State Senator Sean J. O'Brien (D-Bazetta) is serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, representing the 32nd District which encompasses Trumbull and Ashtabula Counties and portions of Geauga County.  Senator O’Brien previously served three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives beginning in 2010.

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Senator O'Brien Serves In the Following Committees :

AgricultureEnergy and Natural ResourcesJudiciaryPublic UtilitiesWays and Means

09.12.17 - Senator O'Brien Introduces Legislation To Benefit Ohio Recreation Trails


COLUMBUS – State Sen. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) announced the introduction of a concurrent resolution, introduced jointly with State Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville), which would designate 2018 as “Ohio’s Year of the Trails”.  This concurrent resolution would encourage all Ohioans to take advantage of their local trail networks, facilitate the connecting of trail segments throughout Ohio, and pay tribute to everyone who works to maintain and enlarge the public amenities.


08.08.17 - Ohio Propane Gas Association Honors Senator O'Brien As 2017 "Legislator Of The Year"


GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE – Today, the Ohio Propane Gas Association (OPGA) presented State Senator Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) with an award during their 69th annual summer convention in Geneva-on-the-Lake. The group recognized Senator O’Brien as their 2017 “Legislator of the Year” for his commitment to advancing the development and use of propane and other alternative fuels in Ohio.


06.28.17 - Camp Ravenna Resolution Clears Ohio Senate


Columbus- State Senators Sean J. O’Brien (D-Bazetta) and John Eklund (R-Munson Township) are pleased that the Ohio Senate voted 32-1 today to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution 8 (SCR 8).  The Senators introduced the resolution to urge the United States Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to select Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center in Ravenna, OH as the preferred site for a future east coast missile defense system.


06.28.17 - Senator O'Brien Responds To Passage Of Biennial State Operating Budget


Columbus- State Sen. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) responded today to the state biennial budget bill, Amended Substitute House Bill (Am.Sub.HB) 49, which passed out of the Republican dominated legislature today along mostly party lines.  Among other things, the version of that bill that will now be sent to Governor Kasich for his stamp of approval includes more than $2 billion in tax breaks for wealthy Ohioans over the biennium, reductions in funding for local governments (LGF), and cuts to Medicaid that, according to some estimates, will cause more than 500,000 Ohioans to lose their health insurance beginning in 2018.


Senate District 32

Counties: Ashtabula, Geauga (part), Trumbull

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, Ground Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
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Hometown : Bazetta
Party : Democrat