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[CELINA, OHIO] (5-5-23) The Mercer County Republican Party announces their keynote speaker for their 2023 Reagan Day Dinner.

Kentucky US Representative Thomas Massie, who serves on three of the most important committees in the US House of Representatives according to Jeff Larmore (Event Chair), will deliver the keynote address. Massie serves on the House Committee on Rules, the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, and the House Judiciary Committee

The House Committee on Rules is one of the oldest standing committees in the House. The Committee is commonly known as “The Speaker’s Committee” because they direct the procedure and protocol by which the Speaker controls the House. Since the late 1970s the Committee as it is structured is weighted in favor of the majority party (9 majority and 4 minority party members).

The House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure has jurisdiction over roads, bridges, mass transit, railroads, aviation, maritime and waterborne transit.

The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over laws that affect intellectual property, industrial hemp, civil liberties, firearms, and were among the reasons Massie ran for Congress.

In addition to serving on these committees, Massie is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Administrative State, Regulatory Reform, and Antitrust, and serves as a member of the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.

U.S. Representative Thomas Massie was first elected to Congress in November 2012. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

During college he invented a technology that enabled people to interact with computers using their sense of touch and leveraged that technology to found SensAble Technologies, Inc. The hardware and software he developed is now used to design automobiles, jewelry, shoes, dental prosthetics, and even reconstructive implants for wounded soldiers.

In another recent press release, dated April 26th, Representatives Massie and Pingree re-introduced the Bipartisan PRIME Act (Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption) to make it easier for small farms and ranches to give individual states freedom to permit intrastate distribution of custom-slaughtered meat such as beef, pork, or lamb to consumers, restaurants, hotels, boarding houses, and grocery stores.

In a statement, Massie said-

“Consumers want to know where their food comes from, what it contains, and how it’s processed.

The annual Republican Dinner will be held May 19th at Romer’s Catering in St. Henry. Tickets for the event are $50 and dinner begins at 6:30. In addition, there will be speakers presenting information and updates on the efforts of the pro-abortion lobbyists, who, unfortunately, are attempting to place a Constitutional Amendment on the November ballot. The Constitutional Amendment would enshrine abortion as a “right”, into our Ohio Constitution.

For more information about this event contact:

Robert J. Hibner Chair 419.305.3031
Jeff Larmore Event Chair 419.305.1250
Stephanie Kremer RSVP 419.305.2680
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