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Veterans Week

Friend, In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, the House of Representatives, with my strong support, just passed multiple bills to increase access to care, streamline VA services, and protect veterans from financial fraud. These bills, and the continued work of the House Committee on Veterans' Affair...

Q&A: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Friend, For the past several months, the House of Representatives has been working on a pro-growth tax relief plan to bring more jobs, bigger paychecks, and fairer taxes to American families, individuals, and employers. This will be the biggest overhaul our tax code has had since 1986! This week, th...

PASSED: Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act

Friend, The House of Representatives, with my support, just passed the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 849). This bipartisan bill repeals a federal agency called the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) that has the authority to unilaterally cut Medicare spending. Here’s a quic...

October in photos

Friend -- It has been a busy month, and I wanted to share a few highlights with you. So far we have: passed legislation to hold North Korea accountable; worked on a tax relief plan for American families; and held hearings over how to more effectively battle the opioid epidemic; just to name a few. A...

Fighting for Future Generations in OH2

“My brother unfortunately became addicted as a teenager. He is a very lucky one - at 33 years old he is still fighting every day to stay sober. These drugs have no place in our country, they are ruining our youth, our future.” “My daughter is currently in rehab for heroin addiction; she’s destroyed ...

PASSED: Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act

Friend -- This past June, our Cincinnati community and the nation mourned the loss of Otto Warmbier, who was unjustly detained, murderously mistreated, and tragically died at the hands of the North Korean regime. We can never undo the brutality Otto suffered. We cannot help the pain and heartache en...

23 Days Ago: A Personal Reflection on Las Vegas

It has been only 23 days since America woke up to news that was enough to send a nation reeling. Images of people ducking and dashing for cover flashed across every T.V. screen. Sirens blared. Twitter was on fire. Watching it, even from afar, was enough to send adrenaline snapping through our veins ...

What will future generations say?

It all began with two boats. 242 years ago, the Continental Congress authorized 2 armed vessels to search for ships supplying the British army with weapons and ammunition during the American Revolutionary War. Once the conflict concluded, the Continental Navy was disbanded until President George Was...

FW: 153 House Republicans Support POTUS Call For Defense Budget

Friend -- Wanted to flag this for you -- I was proud to join 152 of my colleagues last week in supporting President Trump's call to restore military readiness and fully fund our national defense. We have an obligation to the men and women we send to the frontlines to ensure they have the tools, trai...