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  • 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

  • Representatives Stivers and Beatty Reintroduce Bill to Incentivize Assistance for Homeless Former Servicemembers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Joyce Beatty (D-OH) re-introduced the Housing Our Military Servicemembers (HOMeS) Act, which would add “former servicemembers” as a subpopulation eligible for rehousing incentive payments through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). By codifying former servicemembers directly into HUD’s homeless assistance statutes, the agency can incentivize and reward housing grantees that help get all former members of the military off the streets. Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Reintroduces Legislation to Get Medication to Patients in Need Sooner
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fixing Health Care

    Congressman Steve Stivers (R – OH) today reintroduced the Speeding Access to Already Approved Pharmaceuticals Act. The bill requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite the review of pharmaceuticals that are approved by the European Union (EU). Congressman Tim Ryan (D – OH) is the cosponsor of the bi-partisan legislation. Read more

  • Rep. Stivers Re-Introduces the Cents and Sensibility Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) reintroduced the Cents and Sensibility Act. The bipartisan legislation lowers the cost of producing pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters by ensuring they are minted with steel instead of minerals imported from outside the United States. Representatives Joyce Beatty (D – OH) and Pat Tiberi (R – OH) signed on as original co-sponsors of the bipartisan legislation. Read more

  • Representatives Stivers, Beatty and Tiberi Introduce Bill Supporting National Designation for the Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH), Joyce Beatty (D-OH) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH) reintroduced legislation (H.R. 1900) to designate the Veterans Memorial and Museum being constructed in Columbus, Ohio as the “National Veterans Memorial and Museum.” The entire Ohio Delegation, Representatives Steve Chabot (R-OH), Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), Robert E. Latta (R-OH), Bill Johnson (R-OH), Bob Gibbs (R-OH), Warren Davidson (R-OH), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Mike Turner (R-OH), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Tim Ryan (D-OH), David Joyce (R-OH), Jim Renacci (R-OH), and Jim Jordan (R-OH), joined as cosponsors. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) plan to introduce companion legislation in the Senate. Read more

  • Representative Stivers Celebrates Groundbreaking of Vinton County Grocery Store
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) joined Senator Bob Peterson, Representative Ryan Smith, and Finance Fund President and CEO Diana Turoff at the groundbreaking of Campbell’s Market – signaling the end of the food desert status in Vinton County. Since 2013, Vinton County has been without a grocery store, and residents have been forced to travel up to 30 minutes to Athens, Chillicothe, Logan or Jackson to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat. Read more

  • Representative Stivers Announces Reintroduction of Homeless Children and Youth Act at Huck House Shelter
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) announced the reintroduction of the Homeless Children and Youth Act at the Huckleberry House in Columbus. This legislation, which is cosponsored by Representative Dave Loebsack (D-IA), provides a more accurate system for the federal government to understand the problem of youth homelessness and help better serve this population. The Senate companion bill is sponsored by Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA). Read more

  • Stivers Lancaster District Office Changes Location
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    This week, the Lancaster District Office for Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) changed locations to the first floor of the City Hall Building at 104 East Main Street in Lancaster. The office was previously located in the Chase Bank Building in Lancaster. Read more

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