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  • Stivers Reintroduces SAFE Transitional License Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    This week, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) reintroduced the SAFE Transitional License Act. This bill changes the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (SAFE) by providing regulatory relief for loan originators in an effort to make a smooth employment transition between bank and non-bank entities. Representatives Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) joined as cosponsors of this bipartisan legislation. Read more

  • Stivers Statement on Today’s Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us," Stivers said. "I condemn today's horrific attack on the Republican Baseball Team this morning. I pray for the victims, and thank the first responders for their efforts to respond and save lives. I hope we can all maintain civility in our politics. We can disagree on issues without personally attacking each other." Read more

  • Stivers Statement on Anthem Leaving Insurance Marketplace in Ohio
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    "Yet again, we are seeing an insurance company exit the Ohio marketplace, leaving thousands in my district - including four entire counties - without an insurer on the individual market," Stivers said. "This announcement is another reminder that the status quo of Obamacare is hurting Americans." Read more

  • Representatives Stivers, Takano Introduce Bill to Help Disabled Veteran Employees Receive the Care They Need
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative Mark Takano (D-CA) introduced legislation to ensure newly hired veterans in frontline medical positions at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are able to take paid sick leave to receive the care they need. The Veteran Transition Improvement Act will correct a loophole in existing law to provide the same Wounded Warrior Act benefits that veteran employees in other federal agencies currently receive. Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers Regarding the Manchester Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military

    “In light of the tragic attack in Manchester last night, I want to extend my prayers to the victims and their families, and my thanks to the first responders. These senseless acts of violence should only strengthen our determination in the fight against terrorism.” Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Introduces Bill to Expand Student Loan Repayment Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced the Student Loan Debt Relief Act, a bill which will help employer student loan repayment programs attract more graduates and help borrowers pay fewer taxes on their education. This legislation will allow employer student loan repayment programs to be considered a non-taxable fringe benefit, raising the cap on tax free educational assistance to $10,000. Additionally, it doubles the maximum deduction of student loan interest from $2,500 to $5,000 and allows more young professionals to benefit from these programs. Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers Regarding the Appointment of Special Counsel
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    The following can be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel: "Robert Mueller is a man of the highest integrity and intellect. If there's anyone who knows how to run a thorough investigation, it's him. Between his work and the work of the congressional investigations in both the House and Senate, the American people can rest assured that no stone will be left unturned. We need to follow the facts wherever they lead." -30- Read more

  • Stivers and Speier Reintroduce Legislation to Advance Energy Technology
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) reintroduced the Energy Tax Fairness Act, a bipartisan bill which will help manufacturers and businesses reduce energy costs, mitigate pollution, and bring much needed parity to the Tax Code for participants in the distributed energy generation market. Read more

  • Stivers Reintroduces the Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) reintroduced legislation to address Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the veteran community. The Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act would establish a pilot program for veterans so they may address their PTSD through therapeutic dog training and handling. Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers on the Financial CHOICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    "The regulations stemming from Dodd-Frank have caused great harm to consumers – including preventing some Americans from getting loans to buy a car or house – while doing little to protect us from future crisis," Stivers said. "The Financial CHOICE Act will reduce regulations and encourage economic growth and opportunity. I am proud to support this legislation." Read more

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