State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) renewed their request to meet with representatives of the Trump administration today as the President prepares for a campaign rally in Cincinnati.
State Rep. Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) today announced the upcoming back-to-school Ohio sales tax holiday that will take place starting on Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. In, 2018 state lawmakers passed legislation making this three-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday a recurring holiday each year.
State Reps. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) and Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) today requested a meeting with President Donald Trump or Vice President Michael Pence during their planned visits to Lancaster, Ohio, on July 30, or Cincinnati on August 1.
House Democratic lawmakers from across Ohio today sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose seeking information from his office about the impact of moving the 2020 presidential primary from March 10 to March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. See the letter below.
Democratic members of the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee today released a joint statement after Republicans running the committee banned questions from the elected officials in a failed effort to promote partisan legislation – House Bill 6 – designed to bailout one energy company in the state at expense to taxpayers.
House Democrats today announced the House passage of House Bill (HB) 154, a bipartisan effort to end state takeovers of local schools and restore control to local education officials. The bill comes amid questions of accountability, transparency and lackluster results from district takeovers in Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland.
House Democratic lawmakers today applauded the unanimous passage of House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 6, legislation urging GM to allocate a new product to its Lordstown, Ohio production facility, which is scheduled to close this week.
State Rep. Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) today announced his appointment as co-chair of the Ohio House Energy Generation Subcommittee. In this new position, O’Brien will lead the panel with Republican co-chair Dick Stein, of Norwalk, on all issues related to energy generation in the state.
“GM’s announcement is devastating for our community and all of the workers and families who make America run,” said Rep. Mike O’Brien (D-Warren). “Because a plant closure in Lordstown would have an outsized economic impact on supporting businesses and workers throughout Ohio, it is more important now than ever that all statewide leaders are engaged with GM and working to not just protect local jobs, but to grow local jobs while keeping us competitive on a global scale.”
State Senator Sean J. O’Brien (D-Bazetta) and State Representatives Glenn Holmes (D-McDonald) and Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) traveled to Detroit this week for talks with executives at General Motors (GM) about the Lordstown plant.