Senate District 25
Kenny Yuko
 
 
January 16, 2019
Today, four medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Ohio, allowing patients to purchase a limited amount of product in Sandusky, Wintersville and Canton. Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) issued the following statement in response:
 
January 7, 2019
Today, state Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) took the oath of office to serve his second term in the Ohio Senate during the 133rd General Assembly.
 
December 27, 2018
Today, the Ohio Senate passed a bill to increase the age of marriage in Ohio to 18, with some exceptions, House Bill 511.
 
December 19, 2018
Today, the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus voted on and announced caucus leadership for the 133rd General Assembly, beginning in January 2019. The Caucus voted to re-elect Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) as Minority Leader.
 
December 12, 2018
Today, the Republican-controlled Ohio Senate voted to pass a controversial abortion ban, House Bill 258. Ohio Senate Democrats denounced the bill, which would prohibit abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
 
December 6, 2018
Today, the Ohio Senate passed an amended version of House Bill 228. The controversial legislation, which before it was amended would have made Ohio a Stand-Your-Ground state, now primarily changes burden of proof standards in cases of self-defense and further limits cities' ability to regulate firearms.
 
December 5, 2018
Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) spoke in support of the Call Center Consumer Protection Act, Senate Bill 156.
 
November 28, 2018
Today, state Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) gave sponsor testimony on Senate Bill 38, the "Workers' Right Act," which would raise Ohio's minimum wage, expand overtime protection and prevent employee misclassification by establishing a uniform standard for defining an "employee."
 
November 1, 2018
Today, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) released the following statement regarding the decision of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission (OSWCC) to delay a vote on Governor John Kasich's executive order declaring a distressed watershed in western Ohio.
 
September 28, 2018
Today, state Senators Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) are urging hearings and action on their comprehensive legislation to address Ohio's drug epidemic, Senate Bill 154. The lawmakers reiterated the need for legislation in response to new data showing that a record number of Ohioans died from accidental drug overdoses in 2017.
 
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