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Gonzalez calls for reforms alongside funding following “no” vote on House USPS bill

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) today released the following statement following his “no” vote on H.R. 8015, a bill to appropriate additional emergency funding for the United States Postal Service without accountability for financial stability or needed reforms: "Over the past several weeks, the U.S. Post Office has made commitments that make it clear our postal system has what i... Read more »

Gonzalez urges return to negotiating table on COVID-19 relief package

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) is urging House leadership to immediately resume negotiations for a relief package to confront the dual public health and economic crises faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a new letter alongside 17 bipartisan members of Congress. “The American people are relying on our government to come together and lead our nation through this pandemi... Read more »

Gonzalez urges Postmaster General to work with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose to protect Ohio’s absentee votes

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) partnered with Representative Bob Latta (OH-5) and Senator Rob Portman (OH), along with Representatives Troy Balderson (OH-12), Steve Stivers (OH-15), Bob Gibbs (OH-7), Brad Wenstrup (OH-2), Steve Chabot (OH-1), Bill Johnson (OH-6), and Mike Turner (OH-10) to urge United States Postal Service Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Louis DeJoy to wo... Read more »

Gonzalez applauds federal relief funds for children’s hospitals

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) today applauded the Administration’s decision to begin distributing $1.4 billion in relief funds to children’s hospitals grappling with financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The administration’s decision follows a letter lead by Congressmen Gonzalez and Bill Johnson and signed by 89 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging t... Read more »

Gonzalez, Latta, Johnson urge clearer guidance for schools on reopening during COVID-19

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Bob Latta (OH-5), and Bill Johnson (OH-6) today urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to arm schools and families with the tools and information they need to effectively return children to the classroom this fall by conducting a review of the existing literature on transmissions of COVID-19 in children as soon as possible. In additi... Read more »

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 »

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