October 6, 2014 Press Release
Today, the EPA has announced that they will be extending the comment period for the second time on the proposed Waters of the United States rule.
September 16, 2014 Press Release
Today, I sent a letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen regarding fiscal year 2015 defense spending priorities. Just like in every state, I take great pride in the excellent work the Ohio National Guard does every day to keep our nation safe.
September 10, 2014 Press Release
I’m excited to share the news to the residents of Stark County that SARTA has just been awarded a grant for the purchase of a new zero-emissions, fuel cell bus to add to their already impressive SARTA fleet.
July 31, 2014 Press Release
I introduced H.R. 935 to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation and use of pesticides in and around navigable waters. Today, this bill passed with bipartisan support and will bring clarity to state and local governments, and farmers.
July 25, 2014 Columns
With Washington in gridlock and the President at odds with Congress, the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) in June of this year is a signal that good policy can trump partisan rhetoric.
July 17, 2014 Columns
As a country, we believe in the freedom of speech and your ability to responsibly express your own opinions and ideas without government control.
I am pleased that Regulatory Certainty Act (H.R.4854), Coal Jobs Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5077), and Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078) were successfully passed out of Committee this morning.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
This morning I sent a letter to Governor Rick Perry of Texas regarding the crisis at the border.
July 10, 2014 Press Release
The ongoing situation at the border is concerning and the first thing that needs to be done is secure our borders.
July 2, 2014 Columns
On June 26th, my colleagues and I worked to ease the pain at the pump for American families. By expanding critical opportunities for American energy production, we are trying to ease the financial stress that high gas prices bring. We have the ability to produce more American oil and natural gas and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.