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Balderson, Johnson, and Wenstrup Demand Transparency on the Renaming of Wayne National Forest

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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (OH-12), Bill Johnson (OH-6), and Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore raising concerns over the recently announced plan to change the name of Ohio’s Wayne National Forest to the Buckeye National Forest. The forest, which is located in each…

Balderson, Kuster Warn FDA of Looming Drug Supply Chain Disruptions

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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Ann Kuster (D-NH) led a bipartisan letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning of possible drug shortages and supply chain disruptions if the FDA fails to act ahead of the enforcement deadline of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). The letter outlines issues facing pharmaceutical manufacturers,…

Balderson, Smucker Introduce Main Street Tax Certainty Act

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IRS News

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) introduced the Main Street Tax Certainty Act, H.R. 4721, which would support small and family businesses by permanently extending Section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 199A, which was adopted as part of the landmark 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, allows for a 20 percent deduction of…

Balderson Tours Ohio Natural Gas Well with Speaker McCarthy

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WASHINGTON D.C. – On Thursday, Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) attended an event celebrating American energy in Columbiana County, Ohio with Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Balderson and McCarthy toured Encino Energy's Sanor Farms well pad facility, seeing firsthand how natural gas production is booming in Ohio. Congressmen Bill Johnson (R-OH), Dave Joyce (R-OH), and…

Balderson, Kelly Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Opioid Abuse

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) introduced legislation to enable health care providers to track and ensure the well-being of patients who are prescribed opioids. The Remote Opioid Monitoring Act would create a study focusing on the benefits and efficacy of remote monitoring.  “The opioid epidemic has been indiscriminate,…

Balderson, Hudson Introduce Legislation to Protect Energy Supply Chain

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressmen Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Richard Hudson (R-NC) introduced the Protecting America’s Distribution Transformer Supply Chain Act, which would repeal the Department of Energy’s authority to propose, finalize, implement, administer, or enforce any energy efficiency standard for distribution transformers for the next five years. This legislation marks the continued…

Balderson, Colleagues Introduce Make American Flags in America Act on Flag Day

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WASHINGTON D.C. – To celebrate Flag Day, June 14, 2023, Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) introduced legislation yesterday to require American flags displayed on federal property or procured by federal agencies to be manufactured completely in the United States from American materials. He is joined by Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Greg Landsman (D-OH), Mike Johnson (R-LA), and Senator Ted Cruz…

Balderson Releases Statement on Passage of Debt Limit

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Statement from Congressman Troy Balderson

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) voted today in support of the Fiscal Responsibility Act and released the following statement on the bill’s passage: “The Fiscal Responsibility Act puts taxpayers first and holds Washington accountable. The bill will rein in the federal budget, incentivize Congress to get budget bills done on time or trigger further cuts to…

Balderson Applauds Passage of Legislation Cracking Down on Drug Traffickers, Saving Lives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson announced the passage of the HALT Fentanyl Act in the House of Representatives today, which provides law enforcement with the necessary certainty and stability to go after drug traffickers and keep illicit fentanyl out of our communities. "The HALT Fentanyl Act will save lives and help put traffickers…

Balderson Effort to Streamline Rural Broadband Rollout Clears House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Communications and Technology Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the American Broadband Deployment Act of 2023, which includes legislation sponsored by Rep. Balderson to streamline the permitting process for the rollout of rural broadband networks. The American Broadband Deployment Act of 2023 is…

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