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

08.13.19 - Reps. Howse, Boyd, Sen. Williams Announce Ohio Promise Town Hall

 

State Reps. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) and Sen. Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) today announced a town hall meeting TOMORROW, August 14at 4:45 p.m. at Fairhill Partners in Cleveland to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in Cleveland.

 
 

08.05.19 - Rep. Howse Issues Statement On Dayton Shooting, Says More Needs To Be Done To Keep Children And Families Safe

 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today issued a statement on the state legislature’s duty to work together to address senseless gun violence and keep all Ohioans safe and secure in the wake of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio this past weekend:

 
 

07.31.19 - Reps. Howse, Boyd & Crossman Applaud UnitedHealthcare's $1.1M Grant To Cleveland-area Nonprofits

 

State Reps. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights), Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland), and Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) today applauded the recently announced expansion of services to Cleveland-area nonprofits through the release of $1.1 million dollar grant provided by UnitedHealthcare, Inc. 

“I am pleased to applaud the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and East End Neighborhood House on receiving United Health Care Northeast Ohio community grants; the grants will assist in their efforts to expand services in transportation, youth and senior citizen resources, and access to healthy food. When the United Health Care Corporation works with local organizations, it not only strengthens our youth and seniors in House District 11, it also ensures all Ohioans come first.” —said Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland)

 
 

07.26.19 - Rep. Stephanie Howse Announces Upcoming Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today announced the upcoming back-to-school Ohio sales tax holiday that will take place starting on Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. In 2018, state lawmakers passed legislation making this three-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday a recurring holiday each year.

“The sales tax holiday is important for hard working Ohioans to ensure their families are able to obtain the educational supplies needed to start the school year off strong. Creating a solid educational foundation starts with good, usable resources,” said Rep. Howse. “Back to school shopping should not be a burden on any hardworking family, and it is my hope that the upcoming sales tax holiday will provide assistance to our families that need it.”

 
 
 

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Representative Stephanie D. Howse
District 11
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1414
Fax      (614) 719-0011
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