(Washington, D.C.) - In Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on December 15th, he stated that: "greater scope for market forces to determine the value of the RMB would also reduce an important distortion in the Chinese economy, namely, the effective subsidy that an undervalued currency provides for Chinese firms..."
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Niles) received his top pick for a new committee assignment today when the House Democratic Steering Committee elected Ryan to serve on the exclusive House Appropriations Committee. The Appropriations Committee has jurisdiction over approximately $873 billion in federal spending for FY 2007.
(Washington, D.C.) - The House of Representatives passed a resolution introduced by Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) Thursday evening which expresses support for an Irish-American Heritage Month.
(Washington, D.C.) - Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) announced today that Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has appointed him to the House Democratic Steering Committee, the body responsible for selecting committee assignments for the 110th Congress. Pelosi called Ryan Tuesday night to inform him that she was personally appointing him to fill one of the select few leadership slots on that committee.
Congressman Tim Ryan Scheduled to Chair Labor/HHS Subcommittee of Appropriations TOMORROW 3/14/2007
State of Ohio Says Youngstown Business Incubator is Tops in Every Category Measured
(Washington, D.C.) - On Friday, Congress passed a bill introduced by Congressman Tim Ryan to name the Federal Building and Courthouse in Akron after former Akron-area Congressman John Seiberling. The bill now heads to the President where he is expected to sign it this week.