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.
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.
AKRON – This week, State Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) hosted his annual fishing clinic for children in the community. In collaboration with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), young Ohioans participated in several fishing related activities throughout the day. The children learned about fish native to Ohio’s waters as well as how to cast a fishing rod, catch a fish, and filet and cook fish.
COLUMBUS – Today, Senator Vernon Sykes (D-Akron) expressed deep concerns regarding the budget passed by the Ohio General Assembly. The bill provides a tax cut that favors the wealthy, while cutting funding to state agencies, education, and health care services. The bill also freezes Medicaid expansion - which will cause thousands of Ohioans to lose health insurance - and cuts funding to some schools including in Senate District 28.