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  • This weekend (in photos)
    Posted in Blog on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Friend, Jobs + economic growth and fighting the opioid epidemic. These were the major topics of the weekend for my meetings, visits, roundtables, and conversations with law enforcement officers, healthcare providers, and business owners in Chillicothe, Manchester, and Georgetown, Ohio. Take a look: Adena Regional Medical Center. I sat down with Jeff Graham, the new CEO of Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. We discussed how we can continue to work toward better serving our rural commun... Read more

  • Passed: Strengthening Families, Moving from Welfare to Work
    Posted in Blog on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Friend, No amount of government involvement can replace the greatest drivers of American life and prosperity: our families, friends, neighbors, and communities. Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed six bills that help put family decision-making and communities - not the federal government - at the center of the foster care system, and begin to help more Americans move from welfare to work. Here's a quick breakdown of the bills that passed, with my support: What we passed: Modernizing t... Read more

  • Action alert: revitalizing main street
    Posted in Blog on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Friend, Wanted to provide you with a quick update on a bill that will be voted on in the House of Representatives this afternoon. The Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10) was created to 1) revitalize Main Street and 2) reform Wall Street. Here’s a quick breakdown of what it does, and how it will provide regulatory and financial relief to Americans: How we got here: In the aftermath of the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis and the resulting Great Recession, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Pr... Read more

  • Wenstrup Joins Local Restaurant Owners for Roundtable Discussion
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the 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 & the 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 & the 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 & 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 participates in business roundtable
    Posted in In The News on August 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the 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 & the 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 & the 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