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Beatty Kicks Off August Jobs Tour
Month-long focus on jobs, economy, and education
COLUMBUS, OH – U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) will kick off her August jobs tour on Tuesday, August 12. Throughout the tour, Beatty will hear from employers and employees and provide an update on Congressional activities.
Beatty Supports Funding For Our Nation’s Roads and Bridges
Legislation provides $11 billion temporary patch to Highway Trust Fund
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) supported a bill to provide continued funding for our nation’s roads and infrastructure. The Highway and Transportation Funding Act, H.R. 5021, provides a temporary $11 billion allocation to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 31, 2015.
Beatty Participates in $227 Million Urban Redevelopment Announcement
Funds provide for Near East Side project championed by Beatty
Beatty Supports Expedient Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
Bank is critical to Central Ohio and Nation
Congresswoman Beatty to Host Financial Services and Housing Briefing
Congressman Al Green (TX-09) to keynote event
Congresswoman Beatty Lead Democrat on Bi-Partisan Bill, Passes House
Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions would increase home loan availability
Congresswoman Beatty along with her colleauges from the Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Poverty and the Economy held a press conference to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty speech made by Lyndon B. Johnson. The War on Poverty led to the creation of critical programs like Head Start, Job Corps, Medicare, Medicade and Social Security.
This week, Congresswoman Beatty took to the House floor to discuss minority entrepreneurship's important impact on our country. The Congresswoman's remarks as delivered are below.
"I rise this evening to discuss a very important topic to me, a topic that is important to me, to my district and to this Nation: why entrepreneurship matters to Black America.