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Reed: Standing for the Environment
July 17, 2018
Today, Tom Reed (NY-23) highlighted his efforts to clean up our nuclear sites and protect our environment. “We care about the complete and total cleanup of our nuclear sites – including West Valley,” said Reed. “We continue to advocate for fair and reasonable environmental health and safety policies for our neighbors in Western New York, the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.” Tom recently announced that his bill to authorize $75 million per year through 2026 to continue the cleanup at the West Val... More
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Tackling the Nation's Opioid Epidemic
July 16, 2018
Dear Neighbor, Last month, Congress passed 58 bills that aim to fight the opioid epidemic that is plaguing every village, town and city in the country. Here are some highlights from bipartisan bills passed: The Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act Enables healthcare providers, plans and medical professionals to access substance abuse history when they are treating their patients. Any disclosures will have to abide by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). Integrat... More
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Reed Hospice Bill Moves Toward House Floor
July 12, 2018
Today, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) announced his legislation to increase the quality and awareness of hospice and palliative care has unanimously passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee. “I witnessed the benefits of hospice and palliative when tending to my Mother, and it is an issue that strikes close to my heart,” said Reed. “This bill increases awareness and provides workforce training for hospice and palliative care. “I would like to thank my colleagues on the Energy and Commerce committee ... More
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Reed’s West Valley Bill Moves Toward House Floor
July 12, 2018
Today, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) announced that the House Energy and Commerce committee voted to approve a bill to unanimously reauthorize the bipartisan West Valley Demonstration Project This bill authorizes $75 million per year through 2026 to continue the cleanup at West Valley and will provide a disposal path for all waste on the site. “The complete and total cleanup of West Valley is vitally important,” said Rep. Reed. “Today’s vote is yet another positive step for our health, safety and enviro... More
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Reed Announces Advancement of National Comedy Center Bill
July 12, 2018
Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced his bill to officially designate the National Comedy Center, and recognize it as the only museum of its kind that exists for the exclusive purpose of celebrating comedy in all its forms, passed unanimously in the House Natural Resources committee. “As the birthplace of Lucille Ball, there is no better city or town to hold the National Comedy Center than Jamestown, NY,” said Reed. “I would like to thank my colleagues on the Natural Resources Committee for recognizin... More
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