, nonviolent offences.
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 1
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 1
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) to unveil priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
Rep. Hicks-Hudson joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) to unveil priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in favor of Ohio's operating budget bill
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in favor of Ohio's operating budget bill
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) before House session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) before House session
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) after House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) after House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
Rep. Hicks-Hudson signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
 Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson pictured alongside the rest of the House Democratic Leadership Team for the 133rd General Assembly (from left to right: Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs, Minority Whip Kent Smith, Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes, and Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson)
Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson pictured alongside the rest of the House Democratic Leadership Team for the 133rd General Assembly (from left to right: Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs, Minority Whip Kent Smith, Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes, and Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson)
 State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
 State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
 
 

As the first black female mayor of Toledo, State Rep. Paula Hicks Hudson has always exhibited a commitment to empowering and helping people improve their quality of life. She currently represents Ohio’s 44th House District, which includes central Toledo.

 
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Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson delivering floor speech on state budget bill

07.10.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson Holds Virtual Chat

 

COLUMBUS –State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) on Wednesday held a virtual community town hall as part of the Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour, a series of digital events this summer where local lawmakers provide a Statehouse update on issues including COVID-19, education and the economy, and racial justice.

 
 

06.18.20 - Dems Tell LaRose To Pay Return Postage For Voting Materials

 

State Representatives Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose urging him to include return postage on absentee ballot application forms that will be mailed to all voters and on absentee ballots that are ultimately mailed to voters who request them. State law prohibits board of elections from making such an expenditure, but the secretary is not similarly barred. The federal CARES Act included funding to the states for unanticipated increased expenses due to COVID-19. The Controlling Board approved on Monday the state’s use of federal CARES Act funding for this year’s election. 

 
 

06.12.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson: House Republicans Vote To Protect The Confederate Flag

 

COLUMBUS—While Ohioans were sleeping, House Democratic lawmakers were offering two amendments on the House floor late Thursday and early Friday that would have prohibited the sale, display, possession or distribution of Confederate memorabilia at county and independent fairs, following a similar rule instituted by the Ohio State Fair in 2015. The motions came during floor debate on House Bill 665, which made several other changes to laws on local and county fairs.

 
 

06.12.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson Applauds House Passage Of Democratic Priority Bill To Expand Broadband Coverage To Unserved Residential Households

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson  (D-Toledo) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 13, Democratic priority legislation to create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband to unserved residential households.

 
 
 

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Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson
District 44
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1401
Fax      (614) 719-6948
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Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
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