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Paula Hicks-Hudson
District 11

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Ohio Senate District 11

Senate Building
1 Capitol Square
Ground Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-5204

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May 22, 2024

Today, state Senators Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) and Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) gave sponsor testimony for Senate Bill 209, which would increase the penalty for reckless failure to report a lost or stolen firearm in Ohio from a fourth-degree misdemeanor to a first-degree misdemeanor. 

April 10, 2024

Today, state Senator Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) issued the following statement in response to Governor Mike DeWine's State of the State address.

March 15, 2024

Dear Neighbors, I am aware that many members of our community are facing frustrating issues with Ohio's Unemployment system at this time. From those who have been impacted by the unexpected terminations by Stellantis to the thousands who've received letters demanding repayment of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.  These unexpected issues can be difficult to understand and add additional stress to people just looking to keep providing for their families. From lengthy phone wait times to confusing documents, my office is ready to help navigate any issues or pitfalls you may encounter with Ohio's unemployment system. Please do not hesitate to contact my office by phone at (614) 466-5204 or by email at Hicks-Hudson@ohiosenate.gov.  

February 29, 2024

This week, state Senator Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) issued the following statement after voting against House Bill 27, a higher-education bill that was amended at the last minute to allocate over $1 billion in capital budget dollars.

February 27, 2024

Today, state Senators Kent Smith (D-Euclid) and Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) held a press conference to announce the introduction of two bills that would help close the gender wage gap. They were joined by The Women's Fund of Central Ohio and the Ohio Federation of Business and Professional Women.

January 24, 2024

Today, state Senator Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) condemned the Ohio Senate's decision to override the governor's veto of House Bill 68, which bans gender-affirming care for trans minors and bans transgender student athletes from participating in sports that align with their gender identity.

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