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Mike Turner on WHIO

Speaking to WHIO listeners on December 8 about his fight to prevent the Department of Defense from cutting the ECSS [...]

Reps. Turner and Austria Press DoD on the Importance of the Expeditionary Combat Support System Program

Congressman Mike Turner of Dayton and Congressman Steve Austria of Beavercreek. who represent Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Congress, today sent a bipartisan delegation letter to the Defense Department expressing concern about the Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) program, currently headquartered in Beavercreek, could be downsized resulting in the loss of hundreds of SW Ohio [...]

Rebuilding Ohio’s Manufacturing Base is Critical to the Future Economic Health of Our Region

The last decade has been challenging for the State of Ohio’s manufacturing sector, especially here in the Dayton region. Between May 2000 and May 2010, the Dayton metropolitan area lost over half of its production workforce, around 42,000 manufacturing jobs. The unemployment rate in Clinton, Montgomery and Highland Counties is significantly higher than the national average and many of those lost jobs were in the manufacturing sector. [...]