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REED, LARSON INTRODUCE BILL TO ALLOW ADULTS WITH LIFE-LONG DISABILITIES TO WORK WITHOUT WORRY
June 17, 2021
Washington, D.C. - Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Ranking Member Tom Reed (R-NY), and 13 original bipartisan cosponsors introduced the Work Without Worry Act. The Work Without Worry Act will ensure that young adults with disabilities won’t have to fear that trying to work may jeopardize their future financial security. A companion bill is being introduced in the Senate by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator Bil... More
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Rep. Tom Reed Introduces Legislation To Support Widows Through Social Security
June 16, 2021
Washington - Today, Rep. Tom Reed introduced the “Strengthening Social Security For Widows Act”, which will increase Social Security benefits for widows/widowers from households with two incomes and remove burdensome age requirements for disabled widows to qualify for benefits. Currently, those who have been widowed in a two-income household face a 50 percent loss of benefits when a spouse dies.. Additionally, disabled widows/widowers must be 50 or older to begin receiving benefits. “We care abo... More
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Arrest Made in Campaign Headquarter Vandalism and Family Threat Incidents
June 10, 2021
CORNING - Today, Rep. Tom Reed released the following statement: “Today, we are incredibly thankful that our family can rest easier knowing the person who threatened and intimidated us this past fall has been arrested. We continue to be grateful for the remarkable efforts of local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who work tirelessly to keep our communities safe. We applaud the service of these dedicated men and women. We also want to thank the people of our community for their suppo... More
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REED JOINS CONGRESSIONAL PUSH TO DESIGNATE FINGER LAKES REGION AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA
June 4, 2021
CORNING, NY— Today, Rep. Tom Reed, alongside Members of Congress representing Central and Western New York, led a bipartisan effort in supporting the designation of New York’s Finger Lakes region as a National Heritage Area (NHA). This effort aims to support economic development, attract tourists, and promote historic and natural resource conservation in the Finger Lakes region. Rep. Reed was joined in this effort by Reps. Katko (NY-24), Morelle (NY-25), and Jacobs (NY-27). In a letter to Sec. ... More
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SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS, REED ANNOUNCE OMB GREENLIGHTS LONG-SOUGHT PILOT RECORD DATABASE AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE OF ACTIVISM BY FLIGHT 3407 FAMILIES; DATABASE, AFTER BEING DELAYED FOR YEARS, WILL HELP ENSURE EXPERIENCED, CAPABLE, AND QUALIFIED PILOTS ACROSS THE AVIATION INDUSTRY
May 26, 2021
Senators, Congressmen Fought Alongside 3407 Families Since Colgan Air Flight 3407 Disaster in February 2009 To Enact Safeguards And Prevent Future Tragedies New Database Would Enable Airlines To Access Pilot Training History Before Hiring, Ensuring More Qualified and Capable Pilots Federal Reps: Ceaseless Advocacy By 3407 Families Will Make For Safer Skies U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins, and U.S. Congressman Tom Reed t... More
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