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Balderson, Walberg Introduce Resolution Recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Tim Walberg (MI-5) introduced a resolution this week to commemorate May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Balderson, an avid motorcycle enthusiast and co-chair of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus, has long been a champion for improved safety for motorcycle riders. “Like hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, I love taking to the road on t...

Balderson Pushes Back on Biden's LNG Export Project Ban

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) confronted Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm on the Biden Administration’s dangerous decision to halt liquified natural gas (LNG) export projects during her appearance before the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security on Wednesday. The LNG export ban is seen by both conservatives and progress...

Balderson Commits to Leading Effort to Overturn Biden Administration's Reckless “Clean Power Plan 2.0”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the EPA’s reckless decision to shut down reliable power plants, Congressman Balderson (OH-12) will lead the effort to overturn the Clean Power Plan 2.0 through a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution. Congressman Balderson issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcing its final rule on coal- and natural gas-fired power ...

Balderson Introduces Resolution Recognizing Natural Gas as Green Energy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) re-introduced a resolution today in the House of Representatives to recognize American natural gas as an affordable and “green” energy source. Balderson’s resolution outlines how American natural gas has helped reduce carbon emissions and why it will continue to be an essential part of the United States’ energy mix. In Ohio alone, natural gas h...

Balderson, Kelly Introduce Legislation to Combat Scams Targeting Seniors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Robin Kelly (IL-2) introduced the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act, legislation aimed at raising awareness for scams targeting older Americans. The bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to update its web portal with information about scams targeting seniors. This portal would allow consumers to search for scams...

Balderson Tapped to Serve on Key Congressional Health Panel

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson has been selected to serve on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health. This appointment will allow Balderson to further shape health policy in its earliest stages, ensuring the unique needs of Ohioans are prioritized. The Energy and Commerce Committee, of which Balderson is already a member, has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee on Capi...

Balderson Joins Licking County Officials to Commemorate Victim Advocate's 30 Years of Service

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Mark Weiner 30 Years of Service

U.S. Representative Troy Balderson (left) delivers a congressional proclamation celebrating Mark Weiner (center), of Johnstown, for 30 years of service as Licking County Victim Advocate, joined by Sheriff Randy Thorp (right). NEWARK, OH - U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) joined Sheriff Randy Thorp and Clerk of Courts Olivia Parkinson on Thursday to pay a surprise visit in celebration Mark ...

Balderson Wraps Up Energy Week on Capitol Hill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) closed out Energy Week on Capitol Hill on Friday after helping pass a slate of bills that would rebuild American energy leadership and reverse several of the Biden Administration’s anti-energy policies. Since taking office, President Biden has killed the Keystone XL pipeline, banned new liquified natural gas (LNG) export projects, weakened the ...

Balderson Introduces Bill To Rename Philo Post Office in Honor of Samuel J. Mitchell Jr.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) introduced H.R.7768 on Thursday, a bill to dedicate and rename the post office in Philo, Ohio, as the “Samuel J. Mitchell Jr. Post Office” in honor of Sam Mitchell, who served as Philo’s postmaster for 52 years. His service began in 1967 after being appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Sam was born on August 10, 1936, in Duncan Falls, Ohio...

Balderson Sees Opportunity in Grant Announcement for Intel Ohio

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) applauded the preliminary approval of $8.5 billion in funding from the CHIPS and Science Act for the development of four semiconductor projects across the United States, including Intel’s construction of two state-of-the-art chip manufacturing plants in Licking County. As a result, thousands of jobs are coming to Ohio and millions of dollars ar...

Ohio Health Care Providers Applaud Balderson’s Leadership on Digital Health

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Health care groups across Ohio are commending Congressman Troy Balderson’s (OH-12) latest effort to expand access to affordable, quality care. Last month, Balderson launched the Congressional Digital Health Caucus, a platform for dialogue and collaboration to shape policies that support the integration of cutting-edge digital health technologies into the health care landscape. “...

Balderson Announces Nominations for U.S. Service Academies

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) announced the nominees for admission to the U.S. Service Academies. These 14 students were selected based on their outstanding academic achievement, leadership traits, extracurricular involvement, and a strong desire to serve their country. Each year, the office of Congressman Balderson accepts applications from students across the 12th ...

The urgent need for American energy leadership

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This article was originally published in the Washington Examiner. By Representative Troy Balderson and Tim Tarpley The COVID-19 pandemic showed us too much of the global supply chain runs through Communist China. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine showed us too many of our European allies rely on Russian energy. Time after time, global crises serve as stark reminders th...

Balderson Condemns Biden Decision to Ban New LNG Export Projects

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Floor Remarks 2.5.2024

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) delivered remarks on the House Floor Monday in response to President Biden's recent announcement banning future liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects, a decision that jeopardizes the stability and affordability of natural gas domestically, hurts the American economy and jobs, undercuts U.S. allies, and strengthens adversaries. On January 2...

Balderson, Kelly Launch Congressional Digital Health Caucus

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Digital Health Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-2) announced the establishment of a Congressional Digital Health Caucus. The Caucus aims to inform policymakers of the rapid advancements in digital health innovation, highlighting the potential impacts on patients and the health care system, and ensuring that all Americans benefit from the transformative power...

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