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.

 
[ Read Full Biography | Download PDF Biography ]
 
 
 
 
Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson delivering floor speech on state budget bill

03.26.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson, House Democrats Pass Sweeping Legislation To Address COVID-19 Crisis

 

COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse yesterday to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) released a statement following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill (HB 197) that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.

 
 

03.23.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson, House Dems Outline Priorities As Assembly Returns To Consider Emergency Legislation Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

 

State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today joined Democratic colleagues to outline several key priorities as lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week to take up emergency measures to address the public health and economic crises facing the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

03.03.20 - Reps. Paula Hicks-Hudson, Juanita Brent Introduce Bill To Ban Discrimination Based On Natural Hair In Ohio Schools

 

COLUMBUS—State Reps. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today introduced legislation, known as the “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act,” which would ban discriminatory policies in Ohio schools that penalize students, especially students of color, for wearing natural hairstyles that embrace their cultural identities.

 
 

02.24.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson Announces $1.4 Million In State Funds For Infrastructure Improvements At Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital In Toledo

 

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced the release of $1,436,391.82 in state funds for infrastructure improvements at the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Hicks-Hudson

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