Washington, DC – Congressman Ryan today introduced two new bills aimed at bolstering U.S. manufacturing and employment. The first of these bills, The RETAIN Act, modifies the United States Code for civilian and defense contracts by adding a preference for contractors that promise to retain jobs in the United States.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan responded to the news that Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s choice for Secretary of Labor, withdrew his nomination. Puzder, the CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., has been sharply criticized for labor abuses that clearly disqualify him from the position of Secretary of Labor.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan was joined by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Steve Daines (R-MT) as well as Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL) today to introduce legislation to establish the position of U.S. Chief Manufacturing Officer in the Executive Office of the President.
Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate today confirmed Betsy DeVos to be the next Secretary of Education on a 51-50 vote. This was the first time in history that a Vice President was needed to cast a tiebreaking vote for the confirmation of a Cabinet Secretary. Every Democrat, two Independents, and two Republicans voted against her confirmation.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan responds to national report naming Ohio the number one state destination for fentanyl in the nation. Fentanyl is a deadly synthetic opioid that is 30 to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. Ohio’s total positive lab tests for fentanyl are four times higher than the next highest state, Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON, DC – At a press conference today Reps. Tim Ryan (OH-13), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Walter Jones (NC-03), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) introduced the Return to Prudent Banking Act and urge President Donald Trump to live up to his campaign promises on reinstating Glass-Steagall protections in our banking system.
“Manufacturing is the lifeblood of the American economy, driving innovation, delivering high-wage jobs, and engaging new technologies to create high-value products that are in demand around the world”
Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13), Dave Joyce (OH-14) and Marcia Fudge (OH-11) introduced bipartisan legislation today, at the beginning of Black History Month, to award the Congressional Gold Medal to civil rights reporter and icon Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan signed on as an original cosponsor of the "Statue of Liberty Values Act" (SOLVE), legislation aimed at stopping President Trump’s use of executive orders to ban immigration from Muslim-majority countries, and halt the US refugee resettlement program.
Washington, DC – Today Reps. Tim Ryan (OH-13), Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), Marcia Fudge (OH-11), and Joyce Beatty (OH-03) call on Betsy DeVos to pay the $5.3 million owed to the state of Ohio by her Political Action Committee (PAC) for breaking campaign finance law.