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  • Tom Reed Stands with Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    Dairy is one of the most significant economic drivers in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Western New York and is critical to the overall success of our region. Rep. Tom Reed cares about ensuring dairy producers have a fair chance to succeed. Tom visited a Dairy Farm in Delevan, New York to listen to feedback and concerns directly from the farm owners. “Our hardworking dairy farmers have our full support in the halls of Congress,” Tom said. “From supporting the recently passed Farm Bill to p... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed and Google Host Computer Science Event for Rushville, NY Youth
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed and Google paid a visit to Marcus Whittman Middle School to deliver the CS First Roadshow, a computer science education presentation developed by Google for 4th - 8th grade school students. Two Google employees delivered the hour-long presentation, which focuses on teaching students both problem solving and technical coding skills through a series of interactive activities. They encouraged kids to develop an interest in computer science education by giving real-life examples of how... Read more

  • REPRESENTATIVES REED AND MORELLE URGE USDA TO CONSIDER GREATER ROCHESTER-FINGER LAKES REGION AS HEADQUARTERS FOR NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Tom Reed and Joe Morelle sent a letter urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to consider the Greater Rochester-Finger Lakes region as the site for the new headquarters of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture and the Economic Research Service. The Greater Rochester region was recently included in the first round of sites for consideration for the new headquarters. “We reiterate that the Rochester and Finger Lakes region has many advantages to ... Read more

  • Reed Tours YWCA of Jamestown, TEAM Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed recently saw first-hand the impact the YWCA of Jamestown and related programs have on the city and surrounding area. During a tour of the YWCA and the TEAM Program, Tom met with the department heads of each program and spoke with staff members about poverty, the effects Social Security has on the people they serve and the impact each program has in the local area. The YWCA offers a variety of programming such as early care and educational; after school programs; summer camp; transi... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS FORMALLY SUPPORTS THE "NEVER FORGET THE HEROES ACT," PUSHES FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION ON HOUSE FLOOR UNDER NEW HOUSE 290 “CONSENSUS CALENDAR” RULE
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus, Co-Chaired by Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Tom Reed (NY-23), voted to formally endorse the Never Forget the Heroes Act, which will extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and restore full benefits to victims. The Caucus' action, led by members Max Rose (NY-11) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), adds more than 40 co-sponsors to the bill as the Caucus pushes to utilize the 290 cosponsor “Consensus Calendar” provision of the House rules to achieve prio... Read more

  • Tom Reed Visits Alcohol & Drug Council, Tours New Open Access Center
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    With addiction and drug abuse plaguing our communities and harming the people we care about, Rep. Tom Reed is showing his support for organizations committed to providing essential treatment resources to our region. One such organization is the Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County which recently opened it’s Open Access Center to provide a 24/7 point of entry to compassionate, stigma-free care. Tom toured the facility and met with staff to discuss the important work they’re doing. “Addiction... Read more

  • Tom Reed Supports Manufacturing at Lockheed Martin Owego
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    A longtime supporter of American Manufacturing, Rep. Tom Reed understands the importance of ensuring manufacturers like Lockheed Martin have the workforce and resources they need to maintain a strong national defense. He visited the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, New York for an update on the latest projects at the site – including helicopter programs – and a tour, as well as an employee meeting to listen to their input. “Manufacturers like Lockheed Martin are vital to our communities and es... Read more

  • Tom Reed Visits CAF USA In Elmira
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed visited CAF USA in Elmira, where he toured the facility and met with employees to learn about their ongoing projects. “We have always believed in the power of American manufacturing and care deeply about protecting jobs right here in our backyard,” Tom said. “With fair access to technology and workforce development opportunities, places like CAF USA are continuing to add good paying jobs for hardworking people in our communities.” “Congressman Tom Reed and his staff have always bee... Read more

  • Republican Social Security Leader Reed Highlights Family Story
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed, Republican Leader of the Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee, highlighted his family’s experience surviving on Social Security after his father died when he was two. Tom Reed opening statement: Today I want to tell you the story of Betty. At age 14, Betty was diagnosed with rheumatic fever and told she would not live a long life and would never have children. But she grew strong and healthy and married a decorated WWII veteran and career military officer who receive... Read more

  • REED, SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE JAMESTOWN COMEDY CENTER IS OFFICIALLY THE NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER OF THE UNITED STATES
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Representative Tom Reed, Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that their legislation designating Jamestown’s National Comedy Center as the official “National Comedy Center” of the United States has passed Congress and been signed into law as part of the 2019 Lands Package. The Comedy Center, located in downtown Jamestown and partially built to honor the vision of Jamestown native Lucille Ball, serves as a landmark that celebrates America’s rich comedic history. Reed... Read more

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