COLUMBUS— State lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today to address the COVID-19 crisis and provide immediate relief to everyday Ohioans. State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) released a statement following the unanimous passage of an omnibus bill (HB 197) that would prohibit utility shut-offs, waive state testing requirements, freeze EdChoice eligibility, extend voting in the primary election, postpone the state income tax filing deadline among several other measures.
State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today joined Democratic colleagues to outline several key priorities as lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week to take up emergency measures to address the public health and economic crises facing the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus today issued a statement in response to Attorney General Dave Yost’s directive that all surgical abortions in Ohio halt believing that this would be in accordance with the State Health Director’s order for people to cancel all elective surgeries.
COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today called on Gov. Mike DeWine to use his executive authority to release funds to create a temporary, emergency paid leave program for Ohio workers affected by the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Galonski’s call follows two letters sent this week on behalf of the caucus pushing for benefits to ensure the economic security of Ohio families.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today released a statement in regards to being invited to join Attorney General Dave Yost’s Human Trafficking Commission, a team of law enforcement, social service providers, academic experts and government partners that work collaboratively to combat human trafficking across the state:
AKRON— State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) will host district office hours on Friday, January 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kenmore Branch Library in Akron.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today provided sponsor testimony for House Bill (HB) 396, which was originally introduced on Nov. 5, 2019. HB 396 aims to eliminate the ability of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to implement spread pricing techniques. The legislation also outlines different measures PBMs would have to take to be more transparent in regards to the number of rebates received and distributed.
State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today applauded the House passage of House Bill (HB) 264, bipartisan legislation aimed at saving taxpayer money and improving public water and waste water infrastructure projects in Ohio.
Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced the unanimous passage of Senate Bill (SB) 77, bipartisan legislation to designate June 12 as Women Veteran’s Day. Rep. Galonski said SB 77 reaffirms Ohio’s promise to care for and honor the more than 67,000 women veterans living across the state. Women make up nearly 10 percent of all veterans nationally.