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Rep. Stivers congratulates the first graduate of the Clinton County Common Pleas Court You-Turn Recovery Docket.

Opinion Pieces
National Recovery Month: Ohio is Rising to the Challenge
September 20, 2018
In 1989, the first Recovery Month was recognized – then called Treatment Works! Month. In 1989, 5,035 people in the United States lost their lives to unintentional drug overdose. Nearly 30 years ago, it become evident that people needed to be informed about the tools available to help them reclaim their lives from the grips of addiction. And now, in 2017, it has never been more apparent just how far we still have to go: overdoses claimed the lives of 72,306 Americans last year. National Recovery... More
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Representatives Stivers, Takano Bill Extending Wounded Warrior Benefits to Veteran Medical Professionals Becomes Law
September 10, 2018
WASHINGTON – Recently, President Donald Trump signed into law bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative Mark Takano (D-CA) in the House and Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Jon Tester (D-MT) in the Senate. S. 899 is now the law of the land and more veterans now have access to the benefits they need and deserve. Thanks to the Veterans Transition Improvement Act, newly hired veterans in frontline medical positions at the Depart... More
Opinion Pieces
Meetings, Roundtables, and Tours Round-out a Successful August District Work Period
September 5, 2018
During the August district work period, I had the opportunity to spend significant time meeting with constituents, hosting roundtables to discuss issues facing our community, and visiting several new facilities which are opening and creating jobs in Ohio’s 15th District. I always appreciate this time to learn more about what matters to the constituents of this district, and learn how I can help as your representative in Congress. For example, I hosted my sixth annual opioid roundtable, where I s... More
Opinion Pieces
Working Together to Combat the Addiction Epidemic
August 28, 2018
Six years ago, I started hosting an annual opioid roundtable, where I bring together treatment experts, healthcare providers, law enforcement, and area representatives to have a 360 degree view of the problem, and discuss how we can all work together to curb the opioid epidemic in our communities. This isn’t just a roundtable full of talk, and no action. Every year, I come away with new ideas that I take back to Washington and work to find a solution. For example, last year, we discussed the nee... More
Press Releases
Stivers, Takano Bill to Help Disabled Veteran Employees Heads to the President's Desk
August 28, 2018
WASHINGTON – Last week, the Senate passed S. 899, a bipartisan bill introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative Mark Takano (D-CA) in the House and Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Jon Tester (D-MT) in the Senate. The Veterans Providing Healthcare Transition Improvement Act is now headed to the President’s desk for his signature. Due to a loophole in current law, newly hired veterans in frontline medical positions at the Department of Veterans Affair... More
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