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Balderson, Axne, Trahan Launch Bipartisan Pandemic Preparedness Caucus

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH), Cindy Axne (D-IA), and Lori Trahan (D-MA) today launched the bipartisan Pandemic Preparedness Caucus, a coalition of lawmakers working to advance results-driven, bipartisan policy solutions to challenges presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) and future PHEs. “As representatives for the American people, we owe it to them to asses... Read more »

Balderson Pushes for Further Small Business Relief as COVID Endures

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) is pushing to ensure small businesses are able to access the remaining funds allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In a letter to leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and House Committee on Small Business, Balderson and a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers emphasized the need for America’s small businesses to access PPP funds to ... Read more »

Balderson Bill Included in Defense Funding Package Would Crack Down on Chinese Aggression

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson’s (R-OH) bipartisan legislation, the South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Act, was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2021, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Balderson’s bill, which he introduced with Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY), pushes back on China’s aggression in the South China Sea, particularly ... Read more »

Balderson Pushes Back on Proposed Reduction of Air Force Fleet that Could Impact the 179th

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are calling for the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide a long-term fleet management plan for C-130 aircraft, in response to a proposed reduction of the C-130H fleet within Air National Guard (ANG) units, which could jeopardize the Mansfield-Lahm 179th Airlift Wing’s mission. As the House Committee on Armed Services co... Read more »

President Trump Signs Bipartisan Balderson, Craig PPP Extension Bill Into Law

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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed bipartisan legislation this morning, sponsored by Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Angie Craig (D-MN), extending the widely popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until August 8, 2020. Passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, H.R. 7437/S. 4116 makes available the remaining already-approved $130 billion in COVID-19 relief for s... Read more »

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension, modfication

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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed bipartisan legislation Saturday morning, extending and revising the Paycheck Protection Program until Aug. 8. The new law had rare bipartisan support in Congress. On May 27, the House passed the measure by 417-1 and the Senate approved it by unanimous consent on June 3. The bill is an attempt to address concerns expressed by the small business community around t... Read more »

Balderson Offers Bipartisan Tax Break to Small Businesses for COVID-19 Protective Gear

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today with Representatives Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), John Joyce (R-PA), and Mike Quigley (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that will provide further relief to America’s small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Small Business PPE Tax Credit Act would provide a tax credit to small businesses, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, vet... Read more »

Balderson, Bicameral Delegation’s Legislation Will Hold China Accountable for Reckless Deception Leading to Global Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today introduced bicameral legislation with Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) that will hold China accountable for deceptive actions taken by its leaders that led to the spread and subsequent global pandemic of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The COVID-19 Accountability Act authorizes the President to impose sanc... Read more »

Balderson-Backed COVID-19 Relief Package Supports Ohio Families, Businesses, Health Care Workers

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WASHINGTON –Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) voted today to pass the CARES Act, phase three of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package. “This is a pivotal moment for our country, full of uncertainty and fear for the future. Ohioans are worried about their jobs, families, neighbors, and businesses. Their needs are my top priority,”said Balderson. “This package delivers necessary reas... Read more »

Balderson Bill Extends Paid Family Leave to More Federal Employees

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) today introduced legislation that would extend paid family leave changes made in the most recent National Defense Reauthorization Act (NDAA) to uncovered Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Veterans Health Administration (VHA) employees. “As a devoted father, I know that having the resources to care... Read more »

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