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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...

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: '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: 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...

Balderson: House Democrats' All-or-Nothing Approach Makes This Another Missed Opportunity

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) admonished House Democrats from the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday for advancing yet another partisan "messaging bill" rather than addressing American economic competitiveness. Rep. Balderson's remarks as delivered on the House Floor: Mister Speaker, I rise today to express my concerns with H.R. 4521. I want to talk for a...

Balderson Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Commercial Driver's License Reforms

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill today to address the nation’s ongoing supply chain shortages by eliminating regulatory barriers preventing eligible drivers from entry into the trucking workforce. “This legislation eliminates regulatory barriers to filling in-demand truck driver jobs,” said Congressman Balderson. “I’m proud to support ma...

Balderson Issues Statement on House Democrats' "America COMPETES Act"

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson issued the following statement Friday reacting to House Democrats' proposed America COMPETES Act of 2022: “It is clear that Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats learned nothing from their disastrous Build Back Better blunder. The CHIPS Act presents Congress a golden opportunity to pass bipartisan, common-sense investments that would bolster American comp...

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