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Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge introduces Restore Our Neighborhoods Act of 2013 with Congresswoman Kaptur and Congressman Joyce to demolish foreclosed, abandoned homes in Ohio, 49 other states that are community eyesores

U.S Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-11) (left), and Reps Marcy Kaptur (D-9) and Dave Joyce (R-14), photo by CLEVELAND, Ohio-  Flanked by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson,  Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), a Warrensville Hts. Democrat whose majority Black 11th congressional district includes the city of Cleveland and its eastern suburbs,  announced introduction of federal legislation to aid states and cities in addressing the need to demolish foreclosed, vacant and abandoned properties that have become eyesores to the community during a press conference last week on Cleveland's east side with GOP Congressman Dave Joyce (R-14) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-9) of Toledo, who are also sponsors of the bill. The Restore Our Neighborhoods Act of 2013 is a successor to a bill introduced in 2012 by Fudge and former Congressman Steven LaTourette of Ohio , who did not seek reelection last year. “This legislation provides a strong, sensible and cost- effecti