steve austria en PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley <p>Ohio&#39;s new 10th congressional district merges Montgomery and Greene Counties, as well as a part of Fayette County, changing the political landscape for 2012. Emily McCord speaks to Jessica Wehrman for this edition of PoliticsOhio. She&#39;s a reporter for the Columbus Dispatch based in Washington, D.C., and her stories appear in the Dayton Dailys News. Werhman breaks down what the changes the new map brings for Montgomery, Clark&nbsp; and Greene Counties and what that means for congressional races and its national implications.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 22:44:00 +0000 Emily McCord 9599 at PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley Neuhardt Announces Candidacy For Ohio's 10th Congressional District <p>A Miami Valley Democrat who lost a congressional race in 2008 has announced she is running for Ohio&rsquo;s new 10<sup>th</sup> congressional district. Sharen Neuhardt was the Democratic candidate against current congressman Steve Austria for the 7<sup>th</sup> district four years ago.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 21:28:18 +0000 Emily McCord 9402 at Congressman Austria Will Not Seek Re-election In 2012 <p>Republican Representative Steve Austria from Beavercreek announced today that he will not be seeking reelection in the 2012 congressional race. Austria currently serves the 7<sup>th</sup> district, and would have faced a tough challenge ahead against Republican Congressman Mike Turner of the 3<sup>rd</sup> district.</p><p>The two were pitted against each other after Ohio released a new congressional map, merging the 3<sup>rd</sup> and 7<sup>th</sup> districts into a new 10<sup>th</sup> district. Ohio lost two congressional districts this year due to slow population growth.</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 21:09:59 +0000 Emily McCord 9218 at Proposed Congressional map lumps 2 Ohio GOP seats <p>US House member Mike Turner says a proposed new Congressional map for Ohio combines his district with that of a fellow Republican. That could set up a possible face-off.</p><p>A spokesman for Turner said today (Monday) that the plan combines the districts of Turner and U.S. Rep. Steve Austria. Turner, a former Dayton mayor, has comfortably won Ohios 3rd district in every election since 2004.</p> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:42:01 +0000 Associated Press 4182 at Republican Candidate for Ohio's 7th Accused of Plagiarism <p><span class="article-content"><span>Democratic candidate for Ohio&#39;s 7th Congressional District race Sharen Neuhardt is accusing State Senator and Republican opponent, Steve Austria, of plagiarism. Austria wrote a column for the Xenia Gazette on Labor Day.<br /><br />Neuhardt&#39;s campaign became aware of the article after an Ohio political blogger posted the column and did a side by side analysis with a Department of Public Labor factsheet on their website, highlighting very similar passages, some even verbatim.<br /> Wed, 03 Sep 2008 21:55:14 +0000 Emily McCord 19814 at