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  • 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 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

  • A Better Way to Reduce Poverty in Highland County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: A Better Way, Jobs/Economy

    HILLSBORO, OH – U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) met this week with the Highland County Community Action Organization (HCCAO), to discuss the Rural Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive (IMPACT) program HCCAO has been participating in since September 2015. Through this program and the updated technical assistance it provides, HCCAO has been able to streamline its services and bring together public and private resources in an effort to give families in poverty the helping ... Read more

  • Wenstrup participates in business roundtable
    Posted in In The News on August 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    Rep. Brad Wenstrup spent some time at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 3 to hear from local businessmen and women about their concerns. It’s beneficial for Wenstrup to hear from “the people that are in the trenches,” he said. “The things that come out of Washington affect people’s businesses, affect their lives, affect their employees and so it’s good to get their input on what they think is positive, what they think is negative, what’s helping them and what’s hurting them,” Wenstrup sai... Read more

  • Congressman Wenstrup visits OCI
    Posted in In The News on August 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    On Friday, U.S. Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-2nd District-OH) paid a visit to OCI (Oak Chips, Inc.) in Waverly to tour the facility and meet with the owners. Started in Pike County by Ben Nathan in 1975, the business specializes in the production of toasted oak chips and alternatives and serves customers around the globe. “What we do is we make barrel staves for whiskey and wine barrels,” explained Todd Nathan, OCI president, in an interview with the News Watchman prior to the Congressman’s arri... Read more

  • Rep. Wenstrup visits Corvac Composites in Greenfield
    Posted in In The News on July 31, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    Second District Rep. Brad Wenstrup visited Corvac Composites in Greenfield on Thursday, July 28. The manufacturing plant celebrated its official grand opening on June 16. “The Corvac Composites manufacturing plant will bring almost 200 jobs to Greenfield and the surrounding area, providing important economic opportunities to our community," Rep. Wenstrup said. "I thank Jobs Ohio, the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG), Highland County Economic Development, and Greenfield official... Read more

  • Wenstrup says attitude change needed
    Posted in In The News on May 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    The backdrop couldn't have been more perfect for 2nd District U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup to talk about small business. Making a visit to Schlegel's in downtown Chillicothe Friday, Wenstrup spoke with owner Liz Corzine and Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce CEO Randy Davies on the chamber's new Facebook Live feature while standing in front of an entire wall filled with locally produced items that included Two Roasting Joes coffee, Ben's Mustard and Buff Lo Dip. The visit was tied to Small Business... Read more

  • Wenstrup talks regulation changes to help businesses grow
    Posted in In The News on March 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    The Bethel Business Association held their annual luncheon on March 7 to celebrate the previous year and kickoff the rest of 2016 for small businesses in Clermont County. The featured speaker was Congressmen Brad Wenstrup from Ohio’s Second District. Wenstrup himself had been a business while operating his podiatric office before being elected to serve in Congress. Wenstrup said speaking to the crowd of small business owners is “preaching to the choir” about the struggles with regulations put on... Read more

  • Wenstrup Hosting Veterans Employment Events
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy, Veterans

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup is hosting a Veterans’ Job Fair and Congressional Field Hearing on Friday, February 19th, at the Anderson Township Center. The Congressional Field Hearing, Best Practices in Veteran Hiring, will begin at 10:00 am and hear from regional employers with successful hiring programs and veteran hiring specialists. Wenstrup will be joined by Congressional colleagues, including area Congressmen Steve Chabot and Luke Messer. The Veterans’ Job Fair immediately follows the hearing... Read more