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Jim Jordan

Jordan is a fiscal conservative who believes that families and taxpayers, rather than government, know best how to make decisions with their money. Throughout his career, Jim Jordan has led the fight against tax hikes, including those proposed by his own political party. He believes that cutting taxes and letting families keep more of what they earn helps build strong communities and a vibrant economy. Read More


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Jordan awards Elyria area educator with ticket to watch Pope Francis speech in person
August 31, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) has invited Mr. Andrew Krakowiak to be his guest in the House gallery for the September 24th speech by Pope Francis to a joint session of Congress. Krakowiak is the Executive in Residence at Elyria Catholic High School, and has served as a teacher, coach and administrator in Northeast Ohio catholic schools for more than 30 years. Jordan chose Krakowiak to honor the formative role he played in the lives of thousands of students throughout the years, noting that n... More
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Jordan statement on Senate Finance Committee IRS report
August 5, 2015
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today’s report from the Senate Finance Committee’s investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative groups: “The Senate Finance Committee’s report on the IRS targeting of conservative non-profits reinforces the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s call for IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to go. The Finance committee’s report shows that Koskinen failed to cooperate with congressional investigations, which frustr... More
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House Freedom Caucus Opposes President Obama’s Iran Deal, Urges Congress to Reject
July 30, 2015
The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement regarding the President’s deal with Iran: “The United States used congressionally-approved sanctions to weaken Iran's regime, economy, and capacity to foment terrorism. In 2013, the House overwhelmingly passed enhanced sanctions designed to turn the screws on the Ayatollah and his henchmen even further. Instead of proceeding down a path of coercive diplomacy, the Obama administration pursued a course of negotiations marked by unilateral c... More
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste honors Jordan (PHOTO)
July 30, 2015
Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste honored Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) for earning a perfect score on its annual scorecard. Rep. Jordan was one of only 17 lawmakers to earn a 100 percent score in CCAGW’s 2014 Congressional Ratings, making him a “Taxpayer Super Hero.” He has a lifetime rating of 97 percent since being elected to Congress in 2006. PHOTO: CCAGW President Tom Schatz presents Rep. Jim Jordan with Taxpayer Super Hero award: About the ... More
Opinion Pieces
The Stonewall at the Top of the IRS
July 28, 2015
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen needs to go. When it was revealed in 2013 that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for exercising their First Amendment rights, President Obama correctly called the policy “inexcusable” and pledged accountability. He even fired the then-acting IRS commissioner because he said it was necessary to have “new leadership that can help restore confidence going forward.” Unfortunately, Commissioner Koskinen, who took over in the wake of the IRS t... More
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