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  • Rep. Stivers Testifies on Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    “There is no single legislative fix to this epidemic,” Stivers said. “But it is essential that we explore all possible avenues when it comes to helping individuals, families, and communities that have been absolutely decimated by addiction.” Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    "I was horrified to hear about this act of mindless violence in Las Vegas. The local law enforcement and first responders are the heroes of this situation. To the families who are experiencing unthinkable loss this morning, we stand with you and will be praying for you." Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers on the Reagan Tokes Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following can be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding the introduction of the Reagan Tokes Act in the Ohio Statehouse: “I am extremely thankful to Toby and Lisa Tokes for taking the lead on these much-needed reforms to our criminal justice system,” Stivers said. “I am hopeful there can be significant improvements made through the Reagan Tokes Act that will prevent other families from having to experience the loss of a loved one and I appreciate Representatives Hughes and ... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers on Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    "It's been far too long since we updated our nation's tax code. This tax reform package will create jobs, grow our economy, and put more money in the pockets of hard-working taxpayers. I am excited about this framework, and I believe we will unite and pass tax reform." Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Urges Congressional Support for Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    “This legislation is about veterans helping veterans. Veterans train the dogs, under the supervision of veteran-managed organizations, and the dogs are then paired with another disabled veteran to aid with their daily life as they continue their healing process,” Stivers said. Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers on the Announcement of Grants for Rickenbacker
    Posted in Press Releases on September 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military , Jobs and the Economy

    “This is exciting news not only for Rickenbacker, but for all of central Ohio. Beyond housing the 121st Air Refueling Wing for the United States Air Force, Rickenbacker plays a vital role in growing jobs and the economy in central Ohio. I want to congratulate everyone at Rickenbacker and the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, and thank them for their incredible work. As Rickenbacker continues to grow, I look forward to working with them to support both their military and civilian efforts.” Read more

  • Reps. Stivers and Beatty Urge Congressional Support for National Veterans Memorial and Museum
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military , Veterans

    Today, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held a legislative hearing on the National Veterans Memorial and Museum Act, H.R. 1900. Introduced by Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), the bill would designate the new museum and memorial being built at 300 W. Broad Street (the site of the former Franklin County Veterans Memorial) in downtown Columbus as the “National Veterans Memorial and Museum.” The project will be the only public museum in the country that exists for the exclusive role of sharing the experiences and voices of veterans across all eras, conflicts and branches of the military. Read more

  • USDA Announces Rural Business Development Grant for the Village of Somerset
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced they have awarded a Rural Business Development Grant to the Village of Somerset. This grant, which totals over $169,000, will be used to support existing and emerging rural businesses to grow in Somerset’s historic downtown. Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Today's announcement puts the power back with Congress, where it belongs. Congress has six months to take action to create a permanent, legal and orderly immigration system - which includes addressing DACA recipients. Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I am deeply saddened by the horrific terrorist attack in Barcelona today. We pray for the victims and stand together against terrorism.” Read more

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