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Rob Portman
United States Senator from the Buckeye State.
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Rob Portman 14h
Julia has traveled all the way from North Canton, to participate in the US Page Summer Program. I’m proud to have her representing our great state of & I know she will do a fantastic job.
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Rob Portman 15h
Replying to @SenGaryPeters
I introduced bipartisan legislation called the Secure Federal LEASEs Act with to ensure our government has access to leased properties’ ownership info to better protect Americans.
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Rob Portman 15h
In 2017, the Government Accountability Office discovered that several federal agencies were leasing high-security office space in foreign-owned properties, making our government vulnerable to espionage & other cyber intrusions.
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Rob Portman 18h
Replying to @senrobportman
I appreciated the feedback I received on Friday, & I will continue to work w/ stakeholders throughout to improve our economy, and help working families and succeed and flourish.
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Rob Portman 18h
Replying to @senrobportman
Opportunity Zones are new tax incentives that I fought for as part of the law to spur more investment & job creation in low-income communities across & the country.
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Rob Portman 18h
I enjoyed the opportunity on Friday afternoon to meet w/ Beth Robinson, President & CEO of Uptown Consortium, along w/ local leaders, city officials, & chamber leadership, to highlight the positive impact that OZs will have in low-income communities in & across .
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Rob Portman 19h
Good read from about the importance of passing my bipartisan . It'll help to close the skills gap by expanding Pell Grant opportunities for low-income students & making short-term training programs more affordable & accessible
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Rob Portman Jun 16
Replying to @senrobportman
I’m glad our report has increased federal scrutiny into these programs.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
- Last week the highlighted the investigation I chaired at the Permanent Subcmte on Investigations on the lack of transparency & reciprocity in how American colleges & universities oversee Chinese Confucius Institutes.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
Replying to @senrobportman
I urge my colleagues to pass our bill soon so we can strengthen our country’s cyber defenses.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
I’m pleased the passed companion legislation to my bipartisan Cyber Hunt & Incident Response Teams Act that will strengthen our federal response efforts in the event of a cyberattack.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
Replying to @POTUS @GovMikeDeWine
I have urged to approve to ’s Major Disaster Declaration & expedite relief funding.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
I traveled to the morning after the tornadoes touched down to see firsthand the damage. I was back in Dayton on Friday where I got a briefing on the clean up progress. Some families are having to rebuild their lives from scratch.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
Replying to @senrobportman
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Rob Portman Jun 16
creation & wage growth in the US has surpassed the expectations of economists & that’s good news but we can do better. On the , I outlined how my , , & combating the & meth crisis will help get more people into the workforce.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
Today, on , I miss my dad, Bill. He was a World War II Veteran, a small business person and a loving father. His integrity and midwestern values continue to inspire me every day.
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Rob Portman Jun 16
To my fellow dads, I hope you have an enjoyable . Being a dad to my 3 kids is my greatest joy in life. I’m proud of them and feel blessed to be their father. Happy
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Rob Portman Jun 16
I commend for his decision to mobilize resources across his administration to promote hiring of ex-offenders and give them a second chance. Fits well with my newly reauthorized the Second Chance Act.
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Rob Portman Jun 15
Replying to @senrobportman
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Rob Portman Jun 15
Carbon capture is a common-sense solution that will allow to continue to utilize our natural resources while protecting the environment at the same time. My bipartisan legislation is supported by business, energy, & environmental groups alike. Let’s get it passed.
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