Rep Boyd (far right) with Leader Sykes and Reps. Juanita Brent & Stephanie Howse
Rep Boyd (far right) with Leader Sykes and Reps. Juanita Brent & Stephanie Howse
 Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to HB 6, controversial legislation to subsidize Ohio's nuclear plants
 Rep. Boyd speaks at House Session in support of her bipartisan legislation to provide assistance to Kinship caregivers
Rep. Boyd speaks at House Session in support of her bipartisan legislation to provide assistance to Kinship caregivers
Rep. Boyd joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about Aisha's Law
Rep. Boyd joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about Aisha's Law
 Rep. Boyd speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Boyd speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Boyd speaks to Ohio Public Radio about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to Ohio Public Radio about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to NBC about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
Rep. Boyd speaks to NBC about her bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable
 Rep. Boyd introduces bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable alongside Rep. Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva)
Rep. Boyd introduces bipartisan legislation to make Ohio's adoption tax credit refundable alongside Rep. Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva)
 Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Boyd speaks on the House floor in opposition to a near-total abortion ban that would prohibit abortions in Ohio long before most women know they are pregnant
Rep. Janine Boyd speaking at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
Rep. Janine Boyd speaking at a press conference pushing back against Ohio's near total abortion ban proposal
 Rep. Janine Boyd opening a press conference pushing back on Ohio's near total abortion ban bill
Rep. Janine Boyd opening a press conference pushing back on Ohio's near total abortion ban bill
 Rep. Boyd testifying on her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Rezabek regarding kinship care providers
Rep. Boyd testifying on her bipartisan legislation with Rep. Rezabek regarding kinship care providers
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
2018 Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Officers and Members
 Rep. Boyd announcing her legislation with Rep. Boggs to establish a program to create paid family leave for Ohioans
Rep. Boyd announcing her legislation with Rep. Boggs to establish a program to create paid family leave for Ohioans
 Rep. Boyd addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Boyd addresses an audience during the 2017 OLBC Day of Action
Rep. Boyd introduces legislation to create Ohio's first-ever paid family and medical leave insurance program
Rep. Boyd introduces legislation to create Ohio's first-ever paid family and medical leave insurance program
 Reps. Boyd and Antonio introducing "Safe at Home" bill that requires individuals convicted of a domestic violence crime to turn over firearms to law enforcement
Reps. Boyd and Antonio introducing "Safe at Home" bill that requires individuals convicted of a domestic violence crime to turn over firearms to law enforcement
 Rep. Boyd speaking with advocate following a press conference revealing her action plan to support Ohio families with multi-system youth
Rep. Boyd speaking with advocate following a press conference revealing her action plan to support Ohio families with multi-system youth
Rep. Boyd looks on as Ohio youth share their stories of being shuffled through the the child protective system in order to receive access to the behavioral and developmental services they needed
Rep. Boyd looks on as Ohio youth share their stories of being shuffled through the the child protective system in order to receive access to the behavioral and developmental services they needed
 Rep. Boyd with Rep. Smith announcing a proposal to establish an equal pay hotline as a new resource to fight pay discrimination in Ohio
Rep. Boyd with Rep. Smith announcing a proposal to establish an equal pay hotline as a new resource to fight pay discrimination in Ohio
 Rep. Boyd with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd with the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus, speaking at "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd with nationally renowned American feminist, activist and journalist Gloria Steinem, during "Real Talk" public forum
Rep. Boyd with nationally renowned American feminist, activist and journalist Gloria Steinem, during "Real Talk" public forum
 Rep. Boyd and the rest of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus and House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
Rep. Boyd and the rest of the Ohio House Democratic Women's Caucus and House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, during "Real Talk" public forum with Gloria Steinem
 Rep. Boyd speaking at news conference regarding women's access to healthcare
Rep. Boyd speaking at news conference regarding women's access to healthcare
Rep. Boyd with other members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
Rep. Boyd with other members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus
 Rep. Boyd sworn in to 131st General Assembly
Rep. Boyd sworn in to 131st General Assembly
 
 

State Representative Janine Boyd, a lifelong resident of Ohio’s 9th House District, ran for office to help shift the tide back to policies that invest in working families by providing good jobs and high quality services, especially for those who need them most.

With almost two decades of experience in health and human services advocacy and policy, Boyd has been actively involved in the state budget process on behalf of programs that serve our most vulnerable citizens - children and families facing poverty; seniors; children with special needs and mental health d...

 
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Representative Boyd Serves In the Following Committees :

Aging and Long-Term CareHealthWays and Means
 
 
 
 
Rep. Boyd speaks against the 6-week abortion ban

08.05.20 - OBMHC Recognizes World Breastfeeding Week 2020

 

COLUMBUS— The Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus (OBMHC) today recognizes the month of August as National Breastfeeding Month and Aug. 1 to 7 as World Breastfeeding Week, both of which promote public awareness and support for breastfeeding.

 
 

06.18.20 - Rep. Boyd: "The Statue Of Christopher Columbus Must Go."

 

COLUMBUS—Ohio State Representative Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) issued a statement today concerning the Christopher Columbus statue that stands on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse. According to news reports, the statue at the statehouse will soon be the only one left standing in the City of Columbus. Removal of the other two, at City Hall and on the campus of Columbus State Community College, have recently been announced.    

 
 

06.09.20 - Rep. Boyd, Dem Lawmakers Urge Governor To Ban Use Of Tear Gas By Police Departments

 

COLUMBUS—Today, Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) and fellow House Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to ban the use of tear gas by all county, municipal and township police departments indefinitely. 

 
 

06.02.20 - Rep. Boyd: Black Ohioans Are Not Okay

 

COLUMBUS—Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) released a statement today following the weekend’s protests throughout the state:

 

 
 
 

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Representative Janine R. Boyd
District 9
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 644-5079
Fax      (614) 719-0009
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Hometown : Cleveland Heights
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