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Representative Emilia Strong Sykes - District 34

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Emilia Strong Sykes
District 34

House District 34

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77 South High Street
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-3100
Fax: (614) 719-6944

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Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today issued a statement after the Majority Floor Leader exploded in a furious tirade, screaming, pointing at and lunging toward Leader Sykes and Democratic committee members as she asked the Government Oversight Committee Chair to maintain decorum during Thursday’s hearing on Ohio’s Anti-Voter Bill, House Bill 294. The Majority Floor Leader was verbally harassing Democratic members of the committee when the Leader tried to intervene with her point of order. Leader Sykes and Democrats later moved to adjourn the meeting citing safety concerns. Republicans rejected the motion. 

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Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today issued a statement on the expulsion from the Ohio House of former Republican Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) for his alleged role in a $60 million public bribery and corruption scheme to pass and prevent a referendum on a billion-dollar corporate bailout in 2019.

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Wed, Jun 16, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) recognizes the month of June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. It all started with the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 where New York City police raided a gay club called the Stonewall Inn. This led to days of protests and served as a catalyst for the gay rights movement. One year later, the first Pride march was held in June to celebrate the legacy of Stonewall and to set the precedent of Pride month for years to come. 

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Mon, Jun 14, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today joined members of Akron Children’s Hospital, the Ohio State Highway Patrol Akron Post, and the Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) at Helen Arnold Community Learning Center in Akron to promote the 10th annual “Put A Lid On It” Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month initiative by providing free helmets to children. 

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Fri, May 28, 2021