COLUMBUS— State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today attended the virtual signing of House Bill (HB) 8, her bipartisan legislation with State Rep. Susan Manchester (R-Lakeview) to improve foster care training. The bill was signed into law by Gov. DeWine during a 4 p.m. Zoom conference meeting.
COLUMBUS – State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Beth Liston (D-Dublin) issued statements today encouraging the Ohio House Primary and Secondary Education Committee to take action and pass House Bill (HB) 165 out of committee. HB 165 would require health education standards in school systems across the state. It was introduced in March 2019.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement today following the news that Ohio broke its single-day record of COVID-19 cases with 2,039 in the last single 24 hours, according to the Ohio Department of Health. This is the first day over 2,000 cases since the pandemic began.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) recognizes Sunday, Oct. 11 as National Coming Out Day, an annual LBGTQ awareness day designated to celebrate and commend the bravery of all those who have come out as LGBTQ. This year’s observance comes at a time when many are worried about a changing U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on marriage equality and LGBTQ rights.
Columbus – Chair Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Vice Chair Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo), on behalf of the Executive Committee of the Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus, today issued a joint statement regarding the arrest of conspirators by the FBI, who were allegedly planning to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced the start of early voting in Summit County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the Controlling Board to further aid the state’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was also approved for voter education efforts and to support women-owned and veteran friendly businesses.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced this week the passage of House Bill (H.B.) 614, legislation that allocates a total of $650 million in federal CARES Act relief funds for local governments in Ohio. The funds are to be used to offset costs faced by local governments directly caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously approved by the Ohio Senate, the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk.
COLUMBUS –As National Small Business Week comes to a close, State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) continues to call for action on House Democratic legislation to support small businesses that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced that the Ohio House accepted the conference report for Senate Bill (SB) 163, legislation creating the Summit Metro Parks license plate. The bill now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.