COLUMBUS – State Representative Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which that will benefit House District 44 including:
Ohio Democratic lawmakers Reps. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) and Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati) todaysent a letter to 42 Republican House members who last week, without evidence, urged the Ohio Attorney General to join the Texas Attorney General’s attack on the democratic presidential election result.
Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today issued a statement in response to the Ohio Attorney General's comments indicating he is considering joining on behalf of Ohio a lawsuit by Texas officials to subvert democracy and overturn the will of this nation's voters.
COLUMBUS– State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) announced today that House Bill (HB) 1, her bipartisan criminal justice reform bill, was passed unanimously out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. HB 1 prioritizes rehabilitation by expanding access to drug treatments, and it allows record-sealing of convictions for low-level, non-violent, non-sex offense felonies.
Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Strong-Sykes (D-Akron) and Minority Whip Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today issued statements after House Republicans rejected their floor amendments to repeal House Bill (HB) 6 and to require facemasks at the Statehouse.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Hick-Hudson (D-Toledo) today voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) that would transform the way Ohio’s schools are funded. Democratic lawmakers have long fought to reform the state’s school funding formula, which the Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional four times, beginning with the DeRolph decision in 1997.
State Representatives Paula Hicks-Hudson (D - Toledo), Catherine D. Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland), members of a Democratic caucus election policy working group,issued statements on the underwhelming voter turnout revealed by the official canvass results in Ohio.
The Ohio House Democratic Caucus Monday announced its leadership team for the 134th General Assembly, re-electing Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) as Minority Whip.
COLUMBUS – State Representative Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson (D - Toledo) wrote today to Secretary of State Frank LaRose demanding immediate action to increase capacity in counties where voters are waiting hours in traffic and long lines to vote. Over the weekend, voters in Cuyahoga County waited in a line that extended onto a freeway exit ramp. In her letter, she also decried the disinformation being spread at Early Voter Centers about voter ID. Early voters are permitted to either show a physical document OR provide the last four digits of their Social Security Number to receive a regular ballot. Many are being told incorrectly that they must show a physical ID.