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Balderson Sees Opportunity in Grant Announcement for Intel Ohio

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) applauded the preliminary approval of $8.5 billion in funding from the CHIPS and Science Act for the development of four semiconductor projects across the United States, including Intel’s construction of two state-of-the-art chip manufacturing plants in Licking County. As a result, thousands of jobs are coming to Ohio and…

Balderson Recap: Looking Back at 2023

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This past January marked the beginning of the 118th Congress. With Republicans regaining control of the House of Representatives, we were able to bring oversight and fiscal responsibility back to Washington.  At the start of the year, I was selected to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress–from securing our…

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, Smucker Introduce Main Street Tax Certainty Act

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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, 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 Releases Statement on Passage of Debt Limit

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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-led Bill Would Expose How Misguided Policies Are Putting Americans At Risk of Power Outages

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) announced the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives today that would provide increased transparency and information on the long-term reliability of America’s electrical grid. “When the American people reach for the light switch, they should have confidence in knowing that the lights will actually…

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…

Balderson Legislation Requiring Federal Agencies to Keep Pace with Wireless Innovation Approved by Committee

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The House Energy & Commerce Committee approved legislation today, led by Congressman Troy Balderson, by a vote of 49-0 to modernize federal spectrum coordination. The legislation was among 19 pieces of legislation considered during Thursday's markup hearing. Wireless spectrum is a federally-allocated, limited resource upon which virtually every American relies for modern wireless…

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…

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