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  • REP. REED DELIVERS $15,000 GRANT TO CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION OPERA PROGRAM
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    CHAUTAUQUA, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a $15,000 Art Works grant for the Chautauqua Opera Company’s 2020 Opera Festival, “The Women’s Suffrage Centennial: Claiming a Voice, Claiming a Vote." The opera company’s season will focus on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with three different operas: “Tosca,” “Thumbprint” and “The Mother of Us All.” “We care about encouraging people to use their creative talents to express themselves, tellingstories and... Read more

  • JOINT STATEMENT: REED, GOTTHEIMER APPLAUD PASSING OF BIPARTISAN BILL TO CLEAN UP CONTAMINATION — AIR, WATER, LAND — AND PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, Reps. Tom Reed and Josh Gottheimer released the following statement following the House passing H.R. 535 - the PFAS Action Act of 2019: We have known for decades that per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are forever chemicals that have been linked to numerous adverse health effects, including cancers and impaired child development. We applaud the passage of this bipartisan legislation that protects and cleans up our air, land, and water from man-made chemicals threaten... Read more

  • BIPARTISAN TECH-NEUTRAL TAX CREDIT TO INCENTIVIZE NEW CLEAN ENERGY SOURCES, COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE INTRODUCED IN HOUSE
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Tom Reed (NY-23), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Darrin LaHood (IL-18), Tom Suozzi (NY-3), David Schweikert (AZ-6) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) introduced the Energy Sector Innovation Credit Act to encourage U.S. energy market innovation and ensure future generations have clean air to breath and clean water to drink. “Our climate is changing. There is no denying this,” Rep. Tom Reed said. “We must unleash the greatest asset we have available to prevent this pending crisis – the p... Read more

  • REED DEMANDS ANSWERS FROM SUNY CHANCELLOR OVER SHUTDOWN OF FREE SPEECH ON BINGHAMTON CAMPUS
    Posted in Press Releases on December 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Tom Reed released a letter sent to SUNY System Chancellor Kristina Johnson and President of SUNY Binghamton Harvey Stenger following a visit by renowned economist Art Laffer to Binghamton University where he was shouted off the stage and escorted out of the room by security before having the opportunity to speak. This happened, according to press reports, because the protesters did not approve of the campus Young Americans Foundation and the College Republicans groups in... Read more

  • REP. REED ANNOUNCES NY 23RD CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE WINNER
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the NY 23rd winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge is Raina Barboza from Olean, NY. Barboza’s winning app, called “SimplyUtility,” is a basic utility app that contains a variety of tools such as a calculator, a translator, a sketchpad and a chatting feature. Barboza said she created the app at the suggestion of a community member who asked for a simple app that would be fun for a child, but would also help them with different educational tasks... Read more

  • REP. REED DELIVERS $2 MILLION GRANT TO CATTARAUGUS, WYOMING HEAD START
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    OLEAN, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a $2,003,232 grant for the Cattaraugus and Wyoming Counties Head Start. The funds were provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Head Start programs are programs that promote school readiness for children from age birth to five. The programs help support low-income families through whole-child focused development. “We care about making sure our children are ready for school and given all the opportunities they need to... Read more

  • REP. REED ANNOUNCES MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FUNDING RELEASE
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a Major Disaster Declaration for the State Of New York has been granted by President Donald Trump. The announcement follows a bipartisan letter Tom sent along with his colleagues to the President asking for the declaration to be made. The declaration releases Federal funds which will help communities in multiple areas recover from the severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding damage that occurred in late October and into early Nove... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CONTINUES TO PROVE BIPARTISANSHIP IS POSSIBLE IN ENDORSEMENTS OF KEY BILLS
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, December 20, 2019, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced the endorsement of H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act; H.R. 1869, the Restoring Investment in Improvements Act; H.R. 1175, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act; and H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act. H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act, introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4) and Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), along with Problem Solvers Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-1), f... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CONTINUES TO PROVE BIPARTISANSHIP IS POSSIBLE IN ENDORSEMENTS OF KEY BILLS
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, December 20, 2019, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced the endorsement of H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act; H.R. 1869, the Restoring Investment in Improvements Act; H.R. 1175, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act; and H.R. 943, the Never Again Education Act. H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act, introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4) and Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), along with Problem Solvers Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-1), f... Read more

  • NATIONAL MILK PRODUCERS FEDERATION PRAISES TOM FOR HIS WORK ON USMCA TO HELP DAIRY FARMERS
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    “This holiday season will be a bit brighter for America’s dairy farmers as today’s vote brings us one step closer to finalizing USMCA and securing a more certain future for the dairy industry. New York’s dairy industry appreciates the work that Congressman Reed has invested to ensure USMCA will provide expanded market opportunities and a more level playing field for dairy exports. Now we are counting on the Senate to act quickly and finalize USMCA in order to deliver its improvements to North Am... Read more

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