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Balderson Calls on DOT to Streamline Licensing Process for Prospective Motor Fuel Haulers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson this morning led more than 60 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to streamline redundant, burdensome, and costly barriers preventing haulers from pursuing in-demand careers. "The licensing process for truck drivers should - most importantly - ensure high stan...

Balderson Calls on DOT to Streamline Licensing Process for Prospective Motor Fuel Haulers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson this morning led more than 60 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to streamline redundant, burdensome, and costly barriers preventing haulers from pursuing in-demand careers. "The licensing process for truck drivers should - most importantly - ensure high stan...

Is natural gas a clean energy source? This Ohio Congressman thinks so.

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There is no doubt that natural gas transformed the U.S. energy landscape in the last decade. Production hit a record high again last year. Natural gas replaced coal as the top source of energy for electricity generation. All the while, the industry decreased its greenhouse gas emissions by 12% compared with 1990 levels. Does that make it a clean energy source? Congressman Troy Balderson, of Zanesv...

Ohio Congressman Calls Natural Gas a Solution to Energy Crisis

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Fighting the narrative that natural gas is part of the problem, U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH) last week introduced a resolution calling for the recognition of domestic natural gas as a green and clean energy source. “It’s green. It’s clean. And it’s abundant right under our feet, right here in Ohio,” Balderson said. Balderson, speaking at a Licking County, OH, wellsite alongside energy industry ...

Balderson pushing to designate natural gas a green, clean energy

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As energy costs are rising, natural gas could help lower costs, according to Licking County's congressman. Rep. Troy Balderson, R-Zanesville, announced at a Pataskala oil and gas well site Wednesday that he had introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to designate natural gas as a green and clean energy source. "It is green. It is clean. And it is abundantly right underneath ou...

Rep. Troy Balderson announces House resolution embracing natural gas as green and clean energy

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PATASKALA, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson joined Ohio energy advocates June 1 at an oil and gas well site in Licking County, Ohio to announce a resolution he introduced this week in the House of Representatives officially recognizing American natural gas as a "green and clean" energy source. Rep. Balderson's resolution recognizes American natural gas as an affordable, green energy source and call...

Green and Clean Gas

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Ohio Republican representative Troy Balderson, whose district sits atop the region’s massive oil-shale deposit, has introduced a H. Res. 1148 — a statement of accumulated truths and smart policy directions that has the added appeal of being an eye-poke at climate extremists — to formally recognize U.S.-produced natural gas as “an affordable and ‘green’ energy,” coupling its environmental upside wi...

Balderson Announces House Resolution Embracing Natural Gas as "Green and Clean" Energy Source

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PATASKALA, Ohio - U.S. Representative Troy Balderson joined Ohio energy advocates Wednesday at an oil and gas well site in Licking County, Ohio to announce a resolution he introduced this week in the House of Representatives officially recognizing American natural gas as a "green and clean" energy source. Rep. Balderson's resolution recognizes American natural gas as an affordable, green energy so...

Balderson Discusses Green and Clean Energy

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A U.S. Representative is hoping that his resolution will recognize American natural gas as a “green and clean” energy source. U.S. Representative Troy Balderson joined Ohio energy advocates at an oil and gas well site in Licking County to announce a resolution he introduced this week in the the House of Representatives. The resolution recognizes American natural gas as an affordable, green energy ...

Balderson: 'Baby formula shortage is yet another crisis of the Biden Administration's own making'

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson issued the following statement today blasting the Biden Administration for failures that have culminated in a national baby formula shortage and demanding immediate action to address the crisis: “The baby formula shortage is yet another crisis of the Biden Administration’s own making–and it’s putting our most vulnerable Americans in jeopardy. “The Admi...

Balderson visits Heights High School students participating in Capitol Hill Challenge

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Rep. Troy Balderson (OH-12) visited April 18 with Licking Heights High School students participating in the SIFMA Foundation’s Capitol Hill Challenge program, underwritten by the Charles Schwab Foundation. This national 14-week financial education competition pairs individual members of Congress with public schools in every congressional district, equipping middle and high school students to becom...

Balderson: Tone deaf green-at-all cost argument empowered Putin. It is bad for Ohio

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Rebecca Mellino missed the mark in her criticism of Ohio’s energy portfolio in her March 23 guest column. Mellino uses Intel’s recent announcement to argue for incentivizing renewable energy production (and reliance) in Ohio–all while ignoring the massive benefits of natural gas for Ohio’s consumers, the environment, and job growth. The argument is tone-deaf to the need for reliable base load ener...

Balderson: Rescinding Title 42 Creates a Payday for Drug Cartels, Nightmare for Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson issued the following statement today criticizing the Biden Administration's recent decision to rescind Title 42, an effective Trump-era mechanism helping to prevent illegal entries: "Our border patrol officers need more - not fewer - tools at their disposal to secure the border. This reckless decision effectively creates a massive payday for drug carte...

Balderson Joins Call for Action to Address Skyrocketing Fertilizer Prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson today joined more than 90 Republican House colleagues in a letter on behalf of American farmers calling on the Biden Administration to tackle rising fertilizer costs. "The Biden Administration is turning a blind eye to the turmoil that skyrocketing fertilizer and fuel costs are causing for America's farm families," said Congressman Balderson. "This pos...

House passes China competition bill that would fund U.S. semiconductor chip makers without support from Ohio Republicans

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WASHINGTON, D. C. -- U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson of Zanesville represents a part of Ohio where Intel Corp. recently announced plans to build a $20 billion computer chip factory. Yet he joined with every other Ohio Republican in Congress on Friday in voting against a large legislative package that included $52 billion in incentives to companies that locate chip production in the United States. Balders...

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