Rep. Galonski speaks to constituents at the Akron Ohio Promise Town Hall
Rep. Galonski speaks to constituents at the Akron Ohio Promise Town Hall
 Rep. Galonski speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 8, which will make foster caregiver training more accessible in Ohio
Rep. Galonski speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 8, which will make foster caregiver training more accessible in Ohio
 Rep. Galonski offers an amendment on the House floor to put the responsibility to verify an employee's legal status back on the employer, which would better protect workers and save taxpayers money
Rep. Galonski offers an amendment on the House floor to put the responsibility to verify an employee's legal status back on the employer, which would better protect workers and save taxpayers money
Rep. Galonski speaks with Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) before House session
Rep. Galonski speaks with Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) before House session
 Rep. Galonski speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Galonski speaks with an attendee at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Galonski, Chair of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Galonski, Chair of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Galonski 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. Galonski 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 Galonski speaks with Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) before House session
Rep Galonski speaks with Reps. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) before House session
 Rep. Tavia Galonski joins Ohio Democratic lawmakers at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
Rep. Tavia Galonski joins Ohio Democratic lawmakers at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
Rep. Galonski facilitates a panel on criminal justice reform at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
Rep. Galonski facilitates a panel on criminal justice reform at the 2019 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Day of Action
 Rep. Galonski with Leader Emilia Strong Sykes and Senator Teresa Fedor at the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day event at the Statehouse
Rep. Galonski with Leader Emilia Strong Sykes and Senator Teresa Fedor at the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day event at the Statehouse
 Rep. Galonski hosts the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day event at the Statehouse
Rep. Galonski hosts the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day event at the Statehouse
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
 Rep. Galonski provides sponsor testimony with Rep. Fedor in committee about HB 461, which would ensure that penalties for perpetrators of human trafficking would be consistent if the victim is a minor
Rep. Galonski provides sponsor testimony with Rep. Fedor in committee about HB 461, which would ensure that penalties for perpetrators of human trafficking would be consistent if the victim is a minor
 Reps. Galonski and Fedor with survivors at the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day, following a panel discussion
Reps. Galonski and Fedor with survivors at the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day, following a panel discussion
Rep. Galonski with Reps. Fedor and Kent at the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Rep. Galonski with Reps. Fedor and Kent at the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
 Reps. Galonski and Fedor hosted the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Reps. Galonski and Fedor hosted the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
 Advocates, survivors, law enforcement officials, and lawmakers gathered in the Statehouse Atrium to discuss human trafficking in Ohio
Advocates, survivors, law enforcement officials, and lawmakers gathered in the Statehouse Atrium to discuss human trafficking in Ohio
Rep. Galonski addresses attendees of the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Rep. Galonski addresses attendees of the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
 Reps. Galonski, Fedor, Craig kick off the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Reps. Galonski, Fedor, Craig kick off the Ninth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day
 Rep. Galonski at a Huntington event in Akron
Rep. Galonski at a Huntington event in Akron
Rep. Galonski at an NCEL event with Rep. Lepore-Hagan, Rep. Fedor & former rep Hagan
Rep. Galonski at an NCEL event with Rep. Lepore-Hagan, Rep. Fedor & former rep Hagan
 Rep. Galonski at the annual Eleanor Roosevelt Tea hosted by the Federated Democratic Women of Summit County
Rep. Galonski at the annual Eleanor Roosevelt Tea hosted by the Federated Democratic Women of Summit County
 Rep. Galonski with her family after swearing in
Rep. Galonski with her family after swearing in
Rep. Galonski swearing in
Rep. Galonski swearing in
 
 

As a former Teamster and daughter of UAW worker, state Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) knows the importance of rewarding hard work and putting family first. From the creation of new, better-paying jobs to fully funding our schools and protecting our children, Galonski is focused on using her legal expertise and work experience to address the biggest challenges facing the state and improve the quality of life for residents of the 35th House district. 

Galonski, previously a magistrate in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, has served the state in a legal capacity for over 15...

 
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05.26.20 - Rep. Galonski Co-sponsors Worker Protection Act To Ensure Safety, Security For Ohio Workers Amid Global Pandemic

 

COLUMBUS— Rep. Tavia Galonski  (D-Akron) today announced the introduction of the Worker Protection Act, Democratic-sponsored legislation to protect at-risk workers from being forced to choose between returning to unsafe working conditions or losing unemployment benefits.

 
 

05.20.20 - Rep. Galonski Applauds House Passage Of Aisha's Law To Protect Domestic Violence Victims

 

COLUMBUS—Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today applauded the passage of Aisha’s Law, Democratic priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) that would change how law enforcement agencies respond to domestic violence cases and provide added protections for those in high-risk situations. Democrats say the bill’s passage comes at a critical time as prolonged isolation during the state’s stay-at-home order has led to a spike in domestic violence cases.

 
 

05.18.20 - Rep. Galonski, House Democrats Release General Election Proposal

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) joined House Democrats to release their proposal for holding a safe and accessible presidential election this November amid the worst global pandemic in more than a century. Highlights of the plan include mailing a ballot with prepaid return postage to every voter, extending the ballot postmark date to Election Day, enhancing safety for in-person voting and expanding voter registration.

 
 

05.13.20 - Galonski Expresses Frustration As Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Academic Distress Commissions

 

Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today issued a statement following the Ohio Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the constitutionality of legislation passed in 2015 that created the state’s controversial academic distress commissions:

 
 
 

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Representative Tavia Galonski
District 35
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
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