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  • Hard Work of Reed, Borrello Finds New Air Service for the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Representative Tom Reed and Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello announced that Boutique Airways has submitted a proposal to the Department of Transportation to provide air service to the Chautauqua County – Jamestown Airport under the Enterprise Air Service (EAS) program, which provides essential funding for small airports. “For Jamestown to continue to grow their economy and attract businesses and people they need to have convenient access to an airport,” said Rep. Reed. “Without... Read more

  • 48-Member Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Support for the FIRST STEP Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the 48 Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus announced their support for H.R. 5682, The Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed, Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (FIRST STEP). The bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps. Doug Collins (GA-09) and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), aims to improve public safety while lowering recidivism and prison populations through rehabilitative programing, enabling newly-released individuals to more successfully re-enter society. The legislation... Read more

  • Reed Testifies at Subcommittee on Environment in Support of West Valley Demonstration Project
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed today testified at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment in support of his bill reauthorizing the West Valley Demonstration Project. This legislation will authorize $75 million per year through 2026 to continue the cleanup at West Valley and designate all the radioactive waste at the site as resulting from atomic energy defense activities which will provide a disposal path for all waste on the site. “Nuclear cleanup sites must be at the top o... Read more

  • Reed Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the winner of the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition, Sydney Gaul. Ms. Gaul is a senior at Horseheads High School, and crafted the oil painting “The Diplomat’s Daughter”. “The talent of the young artists we have in our area is very impressive. I am proud to have Sydney’s artwork represent the 23rd district in the Capitol,” said Reed Sydney and her parents will be invited to travel to Washington, D.C. for a reception on June 27th with all winners of the ... Read more

  • Reed Staff To Hold Office Hours In Dunkirk May 17
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Thursday, May 17, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. The meeting will be in the conference room at the Dunkirk City Hall, 342 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY. Staff will be available to answer questions, gather feedback, and provide assistance with Medicare, Social Security, veterans’ benefits, and other issues related to federal agencies. Those unable to attend are encouraged to contact any of Reed’s offices: Corning: 89 West Market Stree... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Reed on President Macron's State Visit
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    “I appreciate President Macron coming to address Congress and meet with President Trump as part of the first official state visit of this Administration. As we look forward towards a safer and more secure world, President Macron and France will be key allies in eradicating violent Islamic extremism and eliminating ISIS. It is only fair to the American people that we seek partnerships, such as that with France, to address key economic and security issues across the globe.” Read more

  • Reed Highlights Community Development Block Grants
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Reed highlighted the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) program and its benefits throughout our congressional district. Reed toured some of the projects with Housing and Urban Development Region II Administrator, Lynne Patton, last week to show the positive way our local leaders are using these resources. CDBG provides our district with flexible funding opportunities to help local businesses and homeowners. From assisting an individual to buy their first home to helping... Read more

  • Reed to Hold Town Hall May 3
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed will hold a town hall meeting on: Thursday, May 3, 2018. 6:00PM-7:00PM The meeting will be held at the following location: Town of Enfield Enfield Highway Department 475 State Route 327 Ithaca, NY 14850 Read more

  • Reed and HUD Regional Administrator Tour Chautauqua County
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator, Lynne Patton, tour sites in Jamestown, NY and Dunkirk, NY that are annually provided HUD funding through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and other HUD programming. The City of Jamestown received $1,056,212 and the City of Dunkirk received $448,163 in direct CDBG funding as entitlement cities. New York State received $45,611,334 in CDBG funding in 2017 which allows them to award grants to smaller uni... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Tompkins County Area Development
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $67,728 grant to Tompkins County Area Development, Inc. for a pilot Food Processing Business Incubation Program (FoodBIP). "This grant will help manufacturers build necessary connections that will give them a fair chance in the food industry and allow them to grow. I care about bringing more jobs to our region and with this program, I believe that goal can be achieved,” Reed said. The grant will support growth... Read more