Senate District 25
Kenny Yuko
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.
September 25, 2018
Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko's (D-Richmond Heights) Senate Concurrent Resolution 18 unanimously passed out of the Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee. SCR 18 urges the U.S. Congress to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act and adopt an international symbol of access that includes a dynamic character leaning forward with a sense of movement.
September 13, 2018
Today, the Ohio Department Of Education released the 2017-2018 Ohio School Report Cards. East Cleveland received its third consecutive "F," which will trigger a takeover of the district by the state, while Warrensville Heights received a "D" and avoided the state intervention.
September 7, 2018
Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) released the following statement about Ohio's medical marijuana program, which was supposed to be fully operational by tomorrow, September 8, 2018, but has been delayed without a new estimated start date.
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