News Room

Friday, February 26, 2021

As your State Assemblymember, I would like to share with you recent actions taken by the Legislature and the Governor to support small businesses affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Small Business Assistance Grants

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Chair of Assembly Education Committee supports Senate Bill 86 to Ensure In-Person Instruction Resumes

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement on the introduction of Senate Bill 86, the Legislature’s Safe and Open Schools Plan:

Friday, January 15, 2021

Vaccinations get us closer to safer reopening

 As a parent, teacher and Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, I am working hard to ensure our schools can safely reopen as soon as possible. As early as January 25, Long Beach Unified School District will start vaccinating teachers. LA County is expected to start in about three weeks.

K-12 Teachers

Friday, January 8, 2021

Chair of Assembly Education Committee applauds increased funding for schools and support for small businesses

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement Friday on Governor Newsom’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year:

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Assembly Bill 10 Will Ensure In-Person Instruction

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) has jointly authored Assembly Bill 10 to ensure that public schools reopen and provide in-person instruction for students after the latest pandemic surge.  

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

O’Donnell Seeks Immediate Action to Remove DDT in Catalina Island Waters

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 2, calling on Congress and the United States Environmental Protection Agency to take action on the dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) waste site off the north coast of Catalina Island.