Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan today joined his Democratic colleagues in staging a rare sit-in today on the House Floor to protest the Republican Party’s inaction on gun reform. House Republicans refused to allow the cameras to film this display of free speech, but thanks to social media you can view Congressman Ryan’s Floor speech below.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan voted today in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 House Defense Appropriations Bill which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 282 - 138.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan today introduced legislation to help hardworking Americans pay down their mortgages. The Building Equity for the American Middle-Class Act (BEAM Act) would create a 50% refundable tax credit on additional principal payments individuals make to their monthly required payment, up to $1000.
Warren, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan made the following statement regarding the passing of former Ohio Governor and Senator George Voinovich:
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan made the following statement today in response to Innovation Ohio and the Ohio Education Association’s “Know Your Charter” Report:
Washington, DC – For every 1,000 live births, nearly six babies will not survive their first year of life. With the goal of ending these tragedies, Congressmen Tim Ryan (D-OH), Evan Jenkins (R-WV), and John Yarmuth (D-KY) today introduced the Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2016.
Washington, DC – With 129 Americans dying each day from drug overdose, Congressman Tim Ryan worked closely with colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee to secure $103 million to combat the opioid epidemic in the Fiscal Year 2017 Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations bill, which passed by voice vote.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan applauds the finalization of a new Department of Labor rule that would effectively double the salary threshold for those eligible for overtime pay. Under this new rule those making at or below $47,476 per year will now be eligible for overtime compensation. Currently, workers earning more than $23,660 per year are not eligible for these benefits.
Warren and Atwater, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan today announced almost $170,000 in federal funds for local fire departments. The Howland Fire Department has received $133,572 and the Atwater Fire Department has received $34,286 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefightters Grant (AFG) Program.