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  • Wenstrup Applauds Energy Secretary Perry’s Announcement to Visit Piketon in July
    Posted in In The News on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), released the following statement in response to Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s announcement that he will visit the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant and former American Centrifuge Project facility in Piketon on July 31st: “The people of southern Ohio have made great sacrifices to support the DOE’s mission of maintaining our nuclear deterrent and the infrastructure that supports it – and they continue to make those sacrifices today through ... Read more

  • POLITICO Pro Q&A: Rep. Brad Wenstrup
    Posted in In The News on December 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Brad Wenstrup is just wrapping up his second term in the House, but he's quickly emerged as one of the chief critics of the Obama administration's push to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. For the Republican congressman from Ohio whowas posted with the Army at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq following the scandal there, Guantanamo is the safest place to house detainees. It isn't vulnerable to a jailbreak-style attack, he says, and doesn't put Americans at risk. And he says the f... Read more

  • Wenstrup visits Valley View Health Center
    Posted in In The News on August 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Valley View Health Center (VVHC), 621 Broadway Street in Portsmouth, was proactive about National Health Centers Week, welcoming Congressman Brad Wenstrup and the community out for an open house event held at the Center on Friday. VVHC in Portsmouth, is a state of the art medical facility, which provides a myriad of services. The services are available to all, leaving no one behind, including most private insurance plans, Medicaid, and self-pays. No one is turned away. All are welcome. Cindy Bal... 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

  • Wenstrup visits Mt. Orab
    Posted in In The News on August 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: A Better Way

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup was in Mt. Orab on Friday, August 5 to talk with constituents. He visited the Country Inn Restaurant to hear what was on the minds of voters and also sat for an exclusive interview with the News Democrat. “I’m hearing from people who are concerned about our country and are concerned about what will happen after the election,” Wenstrup said. When asked about the recent troubles that GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump has had on the campaign trail, Wenstrup said, “Wh... 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

  • Wenstrup tours CASC, talks to clients
    Posted in In The News on August 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    The names of the Community Alternative Sentencing Center clients mentioned in this story have been altered to protect their identities. Clients of the Community Alternative Sentencing Center delivered rave reviews about the program to Rep. Brad Wenstrup when he toured the facility on July 27. “As far as this program goes, I believe you’re saving lives,” John Smith, CASC client said. CASC, which opened in August 2013 and is currently operated by Clermont Recovery Center, provides an alternative f... Read more

  • Church 180 hosts Junior Deputy Boot Camp
    Posted in In The News on August 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Volunteers inspiring kids to be all they can be – United States Congressman Brad Wenstrup was on hand Thursday, July 28 for the kick off of Junior Deputy Boot Camp at Church 180 in Seaman. “This is a wonderful program,” Wenstrup said. “I really applaud people at the local level like Sheriff Kimmy Rogers and the churches who are working to make sure kids are getting the right message and using their time wisely while they’re out of school.” More than 70 young people joined Wenstrup and Sheriff Ro... 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

  • Report: 22 percent reduction in vet homelessness in county
    Posted in In The News on July 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    A reduction in veteran homelessness is among the key findings in the first progress report on veterans' issues, concerns and recommendations. The report, released by the Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (TVCA), built upon the 2014 report by the Easter Seals Tristate, covers veterans' housing, education and employment opportunities to better track the last two years of progress made in the community, a press release said. In the last two years in Hamilton County, veterans experiencing homeles... Read more