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Gonzalez and Fletcher lead bipartisan letter calling for restoring the deductibility of forgiven PPP loans to help small businesses

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R – Rocky River) along with Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX), and over 50 bipartisan freshman colleagues sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Monday supporting restoring the tax deductibility of forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans for small businesses. “When we passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,... Read more »

Gonzalez secures over $2 million for Keep Ohio Moving project in Wayne, Stark counties

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) today announced a $2,226,315 grant has been awarded from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund the Keep Ohio Moving project and improve safety, connectivity and economic development along Ohio’s railroads. Specifically, the grant will serve to rehabilitate and invest in the RJ Corman line in Wayne, Stark, Allen and Mercer Counties. "My office h... 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 »

Congressman Gonzalez introduces bipartisan bill to address problem in PPP loan program

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U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Dave Joyce (R-OH), Darin LaHood (R-IL), Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) introduced a new bill on Tuesday to help small businesses, especially ones that are unable to fully reopen in the coming weeks, utilize Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans without sacrificing loan forgiveness. The Promoting Flexibility for Small Business Owner... Read more »

Congressman Gonzalez named member of President’s Task Force on Reopening the Economy

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) released the following statement upon his appointment, at the direction of President Trump, to the President’s Task Force on Reopening the Economy: "Americans have come together across the country to stop the spread of COVID-19, and our efforts are paying off. As we continue to make progress in lowering the curve and look towards recovery, it is im... Read more »

Congressman Gonzalez launches new email for constituents seeking federal assistance related to COVID-19

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Today, U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) launched a new email address for constituents seeking assistance with the federal government on issues related specifically to the COVID-19 pandemic. The email address,, will enable staff to more quickly respond to constituent services requests related to evolving federal government international travel restri... Read more »

Congressman Gonzalez calls for swift and decisive federal action across all branches of government to slow coronavirus outbreak

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Today, U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) set forth the following outline of the steps the federal government should take to prevent the drastic spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. “The coronavirus outbreak is developing swiftly in the United States, and as we saw with Italy, when dramatic steps are not taken early to slow the spread of novel coronavirus... Read more »

Congressman Gonzalez cheers vote on USMCA trade deal

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) voted in favor of the long-awaited United States – Canada – Mexico trade agreement on Thursday after advocating for the agreement both publicly and among his colleagues since being sworn in to office. “Today is a great day for the Northeast Ohio economy. Passing the USMCA trade deal is a major success for Northeast Ohio and communities like ours ac... 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 »

Gonzalez secures $18 million for U.S. Route 30 Expansion Project

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Efforts led by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) and the Stark County community to obtain funding for the U.S. Route 30 Regional Transportation Improvement Project came to a head Wednesday evening with the U.S. Department of Transportation announcing an $18 million grant to complete a critical segment of the project around Canton. Gonzalez has championed the U.S. Route 30 expansion project... Read more »



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