Dave speaks at Lake County Legislative Breakfast

Dave took spent the morning of February 25th with leaders from Lake County discussing legislation both at the state and federal level. Joined by State Sen. John Eklund, State Sen. Nina Turner, State Rep. John Rogers, State Rep. Ron Young, & Lake County Commissioner Rob Aufuldish, Lake Erie College President Michael Victor moderated a lively debate about the road ahead for Ohio.

The News-Herald: Budgets, sequestration are chief topics of annual Legislative Breakfast in Lake County (with video)

“… Joyce is frustrated with how Washington leaders have taken an approach leading toward a sequester that would trigger automatic spending cuts. “I don’t believe in doing cuts this way,” Joyce said. “I think we should be responsible and we need to control spending, but we shouldn’t cut spending with a meat ax the way this administration asked for and is now receiving the sequestration.”

http://news-herald.com/articles/2013/02/25/news/doc512bd7ecddccf593422035.txt



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Dave’s First Politifact Rated True

Dave got his first Politifact and it rated True! 3 million jobs do in fact go unfilled each month. Luckily, in the 14th District, we have great places like Auburn Career Center that are training our young constituents with the skills they need to enter our workforce.

The Plain Dealer: Dueling Medicaid claims: PolitiFact Ohio’s weekly recap, Feran

“… Newly elected Rep. Dave Joyce said he was intrigued by President Obama’s State of the Union call to provide high school students with more technical education that will help them get better jobs.”

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2013/02/dueling_medicaid_claims_politi.html



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Dave Announces First Bill

The Plain Dealer: Proposed federal legislation could generate millions of dollars for demolition in Cleveland, Atassi

An Ohio delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives announced Wednesday the introduction of legislation to distribute bonds worth $4 billion to states or land banks nationwide to stabilize neighborhoods by clearing the ruins of the foreclosure crisis from urban areas.

http://www.cleveland.com/cityhall/index.ssf/2013/02/proposed_federal_legislation_c.html



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The Assault on Dave Continues

LA Times: Organizing for Action targets GOP lawmakers in first ad buy, Gold

Four California Republican House members are among 16 GOP legislators being targeted by a pro-Obama advocacy group in a new online ad campaign urging them to back a more robust background check system for gun sales….Among the other targets of OFA’s first ad buy are Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire. Those in the House include Reps. Michael G. Fitzpatrick, Jim Gerlach and Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania, David Joyce of Ohio, John Kline and Erik Paulsen of Minnesota, Mike Coffman of Colorado, Daniel Webster and C.W. “Bill” Young of Florida and Robert Pittenger of North Carolina.

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-ofa-ads-target-gop-legislators-20130221,0,3967818.story



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Dave Joyce: The #1 Target in Ohio

It is clear that Democrats across the country are willing to do whatever they can to get Dave out of office. He is their #1 target in Ohio and across the country.

http://www.rollcall.com/news/david_joyce_ohios_most_vulnerable_gop_target-222294-1.html



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