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  • Reed: Standing for the Environment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Reed Hospice Bill Moves Toward House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 ... Read more

  • Reed’s West Valley Bill Moves Toward House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Reed Announces Advancement of National Comedy Center Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Reed: Deregulation Creates Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) highlighted efforts to spur economic growth through deregulation. “I care about those struggling with over burdensome and unfair regulations placed upon them by out of touch Washington bureaucrats,” said Rep. Reed. “From the lack of new infrastructure due to ridiculous permitting review times, to not being able to get a loan for your small business, these unreasonable regulations affect all of us in one way or another. “We recognize the importance of reasonable regula... Read more

  • Rep. Reed Applauds Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Trump has once again followed through on a campaign promise and appointed a strong conservative judge that will shape our country for generations to come. Judge Brett Kavanaugh elicits all the ideals of a spectacular Supreme Court Justice. He has demonstrated an exceptional legal understanding and commitment to the U.S. Constitution. I urge my colleagues in the Senate to confirm this highly-qualified and esteemed legal scholar to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

  • Reed Works with Colleagues to Block Dresser-Rand Move
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Tom Reed (NY-23) announced that language was included in a report for the Department of Defense Appropriations bill that highlights the impacts to our national defense from a relocation of the production of steam turbines – like the ones built in Wellsville, NY. “I would like to thank my colleagues in the Appropriations Committee for recognizing skills of Dresser-Rand employees,” said Rep. Reed. “We care not only about the well-being of our Wellsville residents but abo... Read more

  • Reed Discusses Broadband Accessibility with Empire Access
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) recently spoke with leaders at Empire Access to discuss broadband accessibility in our rural communities. "It was my pleasure to meet with the fourth-generation of owners at Empire Access who are stimulating our economy by providing quality internet service to their customers," said Reed. "We care about the advancement of broadband infrastructure and making the regulations fair for our friends and neighbors in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and Western New York regions.” “... Read more

  • Reed Hospice Bill Advances In The House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) announced his legislation to increase the quality and awareness of hospice and palliative care has passed the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee and now advances to the full committee for a vote. “I witnessed the benefits of hospice and palliative when caring for my Mother, and it is an issue that strikes close to my heart,” said Reed. “This bill will ensure that our aging loved ones have access to the proper and comfortable care they deserve as they reach those... Read more

  • Reed Addresses Struggles of New York Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed toured Sleeper's Ridge Holstein, a small dairy farm located in Horseheads and owned by Gina and Lance Blakesmore to talk about the issues facing dairy farmers in New York. "We need to reform the systems that are in place to make sure farmers can continue to operate and pass this job on to the next generation,” Reed said. “I care about the struggling farmers in our communities and we need to make sure they get some financial relief as these prices lower.” "My family and I wer... Read more

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