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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 99, Republican legislation that would allow teachers and staff to be armed in schools. House Democrats voted against the extreme proposal.

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Wed, Nov 17, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today gave sponsor testimony before the House Civil Justice Committee on House Bill (HB) 439, a bipartisan bill which would establish a deterioration standard for mental illness in probate law. This legislation would make it possible to hospitalize a person suffering from severe mental illness, even if they do not pose immediate danger to themselves or others and are capable of meeting their basic survival needs. 

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Tue, Nov 16, 2021

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced that A. Schrader’s Son of Ohio Warehouse was awarded $250,000 in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits from the Ohio Department of Development to repair original historic windows and preserve interior historic features of the facility.

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Fri, Nov 12, 2021

Today, Reps. Richard D. Brown (D-Canal Winchester) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) testified on their compromise congressional district map, House Bill 483, before the House Government Oversight Committee. The Democratic lawmakers said their compromise proposal is a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps, both of which unduly favor Republican candidates 13-2. 

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Wed, Nov 10, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement today following the House Criminal Justice committee passage of House Bill (HB) 99, Republican legislation that would allow teachers and staff to be armed in schools. All Democratic committee members voted against the extreme proposal. 

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Wed, Nov 10, 2021

Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced today that the state Controlling Board approved several items of note this week, including the allocation of $35.6 million to purchase rapid COVID-19 testing kits and $8 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to support local health departments and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Mon, Nov 8, 2021

COLUMBUS — House Democrats today released a draft map of congressional districts they say is a more realistic vision for Ohio compared to the widely criticized House and Senate Republican maps, both of which unduly favor Republican candidates 13-2.

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Fri, Nov 5, 2021

Democratic members of the Government Oversight Committee today reacted to public testimony on the House Republican congressional map proposal released Wednesday. The GOP proposal doubles down on historic Republican gerrymandering, favoring GOP candidates 13-2 across Ohio. 

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Thu, Nov 4, 2021

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) President Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton), State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and State Sen. Tina Maharath (D-Columbus) today issued the following statements after the Nov. 3 meetings of the Ohio House Government Oversight and Senate Local Government and Elections Committees, at which State Rep. Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) and State Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) presented sponsor testimony on two separate congressional map proposals:

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Wed, Nov 3, 2021

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced the start of the open enrollment period for healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open enrollment period will run from Nov. 1 to Jan. 15, 2022, with coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2022. 

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Mon, Nov 1, 2021