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Balderson Announces 2021 Service Academy Nominations

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WORTHINGTON, OH - Congressman Troy Balderson today announced Ohio’s 12th Congressional District’s service academy nominations for the Class of 2025. “We are once again putting our communities’ finest young leaders forward with these service academy nominations,“ said Congressman Balderson. “Ohio’s 12th Congressional District is home to so many remarkable applicants, and I am confident that each st... Read more »

Balderson Reintroduces Legislation to Advance Transportation System Technologies

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Terra Sound

WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today reintroduced legislation to spur innovation, improve efficiency, and promote advanced technology in America’s transportation systems. The Strengthening Methods to Advance Research and Technology (SMART) in Transportation Act, would foster a safer, more efficient national transportation system by authorizing key U.S. Department of Transportation ... Read more »

Balderson Refutes Report on Ohio Energy Industry: “Oil and Gas Create Hundreds of Thousands of Well-Paying, Steady Jobs for Ohioans”

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Fracturing Site

ZANESVILLE – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is refuting claims made in a new report by think tank Ohio River Valley Institute stating that “22 counties in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia responsible for 90% of Appalachia's oil and gas production saw their share of the nation's jobs, personal income and population all decline,” according to the Columbus Dispatch. Balderson and a group of k... Read more »

Balderson Reintroduces Legislation to Support Use of Local Aggregates in Construction

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WASHINGTON – Congressmen Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Greg Stanton (D-AZ) have reintroduced their bipartisan legislation that would promote the use of local aggregate resources such as stone, sand, and gravel in construction projects to reduce costs and bolster local producers. The lawmakers previously introduced the Rebuilding Our Communities by Keeping Aggregates Sustainable (ROCKS) Act in the 116t... Read more »

Balderson to Remain on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure Committees for 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today announced he will remain on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the 117th Congress. He previously sat on both committees during the 116th Congress, most recently being tapped for the Agriculture Committee in July 2020. “Ohioans have an ally in me—someone to champion the needs of thei... Read more »

Balderson to Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Spark Commercialization of American Technologies

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) are announcing plans to reintroduce their bipartisan legislation that would enhance commercialization opportunities for American small businesses’ innovations. The Research Advancing to Market Production (RAMP) for Innovators Act would support American entrepreneurs by expediting the application processes for ... Read more »

Balderson Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Loan Relief for Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would extend to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) loan borrowers the same relief already provided to Small Business Administration (SBA) borrowers. The Rural Equal Aid Act would provide 6 months of payments for existing USDA Rural Development program borrowers, he... Read more »

Balderson and Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Seniors from Scam Artists Preying on COVID Fears

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) joined Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) in introducing the Protecting Seniors From Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 446), legislation that directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report to Congress on the number and types of scams targeting seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic and make recommendations for how to prevent scams targeting seniors during t... Read more »

Balderson Seeks Answers Following Capitol Siege

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is seeking answers from congressional leadership, the United States Capitol Police (USCP), the House Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Sergeant at Arms regarding the U.S. Capitol siege that took place on Wednesday. Following his decry of the violent riots, Balderson is asking for an explanation as to how the siege was able to take place, certain inappr... Read more »

Balderson Statement on Capitol Hill Protests

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) released the following statement regarding protests currently taking place on Capitol Hill: “I’m deeply disheartened by the violence that is occurring on Capitol Hill today and I condemn these actions in the strongest possible terms. “While I am a firm believer in the First Amendment and Americans’ right to protest, what our nation has witnessed on Ca... Read more »

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