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Congresswoman Fudges Corner July 23, 2014

Not long ago, a 17 year old high school student from the 11th Congressional District sent me an email message asking for my help to deal with the heroin epidemic. He spoke of two people he knew who had overdosed on this highly addictive drug and said, ‘I would love ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 16, 2014

I extend my thanks to the many district residents who participated in my telephone town hall last week. I welcome the opportunity to hear your concerns and provide assistance wherever possible. At the conclusion of the tele-forum, several people left voice-mail messages asking why House Republicans continue to block an ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 9, 2014

During the past week, the Supreme Court ruled on two controversial issues. One such decision, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, proves that the battle for women’s equal access to healthcare is far from over. On Monday, June 30, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that certain for-profit companies are ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of July 2, 2014

It has been more than 17 years since the Ohio Supreme Court found Ohio’s system of funding schools unconstitutional. Families in Ohio and in many other states have waited long enough for meaningful action from our state leaders to deliver on America’s promise of fair and equal opportunity for all ...

Congresswomen Fudge's Corner June 25, 2014

Summer is finally here with all the things many of us look forward to after a cold, hard winter and rainy spring; cook-outs, family reunions, gardening, vacations and so much more. Some of you remember first hand “Freedom Summer” in 1964. That summer long ago was not a time to ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of June 18

Time and again, we have seen laws and regulations put in place with a laser focus on restricting access to the ballot box for certain voters but not others. A court ruling in the past week just upended one such unjust law. Federal District Judge Peter Economus ordered that early ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

In Northeast Ohio, we tend to complain about having two seasons - winter and orange barrel season. Those colorful barricades may slow down traffic as they restrict our highways and bi-ways but they also represent an investment in the future and we appreciate smoother roads when the construction work is ...

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