News Room

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.

Monday, December 7, 2020
Swearing-in ceremony
Patrick Speaking

Assemblymember O'Donnell and other members were sworn-in during a ceremony at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Center Will Focus on Closing the Achievement Gap among Students in K-12 Schools

(LONG BEACH) – Today, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) and California State University (CSU) celebrated the virtual opening of the CSU Center to Close the Opportunity Gap, housed at CSU Long Beach.