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Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Trade

Congressman Balderson urges Congress to ratify the USMCA The manufacturing and agriculture industries in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District produced a combined roughly $108.4 billion in sales in 2017. We have our hardworking producers to thank for o... Read More »
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Economy, Jobs, and Workforce Development

Fostering a successful Ohio job market is my top priority in Congress. Ensuring a healthy, prosperous job market translates into opportunities for Ohioans. The number one issue I hear from business owners is their need for more skilled workers. One ... Read More »
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Opioid Epidemic

In the United States, Ohio ranks as one of the top-five states with the highest rates of opioid-related overdose deaths. In 2016, there were 4,329 opioid-related overdose deaths in Ohio – more than double the national average at the time, and more th... Read More »
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Rural Broadband

Congressman Balderson testifies on the expansion of rural broadband program ReConnect Rural communities make up about a quarter of Ohio's 12th Congressional District, and I am working to make sure these communities are not forgotten. Of critical imp... Read More »
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Transportation and Infrastructure

Few things directly impact the lives of Ohioans on a daily basis as much as our infrastructure. Each day, we rely on Ohio’s highways, airways, and railways to get us all the places we need to go. Similarly, the livelihood of Ohio’s businesses relies... Read More »
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Veterans and Military Families

As the leader of the free world, the United States of America boasts a military with unparalleled pride, tradition, and history. Our brave and dedicated servicemembers and their families make significant sacrifices to protect our freedoms, both at h... Read More »

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