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ICYMI: Problem Solvers Caucus endorses JOBS Act

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In case you missed it, the Problem Solvers Caucus has officially endorsed the JOBS Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA) in June of this year. The support of the 48-member bipartisan caucus highlights the strong bipartisan support for this pro-jobs legislation. “In backing this initiative, the bipartisan Problem Solver... 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 »

JOBS Act expanding Pell Grants would capitalize on NE Ohio’s economic promise: Anthony Gonzalez

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With our children back in school and fall sports ramping up all across the state, the promise of new beginnings is in the air. Our community and our nation are surrounded by innovative advances in technology that are reshaping the way we build, grow, operate and access the world around us. As my tours of our community confirm, some of the most powerful innovations in aeronautics, medical research,... Read more »

Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage in America

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America is facing an unprecedented skilled labor shortage. According to the Department of Labor, the US economy had 7.6 million unfilled jobs, but only 6.5 million people were looking for work as of January 2019 and it is more apparent than ever that our country is suffering because of it. ... Aside from federal infrastructure spending, projected job growth in many building trades continues to be ... Read more »

Rep. Gonzalez introduces JOBS Act to boost financial aid for technical education

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U.S. Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives today alongside Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), Andy Levin (D-MI), John Katko (R-NY), and Steven Horsford (D-NV) to expand access to financial aid for technical education programs. H.R. 3497, the Jumpstart Our Businesses By Supporting Students (JOBS) Act expands P... Read more »

Gonzalez to Financial Services Dems: “I’ve not heard any economic case whatsoever that we shouldn’t be considering USMCA”

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U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) again called on his House colleagues to take up and pass the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), this time in a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing on promoting economic growth. Rep. Gonzalez: “I have yet to hear a single argument – not one, anywhere – from my colleagues on the other si... Read more »

The only bipartisan congressional 'millennial' group taps new leaders

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As a wave of new freshmen has entered Congress, a bipartisan group of lawmakers hopes to reduce political infighting and advance across-the-aisle agendas with the help of a record-breaking number of young legislators. The Congressional Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of millennial lawmakers, has tapped Reps. Katie Hill, Anthony Gonzalez, Lance Gooden, and Joe Neguse as its newest leaders. They t... Read more »

Gonzalez to Ways and Means Committee: USMCA will drive economy to new heights, provide unquestioned benefits to U.S. families

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U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) called on the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee to take up the United States Mexico Canada Agreement today in a member’s hearing with the committee. Rep. Gonzalez has been strongly advocating for the trade deal’s passage since a report was released by the U.S. International Trade Commission in April outlining the benefits of... Read more »

Gonzalez bill to support Ohio manufacturing passes House Science Space and Technology Committee

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The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science Space and Technology today passed key legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) alongside Research and Technology Subcommittee Chairwoman Haley Stevens (D-MI), Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Reps. Troy Balderson (R-OH), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) to strengthen the U.S. manufacturing indu... Read more »

ICYMI: Rep. Gonzalez fights for Northeast Ohio priorities in Congressional appropriations process

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In case you missed it, U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) has been fighting for Northeast Ohio priorities in the Congressional appropriations process, including funding to address the skills gap in the manufacturing industry, protect the Great Lakes and support the NASA Glenn Research Center. “Northeast Ohio has incredible potential to become a destination for young families and ... Read more »

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