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Balderson, Axne, Trahan Launch Bipartisan Pandemic Preparedness Caucus

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH), Cindy Axne (D-IA), and Lori Trahan (D-MA) today launched the bipartisan Pandemic Preparedness Caucus, a coalition of lawmakers working to advance results-driven, bipartisan policy solutions to challenges presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) and future PHEs. “As representatives for the American people, we owe it to them to asses... Read more »

Balderson Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Delegation in Push to Provide Loan Relief for Rural Communities

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today joined colleagues Cindy Axne (D-IA), Austin Scott (R-GA), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Scott Tipton (R-CO), and Jared Golden (D-ME) in introducing bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would extend to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) loan borrowers the same relief already provided to Small Business Administratio... Read more »

Balderson Tapped for Agriculture Committee

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) has been tapped to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture. “Agriculture issues affect everyone and have a profound impact in Ohio’s Twelfth Congressional District, where the agriculture sector creates thousands of jobs,” said Balderson. “These issues are not isolated to America’s farms and ranches. “Considering my own personal background in agric... Read more »

Balderson Leads Legislation to Reinforce U.S. Supply Chains Against Future Threats

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today joined Congresswoman Haley Stevens (D-MI) and Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) in introducing the Resilient Manufacturing Task Force Act to help build a stronger, more resilient post-COVID economy. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation would establish a task force to identify critical vulnerabilities in existing U.S. supply cha... Read more »

Balderson Pushes for Further Small Business Relief as COVID Endures

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is pushing to ensure small businesses are able to access the remaining funds allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and House Committee on Small Business, Balderson and a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers emphasized the need for America’s small businesses to access PPP funds to ... Read more »

Balderson Bill Included in Defense Funding Package Would Crack Down on Chinese Aggression

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson’s (R-OH) bipartisan legislation, the South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Act, was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2021, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Balderson’s bill, which he introduced with Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY), pushes back on China’s aggression in the South China Sea, particularly ... Read more »

President Trump Signs Bipartisan Balderson, Craig PPP Extension Bill Into Law

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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed bipartisan legislation this morning, sponsored by Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Angie Craig (D-MN), extending the widely popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until August 8, 2020. Passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, H.R. 7437/S. 4116 makes available the remaining already-approved $130 billion in COVID-19 relief for s... Read more »

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension, modfication

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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed bipartisan legislation Saturday morning, extending and revising the Paycheck Protection Program until Aug. 8. The new law had rare bipartisan support in Congress. On May 27, the House passed the measure by 417-1 and the Senate approved it by unanimous consent on June 3. The bill is an attempt to address concerns expressed by the small business community around t... Read more »

Balderson Rejects Democrats' $1.5 Trillion Green New Deal Infrastructure Wish List: "Bipartisan Agreement is the Only Path Forward"

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WASHINGTON –Congressman Troy Balderson today voted "no" on House Democrats' $1.5 trillion, highly partisan H.R. 2, which has tripled in size in the one week following the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's approval of the Majority's original $500 billion "My Way or the Highway" bill along party lines. Funding for America's highways and transit programs is set to expire on September 30,... Read more »

Balderson Offers Bipartisan Tax Break to Small Businesses for COVID-19 Protective Gear

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today with Representatives Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), John Joyce (R-PA), and Mike Quigley (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that will provide further relief to America’s small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Small Business PPE Tax Credit Act would provide a tax credit to small businesses, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, vet... Read more »

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