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  • Wenstrup Discusses National Security Issues, America’s Role in the World at the Atlantic Council
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) joined the Atlantic Council for a wide-ranging discussion about Congress’s role in shaping how the United States addresses emerging global threats and approaches its leadership role on the international stage. Joining him for the bipartisan panel discussion was Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA). The panel was moderated by the Washington Post’s Global Opinions Editor, Karen Attiah. A full video recording of the event is available, here. Key e... Read more

  • Wenstrup Leads Bipartisan Letter to Energy Secretary Perry Urging Visit to Piketon, OH
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), who serves as a member of the Congressional Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, today led in sending a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, supporting his commitment to visit the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio. The letter was also signed by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Congressman Steve Chabot (OH-01), Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13), Congressman Michael Turner (OH-03), Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-06), Congressman ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Testifies to Military Readiness Crisis, Need for Robust Defense Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) joined the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee to testify in support of a robust defense budget for Fiscal Year 2018 that addresses the U.S. military’s urgent readiness crisis, modernizes our force to ensure future national security, and prepares the men and women of our Armed Forces to complete their missions and come home safely. “As an Army reservist, Congressman Wenstrup has a valuable perspective on military readiness,” said Ho... Read more

  • Wenstrup Reintroduces VA Provider Equity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, introduced the bipartisan VA Provider Equity Act, (H.R. 1058). This legislation aims to improve access to care for millions of veterans by increasing pay and leadership opportunities for podiatrists at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). It would fix long-standing disparities between VA podiatrists and other specialty care physicians – and help provide equi... Read more

  • Wenstrup Introduces Bill to Address VA’s Recruitment and Retention Challenges
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee Chairman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced H.R. 1367, to enhance employee recruitment and retainment strategies at Veterans’ Affairs (VA) medical centers. “Ultimately, the people who suffer the most from bureaucratic hiring inefficiencies at VA hospitals are the veterans they are here to serve,” said Chairman Wenstrup. “When attracting highly-qualified candidates is a challenge for Veterans’ Affairs hospitals, access to care, qua... Read more

  • Wenstrup Joins Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) has joined the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism in the 115th Congress. The Taskforce will serve as a high-level bipartisan forum to denounce anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. and around the world, evaluate current law enforcement efforts, and highlight best practices to address the problem. The Taskforce will also provide a legislative platform to promote Holocaust remembrance and make recommendations on education to combat anti... Read more

  • Wenstrup, Davis Introduce Bipartisan Bill on Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH) and Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) introduced The CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act (H.R. 1298). This legislation would provide Medicare coverage for seniors who choose to be screened with a virtual colonoscopy (CT colonography, or CTC), and would remove a financial barrier to care now widely covered by private insurance. “Early screening for colorectal cancer saves lives,” said Dr. Wenstrup. “Unfortunately, too many Amer... Read more

  • Wenstrup’s Statement on President Trump’s Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress: “In November, the collective voice of the American people reverberated across the country and shook Washington to its core. Americans want jobs, not new programs. They want progress, not more promises. They want access to healthcare, not just access to insurance. Hardworking taxpayers want our country to be rebuilt – not on their ba... Read more

  • Wenstrup Selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) announced the leadership for the House Armed Services Committee for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), as Vice Chairman of the Military Personnel Subcommittee. The Military Personnel Subcommittee is responsible for military personnel policy, reserve component integration and employment issues, military health care, military education, and POW/MIA issues. This subcommittee... Read more

  • Wenstrup Awarded Veterans and Education Lifetime Leadership Award
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was awarded the National Association of State Approving Agencies (NASAA) Lifetime Leadership Award. Wenstrup received this award in recognition of his lifetime of public service and tireless advocacy on behalf of America’s veterans. “The NASAA Lifetime Leadership Award is the highest award presented by the National Association of State Approving Agencies to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and personal sacrifice ... Read more