Stories tagged with: Congressman Zack Space

November 2, 2010 - 11:33am
5 years 42 weeks ago

It is General Election day and voters are heading to the polls to help decide important races and issues.  Turnout is being called steady today.

18th Congressional Democratic Incumbent Zack Space is out visiting voters Tuesday. Congressman Space said he's focused on the election and what he can do for the district tomorrow regardless of today's outcome.

"The beautiful thing about this job is that it's given me a chance to really give back to my community in ways...

October 25, 2010 - 12:20pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

The Ohio National Guard Base in Zanesville is getting a facility upgrade.

A ground breaking ceremony was held at the 220th Engineering Installation Squadron Monday morning. The Ohio National Guard is getting a new facility. Congressman Zack Space said they really needed the new building.

"This project is going to bring these standards up to modern day technology. They are going to have equipment and tools they need to be stronger and a better fighting force. There's...

August 18, 2010 - 11:14am
6 years 1 week ago

U.S. Congressman Zack Space announces a new project that will bring hundreds of jobs to Appalachia.

Federal Government funding through the Recovery Act is providing a $66.5 million grant added to approximately $25 million in private funds to connect Appalachia. The project provides broadband Internet access across the region. Congressman Space says that Appalachia needs to be up to speed with major cities and suburbs.

"It helps not just bridge the technological gap, but the...

August 5, 2010 - 8:59pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

Ohio's 18th district United States Representative was in Zanesville Thursday night at a political rally.

Congressman Zack Space met with local supporters while the House is currently in recess. He will be back in Washington next week in a special session to vote on a bill that Congressman Space says will save more than 300 teacher's jobs in the 18th district alone.

"It's an emphasis on education. It's a priority on education and within it lies the understanding that the...

June 3, 2010 - 5:31pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

For those on unemployment, it's called the waiting game.

The house approved a bill that would extend unemployment benefits into November, but with the Senate on vacation until June 7, jobless benefits will expire before it is voted upon. US Congressman Zack Space talks about why these benefits are important for local places like Christ's Table.

"Without those funds, places like this go away and when places like this go away, we've got a lot of Americans, again,...

May 19, 2010 - 5:39pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

It's not set in stone who will face US Congressman Zack Space this November.

Ballots tabulated from the May Fourth Primary show it's still too close to call yet, but the Republican nomination comes down to two individuals, Bob Gibbs and Fred Dailey.

"I think it's important for all the votes to be counted, especially those men and women of the armed services whose votes are part of the absentee and provisional ballots that are in the process of being counted now, " says...

May 18, 2010 - 5:36pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

US Congressman Zack Space is on his way back to Washington DC after spending some time in the 18th District.

The main issue on his agenda, which he says is extremely important, is the economy.

"Figuring out a way to get out of this recession that has been so crippling, especially to areas like ours. Rural America has suffered much more than urban and suburban areas, " says Space.

But Space says there are signs of progress.

"We added 292,000 jobs to the...

April 18, 2010 - 4:47pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

18th District US Congressman Zack Space will soon learn who he will face in the November Election.

Voters will head to the polls in about two weeks and decide which candidate will win the Republican nomination.

Space says he has no idea who will pull out the win but he is interested to see who his opponent will be.

"Look forward to a spirited, honest, and transparent campaign, " says Space.

While the November Election is still months away, Space says he's...

April 17, 2010 - 9:57pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

Members of the local Tea Party organization say they want to be heard.

They have held several rallies this year , including a couple in front of 18th District US Congressman Zack Space's office.

"I admire the fact that there are people out there who care enough to get involved and to familiarize themselves with the issues. I admire the passion, " says Space.

But Tea Party organizers say they're not happy about Space's lack of availability to meet or speak with...

March 28, 2010 - 3:24pm
6 years 21 weeks ago

18th District US Congressman Zack Space is calling on President Barack Obama to withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement, also known as NAFTA.

Space says doing so would help our economy and create more jobs across the county. He says NAFTA is partially responsible for eliminating manufacturing jobs in Ohio and sending people oversees.

Therefore, Space is co-sponsoring a piece of legislation in the House of Representatives that would allow the US to promptly...

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