Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in favor of her bipartisan amendment to exempt menstrual hygiene products from state sales tax
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in favor of her bipartisan amendment to exempt menstrual hygiene products from state sales tax
 Rep. Kelly testifies before the House Health Committee in favor of Erin's Law, her bipartisan bill requiring age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention education for students in grades K-12 alongside joint sponsor Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin)
Rep. Kelly testifies before the House Health Committee in favor of Erin's Law, her bipartisan bill requiring age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention education for students in grades K-12 alongside joint sponsor Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin)
 Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in support of her bipartisan bill to guarantee employees access to pay statements
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor in support of her bipartisan bill to guarantee employees access to pay statements
 Rep. Kelly speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
Rep. Kelly speaks at 2019 Women's Lobby Day
 State Representative Brigid Kelly is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Brigid Kelly is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Brigid Kelly is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
State Representative Brigid Kelly is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly
 Rep. Kelly pictured with Rabbi Gershon Avtzon, who said the opening prayer at the start of House session.
Rep. Kelly pictured with Rabbi Gershon Avtzon, who said the opening prayer at the start of House session.
 Rep. Kelly speaking at a press conference with Rep. Smith, the Center for American Progress and Policy Matters Ohio to discuss new employee overtime wage protection legislation for all Ohioans
Rep. Kelly speaking at a press conference with Rep. Smith, the Center for American Progress and Policy Matters Ohio to discuss new employee overtime wage protection legislation for all Ohioans
Rep. Kelly speaking on a panel during Nurses Day 2018 at the Statehouse
Rep. Kelly speaking on a panel during Nurses Day 2018 at the Statehouse
 Rep. Kelly with Senators Schiavoni and Thomas speaking at a news conference on raising Ohio's minimum wage
Rep. Kelly with Senators Schiavoni and Thomas speaking at a news conference on raising Ohio's minimum wage
 Rep. Kelly speaks during the 2017 Budget Town Hall
Rep. Kelly speaks during the 2017 Budget Town Hall
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor during session
Rep. Kelly speaks on the House floor during session
 Rep. Kelly speaks with Fraternal Order of the Police president, Jay McDonald
Rep. Kelly speaks with Fraternal Order of the Police president, Jay McDonald
 Rep. Kelly on her first session day of the 132nd General Assembly with former Rep. Driehaus
Rep. Kelly on her first session day of the 132nd General Assembly with former Rep. Driehaus
 

Born and raised in Norwood, Rep. Brigid Kelly learned early on the importance of a strong community. 

Brigid attended Saint Ursula Academy, earned an undergraduate degree from Xavier University, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati.  As a former city council member in Norwood and current representative for men and women at the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Brigid wants to build on the experience she’s gained from both her professional and personal life to help improve the lives of everyday Ohioans. 

 

 
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10.10.19 - Rep. Brigid Kelly Statement On Passage Of Pink Tax Repeal

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 26, which includes a provision she sponsored to eliminate Ohio sales taxes on feminine hygiene products, commonly known as the Pink Tax, which would save Ohio women millions of dollars each year. She released the following statement: 

 
 

08.22.19 - Rep. Brigid Kelly Recognizes Black Women's Equal Pay Day

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today raised awareness about the wage gap for Black women and their families by recognizing Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day in the new year to which Black women must work to earn what white, non-Hispanic men made in the previous year alone.

 
 

08.19.19 - Reps. Kelly, Denson, Ingram, Miranda Held Ohio Promise Town Hall

 

State Reps. Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati), Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati), Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Jessica E. Miranda (D-Forest Park) held a community town hall last Thursday as part of the Ohio Promise Town Hall Tour, a statewide legislative town hall series hosted by House Democratic members. The purpose of the tour is to hear from constituents in their districts about their most pressing concerns, answer questions, and discuss the state budget, bipartisan priorities and a number of recent Democratic-led, legislative wins for working people and families.

“This was a really important evening for the community to come together,” said Rep. Kelly. “I’m grateful for those who shared their concerns with us and for the opportunity to discuss issues that matter most to you and your family.”

 
 

08.05.19 - Rep. Kelly Issues Statement On Dayton Shooting, Says More Needs To Be Done To Keep Children And Families Safe

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued a statement on the state legislature’s duty to work together to address senseless gun violence and keep all Ohioans safe and secure in the wake of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio this past weekend:

“I am saddened and outraged at the deaths of our fellow Ohioans in Dayton this weekend, and grateful for the service of our public servants and first responders. Building a safer, stronger Ohio means that we must act on gun safety measures. We must come together not just in mourning, but in taking action to stop these tragedies,” said Rep. Kelly.

 
 
 

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Representative Brigid Kelly
District 31
77 S. High St
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Columbus, OH 43215
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