Steve Stivers

Steve Stivers

OHIO's 15th DISTRICT

Ohio GOP Delegation Releases ObamaCare Horror Stories From Ohio

2014/12/17

WASHINGTON, DC - Speaker John Boehner  (OH-08) and Representatives Steve Chabot (OH-01), Brad Wenstrup (OH-02), Jim Jordan (OH-04), Bob Latta (OH-05), Bill Johnson (OH-06), Bob Gibbs (OH-07), Mike Turner (OH-10), Pat Tiberi (OH-12), Dave Joyce (OH-14), Steve Stivers (OH-15), and Jim Renacci (OH-16) today released the following statement reacting to their constituents’ experiences with open enrollment and the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) downgrade of projected enrollees.  The delegation is encouraging constituents to continue the conversation by using the “hashtags” #ObamaCare #StoriesFromOhio on social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook.
 
“All across Ohio, the harmful effects of the president’s health care law continue to be widespread. Premiums and deductibles are rising, plans are being cancelled, people are losing access to their doctors, and small businesses have been forced to reduce employee hours in order to comply with the law’s mandates – turning full-time work into part-time work for too many.  
 
“The president’s Department of Health and Human Services recently reduced its estimate for projected enrollees, acknowledging the same lack of confidence Ohioans have expressed in the product it’s selling.
 
“We've heard from a great many of our constituents who have shared their stories, and that is why we will continue to fight to repeal and replace this broken system with real health care solutions that will lead to lower costs and more choices.”
 
Following are testimonials from Ohioans throughout the state:

“My name is Mildred and I retired as a teacher's aide. I now live in my daughter's home. As a retiree from the Ohio School system, I used to have a good health care plan which has covered a heart surgery in addition to other health needs.  When ObamaCare started I received a notice that my premium would increase from $66.00 to $299.00 per month.  That new amount was way more than my meager pension.  I had no choice but to cancel my policy.  My doctors tell me that I will eventually need another heart operation.  I don't know what I will do.”
Mildred, Columbus, OH
 
 "We have a ten-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder. We are already feeling the effects of ObamaCare, with our current insurance company limiting therapy visits…and informing us that her current drugs may not be covered starting in January. I believe health care reform is needed. However, government-controlled healthcare is not the answer. Health care needs to be patient-and-doctor centered, with competition allowed across state lines for insurance companies.”
Carol, Mason, OH
 
“Our premiums are jumping by 18 percent for 2015 and because of ObamaCare; we will lose our plan in 2016. We are a healthy family of three, and have had no significant claims. I worry that next year, my family and I will be facing even higher deductibles, out of pocket costs, and premiums for a plan that doesn’t meet our needs.”
Mike, Cincinnati, OH
 
“My company had insurance that our employees liked, but costs rose rapidly when Washington started discussing the Affordable Care Act.  After ObamaCare was passed I hoped that the prices would stabilize, but unfortunately we are still facing huge increases this year.  We now have insurance through a new company that got its start with ObamaCare but we are very unhappy.  Our new plan has altered our prescription coverage so that some employees must pay hundreds of dollars out-of-pocket for prescriptions that were previously covered with reasonable co-pays.  Everyone should be able to sit down with their own doctor and decide what treatment is best.”
Dan, Business owner in Ohio’s 4th District
 
"I am very disappointed with the Affordable Care Act. I just had to change my insurance policy through work because my premium would have gone up by $1300/year. I liked my policy. I wanted to keep my policy. I was told that I could keep it if I liked it. But it was not supposed to go up in cost. The ACA was supposed to save us $2500 not increase costs by $1300.”
- Resident of Ohio’s 5th District, Perrysburg, Ohio
 
“Our medical insurance premium costs went from $235 per month to $520 per month…President Obama promised that people would not have to choose between quality medical care and the basic essentials of life… I think that this system and the president have greatly failed me and many Americans in what was promised. I go to bed at night wondering how I am going to pay the increase in the medical insurance premiums as well as the increases in the out of pocket medical expenses we now face.”
Alice, Dennison, OH
 
"Since I was a sophomore I had been working two jobs at Miami University to help pay for my education. When I received a letter over the summer saying that I would no longer be able to work more than thirty hours a week because of a new ObamaCare requirement, I was forced to give up one of my jobs. This is happening to students all over the country due to the reckless requirements written into the President's health care law. At a time when education is so expensive in the United States, these work hour requirements are hurting hardworking students."
- Carolyn Turner, Daughter of Congressman Mike Turner, Dayton, OH
 
“My insurance has increased over $100 a month. My daughter is not covered because I cannot afford it, plus Medicaid has not gotten back to me about her (she has a disability). My deductible is $2500, which I have to pay before anything is covered! I cannot even afford to go to doctor and my employer said it is because of ObamaCare. There are no extras, just basic coverage. I hope nothing major happens to me and my family!”
–  ​Sherrie, Hartville, OH
 
"I found out today our premium is going up again this year another 35 percent. We also have a $7,000 dollar deductible... It really angers me. We pay our taxes, we pay our bills. We try to do the right thing … As things stand right now, with increasing cost of living, [stagnant] wages, and increasing health care costs, I don't know how we are going to remain financially solvent and also have any kind of quality of life. For a health care law that was intended to help people, it sure seems that the ones who are being hurt are those who have worked hard to make a living for themselves.”
- Jamey, Piqua, OH
 
"My premiums rose 25 percent this year and will rise 25 percent again next year. It’s not just my premiums that are increasing; my out-pocket-expenses went from copays to a 20 percent cost-share, as well. ObamaCare certainly hasn’t made healthcare more affordable for me.”
Nancy, Central Ohio
 
“I had the same health insurance plan since 2007, one that was affordable and the right plan for me. Six months ago, I got a letter from my insurance company telling me that because of ObamaCare, they were no longer offering the plan I had been on for seven years. After struggling to find a new plan, my new monthly premium is now doubled from $425 to over $900."
Jeff, Hudson, OH
 
 “I own a small business and employ close to 1,000 people, of which 700 should be eligible for insurance. If 75 percent of those eligible participate, I will be put out of business within 3-6 months. Though I am planning to hire and expand, the 30-hour definition of full-time employment within ObamaCare threatens our very existence. I urge Congress to apply the traditional 40-hour definition of full-time employment to the health care law in order to provide me with the certainty I need to grow my company and create jobs.”
Jim, North Canton, Ohio

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Stivers to Serve on House Rules and Financial Services Committees

2014/12/15

WASHINGTON – Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) today announced he was selected to serve on the House Committee on Rules in the 114th Congress.  Additionally, Stivers will continue to serve on the House Financial Services Committee.

“I appreciate the opportunity to be a Member of the Rules Committee and look forward to working with Chairman Sessions to shape American policy in the next Congress,” Stivers said. 

The Committee on Rules was created on April 2, 1789, making it one of the oldest standing House committees.  Historically, the committee is often known as “The Speaker’s Committee” because it was chaired by the Speaker up until 1910 and is the means through which the Speaker of the House manages the House Floor.

The Committee on Rules is charged with determining which bills reach the House Floor for a vote.  The committee also determines how long and under what rules the full body of the House will debate each bill.

“As a fellow Eagle Scout and proud American, I am honored to have Congressman Steve Stivers serve on the Rules Committee for the 114th Congress. Congressman Stivers has bravely served our country for 29 years in the Army National Guard, having received the Bronze Star for his exceptional leadership and accomplishments during his time overseas. As a small businessman, Congressman Stivers brings a vast amount of experience to the Rules Committee, and I look forward to the work we will accomplish together,” said the Committee on Rules Chairman, Pete Sessions.

Prior to serving in Congress, Stivers founded a small business focused on financial services. He also served in the Ohio Senate and before that worked in the private sector for the Ohio Company and Bank One, where he focused on encouraging economic development and job creation.

A career soldier, Stivers has served 29 years in the Ohio Army National Guard and currently holds the rank of Colonel. He served the United States overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar and Djibouti where he led 400 soldiers and contractors and is proud that each and every one returned home safely to the United States.

Stivers received both his bachelor’s degree and his MBA from The Ohio State University and resides in Columbus with his wife, Karen, and children, Sarah and Sam.

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Stivers and Bass Introduce Bill to Protect Adopted Children from Exploitation, Abuse

2014/12/11

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) introduced the Securing American Families Everywhere (SAFE) Kids Act to address the issue of “re-homing,” or the transferring of children into the custody of unvetted strangers without the use of the child welfare system.  Stivers introduced the bipartisan legislation with Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth.

“As the father of two young kids, the idea of children being treated like goods or property is reprehensible,” said Stivers.  “Our nation must address re-homing and the rampant issues associated with this unnoticed and overlooked practice.  I look forward to working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to shed light on re-homing to protect our children.”

“Our children are our nation’s most precious resource, and how we treat foster youth and children in the child welfare system speaks directly to our nation’s values,” said Bass. “This commonsense legislation will provide essential insight about the kind of homes where these children are placed. We must make sure that individuals who open their homes to children in the child welfare system are capable and are providing them with a stable and loving environment.”

Currently, there are no federal laws in place that prohibit the practice of re-homing, which can open the door to child abuse, neglect, exploitation and an all-around unsafe environment for children. Due to a lack of federal laws regarding re-homing, individuals are currently using online mediums, such as Craigslist, to transfer custody of children.  

Stivers legislation is a coordinated and bipartisan effort to require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report to Congress within the next two years on our nation’s adoption process and interference in the United States.  The bill also recommends legislation to define adoption in an effort to encourage and facilitate the safe placement of a child with a nurturing family that has been properly vetted by the child-welfare system.

Rep. Stivers was first made aware of the practice of re-homing earlier this year when it was discovered that a girl who had been adopted from Haiti by a family in Idaho was transferred to a family in Central Ohio through contact on a Yahoo internet forum.  

The SAFE Kids Act is a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA.)

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Senate Passes Stivers Bill to Honor Ohio Veterans

2014/12/04

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, the United States Senate passed Congressman Steve Stivers’ (R – Ohio) legislation to re-name two postal facilities located in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District after our fallen veterans.  This legislation now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.

H.R. 1391 will rename the United States Postal Service facility located at 25 South Oak Street in London, Ohio, as the “London Fallen Veterans Memorial Post Office” in honor of the fallen veterans from the City of London and Madison County.

“This is a small measure Congress can take to honor the lives’ of brave service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms,” Stivers said. “These men and women deserve to be properly honored for their courageous service and I thank God every day that heroes like these stand on the front lines and protect our freedom.”

H.R. 4189 will rename the United States Postal Service facility located at 4000 Leap Road in Hilliard, Ohio, as the “Master Sergeant Shawn T. Hannon, Master Sergeant Jeffrey J. Rieck and Veterans Memorial Post Office Building” in honor of Ohio Army National Guardsmen Master Sergeant Shawn Hannon and Master Sergeant Jeffrey Rieck.

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Reps. Perlmutter, Stivers Introduce Bi-Partisan Legislation to Reduce Burden on Fixed Income Tenants

2014/12/03

Please find below a press release from Representative Perlmutter on the introduction of the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15) introduced H.R. 5776, the Tenant Income Verification Relief Act to allow tenants on a fixed income have their income certified and/or verified once every three years rather than annually.  This bi-partisan legislation will help streamline and reduce the burdens placed on tenants for purposes of determining their eligibility for certain Federal assistance housing programs, including seniors and other individuals and families who consistently maintain a fixed income.

“This legislation will help lighten the regulatory requirements placed on housing authorities and their tenants while still ensuring accountability,” said Rep. Perlmutter.  “As a result, housing authorities will be able to use their funds more efficiently while providing more opportunities for low-income tenants.”

“This bill is a great first step towards ensuring our nation’s low-income families have safe places to live while simultaneously reducing administrative burdens families face yearly and creating better opportunities for housing authorities to use their time and resources more efficiently,” said Rep. Stivers.

The legislation amends The Housing Act of 1937 and applies to both public housing authorities and the voucher program.  The legislation could also incentivize more privately-owned housing operators to accept vouchers, since the stock of public housing continues to face fiscal pressures providing tenants more flexibility and choice.

“Colorado NAHRO continues to support responsible reforms that will help reduce administrative burdens on local housing authorities,” said Tami Fischer, president of the Colorado chapter of NAHRO.  “This bill will help us assist our clients in a more cost effective manner in order to deal with the consistent decline in Federal funding.”

Since assuming office in 2007, Rep. Perlmutter has served on the House Financial Services Committee which has jurisdiction over many issues including housing programs such as Public Housing and all HUD programs.  In October 2014, Rep. Perlmutter was recognized as “Legislator of the Year” for his significant contributions and support for affordable housing by the Colorado chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Rep. Perlmutter has also supported other federal housing programs, including: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits; New Markets Tax Credits; Community Development Block Grants (CDBG); HOME Investment Partnership Funds; and efforts to fund the Housing Trust Fund.

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Stivers Statement on Iran Nuclear Talks

2014/11/26

The below statement can be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH).

“America’s stated policy goal is to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. However, today’s announcement of another seven-month extension of the current talks with Iran moves us backward from our goal.  This only reduces American leverage by suspending sanctions while it does nothing to deter, or even slow down, Iran’s progress toward reaching nuclear capabilities.  America should remain committed to preventing a nuclear-armed Iran to ensure the safety and security of all nations around the world.

“Congress has given deference to the administration during these talks, however now that there is a seven month extension, it may be time for Congress to enact further sanctions to show that the American government is taking this threat seriously. I believe imposing strong, additional sanctions on Iran will show America’s resolve and strengthen our negotiating position.”


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Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks Means Helping Those Less Fortunate

2014/11/24

Thanksgiving is a special time for celebrating with our family and friends, giving thanks and creating cherished memories.  Many people, however, are not as fortunate; and instead are living on the streets—cold, hungry and homeless.  

This is why I introduced H.R. 5186, The Homeless Children and Youth Act, which makes it easier for homeless children, youth and families to receive vital homeless assistance.  My bill would streamline the definition of “homeless” to make it easier for our nation’s children and youth to more easily secure assistance and access to support services to help kids stay in school and defy the burdens of homelessness.  

Public schools identified more than 1.2 million homeless children and youth in the 2012-2013 school year. This represents an eight percent increase over the previous year, and an 85 percent increase in homeless students since the 2006-2007 school year. Most of these children and youth are invisible to the public; they have no choice but to stay in motels, or in unstable, often unsafe arrangements with others because they have no place else to go.   

Homeless students are at high risk of physical and sexual abuse, human trafficking, illness, developmental delays, and academic failure.  This is unacceptable.  My legislation is no cost, bi-partisan solution that would amend the department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) definition of homeless to include young people who are already verified as homeless by other federal programs, including: domestic violence, health, youth, education, and early childhood programs. It also prohibits HUD from overriding local communities, so that providers may address the urgent needs of homeless children to provide a better future for these young people.  

I believe that no child should ever be without a home, let alone be forced to navigate bureaucratic red tape just to prove that they are actually homeless.  As you and your family give thanks this Thanksgiving, it is important to remember and to help those who are less fortunate; not just on Thanksgiving, but each and every day of the year.  

If you have any questions about The Homeless Children and Youth Act, or need help with any issues you may have with the federal government, do not hesitate to contact my office in Washington D.C. at (202) 225-2015, in Hilliard at (614) 771-4968, in Lancaster at (740) 654-2654, or in Wilmington at (937) 283-7049.

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Obama skirts Congress to act on immigration

2014/11/21

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama delivered on his vow to halt deportation efforts and provide work permits for as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants yesterday, but by doing so he has provoked a monumental struggle with congressional Republicans.

In a nationally televised address, Obama attempted to shatter an eight-year impasse on immigration that has prevented Congress from approving a comprehensive bill that would simultaneously curb the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States while providing a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country.

By issuing an executive order, Obama will allow more than 4 million people to obtain work permits provided they have been in the United States longer than five years and have not been convicted of a crime. Their children have to be either American citizens or have permanent residence in the country.

In addition, Obama’s order would expand a current federal program to delay deportation of nearly 300,000 young people brought to the United States illegally when they were children.

“This deal does not apply to anyone who has come to this country recently,” Obama said. “It does not apply to anyone who might come to America illegally in the future.  It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive — only Congress can do that.  All we’re saying is we’re not going to deport you.

“If you meet the criteria, you can come out of the shadows and get right with the law,” Obama said. “If you’re a criminal, you’ll be deported.  If you plan to enter the U.S. illegally, your chances of getting caught and sent back just went up.”

Although the order will be in effect for only the next three years, it would clear the way for undocumented immigrants to register, undergo a background check and pay taxes on their income. White House officials stressed to reporters that the presidential action would not lead to U.S. citizenship, nor would the immigrants be eligible for federal health benefits.

Declaring that it isn’t realistic for the government to deport millions of people, Obama said, “ Anyone who suggests otherwise isn’t being straight with you.  It’s also not who we are as Americans.  After all, most of these immigrants have been here a long time.”  

But Obama’s decision to use presidential power to break the immigration stalemate provoked a howl of angry protest from Republican lawmakers, who argue he not only exceeded his own authority but contradicted his past statements that he did not have the power to act on undocumented immigrants.

Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Genoa Township, said that when voters this month handed control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans, they “sent a clear message: ‘We have to work together.’ And what did the president do? He pulled the pin on the grenade two weeks after the election.”

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said, “From a legal perspective, I think this is very questionable,” adding that “it is wrong to go around the law, and I think he has to work with Congress to come up with something that is permanent law.”

Yet Obama and White House officials said that the president has waited more than 500 days for the Republican-controlled House to approve a bill similar to one that swept through the Senate last year by a 68-32 vote. The Senate version was designed to improve border security and create a lengthy pass to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants.

“The actions I’m taking are not only lawful, they’re the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican president and every Democratic president for the past half century,” Obama said. “ And to those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill.”

Delivering a swipe at House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester, Obama said that had House Republican leaders “allowed that kind of a bill a simple yes-or-no vote, it would have passed with support from both parties, and today it would be the law.  But for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote.”

Boehner said that “by ignoring the will of the American people, President Obama has cemented his legacy of lawlessness and squandered what little credibility he had left.  His ‘my way or the highway’ approach makes it harder to build the trust with the American people that is necessary to get things done on behalf of the country.”

Tiberi said Obama has “thrown sand in all the gears of government,” making it harder for Congress to find the will to push forward on a spending bill to pay for the federal government or to pass tax extenders at the end of this year.

Tiberi and most other Ohio House Republicans, however, were loath to support fellow Republicans who want to impeach Obama or force a partial shutdown of the federal government in retaliation. Doing so, they argue, would be tantamount to taking the bait of a president who they say wants to provoke them.

Tiberi predicted that the issue ultimately would end in the courts because House Republicans are stymied legislatively.

Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Upper Arlington, said he is supportive of a spending bill that would fund most of the government for the year and temporarily pay for some parts of the government — immigration and homeland security, for example — in order to protest what he calls a “frustrating” move by Obama.

“Nobody’s ever said ‘no’ on immigration reform,” he said. “We’ve said we want a step-by-step approach — secure the border first, deal with legal immigration and reforming that system, and then figure out what to do with illegal immigration.”

But Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Jefferson Township, said Obama had little choice but to act because the nation has desperately needed a bill to address the nation’s immigration challenges.

“In the absence of such legislation, the White House is acting,” she said.
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Stivers Statement on the President's Speech on Immigration

2014/11/21

COLUMBUS - The below statement can be attributed to Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) on the President’s speech last night on immigration.

“We need immigration reform, but the President’s plan is not the answer.  First and foremost we must secure our borders and ensure the proper enforcement of our current immigration laws.  Secondly, we must enforce our immigration system in a legal and orderly way- which should not include granting amnesty to those who knowingly and willingly cross our borders illegally.” Read More

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

2014/11/19

As the father of two small children, I know just how important family is.  There is a critical need for children in foster care to find permanent homes—in Ohio alone there are thousands of children just waiting to be adopted into kind, loving families.  

The National Adoption Day organization estimates that more than 100,000 kids in the United States are waiting in foster care for an adoptive family, with it taking nearly four years for an actual adoption to take place.   Furthermore, more than 23,000 foster children age out of the system every year with no family or permanent home.  This leaves many young people vulnerable.

All children deserve a chance to grow up in safe, forever homes.  When I served in the Ohio Senate, I worked to pass legislation that increased the adoption tax credit to help make it more affordable for families to adopt.  And adopting from the foster care system can be affordable, with most child welfare agencies in Ohio covering many expenses that arise during the process.  

According to a National Adoption Attitudes Survey commissioned by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 63 percent of Americans hold a favorable view of adoption and 78 percent think more should be done to encourage adoption. Nearly 40 percent of American adults, or approximately 81.5 million people, have considered adopting a child, according to the survey. If just one in 500 of these adults adopted, every waiting child in foster care would have a permanent home.

This November I encourage you and your family to celebrate National Adoption Awareness month by learning more about adoption, volunteering your time with adoption organizations, or even by adopting a child yourself.  A great resource is the National Adoption Day website, which can be found at: NationalAdoptionDay.org.  Or you can visit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption website at: DaveThomasFoundation.org.

If you have any questions about adoption, or need help with any federal issues you may have, do not hesitate to contact my office in Washington D.C. at (202) 225-2015, in Hilliard at (614) 771-4968, in Lancaster at (740) 654-2654, or in Wilmington at (937) 283-7049.

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Raised in Ripley, Ohio, Steve Stivers learned from his mother and father the importance of family, hard work and public service, which have been the values he has carried with him through his life, whether as a student at The Ohio State University, a soldier serving overseas, as a State Senator, or as a Member of Congress.

Stivers is currently serving his second term as a Member of Congress and represents Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, which is made up of 12 counties including: all of Athens, Clinton, Fairfield, Hocking, Madison, Morgan, Perry, Pickaway, and Vinton counties, and parts of: Fayette, Franklin, and Ross counties.

Stivers has been tapped to serve on the Financial Services Committee, which oversees the banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities industries. Members who serve on the committee also work on housing and consumer protection legislation and oversee Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Throughout his career, Steve Stivers has led the way supporting programs and initiatives to encourage job creation, promote economic development, and put our country’s fiscal house in order. As he wrapped up a successful first term in office, two of Stivers veterans bills, the HIRE at Home Act and TRICARE for Kids, were rolled into the National Defense Authorization Act and signed into law by the President.

Prior to running for Congress, Stivers served in the Ohio Senate and before that worked in the private sector for the Ohio Company and Bank One, where he focused on promoting economic development and encouraging job creation.

A career soldier, Stivers has served 28 years in the Ohio Army National Guard and holds the rank of Colonel. He served the United States overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar and Djibouti where he led 400 soldiers and contractors and is proud that each and every one returned home safely to the United States. Stivers received the Bronze Star for his leadership throughout the deployment.

Stivers received both his bachelor’s degree and his MBA from The Ohio State University and resides in Columbus with his wife, Karen, and children, Sarah and Sam.


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Steve Chabot

OHIO's 1st DISTRICT

Brad Wenstrup

OHIO's 2nd DISTRICT

Jim Jordan

OHIO's 4th DISTRICT

Bob Latta

OHIO's 5th DISTRICT

Bill Johnson

OHIO's 6th DISTRICT

Bob Gibbs

OHIO's 7th DISTRICT

John Boehner

OHIO's 8th DISTRICT

Michael Turner

OHIO's 10th DISTRICT

Pat Tiberi

OHIO's 12th DISTRICT

David Joyce

OHIO's 14th DISTRICT

Jim Renacci

OHIO's 16th DISTRICT

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