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  • Representative Stivers Announces Veterans Job and Resource Fair in Ohio’s 15th District
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Financial Literacy

    Today, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) announced he is hosting a Veterans Job and Resource Fair at Rev1 Venture, 1275 Kinnear Rd., Columbus, Ohio on Monday, August 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event will bring organizations offering federal, state, local, and nonprofit resources, as well as job opportunities for our veterans, all in one place. Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Our air transportation security is only as strong as it’s weakest link. “Airports continue to be top targets for terrorists, and eliminating security checkpoints even at smaller airports would put thousands of lives at risk. I vehemently disagree with this proposal, and hope it is not implemented.” Read more

  • Stivers, Beatty Lead Letter in Support of Ohio School Safety Grant Application
    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH) sent a letter along with thirteen Members of the Ohio Delegation to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in support of the State of Ohio’s applications for grant awards under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. Passed in March, the STOP School Violence Act created a grant program to train students, teachers, school officials, and local ... Read more

  • Stivers Bill Included in House Passage of Health Care Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care, Balanced Budget Amendment

    This week, bipartisan provisions from legislation originally introduced by Congressman Steve Stivers (R – OH) in the Responsible Additions and Increases to Sustain Employee (RAISE) Health Benefits Act, was included in House passage of H.R. 6311. Read more

  • Stivers, Loebsack Bill to Help Homeless Youth Passes Financial Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, H.R. 1511, the Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA), a bipartisan bill sponsored by Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA), passed the Financial Services Committee. The HCYA would help bring the invisible homeless—such as vulnerable children “couch surfing” at the generosity of strangers or living in motels—out of the shadows and give communities more flexibility so they can address the growing problem of homelessness among children. This bill received a hearing in the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance earlier this month. Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Applauds Announcement of Grant Benefitting Vinton County
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Infrastructure

    This week, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) issued approval of $500,000 to invest in infrastructure improvements on US 50/West Main Street in the Village of McArthur in Vinton County, OH. Representative Steve Stivers (OH-15) applauded the announcement as a positive step towards the revitalization of Vinton County. Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Votes in Favor of the Bipartisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) joined with 405 of his colleagues to pass the bipartisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 to make it easier for small businesses to attract the investments they need to grow and create jobs. The JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 is comprised of 32 individual pieces of legislation authored by both Republican and Democrat Members that were passed out of the House Committee on Financial Services or the House as a whole wit... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military

    “We must be absolutely clear: Vladimir Putin is not our friend and cannot be trusted. Russia’s behavior during the 2016 elections was reprehensible, and we must hold them accountable for interfering in our democratic system.” Read more

  • Representatives Stivers, Takano Bill to Help Disabled Veteran Employees Receive the Care They Need Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative Mark Takano (D-CA) passed the House of Representatives by voice vote 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 Veterans Providing Healthcare 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 Congressman Steve Stivers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    “No child should ever be without a home, and I have been a longtime supporter of addressing the youth homelessness issue in our communities. For example, I have introduced bipartisan legislation that will allow us to better count the number of youth affected by homelessness. This grant of over $6 million is an exciting step to ensuring we can help more kids struggling with homelessness. Moving forward, I hope we pass my legislation so we can better understand the scope of the issue, and ultimately have more funds dedicated to helping these vulnerable children.” Read more

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