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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 [...]

House Passed NDAA Contains a Number of Provisions for the Third District

This past month, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). As a member of the House Armed Services Committee I had the opportunity to work on behalf of the Third District and included a number of provisions in this annual bill which will aid our community and our Defense Department. This includes provisions [...]

Turner Announces Designation of Clinton County as a SBA HUBZone

Inclusion Places Small Businesses in Clinton at an Advantage for Federal Procurement Opportunities

Congressman Mike Turner announced that Clinton County has received the designation as a Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) in the Small Business Administration’s program. This initiative helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

“Clinton County is [...]

House Passes FAA Bill with Turner’s Language to Designate Test Sites for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

House Passes FAA Bill with Turner’s Language to Designate Test Sites for Unmanned Aircraft [...]

Turner Reintroduces Legislation to Eliminate Obamacare Tax on First Responder Equipment

Repeal Would Help Medical Device Manufacturers Create Jobs and Grow the Economy

Congressman Mike Turner reintroduced his legislation which would repeal the Obamacare excise tax on first responder equipment. Elimination of this tax, which was signed into law one year ago last week, will help businesses like Wilmington, OH manufacturer Ferno – Washington, Inc. create jobs [...]

Working to Halt Obamacare’s Ill Effects on Our Community

Since the bill’s enactment we’ve learned a lot. We’ve found out that the flawed legislation will adversely affect every American family, millions of seniors and small businesses throughout our communities. Its $500 billion cuts to Medicare, which include $156 billion in Medicare Advantage cuts, will hurt southwestern Ohioans already at [...]

Turner Announces Legislation to Eliminate Obamacare Tax on First Responder Equipment

Repeal Would Help Medical Device Manufacturers Create Jobs and Grow the Economy

Mike Turner announced the reintroduction of legislation which would repeal the Obamacare excise tax on first responder equipment. Elimination of this tax, which was signed into law one year ago today, will help businesses like local manufacturer Ferno – Washington, Inc. create jobs and [...]

Turner Hails Grant to Market Reuse of the Former DHL Airpark in Wilmington

Funds to Kick Start Redevelopment Effort

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Turner hailed the announcement of a $294,000 grant to the Clinton County Port Authority of Wilmington, Ohio to develop a marketing redevelopment and re-use plan for the former DHL Airpark. The grant comes from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).

“Members of the [...]

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. [...]

OUR VIEW: Air park ideal for UAV program

The Wilmington Air Park would be an ideal location for testing and development of unmanned aerial vehicles [...]