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Mike Turner

Michael R. "Mike" Turner (born January 11, 1960) is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member ... More »Michael R. "Mike" Turner (born January 11, 1960) is the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district covers most of the city of Dayton and includes most of Montgomery County, much of Warren County, and is home to all of Highland and Clinton Counties. Turner, a non-denominational Protestant Christian, was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1960 to Vivian and Ray Turner. His mother was a teacher in the Wayne School system in Huber Heights and his father worked as a member of IUE Local 801 for 42 years after serving in the military. Turner was raised in East Dayton and has one sister. Turner graduated from Belmont High School in 1978 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the Ohio Northern University in 1982, a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University in 1985, and an MBA from the University of Dayton in 1992. He practiced law with local firms and businesses in the Dayton area... [ Wikipedia ]

Turner's mouth helps explain why Tenn. Dems are on the outs with voters

Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner (D-Old Hickory) seems to have become a very bitter man indeed, and he has declared at a Tennessee Democratic State Executive Committee meeting as recorded in the Democratic-leaning Nashville Scene that the reason that Barack Obama ...

Institutional Post-War PTSD

– This is the post-Cold War variant of post-traumatic system disorder: Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee, asked the Pentagon policy chief to respond in writing to several questions following a Nov. 2 hearing. The ...

Local Reaction to Court Decision

Below is a quick rundown: Rep. Mike Turner of Dayton said the ruling “will have tremendous consequences on individuals, working families, businesses, and local governments …at a time when the economy is still struggling to recover.” Instead of keeping the newly-named tax in place...

Congressman Turner sets the record straight on jobs at Wright-Patt

However, the latest news, thanks to some digging by U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, is that the base appears to be down only a few hundred jobs, to 27,500 at the end of 2012 compared to 27,865 at the end of 2011. Turner’s office said the error was a result of earlier reports that ...

Oklahoma Rep. Mike Turner proposes ban on all marriages

According to Rep. Mike Turner, his bill would keep same-sex marriage illegal in Oklahoma while still satisfying the U.S. Constitution. "[My constituents are] willing to have that discussion about whether marriage needs to be regulated by the state at all," Turner told KWTV. ...

Rep. Turner files election complaint against upcoming opponent

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, is initiating a complaint against a 2014 opponent alleging his campaign violates the terms of federal funding he received to start a business. Turner’s office has prepared a Federal Election Commission complaint against Russ Gottesman, who ...

Turner seeks to block future furloughs

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, joined a group of lawmakers seeking to block the possibility of furloughs for defense employees next year. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, joined a group of lawmakers seeking to block the possibility of furloughs for defense employees next year. ...

Turner adds provisions to defense bill

U.S. Rep Mike Turner (R-Dayton) has added several provisions to the latest National Defense Authorization Act with implications in the Dayton region. The special provisions have been added on to the NDAA — the $552.1 billion spending bill for national defense over the next fiscal year — ...

Turner to hold hearing in Dayton on Delphi retiree pensions

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner (R-Dayton) will hold a field hearing of the House Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations next week to continue investigating the treatment of Delphi salaried retirees. The briefing will take place June 10 at 10 a.m. at Sinclair Community ...

Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Mike Turner Introduce Bills Banning IRS Political Targeting

Congressman Mike Turner (R-Ohio) introduced the Taxpayer Nondiscrimination & Protection Act of 2013 on Tuesday that would amend Title 18 of the U.S. Code, making it a crime for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to discriminate against anyone (individual or group) based on their ...

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State Rep. Mike Turner to resign

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner says he will not seek re-election. Turner told members of the House of Representatives on Thursday that he will retire at the end of the year after serving 14 years in District 51, which covers the areas of Old ...

Election Day, T-14, 10th Congressional District

It was 10 years ago that former Dayton Mayor Mike Turner defeated Democrat Rick Carne to win Ohio’s 3rd Congressional District. He returns this year for another term in the House, now in the new 10th District. This time around, Turner’s challenger is Thompson Hine attorney Sharen ...

White House, lawmakers discuss how to combat military sex crimes

Ohio Representative Mike Turner, a leading Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, said the annual defense policy bills for 2014 could provide vehicles for legislation to combat the problem. "I feel that there is positive momentum on this issue," said Turner. (Additional ...

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Funds retreat from Japan, short-sellers circling, in China spat

Mike Turner, head of strategy and asset allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management (ADN.L), said that his concerns about Japan stem more from unfavourable demographic trends and a slowing global economy than any risk of war. "I doubt they would go that far because of the state of the global ...

Congressman Pushes Pentagon Chief to Make Russian Troop Movements Public

Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) called on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Wednesday to immediately make known Russian troop movements along the Ukrainian border. The congressman believes such a move would deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from readying his troops for further incursions ...

House OKs 2-year sentence for military sex assault

"Being in a military uniform should not be a get out of jail card," Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, said as the House began work on more than 170 amendments to the defense bill. Lawmakers hope to complete the measure on Friday but must reconcile it with a Senate version. Congress is determined ...

Outraged Lawmakers Look To Change Military Justice : NPR

" In the House, Reps. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, and Niki Tsongas, D-Mass., who have collaborated in the past on legislation to help sexual assault victims in the military, are again writing legislation to address the issue. This time, Turner said the focus is on reining in the power of ...

Nashville Democrat Mike Turner to retire from Tennessee House

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner is retiring from the Tennessee Legislature, the lawmaker announced Thursday. The Nashville Democrat, who has served for 14 years, plans to retire at the end of the year, according to The Associated Press. Turner said he plans to spend ...

Turner announces $775K grant to help veterans

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said veterans often face a tough transition back to civilian life and that homelessness, unemployment and other factors hit the veterans’ community harder than others. The Department of Veterans Affairs is giving a $757,000 grant to help combat veterans’ ...

Rep. Mike Turner seeks jail time for IRS agents who launch political investigations

Dayton-area GOP congressman Mike Turner has teamed up with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, to introduce legislation that would make it a crime for Internal Revenue Service agents to launch politically motivated investigations. Their bill was prompted by an IRS official's ...

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