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  • Stivers Statement on the Passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) on the passing of Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD): “Congressman Cummings lived his entire life as a principled leader. From his work to integrate Baltimore to his service in Congress, where he worked hard every day to represent his constituents and their values, he was a steady force for change. While we may not have agreed on every issue, I will miss his leadership in the House. Karen and I are praying for his wife, Ma... Read more

  • Stivers Named Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    From combatting homelessness among our kids and our veterans, to supporting the more than 60,000 insurers in the Central and Southern Ohio regions and the tens of thousands nationwide, I’m proud to serve as the Ranking Member of this Subcommittee that can make real progress,” Stivers said. Read more

  • Stivers Statement on U.S. Forces in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military

    The following statement may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding U.S. policy in Syria, following the launch of Turkish operations in Northern Syria: “It is now clear that the presence of U.S. troops was a stabilizing force in Northern Syria. Within two days of the withdrawal of U.S. troops, Turkish forces have read this decision as an invitation to launch offensive operations against our partners, the Kurdish forces. This could increase the flow of refugees into neighbo... Read more

  • Stivers Statement on U.S. Forces in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military

    The following statement may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding U.S. policy in Syria: “Withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria abandons our allies and benefits only the Assad regime and its backers – Iran and Russia. This move threatens to undercut the hard-won American victories against ISIS. We cannot allow our national security and our partnerships in the region to be undermined and I encourage the Trump Administration to reverse this decision immediately.” -30- Read more

  • Stivers, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Bill to Pair Veterans and Service Dogs to Treat Mental Illness
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH), Kathleen Rice (D-NY), John Rutherford (R-FL), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), Michael Walz (R-FL), Gil Cisneros (D-CA), Neal Dunn (R-FL), and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), introduced H.R. 4305, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. The PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act will create a pilot program within the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to give veterans access to treatment derived from working with service dogs.... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed in full to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) regarding the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service’s policy guidance relating to the definition of residency that may impact the citizenship of children born to members of the U.S. military or foreign service: “This policy update from USCIS altering the requirements for the citizenship of children born abroad and adopted by U.S. citizens is misguided and a disservice to those who make a tremendous commitment to our na... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH): “I condemn the President’s tweet calling on Members of Congress to go back to the ‘crime infested places from which they came.’ The constituents we represent sent us to Washington with a job to do – maintain our economic growth, fix our immigration system, and look out for our veterans, to start. Swapping insults on the Internet makes our jobs that much harder. The divisive rhetoric and personal attacks we’ve seen from the P... Read more

  • Stivers Applauds Updates to Ohio's Disaster Recovery Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Last month, the Presidential Disaster Declaration delivered critical funds and assistance to help communities across Ohio recover from the recent severe storms, tornadoes, floods, straight-line winds, and landslides. Beginning today, some of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers across Ohio have new operating hours. The Recovery Center located in Circleville will now open for three days: Monday July 8 through Wednesday July 10. These centers prov... Read more

  • Rep. Stivers' Statement on Supplemental Border Funding Bill Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    The following may be attributed to Representative Steve Stivers, regarding the passage of H.R. 3401, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019: “Overcrowded detention centers, children separated from their parents – these are symptoms of a larger problem caused by a broken immigration system that has allowed a backlog of 730,000 cases to pile up for years. With today’s vote, we’ve taken a huge step to solve that problem by inc... Read more

  • Stivers, Bipartisan Coalition Offer Amendment to Improve Health Outcomes for Women in the Military
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), and Trent Kelly (R-MS) offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act aimed at improving the health of female servicemembers. For women who serve our nation in the Armed Forces, there are unique health needs that arise from their service. It is vital that the impacts of service, such as deployment, exposure, and stress, on their health is understood. These factors may put female ser... Read more

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