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  • Stivers Named 11th Most Bipartisan Member of the House of Representatives
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    “Now, more than ever, Ohioans, and Americans, deserve steady leadership as we work to overcome this pandemic, and we cannot allow petty partisanship to stand in the way. I will continue to work with both Republicans and Democrats to find solutions so that our nation will rebound and come back stronger than ever.” Read more

  • Stivers Applauds Announcement of Grant Benefitting Appalachian Growth Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    ATHENS – Yesterday, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced a grant of $3.75 million from the COVID-19 Emergency Response for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Appalachian Community Capital, benefitting Appalachian Growth Capital (AGC) in Ohio. Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) applauded the announcement as a positive effort to support jobs, businesses, and non-profits throughout this pandemic. “Many CDFIs and lenders in our region have ramped up their own efforts to provide re... Read more

  • Stivers Applauds Announcement of $37 Million In Community Development Block Grants to Ohio
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    COLUMBUS – Today, Representative Steve Stivers applauded the allocation of over $37 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the state of Ohio. This award is the second tranche of funds allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. It is required to be allocated exclusively to state governments, and it is intended to target public health, housing and economic disruption needs in the w... Read more

  • Stivers Partners with Coalition to Support Rural Hospitals and Clinics
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    COLUMBUS - Last week, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) joined a group of lawmakers to ensure that rural hospitals and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) can access critical financial assistance programs included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This request to Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza addresses the concern of rural hospitals and RHCs’ eligibility for federal relief progra... Read more

  • Stivers Applauds CARES Act Funding to Fairfield Medical Center
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    LANCASTER – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) applauded the payment of over $4 million to the Fairfield Medical Center System as it works diligently to combat the spread of coronavirus and treat those with COVID-19. On March 27, Representative Stivers supported the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Included in the package was over $100 billion to support hospitals across the country. To date, $30 billion of the total funding has been distributed ... Read more

  • Stivers Applauds USDA Approval of Disaster Household Feeding Program for Ohio
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    COLUMBUS – Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) approval of the Disaster Household Feeding Program for Ohio. This follows a request from Ohio lawmakers urging USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue to approve the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ (ODJFS) request to initiate the plan. This request would provide relief for the over 1.25 million Ohioans who rely on Ohio food banks during the coronavirus pandemic. Food banks in Ohio’s 15th District... Read more

  • Stivers Applauds HHS Grants to Help Central Ohio Combat Coronavirus
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    COLUMBUS – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) applauded the announcement of grant awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to two local community health centers in order to fight the spread of coronavirus and treat those with COVID-19. The Fairfield Community Health Center has been awarded over $600,000, and the Columbus Neighborhood Health Center, Inc. has been awarded over $1.7 million. On March 27, 2020, Representative Stivers voted in favor of the Coronaviru... Read more

  • Stivers Statement on Paycheck Protection Program Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH), regarding additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, which was established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: “The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) directly supports the millions of small businesses across this country, which in turn, supports the millions of families employed on Main Street. Since the PPP was stood up, more money has been lent through the 7(a) program than in al... Read more

  • Stivers, Balderson: FDA Should Allow Battelle to Decontaminate Masks at Full Capacity
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    WASHINGTON – Congressmen Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Troy Balderson (R-OH) join Ohio Governor DeWine in calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately correct an oversight limiting the amount of life-saving personal protective equipment (PPE) that can be decontaminated using Battelle’s innovative new technology. Having enough PPE for frontline health care workers is crucial in the fight against the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “We are facing a crisis in Ohio an... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH), in response to the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: “The impact of this pandemic is unprecedented and as such, requires unprecedented action. That is what the House did today in passing the CARES Act. This bill gives desperately needed personal protective equipment to those health care workers and first responders on the frontlines of combatting this crisis, supports our small businesses thr... Read more

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