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  • Wenstrup Bill to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free Reported Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee unanimously reported H.R. 1662 out of committee. This legislation was introduced by Congressman Wenstrup, Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee, and would prohibit smoking in any Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility. “Ensuring those who have served receive the best possible care is a national priority – and that starts with making sure our veterans receive the same considerations and treatment in the V... Read more

  • Wenstrup Introduces Bill to Increase Education Opportunities for Reservists and Guardsmen
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), who serves as Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, introduced The Guard and Reservists Education Improvement Act (H.R. 2257). This legislation would provide greater accessibility to G.I. Bill educational benefits for servicemembers. Specifically, the bill states that eligibility for servicemembers who serve at least 90 days but less than 6 months of active duty would increase from 40% to 50% benefit payable. It would also increase the... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act, (H.R. 1628), which is scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives today: "Thoughtful negotiations have produced a stronger, better bill to begin the extremely challenging process of unwinding Obamacare and addressing the healthcare needs of all Americans. Many voices have been heard and important adjustments made over the past few weeks. As the bill stands now, I support it as a significa... Read more

  • Wenstrup Recognized by American Conservative Union For Excellent Conservative Record
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was awarded the 2016 American Conservative Union (ACU) Award for Conservative Achievement in recognition of his strong voting record and commitment to championing conservative values during the 114th Congress. The ACU bestows this award upon Members of Congress who have shown unwavering dedication to America's core founding principles and a consistent record of protecting and upholding the Constitution. “One of the reasons I decided to leave m... Read more

  • 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