Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the Teacher Health and Wellness Act (H.R. 4221). This bi-partisan legislation provides support for teachers by creating a pilot study at the National Institute of Health aimed at reducing teacher stress, increasing teacher health, and ultimately boosting student achievement.
Warren, OH – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) praised a new partnership between Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) and Hyperion Motors. A hydrogen car company based out of Orange, California, Hyperion Motors is developing a car that can drive 400 miles and refuel in three minutes.
Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced the bipartisan Chronic Absenteeism Reduction for Every School (CARES) Act (H.R 4220). Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing ten percent or more of the school year and has been found to negatively impact school performance, high school graduation rates, and overall student success into adulthood.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) issued the following statement regarding the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers’ announcement of a “voluntary” commitment to add rear seat reminder systems to new vehicles by Model Year 2025 to keep children from dyin
Trump Administration is taking $3.6 billion from 127 military projects
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) blasted President Donald Trump for stealing $3.6 billion in appropriated military funding to build the wall along the United States’ southern border. According to the Department of Defense, the Administration is taking money from 127 military projects that would repair and upgrade military bases abroad and in the United States.
Youngstown, OH – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) congratulated Boardman resident Jan Brown for her election as American Veterans’ (AMVETS) National Commander. The election marks a significant milestone in AMVETS’ history as Commander Brown is the first female commander in the organization’s history.
Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide brings renewed attention to chronic understaffing and unsafe conditions in federal prisons
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) today repeated his call for adequate staffing levels at the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) after Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide. The incident brings renewed attention to the issue of chronically understaffed facilities, overworked correctional officers (COs), and unsafe conditions for inmates and COs alike.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call the Senate back from August recess to address the gun violence epidemic. Following two mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH this past weekend, Congressman Ryan sent a letter calling for the Senate to vote on the House-passed gun reform bills: H.R.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) issued the following statement regarding the announcement of a new location for the Youngstown VA Outpatient Clinic which will enhance the VA’s ability to provide primary, mental health, and specialty services to the more than 10,500 Veterans served by the clinic annually.
Introduces bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Washington, DC – This week, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019, legislation that would reauthorize the GLRI for another five years and increase authorized funding for the program from $300 million annually to $475 million annually by fiscal year 2026.