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Gonzalez bill to address Tuscarawas River flooding passes House in 2020 Water Resources Development Act

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Legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez to address flooding along the Tuscarawas River passed the U.S. House of Representatives today as part of the 2020 Water Resources Development Act. The bill, known as the Tuscarawas River Flooding Study Act, authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a comprehensive feasibility study on the Tuscarawas River watershed to address... Read more »

Gonzalez amendments to curb Chinese Communist Party influence included in House-passed NDAA

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Three amendments introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) to push back on the growing global influence of the Chinese Communist Party were included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today. “The Chinese Communist Party represents one of the greatest existential threats facing our nation today. Beyond their human righ... Read more »

Gonzalez amendment to curb trafficking included in House National Defense Authorization Act

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Legislation originally introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez and U.S. Congressman Ben McAdams as H.R. 7592, the Stopping Trafficking, Illicit Flows, Laundering and Exploitation (STIFLE) Act was included in the U.S. House of Representatives National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 (NDAA) today. The full passage of the House NDAA is expected tomorrow. The Gonzalez amendment works to comb... Read more »

Gonzalez introduces bill to curb spread of COVID-19 through voluntary isolation at Hotels

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Today, U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Tim Ryan (D-OH), Dave Joyce (R-OH), Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX), and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) partnered to introduce the Isolate COVID-19 Act. This legislation will establish a federal program where states can receive funding to lease hotel properties for the purpose of temporarily housing individuals with COVID-19 who lack the ability to isolate or q... Read more »

Reps. Anthony Gonzalez and Donna Shalala introduce bipartisan bill to limit Chinese government influence in higher education

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Today, Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL) introduced the Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States Act (CONFUCIUS Act), bipartisan legislation to address concerns about the Chinese government’s influence on college campuses. Specifically, the bill would seek to limit the influence of Confucius Institutes – cultural and l... Read more »

U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez launches 2020 Congressional App Challenge in OH-16

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R- Rocky River) officially launched the 2020 Congressional App Challenge in Ohio’s 16th District. The Congressional App Challenge is hosted through the U.S. House of Representatives and provides students across the country an opportunity to compete with their peers as they learn to code and gain hands on experience in computer science. “Innovation and technolog... Read more »

Rep. Gonzalez’s END Child Exploitation Act passes Senate Judiciary Committee

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R-OH) END Child Exploitation Act passed the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today. The legislation takes steps to address policy flaws in the fight against online child exploitation by extending the period of time that technology companies are required to preserve information about child sexual abuse images they report to the National Center for Missing and Exp... Read more »

Congressmen Gonzalez, Johnson urge funding support for children’s hospitals

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) and Bill Johnson (OH-6) sent a letter alongside 89 of their colleagues today urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to direct additional funds for children’s hospitals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic began in March, children’s hospitals have played an essential role in fighting COVID-19 by providing testing serv... Read more »

Preeminent Universities and Leading Tech Companies Announce Support for Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Develop National AI Research Cloud

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Today, several leading research universities engaged in artificial intelligence (AI) research, technology companies deploying AI technologies, and others announced support for the bipartisan and bicameral National AI Research Resource Task Force Act, which establishes a task force to develop a roadmap for a national AI research cloud. The National AI Research Resource Task Force Act was introduced... Read more »

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to support U.S. research community during pandemic

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While coronavirus-related research is now in overdrive, most other research has been slowed down or stopped altogether due to pandemic-induced closures of campuses and laboratories. Now, tens of thousands of graduate students, postdocs, principal investigators and other technical support staff are at risk of losing their employment and their work without federal relief. Additionally, with this res... Read more »

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