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Chabot, Scott, Jackson Lee, Emmer Introduce Bipartisan Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Reauthorization Act

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Steve Chabot (OH-01), Bobby Scott (VA-03), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX- 18), and Tom Emmer (MN-06) introduced the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Reauthorization Act. The legislation would reauthorize for five years the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP), a critically important grant program which allows states and localities to develop programm...

Chabot and Spanberger Introduce the Wally Bunker HELPS Retirees Improvement Act

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Representatives Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced H.R. 7203 the Wally Bunker Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety (HELPS) Retirees Improvement Act of 2022. This legislation allows retired public safety officers to receive relief on their annual tax returns for their health care insurance premiums even if they went through a third-par...

Chabot Joins Letter Demanding Biden Take Action on Fentanyl

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Chabot (R-OH) joined 116 Republicans on a letter led by Rep. Bryan Steil (R-WI) to President Biden urging the Administration to take immediate action to stem the fentanyl scourge coming from China and across the southern border, and support making fentanyl related substances Schedule 1 classification permanent. Drug overdoses have claimed more Americans lives each ...

Chabot, Latta Introduce the FIGHT Fentanyl Act

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Bob Latta (R-Ohio) this week introduced legislation to provide the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) the ability to criminalize the manufacturing, distribution or possession of fentanyl-like drugs. Specifically, H.R. 1910, the Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting (FIGHT) Fentanyl Act will permanently list all...

Ranking Member Chabot Floor Speech on the CARES Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) spoke on the House floor in support of the third package in response to the Coronavirus the CARES Act and its provisions in support of small businesses. Remarks as prepared for delivery: I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this is a critical time in our nation’s history. People are worried abou...

Chabot Statement on Obamacare Repeal

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Westwood) released the following statement on Thursday following House passage of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act: "The American people deserve a whole lot better than what they’re currently getting under Obamacare. Premiums have been skyrocketing, deductibles are so high that many people who technically have health care coverage under Obamaca...

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic on the Front Line

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First of all, I want to thank everyone for being here today and for taking a leadership role on this critical issue, especially the Task Force Co-Chairs, Representatives Guinta and Kuster. Obviously, heroin has become a significant problem for both our nation and our local communities. Frankly, it has become an epidemic. What is particularly disturbing is the extent to which heroin has infiltrated...

Congressman Chabot Reacts to the President's State of the Union Address

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"President Obama used his last ever State of the Union address to try to divide the American people and those they have chosen to represent them. Tonight, I hoped to hear President Obama reach out to the elected representatives of the people and commit to working with us. Instead, he talked about the ways he plans to work around us. He may not want to listen to us, but the American people should r...

No Asterisk Necessary

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“If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period.” Well, it appears that President Barack Obama’s pledge, made in 2009 as he was selling his health care overhaul to the American people, should have included an asterisk — not a period. In October, NBC News reported that as many as three out of every four Americans on the individual insurance market can expect...

Constituents Impacted by Obamacare

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On Thursday, Rep. Steve Chabot delivered a speech from the House of Representatives highlighting the heart-wrenching story of how one Cincinnatian is being impacted by Obamacare. His remarks come as millions of Americans are discovering that their health insurance is considered unlawful under Obamacare and will be discontinued. According to NBC News, as many as three out of every four Americans on...

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