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Congressman Gonzalez introduces bill to reshape health savings programs, put health care in the hands of families

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) has introduced the Family First Medisave Empowerment Act to offer a personal medical savings – or Medisave – account to every American and their family. The bill would re-center America’s health care system around individuals and families and help more American families to save and pay for their care tax-free. “Too many Americans are struggling to ... Read more »

Ohio Congressmen team up to request White House provide rapid COVID-19 tests for state

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Mike Turner (OH-10), Bob Latta (OH-5), Dave Joyce (OH-14), Steve Stivers (OH-15), and Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) are requesting the Trump Administration provide at least 5 million rapid COVID-19 tests to the state of Ohio to help reopen schools, test high-risk Ohioans, and strengthen the state’s economic recovery. In a letter addressed to President Trump, the c... 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 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 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 »

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 »

Reopening schools this fall should be top priority in COVID-19 response: Anthony Gonzalez

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Long before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our state, parents across Ohio were doing everything imaginable to juggle their jobs with family life. It is no secret the weight of the pandemic has made these responsibilities more difficult. With school and day care closures, working U.S. parents are now taking on an estimated additional 29 hours of household chores and child care per week as they try ... Read more »

Embrace your inner data scientist for a path forward on COVID-19

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Every American’s heart breaks for the families and friends who have lost loved ones due to COVID-19 in recent months. The collective pain that we have felt as a country is truly unprecedented in our lifetimes and we must do all we can to rebuild our country while working to escape the tragic realities of this pandemic. While the flatten the curve strategy was appropriate for a period of time, in m... 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 »



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