Senate District 28
Vernon Sykes
 
 
March 14, 2018
Today, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) released the following statement regarding the National School Walkout marking the one month anniversary of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead.
 
March 8, 2018
The Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is now accepting applications for the 2019 Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship. The Commission will be hiring 24 fellows to serve in the Ohio General Assembly for the 13-month program.
 
March 6, 2018
Columbus - Today, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) released the following statement this evening in response to Governor John Kasich's final State of the State address at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio:
 
February 27, 2018
Columbus - Today, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) announced that Summit County is in line to receive over $30 million from the Capital Budget.
 
February 23, 2018
COLUMBUS - This week, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) was presented with the 2018 "Legislative Champion" award by the Ohio Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.
 
February 20, 2018
Columbus - State Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) today issued the following statement regarding the school shooting in Parkland, Florida:

"After the gruesome act of violence against innocent school children in Florida this past week, leaders in Columbus must act - enough is enough."
 
February 6, 2018
Columbus - Today state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) applauded the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 5 (SJR5) by the Ohio House of Representatives.
 
February 5, 2018
Columbus - Today, members of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus released the following statements after the Senate unanimously (31-0) voted to pass SJR 5, which reforms the process of congressional redistricting.
 
February 2, 2018
Columbus - Today, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron), together with state Representatives Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) and Tavia Galonski (D-Akron), announced that a number of preschools offering quality, early childhood education programs in the Greater Akron area have open slots available at free or reduced cost.
 
January 16, 2018
Columbus - Today, Senators Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) and John Eklund (R-Munson Township) introduced legislation to improve the compensation rights of wrongfully imprisoned individuals.
 
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