Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement on Gov. DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises. Rep. Galonski voted against the bill and sent the governor a letter urging his veto.
State Reps. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today introduced legislation that will create the Ohio Asian-American and Pacific Islander Affairs Commission and the Office of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Affairs to address the injustices of the past and understand the unique difficulties in addressing the needs of the Asian American and Pacific Islander population in Ohio.
Today, State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) signed on as a co-sponsor to House Democratic priority legislation to declare racism a public health crisis. Previously introduced in the 133rd General Assembly as HCR 31, the resolution provides meaningful action steps to address racial health disparities and begin to dismantle systemic racism in Ohio.
COLUMBUS— After receiving her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) released a statement encouraging Ohioans to get vaccinated.
Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) and House Democratic lawmakers Wednesday voted in opposition to Senate Bill (SB) 22, controversial Republican legislation that would threaten the health and safety of Ohioans by curbing authority from the governor and health director during public health crises.
Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement Tuesday on the one-year anniversary of Ohio’s first confirmed coronavirus cases. The governor issued the state of emergency on March 9, 2020, after three Ohioans reportedly tested positive for the virus.
Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement following the passage of House Bill (HB) 74, the state’s two-year transportation budget. Democrats fought against the governor’s proposed cuts to public transit funding in the bill, securing $193.7 million over the next two years, double the governor’s proposed investment. Galonski voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to the Senate for consideration.
Today, Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced the State Controlling Board approved several requests for funding to support some of Ohio’s most important and vulnerable populations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement as two bills that would allow for more House business to be conducted virtually and to require face masks during House committee meetings and floor sessions received their first hearings in the House Thursday.
Today, State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) recognized Black History Month, a time to celebrate and reflect on the central role African-Americans have played in our nation’s history. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Family: Representation, Identity & Diversity,” which celebrates the strength, resilience, diversity and achievements of Black families. Rep. Galonski reaffirmed her commitment to supporting legislative efforts to build up Black families so that all Ohioans have the tools they need to get ahead.