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  • Reed Calls on Colleges to Cut Price Tags
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- There is a college cost crisis in our country. Through tax reform, Congressman Tom Reed is working to make college more affordable. With over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt nationwide, and the average student graduating with over $30,000 in debt, this is an issue that needs to be tackled. “Obtaining a degree and the debt associated with it have risen at an unexplainable rate. Some universities have lost sight of helping kids from working and middle class backgrounds. We want ... Read more

  • 10 REASONS WHY GOV. CUOMO’S POLICIES HAVE HURT NEW YORK STATE
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    1.) One of the highest property tax burdens in the nation: New Yorkers face an unbearable property tax burden driving seniors from their homes and forcing our young people to look for opportunities in other states. 2.) 73,000 people have fled New York: This is just last year alone… 3.) Losing Congressional Representation Upstate: As a result of the population decline, we lost 2 congressional seats in the 2010 census and are likely to lose another seat in the next census. 4.) Insanely high income... Read more

  • Reed to Hold Three Town Hall Meetings December 16
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed will hold three town hall meetings on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The meetings will be held at the following locations and times: Town of Poland 9:00am-10:00am Kennedy Volunteer Fire Station 1 3590 Daily Hill Road Kennedy, NY 14747 Village of Silver Creek 11:30am- 12:30pm Silver Creek High School (Cafeteria) 1 Dickinson St Silver Creek, NY 14136 City of Salamanca 2:00pm-3:00pm Salamanca Village Hall Courtroom 225 Wildwood Avenue Salamanca, NY 14779 Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Pushes for Bipartisan Action on Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus met with the Co-Chairs of Building America’s Future, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, to discuss the Caucus’ intent to develop principles for a bipartisan infrastructure plan. The Problem Solvers Caucus, led by Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), is committed to addressing the urgent need for investment in America’s infrastructure and has formed ... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CALLS FOR LONG-TERM, FISCALLY-RESPONSIBLE, BIPARTISAN BUDGET DEAL
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus wrote to Congressional leadership to call for action on a long-term, fiscally-responsible, bipartisan budget deal. Earlier this year, without policy riders, the Caucus successfully pushed for an FY17 funding bill, and used its bipartisan influence to avoid a government shutdown. The Problem Solvers Caucus members noted, “We believe that Congress should act quickly toward passing a long-term, bipartisan budget deal that would elimina... Read more

  • Statement From Congressman Reed on Corning, Inc. Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    "We are committed to doing all we can to help create jobs for hardworking people in our region. It is great to see Corning, Inc.’s commitment to our area by creating hundreds of local jobs and good career opportunities. This innovative manufacturing will produce a better type of glass that will help save lives by ensuring glass fragments do not end up in injectable drugs. This is a critical patient safety issue, and I have personally called officials at the Food and Drug Administration to make s... Read more

  • Reed Stands with Sexual Assault/Harassment Victims: We Will Do More
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Tom Reed supported a House Resolution designed to curb sexual harassment in Congress. “No one can justify sexual assault and harassment as acceptable. It has to end, no excuses,” Reed said. “The stories I am hearing are deeply troubling. It doesn't matter who you are or what your title is, this needs to stop now. This resolution is an important step in making sure everyone is educated about sexual harassment and that victims understand they are protected under ... Read more

  • Reed Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Dunkirk December 7
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Thursday, December 7, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the Mayor's Conference Room at the Dunkirk City Hall, 342 Central Avenue in 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: 8... Read more

  • Reed Champions “All of the Above” Energy Tax Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Tom Reed’s legislation, the Technologies for Energy Securities Act (H.R. 1090), was included as part of the larger tax reform bill passed by the House last week. As part of the comprehensive overhaul of our nation’s tax code, renewable and alternative energy sources will now be placed on an even playing field. This creates a simpler, fairer code that will jumpstart job creation in the industry, specifically in rural areas. “I am a supporter of an ‘all of the above’ en... Read more

  • Reed Champions Tax Cuts for Families and Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The House voted to deliver historic tax relief, which will help working families and unleash our economy. Our new tax code will make it easier for people to build again, dream again. “Hardworking New Yorkers deserve tax relief,” Reed stated. “This bill ensures families across the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Western New York will be able to keep $1600 more of their hard earned dollars. This is a w... Read more