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  • Bipartisan Ohio Delegation Honors Stivers for Promotion to Brigadier General
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of members from the Ohio Congressional Delegation gathered on the House Floor to honor Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) for his promotion to Brigadier General in the Ohio National Guard. Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was also recognized for his recent promotion to Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Speaking on the House Floor were Representatives Pat Tiberi (OH-12), Bob Latta (OH-05), Bill Johnson (OH-06), Joyce Beatty (OH-03), and Brad... Read more

  • Wenstrup Conducts Ongoing District Healthcare Tour and Listening Sessions
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – During the April District Work Period, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) sat down with various healthcare professionals and toured multiple hospitals, health centers, and medical care facilities across Ohio’s Second District as part of his ongoing district healthcare tours and listening sessions. Included in these visits were Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital in Anderson Township, Atricure in Mason, HealthSouth in Norwood, and Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. Congr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Joins Local Restaurant Owners for Roundtable Discussion
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    Cincinnati, OH – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) participated in a roundtable listening session with local restaurant owners at White Castle, hosted by the Ohio Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association. Ohio’s 2nd District is home to 1,271 eating and drinking establishments, employing more than 24,600 people throughout the district. “Our local businesses are the heart of our community,” said Congressman Wenstrup. “These roundtables foster discussion and allow me the oppor... Read more

  • Wenstrup Holds Small Business Roundtable in Clermont County
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) held a small business roundtable, facilitated by the Clermont Chamber of Commerce, to hear from local employers about the impact federal regulations have on their companies’ ability to compete and create jobs. Among those present at the roundtable were Jeff Baumgarth, The Myers Y. Cooper Company; Sam Cooper, The Myers Y. Cooper Company; Ed Humphrey, Clermont County Commissioner; David Painter, Clermont County Board of Commissioners; Lisa Jacks... Read more

  • Wenstrup Recognized as Community Health Advocate
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was awarded the 2017 Distinguished Community Health Advocate Award by the National Association of Community Health Centers. Wenstrup received this award in recognition of his dedicated work to empower and support the efforts of community health centers during the second session of the 114th Congress. Congressman Brad Wenstrup pictured with Pat Hays, past HealthSource of Ohio Board Member. “We are pleased to honor Congressman Wenstrup for his c... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on U.S. Military Strikes in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) released the following statement on the U.S. military strikes in Syria: “The Assad regime’s repeated use of chemical weapons is unacceptable. The targeted strikes ordered by the President, in consultation with Congressional leaders, was an appropriate and just response to the most recent atrocities. While Congressional engagement over long-term strategic objectives in the region must continue, I support the President’s decisive actions to tangibly weaken t... Read more

  • Wenstrup, Ruiz Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Restore Doctor-Patient Relationship
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA) introduced The Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act. This legislation is designed to give providers increased autonomy in determining the care that is best for their patients. Currently, when a physician prescribes a particular drug treatment for a patient, the patient’s insurance company may require them to try a less expensive treatment, or series of treatments, first, before they can have access to the dr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Introduces Legislation to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee Chairman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced H.R. 1662 to prohibit smoking in any Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility. Under this legislation, smoking would be banned inside VHA facilities immediately and outside VHA facilities within five years. “Exposure to secondhand smoke puts veteran patients at unnecessary risk. This common sense reform mitigates that risk by requiring VHA facilities to become 100% smoke-free with... Read more

  • Wenstrup Honored with U.S. Chamber ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ Award For Pro-Jobs, Pro-Growth Record
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual ‘Spirit of Enterprise’ Award in recognition of his support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies during the second session of the 114th Congress. Congressman Wenstrup pictured with Suzanne Clark, Senior Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce “The best solution to poverty is a job. Having a job gives us purpose, opportunities, and a reason to wake up in the morning and feel like we ad... Read more

  • Wenstrup Bill to Streamline VA Hiring Processes Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1367, which was introduced by Congressman Brad Wenstrup, who serves as Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee. H.R. 1367, which streamlines and updates Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) hiring processes, passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 412 to 0. “The men and women who sacrifice so much to serve this country deserve the best care that our nation has to offer. That is why the House of Representat... Read more