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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.

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Fri, Mar 13, 2020

 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:

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Mon, Mar 9, 2020

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.

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Wed, Jan 15, 2020

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. 

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Tue, Jan 14, 2020

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.

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Thu, Dec 12, 2019

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.

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Wed, Nov 6, 2019

The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) today called for hearings on several anti-domestic violence bills they say will protect victims and ensure safer homes for thousands of children and families across Ohio.

“Part of the Ohio Promise is to make sure that all Ohioans are able to live safely and securely.  In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Women’s Caucus is uniting to fight for our sisters and put an end to domestic violence,” said ODWLC Chair Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron).

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Wed, Oct 30, 2019

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today issued a statement following an announcement of $105 million in funding for statewide public transit efforts, which was passed with Democratic backing in the state’s transportation budget earlier this year.

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Tue, Oct 29, 2019

The Ohio Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 30, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ohio Statehouse Ladies Gallery to urge action on anti-domestic violence legislation, which they say is being held up in the Republican-controlled, male-dominated state legislature. The ODWLC call to action comes amid Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

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Mon, Oct 28, 2019

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today applauded the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 26, which includes a provision to eliminate Ohio sales taxes on feminine hygiene products, commonly known as the Pink Tax, which would save Ohio women millions of dollars each year.

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Thu, Oct 10, 2019