Rep. Skindell receives 2019 Legislator of the Year Award from AMVETS Dept. of Ohio.
Rep. Skindell receives 2019 Legislator of the Year Award from AMVETS Dept. of Ohio.
 Rep. Skindell speaks at a press conference unveiling the reintroduced Ohio Fairness Act alongside joint sponsor Rep. Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville)
Rep. Skindell speaks at a press conference unveiling the reintroduced Ohio Fairness Act alongside joint sponsor Rep. Brett Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville)
 Rep. Skindell speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
Rep. Skindell speaks on the House floor in opposition to an amendment that would exclude undocumented workers from BWC benefit
Rep. Skindell speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) before House Session
Rep. Skindell speaks with Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) before House Session
 Rep. Skindell speaks with Rep. Mike Sheehy (D-Toledo) before House session
Rep. Skindell speaks with Rep. Mike Sheehy (D-Toledo) before House session
 
 

Mike has long respected the laws of the state of Ohio— both how they are made, and how they are enforced. After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in business and political science from Walsh College, he earned his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.

Upon graduation from law school, Mike served as Assistant Ohio Attorney General under Attorney General Anthony J. Celebrezze, Jr. He provided legal representation to the Director of Health and appeared before many administrative agencies and state and federal courts.

 
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06.15.20 - Rep. Skindell Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision, Continues To Advocate For Ohio To Pass The Broader Fairness Act To End Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Community.

 

State Representative Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement on today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme in Bostock v. Clayon County, Georgia, which concluded that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that it is illegal for an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity:

 

 
 

06.10.20 - Rep. Skindell Urges Action On Bipartisan Ohio Fairness Act

 

COLUMBUS— State. Rep. Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) today urged action on the Ohio Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect LGBTQ Ohioans from discrimination in employment, housing and accommodations. The Ohio Fairness Act had its last hearing on Feb. 4, 2020 in the Ohio House Civil Justice Committee.

 
 

05.13.20 - Rep Skindell, House Democrats Blast House Republicans For Failure To Provide A Safe Workplace

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) today issued a statement following a House floor session where all members were not socially distanced as the health experts recommend and where only a few of the Republican members were wearing masks.

 
 

05.07.20 - Rep. Skindell Introduces Resolution To Require Wearing Of Masks During House Committees And Session

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Michael J. Skindell (D-Lakewood) today introduced a resolution to amend the Ohio House Rules to require all persons over the age of two, including any member, to cover their mouth and nose with a mask or cloth face covering while attending a meeting of the House or meeting of any standing committee, subcommittee or select committee of the House.  Exceptions would be made for a person unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition or the person is otherwise exempted by the Ohio Department of Health guidance. 

 
 
 

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Representative Michael J. Skindell
District 13
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
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