Monday Jul 21
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio reflects GOP split on future of Export-Import Bank
The latest skirmish in the protracted power struggle in the Republican Party is being waged over a little-known federal agency created to help U.S. companies sell products abroad.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Debate Over Internet Tax In Ohio Focuses On Fairness
A bill that would allow states to collect internet taxes from businesses that don't have a physical location in that state united both Republican senator Rob Portman and Democratic senator Sherrod Brown in support last year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Incumbent Ohio congressmen have big fundraising edge
Ohio is hardly one of the top states in the country for competitive congressional races this year, but that hasn't stopped Ohio lawmakers from amassing millions for their campaign coffers in the lead-up to the November elections.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown backs sunscreen bill to speed up FDA review of new ingredients
While it's unlikely that new, more effective sunscreens will be available on shelves in the United States before the end of summer, members of Congress hope that a bipartisan effort gaining traction will put the Food and Drug Administration on notice about the need for better tools to help protect against skin cancer .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
View from the Hill: Israeli-Palestinian Talks Very Unlikely
Many in Congress have little confidence that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will return to the negotiating table anytime soon.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Wounded Warrior fellowship position available
The position will be located in one of Stivers' three district congressional offices.
U.S. House Bill Congratulates American Motorcyclist Association on 90th Anniversary
The American Motorcyclist Association has been congratulated and commended on its 90th anniversary by a bi-partisan bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, which recognizes the organization as being the nation's premier advocate for motorcyclists and the motorcycle lifestyle.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Lawmakers tour Chillicothe VA for front-line view
Brad Wenstrup and Steve Stivers have strong opinions on how to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs' delays in medical care, but they're also interested in hearing what providers on the front line have to say.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Push to close Export-Import Bank puts Hensarling at odds with fellow Republicans
Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Dallas is leading a campaign that could put the Export-Import Bank of the United States out of business after 80 years of strong, bipartisan support.
The Columbus Dispatch
Businesses say Ex-Im Bank is vital tool
Without the help of an obscure federal agency that supports exports, Joao Simoes figures his company could very well end up out of business.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Bill tying FDA review timelines to EU approvals questioned
A regulatory expert has warned of the " unintended consequences " of that would require the US Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing drug candidates within 90 days of their approval in the EU.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
For every winner Export-Import Bank creates, there is also a loser
Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "Oversight and Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States" on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 28, 2014.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
For every winner Export-Import Bank creates, there's also a loser
This summer and fall, we'll see a serious debate over an 80-year-old federal agency called the Export-Import Bank .
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Times of Israel
GOP congressmen to Abbas: You are responsible for Hamas
In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Scalise taps McHenry as chief deputy whip
McHenry, a North Carolina Republican, was elected in 2004. He was a key player in Scalise's successful attempt to defeat Rep. Peter Roskam for the majority whip post.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Ohio congressman staffer quits after porn star ex tweets picture of his penis
A senior aide to U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers resigned yesterday just before Politico.com reported that a former porn actress he dated had tweeted a photo of his penis to the Upper Arlington congressman's Twitter account.
The Plain Dealer
Ohio families seek action on adoptions from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kate Milliman of Columbus and Brenda and Randy Webb of Wooster rest on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol between meeting with Congress members to discuss their stalled efforts to adopt children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo WASHINGTON, D. C. - Carrying signs with photos of children they plan to adopt from the Democratic Republic of the ... (more)
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Tue Jun 24, 2014
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