October 21, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased to see the EPA awarded $8.6 million to help decrease Lake Erie algal blooms. Maintaining safe drinking water is a top priority for these states and as we move forward, it is important to study the causes of these algal blooms and work to lessen the risk to Ohioan’s safety.
October 16, 2014 Press Release
Last night, Governor Kasich and members of the Ohio Department of Health held a conference call with members of the Ohio Congressional Delegation.
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.