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 (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 speaking at press conference
Rep. Howse speaking at press conference
 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 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
 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 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 at House Session
Rep. Howse at House Session
 

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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Rep. Howse speaks against the 6-week abortion ban
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.

12.05.16 - Howse Announces Over $19M In Funding For Cleveland-area Technology Start-up Programs

 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced the release of $18,799,086 in state funding to JumpStart Inc. in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, to expand the Ohio Third Frontier Entrepreneurial Services Program (ESP). The Controlling Board, a panel tasked with oversight of state spending, approved the funding at today’s meeting.

 
 

11.28.16 - Rep. Howse Welcomes Unified Approach To Fighting Lead Contamination

 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today applauded U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) call for a unified response to evidence of elevated lead levels in the water at multiple Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) buildings:

 
 

10.31.16 - Howse Announces State Funding For Incarcerated Youth Art Therapy Programs

 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced the release of just over $80,433 to the Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) for a contract with the Art Therapy Studio in Cuyahoga County to facilitate art therapy programs at two local juvenile correctional facilities (JCFs). The Controlling Board, a panel tasked with oversight of state spending, approved the funding at today’s meeting.

“Our incarcerated youth are faced with some of the most difficult times of their lives during crucial development years,” said Howse. “The services provided by the Art Therapy Studio will help ensure that our youth are not simply serving time, but are being rehabilitated and receiving treatment. We all benefit when the state works with local organizations to strengthen our communities by helping rebuild families.”

 
 

08.23.16 - Ohio Black Caucus Applauds Cleveland Suit Against State For Local Hiring Ban

 

Democratic lawmakers and members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus today applauded The City of Cleveland’s decision to sue the state to challenge Republican-led legislation that prevents local communities from setting hiring standards on publicly financed projects – a possible violation of Ohio’s “home rule” guarantee in the state constitution.

 
 
 
Representative Stephanie D. Howse
District 11
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1414
Fax      (614) 719-0011
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Party : Democrat
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term