State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced Gov. Mike DeWine’s signing of House Bill (HB) 2, bipartisan legislation that expands job training and workforce development opportunities in Ohio.
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) will host a listening session Monday, November 18, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Jones Leadership Academy of Business in Toledo, Ohio to discuss the state’s third grade reading guarantee.
The session will focus on how parents and caretakers of children feel about the test, its effectiveness, and whether the test needs to be changed or scrapped altogether.
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today released a statement about Early Voting. Law changes meant to expand options for in-person Early Voting are causing confusion in the Toledo community. Rep. Hicks-Hudson sent a letter to the Board of Elections two months ago when reports of misinformation surfaced during primary voting.
“Early voters can show up and vote early just like they have for the last decade,” said Rep. Hicks-Hudson. “All you need if to know the last four digits of your Social Security Number. Just ask the election officials for a ballot application and you’ll be given a form to fill out before you get your ballot.”
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today released the following statement in celebration of National Voter Registration Day:
State Reps. Kent Smith (D-Euclid), John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake), Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) and Mike Sheehy (D-Oregon) toured the critical Brandon Road Lock and Dam complex in Joliet, Illinois, on Friday with 25 other members of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus. Brandon Road Lock and Dam is a critical choke point to keep Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes ecosystem.
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) joined Toledo City Councilman Larry Sykes, Rev. James Willis of St. Paul Baptist Church in Toledo, and Anita Madison from the Toledo NAACP for a press conference Tuesday at the Lucas County Early Vote Center,where early voting for the Sept. 10 municipal election is currently underway.
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today sent a letter to Board Members at the Lucas County Board of Elections to urge training of election officials and poll workers on new procedures for early voting that began earlier this year. Early voters now have the option to present Election Day-style voter identification or provide the last four digits of their Social Security Number.
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today held a community town hall as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.
“The only way we can continue to see positive change and progress is by working together,” said Rep. Hicks-Hudson. “Part of House Democrat’s Ohio promise is ensuring that as elected officials, we work for you. I’m always happy to meet and discuss important statewide and local issues with my constituents.”
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced a town hall meeting on August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at St Paul Missionary Baptist Church to discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led wins for working people and families in Toledo.
“I am looking forward to sharing important information regarding legislative activities from the Statehouse in Columbus,” said Rep. Hicks-Hudson. “Informed citizens help make our government better.”
State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced the release of $17,800 in state funds to support infrastructure improvements at the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital (NOPH), and the approval of a Minority Business Direct Loan in the amount of $86,250 to assist ASAP Mow and Snow in purchasing a new facility in Toledo.
“I am happy to see the state continue to support these important Northwest Ohio facilities,” said Rep. Hicks-Hudson. “The release of funds will support a wide-range of safety infrastructure improvements at NOPH, and allow the growing ASAP Mow and Snow to expand their business and create jobs for Toledo residents.”