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 talks about the Ohio Worker's Rights Act. The legislation would raise Ohio's minimum wage.
Senator Yuko Sworn into Office to represent the 25th District.

09.24.16 - Senator Yuko Responds To Medical Board Statement

 

CLEVELAND—Today, State Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) released the following statement to address the legislative intent of the affirmative defense provision in HB 523, the bill establishing a medical marijuana program in Ohio. The senator's statement is in response to the guidance to physicians issued yesterday by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

 
 

09.07.16 - Senator Yuko Urges Local Governments To Consider Benefits Of Medical Marijuana Businesses

 

COLUMBUS— Today, State Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) is sending an open letter to local governments encouraging them to avoid passing restrictions on medical marijuana businesses before the rules for the program are created.

 
 

06.30.16 - Senator Yuko Calls On Congress To Ban Gun Sales To Terror Suspects

 

COLUMBUS—Today, Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) announced he will introduce a resolution urging Congress to adopt legislation banning the sale of guns and explosives to individuals suspected of terrorist activities. Senator Yuko’s resolution urges Congress to take immediate action to address this ongoing issue. 

 
 

06.22.16 - Senator Yuko Applauds Education Grants

 

COLUMBUS—Today, Senator Kenny Yuko applauded two schools in his district for earning the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund grants. Fairport Harbor Exempted Village and Orange City Schools each received one of the 23 grants awarded.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senate District 25

 
Counties: Cuyahoga (part), Lake (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Yuko

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-4583
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Background

 
Hometown : Richmond Heights
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Representative, 2005-2012


Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another four-year term