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U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson R-OH 8th District) visited HARDI-member Johnstone Supply on July 28.
Rep. Davidson is a former military officer and Army Ranger who filled the seat formerly occupied by Speaker John Boehner. Davidson had experience working in a family manufacturing business before starting his own company.
During the visit, Rep. Davidson and Johnstone Supply leadership discussed the forthcoming overtime regulations, workforce issues and challenges small businesses have in navigating regulations.
“I appreciated the opportunity to visit Johnstone Supply and meet with their business leaders,” Rep. Davidson said. “As a small business owner myself, I share their concerns about government regulations making it harder than ever to run a business. I look forward to applying what I learned in our valuable discussions as I work to make Ohio a place for businesses to thrive.”
Rep. Davidson is a member of the House Small Business Committee and House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
“It was great to host a member of Congress who understands the challenges that the business community faces on a firsthand basis,” said Greg Grimme, owner of Johnstone Supply – Cincinnati. “The fact that he has experience signing the front end of a check and knows the impact of ever-changing rules and regulations is a tremendous asset for the 8th District and Congress.”