State Rep. John Boccieri (D-Poland) recently sat down with CBS News "48 Hours" to discuss the effort to extradite Claudia Hoerig from Brazil after she fled the United States following the murder of her then-husband Major Karl Hoerig in March 2007. Boccieri served with Major Hoerig in the United States Air Force Reserve.


Below is a link to the CBS News "48 Hours" special.


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/karl-hoerig-case-a-familys-decade-long-quest-to-get-justice-for-murdered-veteran/  

 
 
 
  
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Ohio House Passes Measure Urging Selection Of Camp Ravenna As Missile Defense System

 

State Reps. John Boccieri (D-Poland), Mike O’Brien (D-Warren), Glenn W. Holmes (D-Girard) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) today applauded the Ohio House for unanimously passing Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 8, which calls on the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (USMDA) to select Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center as the preferred site for a future east coast Missile Defense system. MDA, a sub-agency of the Department of Defense (DOD), announced its consideration of Camp Ravenna among two other locations for a potential future deployment of additional ground-based interceptors for homeland defense.