Over the weekend Falcon Transport closed abruptly, laying off over 500 employees
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) delivered a House Floor speech today on the abrupt closure of Youngstown’s Falcon Transport, which resulted in over 500 employees being laid off this past weekend. Ryan criticized President Trump for breaking his promise to American workers and passing a flawed tax bill that disadvantaged American families.
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. The bill appropriates a total of $3.943 billion, $135 million or 3.6 percent more than in FY 2019. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.
550 employees lost their jobs without notice on the weekend
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) urged the U.S. Secretary of Labor to help the 550 employees who were laid off abruptly by Falcon Trucking this past weekend.
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $135 million from enacted 2019 level
Washington, DC – The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Legislative Branch funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the Legislative Branch of the U.S. government, including the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional Budget Office, and Capitol Police.
Youngstown, Ohio – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) made the following statement regarding Falcon Trucking’s closure – laying off 550 employees. Youngstown's Falcon Trucking was founded in 1903 and was locally owned and operated until its sale in 2017 to CounterPoint Capital Partners – a venture capital and private equity firm based in Los Angeles, California.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) introduced the RETAIN Act, a bill to keep federal contracting jobs in the United States. The bill modifies the United States Codes 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 (OH-13) released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr released the redacted Mueller report:
Legislation is endorsed by Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Tim Walberg (MI-07) reintroduced the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Act to promote conservation efforts throughout the Great Lakes region.