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Balderson Celebrates Official Reopening of Gaysport Bridge, Discusses Relentless Effort to Secure $3 Million in Federal Funding

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After more than three years of collaboration and determination alongside Muskingum County officials, the project was completed ahead of schedule and under budget. BLUE ROCK, Ohio – Congressman Troy Balderson joined Muskingum County officials today for a special ceremony marking the official grand reopening of the Gaysport Bridge. “After visiting the Gaysport Bridge with County…

Balderson Applauds Passage of Bill Blocking the Ban of Gas-Powered Vehicles

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) voted in support of the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act, which would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from allowing states to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines. Balderson is an original co-sponsor on the bill, which was introduced in response to California's decision to…

The Three C's of Troy Balderson: communication, connections and community

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This article appeared in the Coshocton Tribune. When it comes to senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress, most locals probably feel as though their congressmen are on the moon instead of Washington, D.C., for as much connection as they have to them. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) has spent the August recess touring his district and making various stops, including a…

Balderson Issues Statement on the Passage of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023

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Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) released the following statement today following the passage of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023: "Every child born in America today is starting off with a $100,000 share of the $31 trillion national debt hanging over their heads. "This is unsustainable, irresponsible, and cruel to future generations. The Limit, Save, Grow Act is a sensible plan…

Office of Congressman Troy Balderson to Host Mobile Office Hours at Licking County Library

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Caseworkers and field staff from the Office of U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson will be available for in-person office hours at the Licking County Library on Thursday, March 9, 2023. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome. "I am proud of the team I have assembled to serve the residents of Licking County," said Congressman Balderson. "My staff offers…

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…

Balderson Introduces Latest Workforce Bill to Help Keep America's Trains Running On-Time

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) introduced the Rail Employee Training Modernization Act today, aimed at eliminating cumbersome red tape by allowing aspiring freight rail employees to complete certain training requirements virtually. "This is yet another example of the ways government bureaucracy is making the ongoing supply chain problems worse, not…

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…

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…

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…

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