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  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS MEMBERS PLAN BIPARTISAN VISIT TO SOUTHERN BORDER
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus will be visiting the southern border of the United States in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday, July 19, 2019. Among the facilities the Caucus members will be inspecting are points of entry, a border patrol station, and a centralized processing center. Caucus members will also be inspecting the physical U.S.-Mexican border and will participate in briefings and discussions with experts on the ground. Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Dean Phillips (D-MN... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS PRAISES CONSENSUS CALENDAR HOUSE PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN CADILLAC TAX REPEAL KEY UTILIZATION OF NEW HOUSE RULES
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Problem Solvers Caucus

    Today, utilizing the new House “Consensus Calendar,” the Problem Solvers Caucus praised the repeal of the excessive health care "Cadillac Tax" surcharge. The bill received priority consideration on the House floor by having more than 290 bipartisan cosponsors – a key new house rule the Problem Solvers Caucus fought for early this Congress. The bill, H.R.748 -- Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019, had 369 bipartisan co-sponsors. Read more

  • REED INTRODUCES BIPARTISAN ANTI-BULLYING LEGISLATION
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation called Danny’s Law to address bullying in schools with Representatives Max Rose (D-N.Y.), Peter King (R-N.Y.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Haley Stevens (D-Mich.). “It is important to ensure our kids grow up free from the secret burdens of bullying. Keeping them safe from harassment, bullying and other forms of intimidation is a top priority in our district and across the country,” Tom said. “We are proud to work together... Read more

  • REED LAYS OUT PRINCIPLES FOR BIPARTISAN SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed, Republican Leader of the Social Security Subcommittee, laid out his principles for bipartisan Social Security reform under the acronym “LEAP” in preparation for an expected upcoming Ways and Means hearing on Social Security solvency. “As the youngest of 12, raised by a single mom on a Social Security check and a military death benefit after my father passed away when I was two, I understand what it means to rely on this program,” Tom said. “It is imperative to protect curre... Read more

  • Endorsed by the AARP
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dear Neighbor, In this age of divided politics, how often do you see a bipartisan bill endorsed by the AARP introduced in both the House and Senate? We are doing just that with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Joni Earnst (R-IA) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). This group has agreed to cosponsor our bipartisan legislation, Credit for Caring Act, in the Senate. Family caregivers selflessly take care of loved ones, from a child with a chronic disease to an aging parent, eve... Read more

  • REED, BRINDISI, STEFANIK INTRODUCE BILL TO FIX BUREAUCRATIC MESS, ENSURE RURAL NEW YORK HOSPITALS KEEP THEIR DOORS OPEN
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Representatives Tom Reed (NY-23), Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) today introduced the Access for Rural Communities Act (ARC Act), bipartisan legislation to cut red tape and help rural hospitals keep their doors open. “We care about ensuring the hardworking people throughout rural New York have access to hospitals,” Tom said. “By slashing bureaucratic red tape we can guarantee the hospitals in our backyard are able to continue their mission of delivering healthcare to people... Read more

  • 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANIDATES PARTNER WITH REED ON BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL BILL TO ASSIST FAMILY CAREGIVERS
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed highlighted how two 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are partnering with him on a bipartisan, bicameral bill endorsed by the AARP to support family caregivers in New York and across the country. “How often do you see two Democrat Senators running for President partner with a Republican House Member? 40 Million Americans provide unpaid care to a friend or relative with a long-term illness or medical condition, often juggling this work with other obligations resulting i... Read more

  • Reed Secures grant for Corning-Painted Post Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $344,700 grant to provide the Town of Erwin Industrial Development Agency with funding to renovate and improve facilities at the Corning-Pained Post Airport. “We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to reliable transportation,” Tom said. “This grant enables the Town of Erwin IDA to fund maintenance projects and ensure the efficiency of airport operations. It is important that we invest in our infrastructure and we are pleased these grant... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Celebrates 65 Years With Forecon
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Sixty-five years is an impressive milestone, and it should not go unnoticed. In honor of their 65th anniversary, Congressman Tom Reed recently stopped by FORECON in Falconer, NY to congratulate them on their achievement. “We are thrilled to see FORECON continue to succeed here in Chautauqua County,” said Tom. “FORECON adds so much to the community and provides much needed services – we are honored to recognize them for their achievement and can’t wait to see what more they will do in the future.... Read more

  • Reed Staff Announces Office Hours For July
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    A member of Rep. Tom Reed’s staff will be at each of the following locations for remote office hours in July: City of Ithaca LOCATION: Ithaca City Hall, Pistachio Room 108 E. Green Street Ithaca, NY 14850 DATES: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Tuesday, July 16, 2019 TIME: 11:00am-1:00pm Village of Naples LOCATION: Naples Village Annex 106 S Main St. Naples, NY 14542 DATE: Thursday, July 11, 2019 TIME: 9:00am-11:00am City of Dunkirk LOCATION: Dunkirk City Hall 342 Central Ave. Dunkirk, NY 14048 DATE: Frida... Read more

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