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  • Jordan calls for subpoena of former federal student aid COO over improper payments
    Posted in Press Release on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Education

    “Today’s hearing highlights exactly what American taxpayers hate about the federal government,” said Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today, calling for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to subpoena a former Department of Education official during a hearing. The Oversight committee hearing, entitled “Improper Payments in the Federal Government: Student Aid,” looked at the Education Department’s high rate of improper payments, most of which are overpayments (Improper payments are... Read more

  • Jordan statement on President Trump’s budget
    Posted in Press Release on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget: “Finally we have a president who presents a pathway to a balanced budget. This budget provides much-needed increases in spending for our military while also reforming our welfare system by incentivizing work for able-bodied adults. The ball is now in the House’s court to write a budget that is fiscally responsible and reflects the priorities of American families and taxpayers,... Read more

  • Jordan statement on House vote to pass American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Release on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the American Health Care Act: “The legislation that passed the House today is better because of the intense involvement of conservatives over the past few weeks. While it is not full repeal, it is a crucial first step to fulfilling that promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues in Congress to make this legislation b... Read more

  • Jordan statement on healthcare bill with addition of MacArthur amendment
    Posted in Press Release on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan made the following comments after the House Freedom Caucus voted to support the American Health Care Act with the addition of the MacArthur amendment: “Since President Trump took office, I have been working relentlessly on our shared goal of repealing Obamacare and replacing it with a better, more affordable plan. Our efforts in the House Freedom Caucus to hold the line and improve the American Health Care Act have paid off. While I remain committed to replacing Obamacare ... Read more

  • Lehman Catholic student wins Fourth District congressional art competition
    Posted in Press Release on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Lehman Catholic High School senior Seth Brown of Sidney, Ohio won first place in the Fourth District of Ohio’s 2017 Congressional Art Competition. His winning piece, “Self-portrait montage,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol along with other winning artwork from around the country. Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) attended a reception on Friday, April 21, that announced the 2017 Congressional Art Contest winner for Ohio’s Fourth District. The reception was held at the Marion County Administ... Read more

  • Jordan statement on President Trump's Ex-Im Bank nominees
    Posted in Press Release on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would nominate former U.S. Representative Scott Garrett to serve as president of the Export-Import Bank and former Rep. Spencer Bachus to serve on the Ex-Im Bank’s board, Rep. Jim Jordan made the following statement: “It’s no secret that I have been opposed to the Export-Import Bank, but I can say without reservation that the president could not have picked two finer people to help bring some common sense reform to that troubled institution... Read more

  • ADVISORY: Jordan to join HFC members for POLITICO Playbook interview
    Posted in Press Release on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will join House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and HFC Member Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) for a live POLITICO Playbook interview on Thursday morning. POLITICO Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman will ask questions ranging from health care to the federal budget to government funding. WHAT: POLITICO Playbook live interview with Freedom Caucus members WHEN: Thursday, April 6 – doors open at 8 a.m., interview at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: W Hotel (51... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan joins Jake Tapper on CNN State of the Union
    Posted in Press Release on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan joined Jake Tapper this morning on CNN State of the Union to discuss continued congressional efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. During the interview, Rep. Jordan said: “Tweets and statements and blame don’t change facts. And the facts remain the same. When you look at the document, when you look at the legislation, it doesn’t repeal Obamacare. Even people who support it say it’s – have called it Obamacare-lite. Doesn’t bring down premiums. Even the CBO said premiums ... Read more

  • Jordan discusses latest on Obamacare repeal, replacement on America’s Newsroom
    Posted in Press Release on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Fox News America’s Newsroom this morning to discuss what’s next for congressional efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and President Donald Trump’s recent tweet about the House Freedom Caucus. During the interview with Fox’s Shannon Bream, Rep. Jordan said: “The Freedom Caucus is trying to change Washington. This bill keeps Washington the same – plain and simple. This bill doesn’t fully repeal Obamacare, this bill doesn’t lower premiums and probably mos... Read more

  • Jordan on CNN New Day: ‘We want a plan’ that repeals Obamacare, lowers premiums
    Posted in Press Release on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined CNN New Day this morning to discuss what’s next for congressional efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. During the interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, Rep. Jordan said: “We want to put together a plan that actually repeals Obamacare, that actually lowers premiums, and frankly one that hopefully more than 17 percent of the country approves of. So we’re working hard at that and we’ve never stopped at achieving that goal because that’s what the American p... Read more