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Funding life-saving equipment

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DELAWARE, OH - Ohio’s 12th Congressional District Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) announced Monday a public-private partnership that will provide life-saving equipment to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to equip first responders with life-saving tools used in mass emergencies. During a joint press conference held in the Delaware County EMA Emergency Operations Center in Delaware, Bal... Read More »

Balderson, Ohio Law Enforcement Announce First Region in Country to Adopt Life-Saving Kits for First Responders

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DELAWARE, OH – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH-12) today announced that Ohio Emergency Management Services are equipping first responders with life-saving tools to assist during mass emergencies. Congressman Troy Balderson, Delaware County Sheriff Russell Martin, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau Chief Jim Gilbert, Delaware County EMA Director Sean Miller, and Franklin County EMA and... Read More »

Securing Ohio’s Roadways for Riders: Balderson-Led Bill Reauthorizes Advisory Council for 6 Years

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH), along with three bipartisan colleagues, today introduced the Motorcycle Advisory Council Reauthorization Act, which extends the Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for 6 years and outlines clear guidelines of operation. “As a rider, I know how important communication is between those who ride and those who... Read More »

With Highway Construction Funding in Jeopardy, Balderson Urges Action Now

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WASHINGTON – With 10 scheduled legislative days remaining in the first session of the 116th Congress, Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) joined a bipartisan delegation of more than 100 representatives in sending House leadership a letter requesting they address the upcoming rescission of $7.6 billion from the highway funding bill passed earlier this year. “Ohio risks losing nearly $337 million for ... Read More »

Balderson-Led Legislation Supports Use of Local Aggregates in Construction

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is leading bipartisan legislation introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives that would promote the use of local aggregate resources such as stone, sand, and gravel in construction projects, reducing costs and bolstering local producers. “Supporting Central Ohio businesses and producers supports our greater community by reducing costs, crea... Read More »

Balderson Announces $8 Million Federal Investment in Electrical Infrastructure Upgrades for Rural Counties

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved an $8 million investment for upgrades to electrical infrastructure in rural North Central Ohio, including Morrow and Marion counties. Administered by the USDA's Rural Development program, funding will be used to support the Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative's efforts to expand connections... Read More »

Balderson Applauds House Passage of Bill Promoting Palliative Care Education and Research

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WASHINGTON—Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of bipartisan legislation he cosponsored that seeks to promote education and research of hospice and palliative care. "More important than their treatment of the symptoms and stresses patients experience as a result of serious illnesses, palliative care professionals help maintain patients’ dign... Read More »

For First Time, Federal Lawmakers Gather in Support of Hyperloop Technology on Capitol Hill

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Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), the only hyperloop company in the world to successfully test its technology at scale, was on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. today showcasing its XP-1 test pod as part of its national roadshow to introduce the promise of hyperloop technology to people across the United States. As the company continues to broaden bipartisan support of its revolutionary transportation tec... Read More »

Balderson Applauds Administration’s Initiative to Support Rural Transportation Needs

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today applauded U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s announcement of a new initiative to support transportation needs in rural America. “Rural communities make up about a quarter of Ohio’s 12th District, and it’s my job to make sure they aren’t forgotten,” said Balderson. “W... Read More »

Delaware celebrates Great Neighborhood accolade

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U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (left) talks with Delaware city planning director Dave Efland, City Manager Tom Homan and Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle during city officials' recent visit to Washington, D.C., to accept a national award from the American Planning Association. The award honored fowntown Delaware as a Great Neighborhood. The American Planning Association recently named four Great Neighborhoods ... Read More »

After Ohio Veteran’s Widow Waits 9 Months Reapplying for VA Benefits, Balderson Leads Legislation to Streamline Process

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is leading legislation that would eliminate the need for surviving spouses or children of veterans rated totally-disabled at the time of death to reapply for certain benefits. “Surviving families of veterans suffer enough. The last thing they need is to fill out a lengthy, grueling pile of paperwork that proves itself emotionally taxing and unnecessar... Read More »

Spurring Innovation: Balderson Leads Legislation Extending Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Through 2024

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to extend a program designed to support small business job creation by giving entrepreneurs opportunities to immerse themselves in intense learning. Created in 2014, the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition provides founders of early-stage companies with education, mentorship, financing, cohort-based training... Read More »

U.S. Rep. Balderson tours Ashland Railway

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U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio) this week visited Ashland Railway’s Mid-Ohio Rail Terminal transloading facility and Mansfield Railport warehouse in northcentral Ohio. Balderson joined other local officials to learn more about the short line’s operations and impact on the region, Ashland officials said in a press release. The group got a firsthand look at the railroad’s recently expanded translo... Read More »

Jewish groups meet with Balderson

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COLUMBUS - U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson, R-Zanesville, Sept. 6 visited Schottenstein Stores Corp. in Columbus to discuss his trip to Israel with American Israel Education Foundation. The event, attended by about 12 community leaders, was hosted by Michael Broidy on behalf of the Schottenstein family, in partnership with Ohio Jewish Communities, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and JewishC... Read More »

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