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

  • A Better Way to Fight Poverty
    Posted in Blog on July 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: A Better Way

    You don’t have to look very far, from any spot in America, to see what poverty looks like. For many in poverty, another way of life is something on TV and seemingly not obtainable. In his 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty in America.” While well-intended, census data shows that 52 years and trillions of dollars later, the official poverty rate in 2014 (14.8%) was no better than it was in 1966 (14.7%). Should we keep doing the s... Read more