Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $1,072,500 for Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority’s YouthBuild Program

Congressman Tim Ryan is announcing a $1,072,500 grant to the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority for its YouthBuild Program, which will help young men and women in Trumbull County equip themselves to be successful in the workforce and engaged in their communities. YouthBuild provides job training and work opportunities for at-risk youth, ages 16-24

Latta Visits Smaller Communities

Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) visited mayors and village council members in Putnam, Hardin, Defiance and Fulton Counties during the week of March 28, 2016. Congressman Latta discussed topics with municipal leaders ranging from EPA mandates, opiate abuse, water quality and economic and workforce development. In addition to visiting smaller communities, Congressman Latta spoke at the Northern Ohio Mayors and Managers Association annual meeting in Pemberville, Ohio on Wednesday, March 30th

Latta On EPA Release Of Initial Algal Toxin Plan

Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of their initial strategic plan to assess risks associated with algal toxins in public drinking water as required under legislation authored by Rep. Latta, H.R. 212, The Drinking Water Protection Act

Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on DOE Ending Piketon Uranium Enrichment Project Contract

Congressman Tim Ryan made the following statement in response to the United States Department of Energy’s announcement to end Piketon uranium enrichment project’s contrac

Congressman Tim Ryan Urges General Electric to Reconsider Ohio For National Headquarters

Congressman Tim Ryan today urged Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric to reconsider Cincinnati and the state of Ohio for its corporate headquarters. Congressman Ryan sent the following letter after reports arose over the weekend that General Electric decided not to move its headquarters to Cincinnati due to the opposition of the Export-Import Bank by. Governor Kasich and Republican members of Ohio’s congressional delegation

Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $119,000 to Address Homeless Youth Needs in Tallmadge, Ohio

Congressman Tim Ryan announces $119,552 for Shelter Care, Inc. in Tallmadge, Ohio. This grant will fund the Street Outreach Services program, which addresses the needs of runaway, homeless and street youth by providing outreach services to help young people leave the streets and transition to a safe living arrangement.

Congressman Latta Applauds Senate Support of H.R. 212

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage of H.R. 212, The Drinking Water Protection Act, legislation he first introduced in response to the water emergency in Toledo last August.

Congressman Latta Statement On Senator Portman’s Efforts To Pass Drinking Water Protection Act Through...

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) issued the following statement in support of Senator Rob Portman’s efforts to bring H.R. 212, The Drinking Water Protection Act, for a vote on the U.S. Senate floor. Rep. Latta introduce H.R. 212 earlier this year in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the legislation passed with overwhelming support.


U.S. Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today announced that a Central Ohio organization will receive New Markets Tax Credit allocations from the Department of the Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

Jordan to co-chair joint subcommittee hearing on President Obama’s executive immigration actions

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will co-chair a joint subcommittee hearing titled “A Review of the President’s Executive Actions on Immigration” with Chairman Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) and his Subcommittee on National Security

Congressman Tim Ryan Announces $45 Million to the Development Fund of Western Reserve

Congressman Tim Ryan is announcing that $45 million in federal funds has been allocated to the Development Fund of Western Reserve Inc. to support economic development projects that will create quality jobs and provide commercial and community goods and services to residents throughout the organization’s 18-county service area in Northeast Ohio

Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on FY 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations

Congressman Tim Ryan made the following statement today on his opposition to the FY 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations, “I stand in staunch opposition to this legislation that freezes or cuts critical transportation investments and housing programs that assist vulnerable families in Ohio and across the nation.

Latta Supports Commonsense Legislation To Permanently Repeal Estate Tax

This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) voted in favor of legislation designed to improve upon current tax policy and ensure taxpayers’ hard-earned money is being used responsibly. One piece of legislation in particular is H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, which was passed by the House of Representatives today and is similar to legislation Congressman Latta introduced earlier this year: H.R. 725, the Permanently Repeal the Estate Tax Act of 2015

Local Students Named Winners in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District Art Competition

Congressman Steve Stivers (R – OH) yesterday congratulated Jasmine Haraburda, Michael Dick, Cassidy Boyuk and Selena Dornfeld for placing in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District Art Competition. The competition awards ceremony was held at The Columbus Museum of Art on April 8, 2015 and there were 245 pieces of artwork under consideration for the top prize.

Latta And Walz Introduce H.R. 1705 To Assist Communities With Wastewater Infrastructure Projects

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), along with Congressman Tim Walz, (D-MN), have introduced the Clean Water Affordability Act of 2015. This bill will assist municipalities to more affordably manage their wastewater infrastructure projects.

Turner Introduces Bill to Aid Housing Construction for Senior Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - December 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Turner (OH-3) has introduced the Senior Veterans Housing Assistance Act of 2011 (H.R. 3546). The bill would make sure that government regulations do not pose an impediment to providing access to affordable housing for seniors who have served our nation. This issue came to light because of conflicting rules and regulations between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) during the planned construction of housing at the Dayton VA Medical Center (VAMC).

Kucinich: Protecting Your Rights

Washington, DC - November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), a longtime advocate for homeowners in Ohio, today released the following statement upon the news that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will move forward with a plan to review up to 4 million potentially improper home foreclosures.

Kucinich Announces Two Victories to Help Low-Income Residents with Heating Bills

Washington, DC - April 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide Ohio with an additional $61.8 million to help low-income homeowners and renters meet home energy costs under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Kucinich to PUCO: All-Electric Homeowners Shouldn’t Have to Pay for FirstEnergy’s Greed

Washington, DC - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) wrote to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Chairman, Todd Snitchler, calling upon him to reject two separate proposals by FirstEnergy and the PUCO staff that would discontinue the all-electric home rate created by FirstEnergy in the 1970’s. FirstEnergy created that rate to encourage builders to build homes, and consumers to purchase homes that used electric heating, rather than cheaper gas heating alternatives. When that rate no longer served FirstEnergy’s interest, it attempted to eliminate that rate without any concern for the impact it would have on those homeowners. “The elimination of the all-electric rate would cause the heating costs of all-electric homes to soar and their values to plummet,” wrote Kucinich in the letter.

Kucinich Defends Neighborhood Stabilization Program in Debate Today

Washington, DC - March 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today took to the House floor once again to stand up for programs designed to help homeowners struggling to keep their homes. Today he challenged H.R. 861 – The Neighborhood Stabilization Program Termination Act. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program was authorized in the 111th Congress to help neighborhoods deal with the blight and rising crime rates associated with foreclosed homes.


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.