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In November 2012, Dave was elected to represent the 14th District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. This Congress, the 117th, is his fifth term in office.

Dave serves on the influential House Committee on Appropriations, which is the committee responsible for scrutinizing federal spending and determining how your tax dollars are spent. He sits on the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee and is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, where he has established himself as a champion of the bipartisan effort to preserve and protect the Great Lakes. His service on the Appropriations Committee enabled Dave to help reduce federal discretionary spending by over $21 Billion in FY14, which is the first time since the Korean War spending has been cut four consecutive years.

As a former prosecutor, the safety and wellbeing of Ohio’s communities still remain one of Dave’s top priorities. He co-founded the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence in the 115th Congress, is the Vice Chair of the Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus and is an active member of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force. With Ohio being one of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis, Dave has fought to ensure that the federal funding Congress provides to combat the crisis effectively supports the lifesaving work being done by local communities.

Keeping with a tradition he established while serving as Geauga County Prosecutor, Dave has returned more than $800,000 from his Congressional budget to the U.S. Treasury since 2013.

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  2. He properly represents my views on Abortion Rights

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  3. He properly represents my views on Balancing the Budget

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  4. He properly represents my views on the Gun Rights (2nd Amendment)

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  5. He properly represents my views on Military & Defense Spending

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  6. He properly represents my views on the Economy

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  7. He properly represents my views on Education

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  8. He properly represents my views on Healthcare

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  9. He properly represents my position on Immigration

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  10. He properly represents my views on Energy Policy

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  11. He properly represents my views on Environmental matters

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  12. He properly represents my views on Crime and Law Enforcement

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  13. He properly represents my views on National Security

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  14. If he runs for office again, I would vote for him

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    2. Heck Yeah!
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