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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement today after the Ohio Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, struck down the Congressional maps passed by Republicans in November.

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Fri, Jan 14, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced that the state Controlling Board approved several major items this week, including $42 million in American Rescue Plan funds to aid with vaccine distribution efforts, vaccine education, mobile vaccination units and data management. Ohio has faced a surge in demand for COVID-19 vaccines since the onset of the omicron variant. 

 

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Mon, Jan 10, 2022

COLUMBUS—Today, Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to veto Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.

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Thu, Dec 16, 2021

Today, Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) voted in favor of Substitute House Bill (HB) 169 to appropriate $4.18 billion to support education, expand access to childcare and improve public health, among other investments in Ohio’s working people, families and communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is funded through several federal COVID-19 relief packages, the majority of which comes from the American Rescue Plan Act backed by Democrats and signed into law by President Biden earlier this year.

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Thu, Dec 9, 2021

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill (HB) 352, bipartisan legislation sponsored by former Rep. Erica Crawley, to prohibit a person’s disability from being used to deny or limit care of a minor. 

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Wed, Dec 8, 2021

COLUMBUS – Today, Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) announced that the state Controlling Board approved more than $100 million in funding for infrastructure projects and programs to protect the health, safety and security of Ohioans, including $90 million for school building capital improvement projects to help districts  across the state with ongoing construction costs.

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Mon, Nov 22, 2021

Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today issued a statement as Republicans passed a partisan, four-year congressional district map that unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2. 

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Thu, Nov 18, 2021

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 99, Republican legislation that would allow teachers and staff to be armed in schools. House Democrats voted against the extreme proposal.

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Wed, Nov 17, 2021

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today gave sponsor testimony before the House Civil Justice Committee on House Bill (HB) 439, a bipartisan bill which would establish a deterioration standard for mental illness in probate law. This legislation would make it possible to hospitalize a person suffering from severe mental illness, even if they do not pose immediate danger to themselves or others and are capable of meeting their basic survival needs. 

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Tue, Nov 16, 2021

State Rep. Tavia Galonski (D-Akron) today announced that A. Schrader’s Son of Ohio Warehouse was awarded $250,000 in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits from the Ohio Department of Development to repair original historic windows and preserve interior historic features of the facility.

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Fri, Nov 12, 2021