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  • Congressman Wenstrup visits North Adams Library
    Posted in In The News on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Education

    Congressman Brad Wenstrup joined a younger crowd Tuesday morning, June 28 at the North Adams Public Library for story time and lunch with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Wenstrup read “Fourth of July Fireworks” by Patrick Merrick to the children. Afterward he talked about Independence Day and the history of fireworks and what they symbolize for Americans. “Congressman Wenstrup was looking at the Food Service Program and how it’s working out for us, and how we can make it better,” said Ju... Read more

  • Records: Dirty and broken surgical tools, holes in sterile wrappers documented at Cincy VA
    Posted in In The News on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    They are problems one hopes never to find in an operating room. Problems including bone-contaminated drill bits, broken or rusty surgical instruments, holes in sterile wrappers and a needle holder that arrived with a used needle still in it. Yet these and many other events were documented hundreds of times at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, according to records obtained by the Scripps News Washington Bureau and WCPO. They're known as "quality events" and "non-conforming products... Read more

  • Connect to Congress: Brad Wenstrup on opioid epidemic, TSA, and NDAA
    Posted in In The News on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Defense and National Security

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  • Essay Competition: Sheriff believes children are the answer to drug problem
    Posted in In The News on May 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

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  • Wenstrup, U.S. House take on unintentional drug overdoses
    Posted in In The News on May 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Of the 2,500 people who died of unintentional drug overdoses in Ohio in 2014, 400 of those occurred in Ohio’s Second District, which includes portions of Scioto County. Prescription opioids were involved in nearly half of those cases. In announcing those statistics, U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup says he and the House of Representatives are stepping up efforts to combat unintentional drug overdoses. “This week, I’m proud to join fellow members in the People’s House to battle the deadly drug e... Read more

  • Wenstrup says attitude change needed
    Posted in In The News on May 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    The backdrop couldn't have been more perfect for 2nd District U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup to talk about small business. Making a visit to Schlegel's in downtown Chillicothe Friday, Wenstrup spoke with owner Liz Corzine and Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce CEO Randy Davies on the chamber's new Facebook Live feature while standing in front of an entire wall filled with locally produced items that included Two Roasting Joes coffee, Ben's Mustard and Buff Lo Dip. The visit was tied to Small Business... Read more

  • Local, state leaders react to Pike County killings
    Posted in In The News on April 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    As they reel from the news that eight people in their community were mercilessly slain, residents of an Appalachian Ohio community will need time to heal. But they will pull through and they will rally around those most in need of comfort, elected officials from the area said on Saturday. "That's just what we do," said Piketon Mayor Billy Spencer. "People will pitch in and help these folks. "I've talked to a lot of people, and they're shocked, they're torn up. This is unheard of — eight people k... Read more

  • Connect to Congress: Congressman Brad Wenstrup speaks on refugee crisis
    Posted in In The News on March 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

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  • Wenstrup talks regulation changes to help businesses grow
    Posted in In The News on March 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs/Economy

    The Bethel Business Association held their annual luncheon on March 7 to celebrate the previous year and kickoff the rest of 2016 for small businesses in Clermont County. The featured speaker was Congressmen Brad Wenstrup from Ohio’s Second District. Wenstrup himself had been a business while operating his podiatric office before being elected to serve in Congress. Wenstrup said speaking to the crowd of small business owners is “preaching to the choir” about the struggles with regulations put on... Read more

  • VA disciplines 2 officials in Cincinnati center probe
    Posted in In The News on February 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    The Department of Veterans Affairs ousted the head of its Ohio-based regional network Thursday and disciplined an official at the Cincinnati VA medical center in connection with a probe of the hospital's management and veterans' care. The agency said its findings are being referred for a possible federal criminal investigation. The VA announced in Washington that Jack Hetrick, director of the Ohio-based network that serves some 500,000 veterans including in Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan, is ret... Read more