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  • Op-ed: Mike Lee and Jim Jordan: Make Work and Marriage Great Again
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Americans are, on average, wealthier, healthier, and better-educated than we ever have been. We've made huge strides in civil rights and racial equality. We have access to technology that would have awed past generations. But fundamentally, our culture and way of life has undergone some changes that are not necessarily positive. As documented in the recently released report, "What We Do Together: The State of Associational Life in America," Americans' day-to-day lives have significantly changed ... 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

  • 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

  • Jordan statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint
    Posted in Press Release on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget Blueprint: “I commend President Trump and Director Mulvaney for their fiscally-responsible approach to setting priorities for federal spending. Washington has not seen that happen in a long time. While I am still reviewing the specifics of the budget blueprint, I like the idea of offsetting increases in critical areas like defense and homeland security with reductions in other ... Read more

  • RELEASE: Jordan statements on Trump executive orders
    Posted in Press Release on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Donald Trump’s executive orders today to resurrect the Mexico City Policy banning U.S. aid to organizations that promote or perform abortions abroad, and to freeze federal hiring. On the Mexico City Policy: “I applaud President Trump’s decision to reinstate the Mexico City Policy banning foreign non-governmental organizations that receive U.S. aid from promoting and performing abortions. The American people do not wa... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan calls for passage of Agency Accountability Act during Oversight hearing
    Posted in Press Release on December 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    On Thursday, December 1, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, co-chaired a hearing called, “Restoring the Power of the Purse: Legislative Options.” During the hearing, Rep. Jordan focused on the fact that the federal government’s agencies collect billions of dollars in fees, fines and penalties, but that money is not overseen by Congress. The White House claims the annual amount in... Read more

  • Jordan statement on IRS denying Albuquerque Tea Party non-profit status
    Posted in Press Release on November 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding the decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to deny the Albuquerque Tea Party non-profit status after delaying its application for almost seven years as part of the IRS targeting scandal: “After seven years of stonewalling, targeting and harassing the Albuquerque Tea Party, the IRS has yet again blocked the group’s non-profit status without any explanation. This decision is a reminder that when a federal judge recently... Read more

  • Jordan named 2015 Taxpayers' Friend
    Posted in Press Release on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) has been named a winner of the 2015 Taxpayers’ Friend Award by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU). Rep. Jordan was one of two representatives for Ohio who received an “A” in the 2015 Congressional Rating by NTU, given for his strong voting record on behalf of lower taxes, limited government and economic freedom for all Americans. Since 1979, NTU has analyzed every roll call vote affecting fiscal policy. The “Taxpayer Score” is based on how each Member of Congres... Read more

  • ICYMI: Jordan on C-SPAN Newsmakers
    Posted in Press Release on September 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Yesterday, C-SPAN aired an interview with Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, conducted by POLITICO’s Rachael Bade, The Washington Post’s Kelsey Snell and C-SPAN’s Susan Swain for C-SPAN’s Newsmakers show. During the interview, Rep. Jordan discussed a number of topics including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress and efforts to impeach Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen. The inter... Read more

  • Jordan Named Guardian of Small Business
    Posted in Press Release on September 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has been awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses. Rep. Jordan received the award for his support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress. Of the award Rep. Jordan said: “America’s small business owners are the backbone of our economy. Small businesses create the majority of new U.S. jobs, and it’s my honor to support the entrepreneurs... Read more