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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…

Balderson Backs Legislation to Stop Biden Administration Misuse of America's Emergency Petroleum Stockpile

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson delivered remarks on the House Floor today in support of The Strategic Production Response Act (H.R. 21), legislation aimed at unleashing America’s abundant natural resources and ensuring the U.S. is prepared for true energy supply emergencies. Established in 1975, the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) was intended to respond to national…

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…

Balderson Backs Legislation to Put Investors Ahead of Woke Initiatives

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Congressman Troy Balderson today cosponsored the Putting Investors First Act, legislation aimed at ensuring pension funds put the financial interests of investors ahead of woke initiatives.  H.R. 9527 reins in proxy advisors and limits their influence over American corporate governance. In the last two years, the Biden Administration has reversed critical proxy advisory firm…

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: 'Baby formula shortage is yet another crisis of the Biden Administration's own making'

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson issued the following statement today blasting the Biden Administration for failures that have culminated in a national baby formula shortage and demanding immediate action to address the crisis: “The baby formula shortage is yet another crisis of the Biden Administration’s own making–and it’s putting our most…

Balderson visits Heights High School students participating in Capitol Hill Challenge

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Rep. Troy Balderson (OH-12) visited April 18 with Licking Heights High School students participating in the SIFMA Foundation’s Capitol Hill Challenge program, underwritten by the Charles Schwab Foundation. This national 14-week financial education competition pairs individual members of Congress with public schools in every congressional district, equipping middle and high school students…

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: CHIPS Act presents golden opportunity for common-sense, bipartisan investment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) admonished House Democrats from the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday for advancing yet another partisan "messaging bill" rather than addressing American economic competitiveness. Rep. Balderson's remarks as delivered on the House Floor: Mister Speaker, I rise today to express my concerns with H.R.…

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