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House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (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. Democrats voted against the bill and sent the governor a letter urging his veto.

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Tue, Mar 23, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement as the state reported Monday that it had surpassed one million total cases of coronavirus. The one-millionth case comes just days after the anniversary of the state’s first coronavirus death.

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Mon, Mar 22, 2021

Today, House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (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.

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Tue, Mar 16, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement on the announcement that all Ohioans aged 16 and over will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine beginning March 29. Ohioans aged 40 and over and with certain qualifying medical conditions will be eligible beginning March 19.

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Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Ohio House Democrats, led by Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement as the United States Senate this week voted to confirm former U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Warrensville Heights) as the next Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

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Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Today, House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) signed on as a co-sponsor to the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ+ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. A previous version of the Ohio Fairness Act (The Equal Housing and Employment Act) passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Sept. 15, 2009, with bipartisan support. Last General Assembly, the Ohio Fairness Act had 3 hearings but did not receive a committee vote.  

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Thu, Mar 11, 2021

House Democrat leaders, led by Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today sent a letter to Governor DeWine urging his 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. Democrats voted in unison against the measure during House session Wednesday. It passed on party lines. 

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021

House Democrats today 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. Every Democratic lawmaker voted against the bill.

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) recognizes March 8th as International Women’s Day. Now in its 110th year of celebration, International Women’s Day is recognized in multiple countries as way to acknowledge and uplift women worldwide. 

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Mon, Mar 8, 2021

House Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) issued a statement as Ohio prepares to mark the one-year anniversary of its first confirmed coronavirus cases. The governor issued a state of emergency on March 9, 2020, after three Ohioans reportedly tested positive for the virus. 

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Mon, Mar 8, 2021