Turner Honors Departing Ohio Colleagues on House Floor
Five Ohioans to Depart at Adjournment of Congress
Dec 11, 2012 -
Washington D.C. - Congressman Mike Turner (OH-3) honored his fellow Ohioans who will be leaving the House of Representatives at the end of this Congress:
The text of Turner’s remarks follows below:
Mr. Speaker, I am here today to extend my sincere best wishes as five of my fellow Ohioans will be leaving the House at the adjournment of this Congress.
Ohioans have benefitted greatly from the dedication and service of Representative Steve LaTourette, who occupies the Speaker’s Chair today, Representatives Dennis Kucinich, Jean Schmidt, Betty Sutton, and Steve Austria.
On a personal note, I want to thank Representative Steve LaTourette for his mentorship, guidance, and leadership in Congress.
I have had the privilege of working across the aisle and side by side with these lawmakers in support of our fellow Buckeyes and Americans.
Their service to our home state of Ohio, and to our nation, will not end with this Congress.
Their innovative ideas and selfless service will be felt long after they leave the People’s House.
I look forward to their future roles as Ohioans committed to advancing the interests of our communities, our state, and our great country.
Mr. Speaker, I yield back the balance of my time.