Rep. Howse testifies before the Senate Health Committee in favor of her bipartisan priority bill to increase prenatal services in Ohio alongside joint sponsor Rep. Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville)
Rep. Howse testifies before the Senate Health Committee in favor of her bipartisan priority bill to increase prenatal services in Ohio alongside joint sponsor Rep. Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville)
 Rep. Howse testifies before the Ways and Means Committee about her bipartisan bill to increase training opportunities for new truck drivers by offering employers a tax credit for training expenses
Rep. Howse testifies before the Ways and Means Committee about her bipartisan bill to increase training opportunities for new truck drivers by offering employers a tax credit for training expenses
 Rep Howse (third from left) with Leader Sykes & Reps. Juanita Brent & Janine Boyd at the Cleveland Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep Howse (third from left) with Leader Sykes & Reps. Juanita Brent & Janine Boyd at the Cleveland Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Howse speaks in favor of her bipartisan bill to encourage tobacco cessation and expand prenatal services
Rep. Howse speaks in favor of her bipartisan bill to encourage tobacco cessation and expand prenatal services
 Rep. Howse speaks at a press conference in honor of Juneteenth
Rep. Howse speaks at a press conference in honor of Juneteenth
 Rep. Howse testifies in front of the Finance Committee in support of her legislation regarding tobacco cessation and prenatal initiatives
Rep. Howse testifies in front of the Finance Committee in support of her legislation regarding tobacco cessation and prenatal initiatives
Rep. Howse speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
Rep. Howse speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
 Rep. Howse speaks during House Session
Rep. Howse speaks during House Session
 Rep. Howse speaks at Columbus' Day of Action to #StopTheBans
Rep. Howse speaks at Columbus' Day of Action to #StopTheBans
Rep. Howse joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
Rep. Howse joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
 Rep. Howse listens at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Howse listens at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
 Rep. Howse presents a commendation on behalf of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Howse presents a commendation on behalf of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus at the 2019 Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the Statehouse
Rep. Howse speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Howse speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Howse speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Howse speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Howse speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Howse speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Stephanie Howse standing in solidarity at a press conference with Ohio Democratic lawmakers pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
Rep. Stephanie Howse standing in solidarity at a press conference with Ohio Democratic lawmakers pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
 Rep. Howse speaks with attendees at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Rep. Howse speaks with attendees at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
 Rep. Howse speaks at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Rep. Howse speaks at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Rep. Howse with Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) at the 2019 OLBC Legislative Day of Action
Ohio Legislative Black Caucus President Rep. Howse with Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) at the 2019 OLBC Legislative Day of Action
 Rep. Howse introduces the Ohio Equal Pay Act
Rep. Howse introduces the Ohio Equal Pay Act
 Rep. Howse joins Sen. Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) and Rep. George Lang (R-West Chester) at a press conference during an advocacy day at the Statehouse for Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice
Rep. Howse joins Sen. Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) and Rep. George Lang (R-West Chester) at a press conference during an advocacy day at the Statehouse for Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice
Rep. Howse speaks at a press conference during an advocacy day at the Statehouse for Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice
Rep. Howse speaks at a press conference during an advocacy day at the Statehouse for Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice
 Rep. Howse speaks at Nurses' Day 2019 at the Statehouse alongside Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin)
Rep. Howse speaks at Nurses' Day 2019 at the Statehouse alongside Rep. Beth Liston (D-Dublin)
 Rep. Howse speaks at Nurses' Day 2019 at the Statehouse
Rep. Howse speaks at Nurses' Day 2019 at the Statehouse
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
 Rep. Howse speaks to a reporter during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Howse speaks to a reporter during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
 Rep. Howse (center) speaking on a panel to discuss "How to Break The Cycle of Poverty of in the Black Community" at the 2016 OLBC Convention
Rep. Howse (center) speaking on a panel to discuss "How to Break The Cycle of Poverty of in the Black Community" at the 2016 OLBC Convention
Rep. Howse standing in opposition of SB 152, legislation to ban local hiring standards and restrict project labor agreements
Rep. Howse standing in opposition of SB 152, legislation to ban local hiring standards and restrict project labor agreements
 Rep. Howse speaking on the need to end pay discrimination for all Ohioans  during the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Howse speaking on the need to end pay discrimination for all Ohioans during the 2016 OLBC Day of Action
 Rep. Howse with Reps. Kuhns and Sykes at the "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Howse with Reps. Kuhns and Sykes at the "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Howse speaking with a constituent at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Howse speaking with a constituent at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 Rep. Howse (left) with fellow Democratic lawmakers during a segment of Ohio In Focus
Rep. Howse (left) with fellow Democratic lawmakers during a segment of Ohio In Focus
 Rep. Howse (left) with fellow democratic lawmakers after filming a segment of Ohio In Focus
Rep. Howse (left) with fellow democratic lawmakers after filming a segment of Ohio In Focus
Rep. Howse speaking at a news conference to push back against efforts to defund Planned Parenthood
Rep. Howse speaking at a news conference to push back against efforts to defund Planned Parenthood
 Rep. Howse speaking at press conference
Rep. Howse speaking at press conference
 Rep. Howse at House Session
Rep. Howse at House Session
Rep. Howse discusses equal pay legislation at Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Howse discusses equal pay legislation at Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Howse speaks on poverty
Rep. Howse speaks on poverty
 
 

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, State Representative Stephanie Howse has lived most of her life in the Ward 7 community. Howse is a graduate of the Cleveland School of the Arts where she studied vocal and instrumental music. After high school, Stephanie earned her undergraduate degree in Civil Environmental Engineering from Florida A&M University and her Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Cleveland State University.

 
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Reps. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) and Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) discuss their newest bill, the Ohio Equal Pay Act. Rep. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) hosts this edition of Ohio In Focus.
Rep. Howse speaks against the 6-week abortion ban

06.24.20 - Howse, Dems Urge House To Return To Session, Say Too Much Left Undone Amid Unprecedented Crises

 

Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today joined Dem lawmakers to urge House Republican leaders to call the chamber back into session to address several critical issues facing the state, including health and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, systemic racism and police brutality, questions surrounding the November election, and looming state budget shortfalls.

 
 

06.22.20 - Rep. Howse Announces Bill To Improve Prenatal And Maternal Health Outcomes Signed Into Law

 

COLUMBUS—Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced that House Bill (HB) 11, her bill to improve prenatal and maternal health outcomes, was signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday. 

 
 

06.17.20 - OLBC President Reveals Repeated Requests To Former Speakers To Address "hostile Work Environment" In The Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS— Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today revealed ignored requests dating back several years to three different Speakers of the House – Larry Householder, Ryan Smith and Cliff Rosenberger – to show the repeated attempts of the OLBC to get the Majority party to address a hostile work environment in the Ohio House.

 
 

06.11.20 - Rep. Howse, OLBC Issues Statement After The Firing Of Senator Huffman

 

COLUMBUS— Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today issued a statement in response to state Senator Steven Huffman’s (R-Tipp City) being fired from his job as an emergency room physician at Upper Valley Medical Center.

 
 
 

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Representative Stephanie D. Howse
District 11
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
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