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Turner Introduces Historic Homeownership Revitalization Act

Tax Credit Extension Encourages Revitalization, Construction

Congressman Mike Turner (OH-3), Co-Chair of the Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus, has introduced legislation to encourage homeowners to preserve homes of historical significance across the country. The Historic Homeownership Revitalization Act (H.R. 2555) extends the tax credit currently in effect for commercial property owners to families living in historic homes. [...]

Library of Congress to Bring Traveling Exhibition to Wilmington

On July 22-23, the Library of Congress will be showcasing displays of many of our national treasures in Wilmington, OH. This exhibition titled “Gateway to Knowledge” brings unparalleled access to this public collection to the doorsteps of Americans. The traveling exhibit is transported in a specially fitted 18-wheel truck, and is expected to visit up [...]

Looking for Answers for Delphi Retirees

In March, I along with Congressman Dan Burton (IN-5) sent a letter to Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa requesting that the Committee convene hearings into the actions of Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) relating to Delphi employee pensions. Congressman Burton and I are members of this Committee, which has the responsibility to [...]

Celebrating our Independence Day

By Congressman Michael Turner

On July 4th, we commemorate the 235th anniversary of signing of the Declaration of Independence. On this uniquely American holiday, we celebrate our democracy with fireworks and with patriotic displays of the “Stars and Stripes.” The United States is the world’s oldest surviving democracy, and Independence Day is our annual celebration [...]