COLUMBUS—Today, State Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) released the following statement after the Ohio Senate confirmed him as Minority Leader by unanimous vote. The Northeast Ohio Democrat was elected to the top position by members of his caucus last Wednesday.  

“It is an honor to be confirmed as Minority Leader by the Ohio Senate. This tremendous opportunity comes at a time when the Senate has a lot of work to do very quickly. It will involve the entire Caucus and staff working together for a common goal – to represent 11.5 million Ohioans who deserve a voice in their government. 

“I have dedicated my career to working on issues that improve quality of life. This is consistent with our Caucus’ past agenda, and it will shape our agenda going forward. I look forward to working with the Senate President to make sure Ohioans’ priorities are the Senate’s priorities.” 

A video of Minority Leader Yuko discussing his new role can be viewed here.

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