Rep. Hicks-Hudson testifies before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on her bipartisan priority bill to increase access to intervention instead of conviction for low-level, nonviolent offences.
Rep. Hicks-Hudson testifies before the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee on her bipartisan priority bill to increase access to intervention instead of conviction for low-level, nonviolent offences.
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 1
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in support of House Bill 1
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks during House Session
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) to unveil priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
Rep. Hicks-Hudson joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) to unveil priority bills for the 133rd General Assembly
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in favor of Ohio's operating budget bill
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks on the House floor in favor of Ohio's operating budget bill
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) before House session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Phil Robinson (D-Solon) before House session
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) after House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson speaks with Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) after House Session
Rep. Hicks-Hudson signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
Rep. Hicks-Hudson signs onto the Ohio Promise, a blueprint to renew the Buckeye State's promise of better jobs and brighter futures
 Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson pictured alongside the rest of the House Democratic Leadership Team for the 133rd General Assembly (from left to right: Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs, Minority Whip Kent Smith, Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes, and Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson)
Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson pictured alongside the rest of the House Democratic Leadership Team for the 133rd General Assembly (from left to right: Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs, Minority Whip Kent Smith, Minority Leader Emilia Strong Sykes, and Assistant Minority Whip Paula Hicks-Hudson)
 State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
 State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
 
 

As the first black female mayor of Toledo, State Rep. Paula Hicks Hudson has always exhibited a commitment to empowering and helping people improve their quality of life. She currently represents Ohio’s 44th House District, which includes central Toledo.

 
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Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson delivering floor speech on state budget bill

10.15.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson Requests Daily Election Briefings To Legislature From Sec. LaRose

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson (D - Toledo) wrote a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose today asking for daily updates on any ongoing election problems in the state of Ohio, including the delay in mailing absentee ballots that impacted roughly 67,000 Lucas County voters.

 
 

10.06.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson Announces Start Of Early Voting In Lucas County

 

COLUMBUS– State Rep. Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced the start of early voting in Lucas County. The announcement comes as thousands of Ohioans converged on their county board of elections early on Tuesday morning to cast a ballot on the first day of early voting.

 
 

09.29.20 - Rep. Hicks-Hudson, House Dems Announce Nearly $325 Million In Funds For COVID-19 Relief

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) and House Democrats Monday announced the approval of funds by the Controlling Board to further aid the state’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding was also approved for voter education efforts and to support women-owned and veteran friendly businesses.

 
 

09.25.20 - Hicks-Hudson On Disreputable Vote Suppressor's Influence On LaRose's Ohio Drop Box Ban

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) responded today to national news outlet ProPublica’s revelations that the office of Secretary of State Frank LaRose sought direction from notorious national vote suppressor Hans von Spakovsky before issuing an order banning more than one drop box per county.

 
 
 

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Representative Paula Hicks-Hudson
District 44
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1401
Fax      (614) 719-6948
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Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
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