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  • Stivers Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Reentry of Previously-Incarcerated Individuals
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    COLUMBUS – Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) convened a roundtable meeting to discuss the issues facing previously-incarcerated citizens (“returning citizens”) reentering society and the workforce. “As a nation, we are reexamining our justice system, and particularly what it means to ‘reenter’ society. Last year, Congress passed the FIRST STEP Act, which was just that: a first step. It is now up to our communities to determine the next steps and how we can help returning citizens overcome the ... Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Applauds Grant Benefitting Rickenbacker International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Infrastructure

    “Infrastructure is the shot in the arm our economy needs to continue its growth, and this investment in Central Ohio is no exception,” Stivers said. “Rickenbacker is a critical component of our community for tourism and business, and maintaining their facilities is in everyone’s best interest. I’m glad to see that the FAA understands the value that Rickenbacker adds to Ohio and has taken the appropriate steps to begin to fund these critical repairs.” Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Welcomes Morgan Junior High to U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) welcomed eighth-grade students from Morgan Junior High to the United States Capitol as a part of their Washington, D.C. field trip. Congressman Stivers gave a brief update on legislative issues facing the House of Representatives before the students toured the Capitol complex. Rep. Stivers speaks with students. (Photo: AnnMarie Graham) Rep. Stivers welcomes Morgan Jr. High students to the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: AnnMarie Graham) Morgan... Read more

  • Local Students Compete in Ohio's 15th Congressional District Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    This week, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) recognized Clinton-Massie High School student Sarah Karns as the winner in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District Art Competition for her piece “33 Shared by 2.” The announcement was made at a reception at the Columbus Museum of Art on Monday evening. Karns will receive a trip to Washington, D.C. to see her artwork displayed in the halls of the U.S. Capitol building and attend a reception with other winners from across the country. This is Karns’ second consecutive first-place award in this competition. Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers, regarding the vote on H.R. 986: “Make no mistake, Republicans and Democrats are in complete agreement on this: individuals with preexisting conditions must continue to be protected. However, H.R. 986 is not a good-faith effort to protect preexisting conditions; the Administrative guidance in question allows states to seek waivers in order to offer beneficial and innovative health care plans. The guidance clearly states that waivers... Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Statement on Attack on Chabad of Poway Synagogue
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH): “Any attack on a religious site or ceremony is an attack on our fundamental right to freedom of religion. I’m grateful to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department who acted quickly to apprehend the suspect, but we cannot allow extremism and Anti-Semitism to fester within our communities and we all must work to drive out hate and persecution.” -30- Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Statement on Attack in Sri Lanka
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH): "To hear that on Easter Sunday, a day of hope and new life for billions around the world, the people of Sri Lanka are suffering pain and loss is heartbreaking. As a member of the Ohio National Guard, I fought overseas to protect the right to freedom of religion. This intolerance and terror is unacceptable, and we must stand together to ensure no one ever fears practicing their faith." -30- Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Announces Funding for HEALing Communities Study in Ohio
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Abuse and Treatment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) congratulated the State of Ohio on being selected to participate in the HEALing Communities Study to research and address the opiate epidemic. A consortium, led by The Ohio State University (OSU) and consisting of academic, state, and community stakeholders, will receive $13.1 million in federal funding in the first year of the study and $69.5 million over four years. Stivers led the Ohio Congressional delegation in a letter of suppor... Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Applauds Announcement of Grant Benefitting Five Counties
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Drug Abuse and Treatment

    WASHINGTON – Last week, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $1,100,000 to Ohio University to invest in the Appalachian Recovery Project: An Ohio Opioid Workforce Initiative. Representative Steve Stivers (OH-15) applauded the ARC announcement as a positive step towards providing quality recovery programs for those suffering from substance abuse, so that they can ultimately rejoin the workforce. “This investment will not only make strides in improving the substance abuse recovery sy... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers on VAWA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following statement can be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding the vote on H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization: “Today, I voted in support of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization. This bill was not perfect. I believe there should be more meaningful due process for the red flag provisions included, and that there should be religious freedom protections included for faith-based organizations that serve women in their communities. Nonetheless... Read more

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