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  • Wenstrup Moderates Panel at the Ohio Defense Forum
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    COLUMBUS, O.H. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) participated in the 2017 Ohio Defense Forum at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Congressman Wenstrup, a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and member of the House Armed Services Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, served as moderator for the panel on “Understanding and Increasing Military Value.” Panelists included George Schlossberg, Partner at Kutak Rock, Retired Major General Lou Ferraro, President ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s reevaluation of the Iran nuclear deal: “From the beginning, I opposed the Iran nuclear deal because its structural flaws fail to effectively dismantle the hostile regime’s current nuclear infrastructure or fully prohibit nuclear weapons research, enrichment research, miniaturization, or delivery work. Enforcing this agreement with a state sponsor of terror -- simply because i... Read more

  • Wenstrup Statement on Disaster Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the below statement following his vote on the $36.5 billion Disaster Relief Supplemental, which included a $16 billion dollar bailout provision for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP): “Providing relief for victims of natural emergencies is a critical responsibility of the federal government, and I previously voted to provide FEMA with additional funding for disaster relief and emergency assistance, as well as to the Small Business Admini... Read more

  • Wenstrup Testifies Before Energy and Commerce Committee on Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, as part of a bipartisan “Member Day” on the opioid crisis. The bipartisan Member Day allowed representatives both on and off the committee to testify about the opioid epidemic, share local and personal stories, and highlight potential legislative solutions. A full video recording is available here and key excerpts from Congressman Wenstrup’s statements are available below: On the i... Read more

  • Members Introduce Bipartisan Legislation on the Dangers of Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), along with Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD), Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA), Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Rep. James Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA), Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA), and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) introduced H. Con. Res. 80, expressing the sense of Congress that legalizing physician-assisted suicide puts the most vulnerable of our society at risk of deadly harm and undermines the ... Read more

  • Wenstrup Supports House Passage of Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) voted in favor of the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act (H.R. 3354), which passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 3354, along with the Make America Secure Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219) that the House passed earlier this year, completes the 12-bill FY 2018 appropriations package that will be sent to the Senate. “Today’s appropriations bill advances important priorities that the American people have told Washington... Read more

  • Wenstrup, Franks Statement on Charlie Gard
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) and Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) released the following statement in response to reports that Charlie Gard’s parents have withdrawn their petition seeking to bring their son to the U.S. for experimental medical treatment: “We offer Chris Gard and Connie Yates our support and prayers as they grieve this heart-wrenching outcome, after five difficult months of battling the courts for their son’s life. Charlie Gard’s brave fight inspire... Read more

  • House Passes Wenstrup Bill to Increase Access to Specialty Care Physicians at the VA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the VA Provider Equity Act (H.R. 1058). Congressman Brad Wenstrup, who serves as the Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 1058 to improve veterans’ access to specialty care physicians by enabling the VA to better recruit and retain experts in lower extremity conditions. “From lower extremity injuries related to improvised explosive devices to foot and ankle ailments caused by aging, diabete... Read more

  • Wenstrup Bills on Veterans’ Care, Education Reported out of House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Wenstrup (OH-02), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement after the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee reported 11 bills out of committee, including the VA Provider Equity Act (H.R. 1058), which Dr. Wenstrup introduced. The Committee also passed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (H.R. 3218), which includes Wenstrup’s legislation to increase access to GI Bill benefits for Reservis... Read more

  • Wenstrup Praises House Passage of the NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, Vice Chairman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ bipartisan passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018: “Providing for our national defense is not optional – it’s a constitutional command. In recent years, the U.S. military has faced years of devastating cuts, leaving us with the small... Read more