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

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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 recent roundtable discussion with Coshocton County…

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…

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…

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