Rep. Galonski swearing in
Rep. Galonski swearing in

From the creation of new, better-paying jobs to fully funding our schools and protecting our children, state Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) 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 years. Formerly a magistrate of the county’s domestic relations court, she most recently served as magistrate of the county’s ...

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Representative Galonski Serves In the Following Committees :

Civil JusticeCriminal JusticeEducation and Career Readiness

05.23.17 - Rep. Galonski Announces ODE Summer Food Service Program For Ohio's Youth


State Rep. Galonski (D-Akron) recently announced the Ohio Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program is underway to ensure children ages eighteen and under receive free nutritious meals during the summer months when school is not in session.

Additionally, young adults ages nineteen through twenty-one that are currently enrolled in an Individualized Education Program (IEP) are also eligible to use the Summer Food Services Program. The program is free and there is no sign up required. 


05.17.17 - Galonski: Hits To Workers Prop Up Boss' Handouts In State Workers' Comp Budget


State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today voted “no” on the Republican-led charge to restrict worker’s access to healthcare and benefits through the state’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) budget bill, House Bill 27. The bill passed the House Insurance Committee and the House Finance Committee on a party-line vote Tuesday. 

“Today, Republican lawmakers made it easier for careless employers and big corporations to rig workers’ compensation rules for undocumented employees and force taxpayers to foot the bill if there is a workplace accident,” said Galonski. “Corporations that don’t play by the rules and hire undocumented workers should take responsibility when something goes wrong in the workplace.”


05.10.17 - Galonski Sworn In As New State Representative Of Ohio's 35th House District


Accompanied by family at the Ohio Statehouse today, Tavia Galonski, a previous Summit County Juvenile Court magistrate, was sworn in by retired federal bankruptcy court Judge Randolph Baxter, her uncle. The House Democratic Caucus voted on seating Galonski today during House session after a House panel recommended Galonski following eight applicant interviews for the 35th House district seat.

“We are excited to welcome Tavia into the caucus, and eager to work with her on some of the greatest challenges facing our state,” said House Democratic Leader Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton). “From the creation of new, better-paying jobs to fully funding our schools and protecting our children, Tavia and the caucus share priorities that will benefit from her expertise and work.” 


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Representative Tavia Galonski
District 35
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-6037
Fax      (614) 719-6945
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