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Gonzalez suicide prevention bill passes committee

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez’s (R-OH) bill to combat rising suicide rates across the nation passed the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Thursday with unanimous support. The bill, introduced alongside Congressman Ben McAdams (D-UT) in October, directs the National Science Foundation to fund research on the science of suicide with the goal of increasin... Read more »

Representatives Gonzalez (R-OH), Ryan (D-OH), Underwood (D-IL) and Stivers (R-OH) Introduce Legislation to Combat Infant Mortality

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Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Lauren Underwood (D-IL), and Steve Stivers (R-OH) introduced bipartisan legislation to combat infant mortality by investing in the Healthy Start for Infants Program. The Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R. 4801) reauthorizes appropriations for this program for five years at $135 million. For every 1,000 live births in the United... Read more »

Gonzalez addresses rising suicide rate in new bill to boost research, identify causes

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Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Ben McAdams (D-UT), introduced the Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act today in a move to take action against rising suicide rates in the United States, including among the veteran community. The measure directs the National Science Foundation to fund competitive research grants across a range of disciplines and in early career research with the goal o... Read more »

Gonzalez joins bipartisan colleagues in calling on leadership to put aside partisanship on healthcare

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U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) today joined Reps. Jared Golden (D-ME), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and John Katko (R-NY) in sending a letter to Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader Hoyer, Whip Clyburn and Whip Scalise outlining their serious concerns with today’s missed opportunity to pass legislation that could have addressed the rising costs of prescription dru... Read more »

Democrats turn down Joyce-Gonzalez amendment, refuse to address pre-existing conditions in bill claiming to do just that

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WASHINGTON – On Tuesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules blocked an amendment offered by Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) and Dave Joyce (OH-14) to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions, refusing to let it be voted on by the entire House as part of H.R. 986. The Joyce-Gonzalez amendment would have protected individuals with preexisting conditions if Ob... Read more »

Rep. Gonzalez Already Frustrated by Workflow in Congress

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He was number 11 on a team of 11 for the Ohio State University before heading to the NFL. But now Anthony Gonzalez is Congressman Gonzalez (R-16), and part of a team of 100 other freshmen representatives and 435 total U.S. House members. ... “You know, honestly, I don’t think there were a ton of surprises,” he said. “I had a pretty low opinion of Congress before I got here and it’s measured up pre... Read more »

Applause for U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’s attempt to craft a health care plan for American citizens: Letter to the Editor

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Regarding U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’s April 12 column, “Nonbinding resolutions are a waste": Thanks to Rep. Gonzalez for his focus on a health care plan for American citizens. As of now, we are taking care of all the noncitizens coming into the United States. Where would the government get the money to cover all people? It’s a pleasure to know that someone is working on important business. Eleano... Read more »

A “Sense of the House” isn’t enough, especially on health care. That’s why I’m writing my own health care reform plan: Anthony Gonzalez (Opinion)

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Once again last week, the U.S. House of Representatives was asked to vote on a non-binding “Sense of the House” – a resolution that, regardless of passage, makes zero change to our laws and reflects no attempt to solve problems for the American people. I did not come to Washington to have a glorified food fight with my Democratic colleagues or poke the president in the eye. I came to work on real ... Read more »

House Democrats make habit of voting on legislation that doesn’t change any laws

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House Democrats are forming a nonbinding habit. For four legislative weeks in a row, the new majority has held votes on resolutions that do not carry the force of law and are designed simply to send a message. A Roll Call analysis found that roughly one out of every five votes the House has taken this year while the government has been open have been on nonbinding measures. The latest such vote ca... Read more »

Rep. Gonzalez statement on voting “present” on Democrat’s resolution against the Department of Justice’s Affordable Care Act filing

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Today, U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) voted “present” on the Democrat’s non-binding messaging resolution condemning the Department of Justice’s legal filing supporting the complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act. After a number of similar messaging resolutions and more to come, all of which have no effect on existing laws but merely express a “sense of Congress,” Rep... Read more »

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