U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot 1st District of Ohio

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God save the Queen - before Congress sinks her
October 5, 2008 - Peter Bronson, The Cincinnati Enquirer
The Delta Queen is a wedding cake of a boat. It's a historic hotel on roller skates. A museum that floats like Ivory soap. A magical time machine that makes a lazy river stay up all night reading "Huckleberry Finn."

Delta Queen Mutiny Reigns in House
June 25, 2008 - The Marietta Register
The nearly 82-year-old Delta Queen still makes trips on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers for its overnight passengers, as most Marietta residents know, splashing along between river towns with its history and commerce in tow. That tradition will end in about four months unless Congress changes course and decides to let America’s last steam-powered Sternwheeler for overnight passengers continue its runs up and down the rivers.

Suburbs glad to keep Galbraith exit on I-75
April 22, 2008 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
READING - Officials from six suburban communities who had protested the proposed closing of the northbound Galbraith Road exit off Interstate 75 officially thanked Congressman Steve Chabot for his assistance in their so-far successful battle.

Chabot recognizes Winton Woods choir
March 21, 2008 - The Community Press & Recorder
FOREST PARK - Just days before their trip to China, the Winton Woods Varsity Ensemble continues to get good news.

WWII veteran finally gets his medals
March 12, 2008 - The Community Press & Recorder
For Roger Haberthier and his family, 62 years were well worth the wait.

Parents Of Murdered Children Honor Congressman Chabot
March 10, 2008 - The Kentucky Post
A congressman known for helping veterans receive medals they deserve, got some recognition of his own on Monday.

Bill Could Save 82-Year-Old Steamboat
January 14, 2008 - Preservation Magazine
This could be the last year that the 1926 Delta Queen, the country's last overnight paddle-wheel steamboat, will operate on America's rivers, thanks to the U.S. Congress.

Chabot recognizes vets prior to induction
November 20, 2007 - The Community Press & Recorder
United States Rep. Steve Chabot recognized Thomas Anderson and Thomas Griffin prior to their induction into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.

Delta Queen might just keep rolling along
November 2, 2007 - USA Today
A few months ago it looked like the end was near for the Delta Queen, the nation's most famous paddlewheeler. But the 81-year-old Mississippi River icon may yet win a reprieve. A grass-roots campaign to get Congress to extend the boat's exemption from a government safety rule is gaining steam.

Backers Rally to Save Historic Sternwheeler
October 27, 2007 - The Cincinnati Post
The campaign to keep the Delta Queen riverboat operating has gathered some broad support, including a key endorsement from the company that owns and operates the national historic landmark.

More nations need to help ease slaughter in Darfur
September 23, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Guest column: Rep. Steve Chabot

Chabot works to help family
July 30, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
A Green Township woman facing deportation will get at least a temporary reprieve today when U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot takes her case to Congress.

Riverfront Park to get federal funds
July 17, 2007 - Cincinnati Business Courier
Infrastructure funding for the Cincinnati Central Riverfront Park has been included in a House appropriations bill that was approved Tuesday.

NKU, UC buildings go green; New construction is planet-friendly
July 12, 2007 - The Cincinnati Post
WASHINGTON - It's getting easier to be green.

Chabot cancels road-building in national forest
July 9, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
WASHINGTON - It's OK, you didn't sleep through geography class. The Tongass National Forest is not anywhere near Cincinnati - it's not even in Ohio.

Broadcasters fighting fee hike
June 29, 2007 - The Cincinnati Post
WASHINGTON - Cincinnati-area broadcasters asked a congressional committee Tuesday to stop a fee increase they said could knock them off the Internet and out of business.

Science makes identifying remains easier
June 25, 2007 - USA Today
Melodie Rowe was a quiet 17-year-old when she went missing from her Syracuse, N.Y., home in September 1972. Her family told detectives that Melodie had trouble making friends and had left to run an errand for her mother.

After 60 years, vet finally gets medals
May 31, 2007 - The Community Press & Recorder
After 62 years of waiting William "Ray" Howcroft, 82, finally received the credit he deserved.

Dems accept a dare and help pass tougher lobbying rules
May 25, 2007 - USA Today
A bill requiring more stringent regulation of lobbyists was unexpectedly changed on its way to passing the House on Thursday after the Republicans dared the Democrats to accept tougher measures — and the Democrats did.

U.S. closer to suing OPEC nations over price-fixing
May 23, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
WASHINGTON - The House on Tuesday passed legislation that paves the way for the U.S. to sue member nations of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for price-fixing and other anti-competitive practices.

Federal cybercrime bill introduced in House
May 15, 2007 - SC Magazine
Two congressmen on Monday introduced a bipartisan cybersecurity bill that proponents say will modernize regulations while providing law enforcement with more resources to investigate and prosecute criminals.

Mom takes mission to D.C.
April 28, 2007 - The Cincinnati Post
WASHINGTON - Debra Culberson knows that, after nearly 11 years, if her murdered daughter is ever found, all that will be left will be her skeletal remains.

'Partial birth' abortion ban upheld
April 18, 2007 - Associated Press
WASHINGTON � In a case with several Cincinnati ties, The Supreme Court upheld the nationwide ban on a controversial abortion procedure Wednesday, handing abortion opponents the long-awaited victory they expected from a more conservative bench.

Chabot to host students for school debate
April 16, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Rep. Steve Chabot is hosting high school students today as part of the annual Congressional Youth Delegation exercise. The event, essentially a mock Congress, will take place at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza downtown.

Remaking an area requires boldness
April 15, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Tony Brown stands at the corner of Burnet and Northern avenues, huge umbrella in his hand, explaining to two members of Congress how and where the revitalization of Avondale is going to continue.

Small business lobbies feds to extend funds
April 12, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Small companies and local development groups need federal financing programs to keep expanding.

House Small Business Committee holds local hearing
April 11, 2007 - Cincinnati Business Courier
The U.S. House Small Business Committee will hold a "field hearing" in Cincinnati Wednesday, when Reps. Steve Chabot and Nydia Velazquez visit the city.

Westwood businessman testifies before U.S. House committee
March 16, 2007 - The Community Press & Recorder
A local small businessman from Westwood offered testimony before a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives..

Medals Presented to Wife of Local WWII Veteran
March 12, 2007 - WCPO.com
Congressman Steve Chabot presented several awards today to a local woman whose husband served in World War II.

Chabot is Ranking Member on New AntiTrust Task Force
March 5, 2007 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Rep. Steve Chabot will be taking a leading roll in making sure there's competition in the marketplace. The Westwood Republican was just named ranking member of the newly created House Antitrust Task Force.

Head To Head: U.S. Congress' Small Biz Agenda
December 21, 2006 - Forbes.com
The balance of power in Washington has shifted. To give you a sense of what to expect (or not) for small businesses next year, we tapped House Small Business Committee members from both sides of the aisle: Ohio Republican Steve Chabot, a new ranking member, and Illinois Democrat Danny Davis.

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