Congressman Turner on WHIO Speaking to WHIO listeners on December 8 about his fight to prevent the Department of Defense from cutting the ECSS program. Those cuts could cost hundreds of jobs in the Dayton region.
Austria, Turner press DOD to keep ECSS program U.S. Rep. Steve Austria, R-Beavercreek, and U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Centerville, Tuesday sent a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Defense expressing concern about the Expeditionary Combat Support System, or ECSS, program, currently headquartered in Beavercreek.
Hundreds of local jobs could be lost in government cuts WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Area members of Congress said Tuesday they are concerned the Defense Department may interrupt funding for a $628 million, multi year contract to modernize Air Force computer systems, putting at risk more than three years of work and hundreds of jobs in the Dayton area.
Rebuilding Ohio’s Manufacturing Base is Critical to the Future Economic Health of Our Region The last decade has been challenging for the State of Ohio’s manufacturing sector, especially here in the Dayton region. Between May 2000 and May 2010, the Dayton metropolitan area lost over half of its production workforce, around 42,000 manufacturing jobs. The unemployment rate in Clinton, Montgomery and Highland Counties is significantly higher than the national average and many of those lost jobs were in the manufacturing sector.
Congressman Turner on WHIO Talking to WHIO listeners about the his meeting with Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Director Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess about the Alabama Congressional Delegation’s recent efforts to grow MSIC in Alamama by attempting to steal mission responsibility from NASIC at Wright-Patt.
Burgess to Turner: NASIC Mission Will Remain at WPAFB Mike Turner, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, today in a meeting in his office, received the personal assurance of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Director Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess that no jobs or missions will be moved from the National Air and Space Intelligence Agency (NASIC), based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, to the Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC), based at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
Turner Defends NASIC: Alabama Congressional Delegation Seeks to Take Jobs from WPAFB Mike Turner, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, today sent letters to President Barack Obama and Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), strongly opposing efforts of the Alabama Congressional Delegation to move mission responsibility and jobs from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), based at Wright Patterson Air Force Base outside of Dayton, OH, to the Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC), based at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
Opportunities Ahead for the Wilmington Air Park Finding new and innovative ways to repurpose this facility shows the potential of not just Wilmington, but southwest Ohio when it comes to economic opportunities for our nation’s job creators. We have a vibrant and talented workforce that is ready to get to work and to help companies succeed in this competitive economy.
Turner Applauds Clinton County Port Authority’s Closing on Wilmington Air Park The closing by the Clinton County Port Authority on the Wilmington Air Park concludes several months of negotiations with DHL on finalizing the donation of the air park to the community. DHL’s decision to donate the Wilmington Air Park to the Port Authority is tremendous news for families and residents of Clinton County and the surrounding communities.
Discussing manufacturing jobs in the Dayton Region during an interview with WDTN.
Congressman Turner on WHIO Talking to WHIO listeners about the recent positive developments in his efforts to prevent the GM plant in Moraine from being sold for scrap.
Commerce to Treasury Department: Use Taxpayer-Funded Plan to Preserve Moraine Plant Rep. Mike Turner today thanked the Department of Commerce for supporting the taxpayer funded plan for reuse of the General Motors Moraine Assembly Plant. Congressman Turner has sought assistance from President Barack Obama, the Department of Treasury, and the Department of Commerce in order to prevent the facility from being sold for scrap.
New York Times Covers Moraine Plant Redevelopment Push New York Times: In Moraine, Ohio, Representative Michael R. Turner is asking the Obama administration to discourage Motors Liquidation from selling that city’s closed G.M. plant to anyone who would tear it down and sell it for scrap.