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  • Community Project Funding

    Listed below are the Community Project Funding projects Congressman Reed has submitted, as well as No Financial Interest certifications for each project: Project Name: Cherry Creek Sewer System Request Amount: $2,000,000 Intended Recipient: Cherry Cr...

  • Coronavirus

    ROLLING UPDATES: 4/24: Big News for Rural Health Care: Some Public Hospitals Eligible for PPP Funding Key Information: Some hospitals that are partially owned by state or local governments may be eligible to receive a loan from the Paycheck Protecti...

  • Member Designated Projects

    Listed below are the projects Congressman Reed has submitted to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as No Financial Interest certifications for each project: Project Sponsor: Cuba Project Name/Location: Safe Passage for CRC...

  • Social Security

    As the youngest of 12 siblings raised by a single mom supported by Social Security checks and my father’s military death benefits, we understand firsthand how important the program is to the welfare of millions of Americans. Since assuming the positi...

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture is the backbone of our local economy. Our region features a wide variety of agricultural products, from specialty crops to dairy and livestock. I have had the privilege of visiting countless farms across our region and speak with local gr...

  • College Cost

    Many colleges and universities have accumulated massive, mostly tax-exempt endowment funds. These endowments receive millions of dollars in tax-deductible gifts every year and obtain government subsidies through current tax laws that dwarf anything r...

  • Diabetes Caucus

    As a father of a Type 1 Diabetic, this issue is personal to me. As the co-chair of the Diabetes Caucus, the largest disease specific caucus in Congress, I work tirelessly along with my co-chair, Democratic Congresswoman Diana DeGette, to improve the ...

  • Education

    K-12 Education We care about providing a quality education to all of our children across New York. I am especially concerned with federal intrusion of our local schools through efforts like Common Core. Last Congress we introduced legislation that wo...

  • Heroin Injection Sites

    The Mayor of Ithaca has called on New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to approve a supervised drug injection pilot program in his city. To be perfectly clear, I am adamantly opposed to the use of heroin injection sites in our communities. Injection ...

  • Energy

    As we continue along the path towards energy independence, I favor an all-of-the-above approach to our energy needs. We must use all available resources to diversify our energy portfolio and support the American economy, while at the same time protec...

  • Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Healthcare costs are crippling hardworking people and are forcing employers to drop healthcare coverage, or worse go out of business. President Obama’s healthcare legislation has had a negative impact on many families across New York with skyrocketin...

  • Infrastructure

    America’s infrastructure is in need of repair. A strong infrastructure plan provides a direct benefit to the American people. Improving our crumbling transportation infrastructure will create jobs and and in effect improve our economy so that America...

  • Manufacturing Caucus

    We must fight for good-paying, high-quality jobs across our region. The manufacturing sector provides these kinds of jobs. A strong manufacturing base is critical to economic growth. This is why I am proud to be a Co-Chair of the bipartisan House Man...

  • 2019 Manufacturing Summit

    Our 2019 Manufacturing Summit will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the Greater Southern Tier BOCES, Elmira, NY. Each year, we invite NY-23 manufacturers and industry experts for a day full of networking and opportunities to learn about policy, n...

  • Problem Solvers Caucus

    As the youngest of 12 raised by a single mother on a Social Security check and military death benefits after my father passed away when I was two, I learned that people work best when working together. That’s why I’m proud to co-chair the bipartisan ...

  • Tax Reform

    For more than 30 years our outdated tax code caused our families to spend far too much money and time complying with the tax code. However, that is no longer the case. At the end of 2017 tax reform was signed into law with three important changes inc...

  • Welfare Reform

    The best government program is a job. We have many successful programs in America that help single parents and other low-income individuals get back on their feet, but there is more we can do. This is why I work as a member of the House Ways and Mean...

  • Veterans

    As the son of a career Army officer who worked his way through the enlisted ranks, I care about Veterans and their families. Our offices remain committed to ensuring they get the help they deserve. One of my number one priorities is ensuring that whe...

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