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Rep. Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) joined House Democrats today to vote opposition to a motion to override the governor’s veto of 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.

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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Today, State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) 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

Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) 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.

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Tue, Mar 9, 2021

“While many call this a jobs bill, it is not a true jobs bill for Toledoans who need public transit to get to jobs. A simple amendment was defeated which would have allowed local control and an opportunity to expand TARTA's territory. I decided to stand up for our community,” said Rep. Hicks-Hudson. 

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Thu, Mar 4, 2021

State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today applauded the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 2, a long-held Democratic priority that would create the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program, specifically designed to bring broadband access to unserved residential households in both rural and urban areas of the state.

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today gave sponsor testimony before the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee on House Bill (HB) 71, which would exempt from property taxation qualifying housing for individuals diagnosed with mental illness or substance use disorder.

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Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Ohio House Minority Whip Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today issued a statement regarding the death of Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, who was killed in the line of duty Monday, Jan. 18. 

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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced that House Bill (HB) 1, her criminal justice reform legislation to modify the requirements for intervention in lieu of conviction and for sealing criminal records, was signed into law yesterday night. 

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Fri, Jan 8, 2021

State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) took the oath of office in Toledo on January 1, 2021. The Minority Whip was sworn in by Judge Arlene Singer of the 6th District Court of Appeals.  This begins Hicks-Hudson’s 2nd term as state representative for the 44th District. 

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Mon, Jan 4, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced that House Bill (HB) 1, her bipartisan bill to modify intervention in lieu of conviction/sealing requirements, moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.

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Tue, Dec 22, 2020