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Rail Employee Training Modernization Act Debuts

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Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio-12) on July 29 introduced the Rail Employee Training Modernization Act, which would allow railroads to utilize virtual instruction modules to speed the process of moving new hires through training into the field.  The new legislation is “aimed at eliminating cumbersome red tape by allowing aspiring freight rail employees to complete…

Post Office Could Soon Bear the Name of Medal of Honor Recipient

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The post office in the hometown of a local war hero may soon get a name change to honor the man. Tuesday, U.S. Representative from Ohio Troy Balderson delivered remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 4622 to dedicate and rename the Roseville Post Office at 226 North Main Street in honor of Korean War hero, the late Army Sergeant First…

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?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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