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May 2, 2017
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Sen.Margaret O'Brien comments on her new bill that would make it illegal to perform female genital mutilation in Michigan. The felony crime would be punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment.
May 1, 2017
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Senator Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, discuss her new bill that would make it illegal to perform female genital mutilation in Michigan. The felony crime would be punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment.
February 21, 2017
:41
Senator O'Brien reflects after attending a vigil to honor the memory of the victims of a shooting that took place in Kalamazoo on the one year anniversary of the tragedy.
October 18, 2016
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State Senator Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, who chairs the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, and Homeland Security Committee, discusses Senate Bills 1097-1100, which would establish an authority to oversee Michigan's veterans homes.
September 7, 2016
:25
Senate Bill 727 was approved by the Senate and now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration. The bill that would allow dogs to accompany pet owners at participating restaurants' outdoor dining areas.
June 19, 2015
:19
LANSING, Mich. - Sen. O'Brien- Portage Legislation to protect Michigan military veterans who use service dogs to better manage the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) was approved Thursday by the Michigan Senate
June 16, 2015
:44
LANSING, Mich. - State Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, welcomed the Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy, including 104 cadets and their families, and Academy Director Lt. Jeff Connell and staff, to the state Senate today for a special presentation during the group's annual Day at the Capitol.
June 3, 2015
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State Senator Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, said completing the Fiscal Year '16 budget early provides local governments and schools surety when developing their own budgets, and underscored her commitment to supporting education, including increasing funding for adult and career education programs.
March 3, 2015
0:30
Michigan State Senator Margaret O'Brien is a part of this bipartisan package of bills to more accurately describe the recipients of state health aid funding rather than categorize all into a single description.
February 25, 2015
0:17
Senator Margaret O'Brien announced that the 20th Senate District Office is now open at 157 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 170, which is same location as previous senators.Senator O'Brien welcomes community members to stop in and meet District Director Megan Hicks or make appointments with the Senator herself.
February 24, 2015
0:20
Senator Margaret O'Brien introduced this legislation to help patients with multiple prescriptions align them to single renewal date, while ensuring they are not over charged by prorating partial prescription lengths.