State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D- Akron) announced that the State Controlling Board approved $4.5 million to support the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Program (BEAD), established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) is urging all eligible Ohio Residents to register to vote.
State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) hosted her yearly Safe Sleep Awareness Month Event in Akron at local hospitals.
State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) announced the State Controlling Board this week approved funding for programs throughout Ohio.
AKRON – State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) joined the leadership from Akron Children’s Hospital and the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank to announce the Akron Children’s Hospital Food Farmacy and Education and Wellness Garden.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) announced $669,232 in grants from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) to support sustainability, arts access, statewide arts service organizations, and individual artists in Summit County.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) announced the return of the Ohio Sales and Use Tax Holiday starting August 5th and ending on August 7th, 2022.
COLUMBUS— State Reps. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron), Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), and Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) sent a letter to Mayor Horrigan and Police Chief Mylett of Akron today asking them to send an amended application to the Department of Public Safety to be able to use American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds to purchase dash cameras for the Akron Police Department.
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron), State Rep. Tavia Galonski, and State Senator Vernon Sykes sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to allocate funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to purchase dash and body cameras for the Akron Police Department. The call for cameras follows the shooting death of Jayland Walker, an unarmed Black man, by Akron police last month.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) attended the signing of the Bi-Partisan Safer Communities Act, at the White House. This Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden, is one of the most significant steps taken by Congress to make our communities safer and reduce gun violence in thirty years.