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June 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) today joined the Congressional Black Caucus to introduce legislation addressing systemic racism in the American law enforcement and justice system. The Justice in Policing Act of 2020 would implement structural reforms to help end the cycle of disproportionate profiling and killing of people of color by police.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

Youngstown, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) issued the following statement in response to the death of Youngstown Bishop George Murry, S.J.:

June 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) today announces additional COVID-19 funding from the CARES Act to assist the cities of Youngstown and Akron in serving individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance. The City of Youngstown will receive $657,102, and the City of Akron will receive $1,828,930 in assistance. 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) today voted in support of two bipartisan bills that will improve the Payroll Protection Program: The Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act and the TRUTH Act. 

May 22, 2020 Press Release
Legislation introduced during Mental Health Awareness Month. With an increased need for mental health and substance abuse services due to the pandemic, the Coronavirus Mental Health and Addiction Assistance Act will expand these services

Washington, DC — Today, Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and John Katko (R-NY) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to establish a Coronavirus Mental Health and Addiction Assistance Network.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

Youngstown, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan today joined a bipartisan group of both House and Senate members in sending a letter to President Trump, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Pete Gaynor asking that National Guard members deployed to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic receive the benefits they deserve when they return to state

May 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13), Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Joyce Beatty (OH-3), Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), and Steve Stivers (OH-15), and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approving Ohio’s request to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Online Purchasing Pilot.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

Youngstown, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) issued the following statement today in memory of Annie Glenn:

“Annie Glenn may have been better known as the wife of former astronaut and Senator John Glenn, but in addition to being the hero behind the hero, she was also accomplished in her own right. 

May 19, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Would Extend Funding Authorization 15 Years, Increase Funding Cap By $10 Million

Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and David Joyce (R-OH-14) along with Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) have introduced legislation in the House and Senate to provide greater funding certainty to the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area by extending funding reauthorization 15 years, to 2036, and increasing the funding cap by $10 million.

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May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan today urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to immediately bring up the Heroes Act for consideration in the United States Senate. The Heroes Act, which Congressman Ryan voted in support of last week, would provide the needed stabilization funds for the nation’s families and small businesses.

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