COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced today that the State Controlling Board approved over $230 million to support education in Ohio. Over $123 million was approved through the American Rescue Plan to expand professional development trainings for school staff and bolster the operation of Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational programs, which provide relief for learning loss caused by the pandemic.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today issued a statement after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the state legislative maps adopted by the Redistricting Commission on March 28.
COLUMBUS– Yesterday, State Reps. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) introduced legislation to create an eviction defense fund and establish a right to counsel for certain tenants facing eviction.
COLUMBUS– On Tuesday during Asian Services in Action’s legislative advocacy day, State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) gave remarks before members of Ohio’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community on House Bill (HB) 224, her legislation to create the Ohio Asian American and Pacific Islanders Commission and Office of Asian American and Pacific Islander Affairs in order to adequately address the needs of Ohio’s AAPI community.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced that the State Controlling Board approved over $96 million in additional funding for the Bridge Formula Program from the recently passed federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
COLUMBUS –Ohio House Minority Leader Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington), Minority Whip Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park), Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and Rep. Kristen Boggs (D-Columbus) issued a statement in solidarity with the sexual assault survivors and allies who rallied at the Ohio Statehouse today to urge the General Assembly to take immediate action on legislation that would expand opportunities for survivors seeking the justice they deserve.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) yesterday announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 597, which reappropriates over $2 billion in capital funds for the FY 2023-24 biennium.
COLUMBUS – Today, House and Senate Democrats issued a joint response to Gov. DeWine’s State of the State speech.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced that the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services has received $2.8 million in Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to train and employ Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) program participants in jobs that are meant to address the ongoing opioid crisis in Ohio.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced today that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Media Production Fellowship Program.