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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10.15.18 - Kelly Recognizes International Central Service Week

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today announced the beginning of International Central Service Week. The annual celebration starts the second Sunday in October, honoring central service professionals responsible for decontaminating, cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments prior to use.

“Central service professionals play a critical, yet often overlooked, role in our healthcare system,” said Kelly. “Through their unwavering commitment to patient safety and health, these men and women ensure that surgeries and procedures are performed effectively and without delay. If you or someone you love has ever undergone an operation, a central service professional was instrumental in its success.”

 
 

07.12.18 - Dem Lawmakers Support Retired Workers, Fight To Save Pensions

 

As workers and retirees from across the nation gathered on the Ohio Statehouse lawn today to speak out for pension protections for hundreds of thousands of retired American workers, Ohio House Democratic lawmakers spoke out in support of American retirees and urged the Ohio legislature to take up legislation, House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 8, that would urge members of congress to protect coal miner pensions.

 
 

06.27.18 - Kelly: Credit Report Freeze Bill Passes House

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 386, bipartisan legislation to give Ohio citizens unlimited access and autonomy to the status of their personal credit.

 
 

06.06.18 - Kelly: After Some Two Months, Ohio House Expected To Resume Session Under Narrowly-elected Speaker

 

After nearly two months of a Republican-led legislative impasse, the Ohio House is expected to resume legislative activity following today’s narrow, marathon election of new House Speaker Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell). Chaos and dysfunction have plagued the legislature since the abrupt resignation of former Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), after he announced he was under FBI inquiry in April. Federal agents have since raided Rosenberger’s home, his state office and storage shed, as rumors of pay-to-play tactics on payday lending reform legislation continue to churn.

 
 
 

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Representative Brigid Kelly
District 31
77 S. High ST
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-5786
Fax      (614) 719-3585
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Leadership Position : Assistant Minority Whip
Hometown : Cincinnati
Party : Democrat
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term