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To stimulate the economy, Austria said he will work to provide permanent tax relief to families and reduce regulations that hamper growth on businesses. To lower gas prices, Austria said he will vote to allow drilling for oil and natural gas domestically, and support alternative energy resources like nuclear power, clean coal and hydrogen. 
Austria said he will ensure that the troops have the proper tools to do their jobs. 
Austria supports strengthening borders to prevent illegal immigration. He does not support amnesty for illegal immigrants. 
Austria said he will work to eliminate wasteful spending and ensure that the government does not spend above its budget constraints. 
Austria believes that citizens have the right to own and carry guns provided, and says he will protect Second Amendment rights. 
Austria said he will "defend the unborn at all levels". 
Austria was born October 12, 1958, in Cincinnati. He graduated from Marquette University, and he has worked as a financial advisor. He was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives and served there from 1999-2000. In 2000, he was elected to Ohio Senate, where he served until 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he was the majority whip. He and his wife, Eileen, have three sons. 
Money in politics
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|Links to more campaign contribution information for Steven Austria
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
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- Revolving door profile for Steven Austria from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Steven Austria from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Steven Austria from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and affiliations
- House Committee on Budget
- House Committee on Homeland Security
More background data
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Campaign Contact Information
Steve Austria for Congress
2537 Obetz Drive
Beavercreek, OH 45434
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Ohio and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Steve Austria for Congress -Issues that Matter
- ↑ "Steve Austria," Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
- ↑ "About Steve," SteveAustriaforCongress.com
- ↑ Cleveland.com, “The Latest Ohio, Presidential and Senate Election Results", “Cleveland.com”, March 5, 2008, Accessed March 10, 2008
- ↑ "Ohio 2008 General Election", TheGreenPapers.com, November 4, 2008
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|First Elected to Current Office:
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January 3, 2009
November 2, 2010
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Ohio House of Representatives (1998-200), Ohio Senate (2001-2009)
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Date of Birth: October 12, 1958
November 4, 2008