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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) announced today that the State Controlling Board approved over $230 million to support education in Ohio. Over $123 million was approved through the American Rescue Plan to expand professional development trainings for school staff and bolster the operation of Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational programs, which provide relief for learning loss caused by the pandemic.

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Mon, Apr 25, 2022

 COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood), condemned the introduction of House Bill (HB) 616, the Ohio Republican version of Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law. Under HB 616, schools could not "teach, use, or provide any curriculum or instructional materials on sexual orientation or gender identity" in kindergarten through third grade

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Tue, Apr 5, 2022

 COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson), demanded House Bill (HB) 327, the ‘Both Sides’ bill, be barred from any further consideration by the Ohio House after the Republican bill sponsor said in a recent interview that educators should teach “German soldiers’” perspective of the Holocaust. 

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Fri, Mar 25, 2022

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement today after the Ohio House passed a bill that would let Secretary LaRose shorten the federally required 45-day military and overseas voting period before Election Day by 16 days. 

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Wed, Mar 9, 2022

COLUMBUS —State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement following the Ohio House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 9, Republican-backed legislation that forces agencies to choose between following an arbitrary regulation cap or implementing measures that would protect the safety and well-being of our communities.  

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Fri, Mar 4, 2022

COLUMBUS —State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement following the Ohio House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 215, Republican-backed legislation that undermines public safety laws that currently require permits for people who carry hidden, loaded handguns in public.

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Wed, Mar 2, 2022

COLUMBUS —House Government Oversight Committee Member Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement following the committee’s passage of Senate Bill (SB) 215, GOP-backed legislation that would undermine public safety laws that currently require permits for people who carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. 

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Tue, Mar 1, 2022

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement today following the House passage of House Bill (HB) 109, Republican legislation that would increase penalties and create new criminal offenses related to riots. 

 

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Wed, Feb 16, 2022

COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate today passed House Bill (HB) 51, which was amended to allow public bodies to conduct their required meetings virtually.

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Wed, Feb 9, 2022

COLUMBUS – State Reps. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) and Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today announced they introduced legislation that would temporarily allow public bodies, including local governments, to conduct their required meetings virtually. 

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Fri, Jan 21, 2022