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U.S. Rep Gonzalez pushes for battlefield cross protections

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U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Rocky River, is working to keep a promise he made to a constituent before he took office. Gonzalez has put forth the Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act, a law that would prohibit the Department of Veterans Affairs from removing memorials from national cemeteries. “It’s the first bill that I admitted myself. I’m excited about it,” said Gonzales, whose 16th D... Read more »

U.S. Route 30 expansion gets $18 million boost

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The long-dormant project to extend the U.S. Route 30 expressway in Stark County is showing signs of life. The U.S. Department of Transportation this week approved an $18 million grant to help fund extending three miles of the multi-lane highway from Trump Avenue SE in Canton to state Route 44 near East Canton, Stark County Commissioner Richard Regula said. “I can’t believe it. We did it,” said Reg... Read more »

VA, other organizations help military veterans connect with benefits and services

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With Veterans Day this coming Monday, the VA and other organizations spent Thursday morning and afternoon trying to get Northeast Ohio veterans connected to the benefits and services for which they’re eligible. ... U.S Representative Anthony Gonzalez, who serves Ohio’s 16th District, attended Thursday’s fair and said that taking care of veterans is one of his office’s biggest priorities. “As a mem... Read more »

Libra’s regulatory hurdles appear taller after House hearing

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided only a few additional details about the company’s proposed cryptocurrency to a House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 that generally didn’t like what it heard. Zuckerberg said Facebook wouldn’t proceed with the proposed Libra until it had satisfied regulators’ concerns. That pledge and the harsh criticism from lawmakers on both sides the aisle appears t... Read more »

Family honored by bill to rename North Canton post office

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The city’s post office could become the first in the state to be named after a woman veteran. U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Rocky River who represents the 16th Congressional District that includes parts of Stark County, introduced a bill this week to name the newly constructed post office after U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Stacy ”’Annie” Dryden. “Reopening North Canton’s post office was a long-fought ba... Read more »

Congressman to propose federal legislation for paying college athletes

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U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a former Ohio State football standout, is planning to propose a new national law to give college athletes the opportunity to make endorsement money. Gonzalez, a Republican from Ohio, said he believes the federal government needs to act quickly to avoid potential problems. ... He said he wants to create legislation that gives athletes the chance to make money while also ... Read more »

Gonzalez secures $5 million grant for Wayne County Airport

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) announced a total of $5,030,110 in new grant funding awarded to Wayne County Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation under their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The grant money is designated for use to design and construct a full-length parallel taxiway at Wayne County Airport this fiscal year. “I... Read more »

Wayne County Airport secures $5 million grant for new taxiway

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Planes flying into the Wayne County Airport next year should expect a much smoother ride after they land. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the county airport more than $5 million in grant funding under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP), U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez announced Wednesday. The grant money will go toward designing and constructing a ... Read more »

U.S. House Passes Bill Requiring Study Of Blockchain Technology

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Last Thursday the "Advancing Innovation To Assist Law Enforcement Act" passed in the House of Representatives. The bill requires the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to conduct a study on the use of blockchain, AI, and other technologies by the agency and provide a report to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee. The Senate received the bill from the ... Read more »

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