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  • Jordan statement on House vote to pass reconciliation bill repealing significant portions of Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues, Taxes

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding today’s vote on a reconciliation bill that would repeal significant portions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, and also stop federal funding of Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers: “Since 2010, Republicans have told the American people that we heard their frustration over Obamacare and would repeal this terrible law. Today we took the first step toward finally repea... Read more

  • Jordan to speak at CPAC 2016
    Posted in Press Release on January 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will speak at the American Conservative Union’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference, held March 2-5, 2016, at the Gaylord Hotel National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Of the event Rep. Jordan said: “The American Conservative Union is a recognized leader of the conservative movement, and its annual CPAC conference is a must-attend event for conservative activists and leaders alike. From Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W.... Read more

  • Jordan questions AG Lynch about DOJ, IRS response to targeting scandal
    Posted in Press Release on November 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Attorney General of the United States Loretta Lynch today about the U.S. Department of Justice’s muted response to the Internal Revenue Service’s actions regarding targeting of conservative organizations. In particular, Rep. Jordan questioned Attorney General Lynch about the Justice Department’s failure to prosecute anyone from the IRS for failing to preserve documents and for failing to notify Congress about it in a timely fashion. During the questioni... Read more

  • Jordan statement on spending deal
    Posted in Press Release on October 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan made the following comments today regarding the proposed budget deal that Congressional leadership unveiled last night: “Here we go again. Another last-minute, back-room spending deal by the White House and Congressional leaders that busts the budget caps and allows unlimited debt for the next 18 months. No wonder so many Americans distrust Congress. The endless borrowing and spending must stop before it breaks the backs of hard-working taxpayers. Republicans need to stand... Read more

  • Jordan statement on continuing resolution that funds Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Release on September 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following statement regarding today’s vote to pass a continuing resolution out of the U.S. House of Representatives that does not remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood and instead send it to more comprehensive federally qualified women’s health clinics: “I would have supported the funding bill had it simply redirected taxpayer dollars from Planned Parenthood to community health centers around the country, where women can receive actual, comprehen... Read more

  • House Freedom Caucus Statement Regarding Planned Parenthood Funding
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Today, the House Freedom Caucus released the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood funding: “Given the appalling revelations surrounding Planned Parenthood, we cannot in good moral conscience vote to send taxpayer money to this organization while still fulfilling our duty to represent our constituents. We must therefore oppose any spending measure that contains funding for Planned Parenthood.” Mission statement of the House Freedom Caucus: “The House Freedom Caucus gives a voice to co... Read more

  • Council for Citizens Against Government Waste honors Jordan (PHOTO)
    Posted in Press Release on July 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    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: https://flic.kr/p/wGqkhp About the ... Read more

  • Heritage Action for America to honor Jordan for defending conservative values in D.C.
    Posted in Press Release on June 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Pro-Life and Family Issues

    Heritage Action for America will honor Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Saturday with a special “thank-you” event for consistently defending conservative values and liberty. Heritage Action for America regional coordinator Stephanie Kreuz said of Rep. Jordan: “Congressman Jordan has been relentless in fighting for conservative values for Ohioans. He has faithfully voted to rein in federal overspending, has rigorously investigated the IRS targeting of conservative groups and consistently oppose... Read more

  • Jordan statement on Trade Promotion Authority vote
    Posted in Press Release on June 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Fiscal Issues

    Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released the following statement after today’s vote on Trade Promotion Authority: "Conservatives in Congress support free trade. We have been and still are willing to work with our leadership to make this legislation better. Our leadership tried to compromise with Democrats instead of us, and now we know that strategy failed. We stand ready to work on free trade legislation that is both transparent and consistent with Republican principles." -30- Read more

  • The Ex-Im Bank Is a Waste of Money
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform, Budget and Fiscal Issues, Taxes

    American families are fed up with Washington. And they have every right to be. They see their tax dollars being given to able-bodied people who can work but won’t. They see their hard-earned money being handed out to connected and powerful corporate interests. And they see a Congress that’s not willing to fight for them. But now Congress has an opportunity to change things for regular Americans. The Export-Import Bank is set to expire on June 30, and Congress should let it expire. This bank is a... Read more