Rep. O'Brien testifies in support of his bipartisan bill to refinance loans for water and waste water infrastructure projects
Rep. O'Brien testifies in support of his bipartisan bill to refinance loans for water and waste water infrastructure projects
 Rep. O'Brien speaks on the House floor in support of HB 6
Rep. O'Brien speaks on the House floor in support of HB 6
 Rep. O'Brien testifies in support of his bipartisan bill to expand internet access across Ohio (alongside Rep. Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township)
Rep. O'Brien testifies in support of his bipartisan bill to expand internet access across Ohio (alongside Rep. Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township)
Rep. O'Brien joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about the expansion of broadband access
Rep. O'Brien joins Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) and Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to speak about the expansion of broadband access
 Rep. O'Brien speaks with Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) before House session
Rep. O'Brien speaks with Rep. Mary Lightbody (D-Westerville) before House session
 State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
 State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
State Representative Michael O'Brien is sworn in to the 133rd General Assembly alongside his friends and family
 Rep. O'Brien speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. O'Brien speaking on the House floor during session
Rep. O'Brien during House session
Rep. O'Brien during House session
 Rep. O'Brien surrounded by family after taking oath of office
Rep. O'Brien surrounded by family after taking oath of office
 Rep. O'Brien is sworn in as State Representative
Rep. O'Brien is sworn in as State Representative
 

For Representative Michael O’Brien, public service means more than a title; it is a way of life.  O’Brien’s experience in community leadership, from county and city governments to working with schools and law enforcement, gives him a deep understanding of the needs of the people living and working in the 64th District. He brings his decades-long experience with him to Columbus and looks forward to fighting for the hardworking people in the 64th District.

 
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09.03.20 - Rep. O'Brien Appointed To Select Committee

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) today announced his appointment to the Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight. The Committee will hear legislation designed to repeal House Bill (HB) 6, the $2 billion corporate bailout tied to an ongoing FBI investigation into an alleged $60 million scheme to get the bill passed. Bipartisan legislation offering a clean repeal of HB 6 had previously languished in the Committee on Rules and Reference without any movement from the Majority Caucus for over a month before being referred to the newly formed Select Committee after House Democrats launched an effort to discharge it from Rules and Reference.

 
 

08.10.20 - Rep. O'Brien Announces Open Application Period For BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant Program

 

State Rep. Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students.

 
 

07.13.20 - Rep. O'Brien Announces $300 Million To Help Colleges, Universities, And K-12 Schools Prepare For Fall Semester Amid COVID-19

 

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) announced Monday the state Controlling Board approved another round of federal funding to support Ohio’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, including $300 million in federal funding to offset Ohio’s K-12 schools and colleges and university’s costs of keeping students and staff safe in the fall.

 
 

07.07.20 - Rep. O'Brien Statement On State Mask Mandate For Trumbull County

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in several Ohio counties, including Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery, and Trumbull. Each of the counties falls within Level 3 of the state’s new Public Health Advisory System, which was unveiled July 2. Level 3 indicates very high exposure and spread of coronavirus.

 
 
 
 

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Representative Michael J. O'Brien
District 64
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-5358
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