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Protecting consumer choice and standing up to Biden’s EV mandate

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This article was originally published in The Washington Times. By Representative Troy Balderson Since day one, the Biden administration has made it clear that its top priority is the full-scale adoption of its radical climate agenda. From banning gas stoves to forcing the retirement of power plants, the administration is showing its willingness to restrict…

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…

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, 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 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…

Balderson Calls on Federal Telecommunications Agency to Extend Period for Public to Challenge Local Broadband Maps

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Balderson (OH-12) this week joined 25 House colleagues in a letter sent to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) urging the agency to extend the period for individuals and organizations to submit challenges to the FCC’s broadband maps. These maps will be used to determine…

Balderson Selected to Serve on House Energy and Commerce Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, Congressman Troy Balderson was selected by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve on the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee. “I am honored by my colleagues’ trust in selecting me to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee for the 118th Congress,” said Rep. Balderson. “This…

A Future Built on Freedom: House Establishes Panels on China and the Weaponization of the Federal Government

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Troy Balderson (OH-12) voted today to establish two new House panels, the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and China as well as the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, both aimed at securing a future built on freedom.  Select Committee on the…

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…

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