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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02.08.19 - State Lawmakers Urge Wright State Officials To Help End Strike

 

Ohio House Democratic lawmakers today wrote a letter* to the Wright State University Board of Trustees urging them to come back to the negotiating table and work with teachers to put an end to the almost three-week faculty strike.

“As lawmakers, we want to attract talented workers to our state and provide them with the opportunities they need to build a life for their families here. Access to health care, fair compensation, safe working conditions and ensuring hardworking people have a seat at the bargaining table not only strengthens our workforce, but our entire state’s economy,” the lawmakers wrote in the letter.

 
 

02.05.19 - Reps. Kelly, Antani Introduce Bills To Repeal Sales Tax On Feminine Hygiene Products, Baby Diapers

 

State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Niraj Antani (R-Miamisburg) today announced a bipartisan package of legislation to repeal state sales taxes on feminine hygiene products and baby diapers. The Ohio House voted last December to exempt tampons and pads from the state sales tax, but the Senate did not pick up the bill in time before the end of the legislative session.

 
 

01.11.19 - House Democratic Whip Brigid Kelly To Leave Leadership Post

 

Ohio House Democratic Caucus Whip and state Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today issued the following statement announcing she will leave her leadership post with the caucus at the end of Jan:

“I’m proud of the progress the House Democratic Caucus has made during my time in leadership, welcoming an historic number of women and minority lawmakers and adding nearly a half-dozen new seats to our ranks—efforts nearly a decade in the making.

“I look forward to working with the new leadership team and my colleagues to continue to find commonsense ways to come together and give working people the tools they need for a better life.”

 
 

12.05.18 - Kelly Commends Passage Of Tax Bill That Includes Feminine Hygiene Product Exemption

 

State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the House for including language that exempts feminine hygiene products from state sales tax under House Bill (HB) 545, a larger tax-related bill which passed the Ohio House this afternoon. The provision came out of HB 61, introduced by Kelly and former state Rep. Greta Johnson (D-Akron) in February 2017.

“Eliminating the tampon tax will put more money into the pockets of women, in-turn strengthening the families they support and nurture,” said Kelly. “I am thankful we were able to come together to even the playing field for women, girls and families on medically necessary products. No one should face extra economic challenges simply because of their gender.”

 
 
 
 

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Representative Brigid Kelly
District 31
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-5786
Fax      (614) 719-3585
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