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Balderson Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Commercial Driver's License Reforms

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill today to address the nation’s ongoing supply chain shortages by eliminating regulatory barriers preventing eligible drivers from entry into the trucking workforce. “This legislation eliminates regulatory barriers to filling in-demand truck driver jobs,” said Congressman Balderson. “I’m proud to support ma...

Balderson Issues Statement Applauding Supreme Court Decision to Block OSHA Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to block the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): "The Supreme Court’s decision to block the OSHA vaccine mandate is welcome news for employers who had serious concerns about ke...

Balderson Releases Statement on the Biden Administration’s Federal Vaccination Mandate

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) issued the following statement today in response to the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccination and testing mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): "Forcing Americans to choose between putting food on their tables and complying with an arbitrary federal vaccine mandate is the wrong path forward. "The Biden ...

Bipartisan Duo Intervene with Legislation Enhancing PPP Flexibility for Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) today introduced the PPP Second Draw Fairness Act with Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) in an effort to rectify the Small Business Administration’s inability to establish a set of flexible parameters around the second draw of Paycheck Protection Program funds. As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133), Congress passed the Eco...

House Passes Bipartisan Balderson Legislation to Protect Seniors from Scam Artists Preying on COVID Fears

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Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) announced the passage of the Protecting Seniors From Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 446) in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Balderson’s bipartisan legislation, with Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), would direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report to Congress on the number and types of scams targeting seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic and make re...

Telehealth Champions Balderson and Axne Continue Expansion Efforts, Reintroduce Key Bipartisan Legislation

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KEEP Telehealth Options Act

WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA)—a bipartisan team that has championed the responsible, permanent expansion of telehealth in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic—today reintroduced their flagship legislation, the KEEP Telehealth Options Act. The bill would instruct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Medicare Payment Advisory Commission...

Balderson: Let’s Give Ohio Seniors Their Independence Back

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GRANVILLE – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today held a press conference with families of residents at Middleton Senior Living in Granville, along with Executive Director Debbie Hartshorn and Kathryn Brod of LeadingAge Ohio, urging federal agencies and Governor Mike DeWine’s administration to reevaluate visitation restrictions for residents of long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pande...

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