Senate District 28
Vernon Sykes
 
 
March 30, 2018
Yesterday, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) introduced Senate Bill 287 to require the State Board of Education to create health education standards for K-12 schools.
 
March 27, 2018
Today, state Senators Charleta B. Tavares (D- Columbus) and Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) introduced a bill to strictly regulate how gun owners store their guns when minors are present.
 
March 21, 2018
Today, state Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) applauded the Ohio Senate's passage of the state's Capital Budget, which includes more than $26 million for economic development projects in Ohio's 28th Senate District.
 
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.
 
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