Sen. Yuko sat down with Karen Kasler on IdeaStream's "The State of Ohio." August 14, 2015
Sen. Yuko sat down with Karen Kasler on IdeaStream's "The State of Ohio." August 14, 2015
 Sen. Yuko sat down with Karen Kasler on IdeaStream's "The State of Ohio." August 14, 2015
Sen. Yuko sat down with Karen Kasler on IdeaStream's "The State of Ohio." August 14, 2015
 Senator Yuko testifies on June 24, 2015
Senator Yuko testifies on June 24, 2015
Press conference advocating for collective bargaining rights for home health workers and childcare providers,. June 25, 2015
Press conference advocating for collective bargaining rights for home health workers and childcare providers,. June 25, 2015
 Sen. Yuko speaks on Rhett Syndrome Bill, June 30, 2015
Sen. Yuko speaks on Rhett Syndrome Bill, June 30, 2015
 
 

Representing Ohio’s 25th Senate District that includes parts of both Cuyahoga and Lake Counties, State Senator Kenny Yuko has devoted his career to strengthening Northeast Ohio and improving the lives of those who call it home.

Senator Yuko grew up in Euclid and graduated from Brush High School in the South Euclid/Lyndhurst School District in 1968. He then attended both Cuyahoga Community College and Kent State University before entering the workforce.

 
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Senator Yuko Serves In the Following Committees :

Rules and Reference
 
Senator Yuko Talks About Raising Ohio's Minimum Wage

08.22.17 - Senate Democrats Oppose Veto Overrides That Undermine Medicaid Expansion

 

Columbus—The Ohio Senate voted to override six of Governor Kasich’s line-item vetoes of the state budget (HB 49).  Senate Democrats strongly objected to three of the veto overrides that threaten to undermine Medicaid expansion in Ohio by limiting the ability of the state to fund the program which is part of the Affordable Care Act.

 
 

08.09.17 - Senator Yuko Condemns The Elimination Of Sleep Disorder Tests For Truckers And Train Engineers

 

COLUMBUS— Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) voiced strong opposition to the Trump administration’s decision to eliminate sleep apnea tests for truckers and train operators. Sleep apnea can cause daytime drowsiness and an inability to concentrate. 

 
 

08.03.17 - Senator Yuko Condemns Cuts To Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

 

COLUMBUS – Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) voiced strong opposition to the Trump administration's decision to end the Department of Health and Human Service's teen pregnancy prevention program. This decision will have direct negative impacts on seven Cuyahoga County school districts, each struggling to address high teen pregnancy rates. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, "those districts will lose about $2 million in federal grant money for prevention..."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 25

 
Counties: Cuyahoga (part), Lake (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Yuko

 
Statehouse
1 Capitol Square, 3rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-4583
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Background

 
Hometown : Richmond Heights
Party : Democrat