Tim Ryan is a tireless advocate for working families in Ohio’s 13th District. First elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002, he is currently serving in his ninth term.
Tim is a dynamic leader known for challenging both parties to rebuild the middle class. He is a champion of efforts to make college more affordable, revitalize America’s cities and improve the health and well-being of American families and children. Tim’s vision for a stronger economy and his work on these and other issues has garnered national attention.
He is the author of A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit and The Real Food Revolution: Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm.
Congressman Ryan is a member of House Appropriations Committee that controls the expenditure of funds by the federal government.
Tim serves as co-chairman of the Congressional Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus and is a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic.
Ryan has a law degree from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law (formerly the Franklin Pierce Law Center). He studied abroad as part of the Dickinson School of Law’s International Law Program. He received a BA in Political Science from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Born July 16, 1973, in Niles, Ohio, Tim Ryan currently resides in Howland with his wife Andrea and three children.