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  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS STATEMENT ON GETTING BACK TO WORK TOWARD A BIPARTISAN COVID-19 RELIEF DEAL
    Posted in Press Releases on November 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement regarding the need for COVID-19 relief. -- "Election Day has come and gone, and the American people — our families, small businesses, and local communities — are all still suffering. It has been sixty-five days since the Problem Solvers Caucus introduced our framework for a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package. Prior to the election, all parties at the negotiatin... Read more

  • Rep. Reed Delivers $125,000 HHS Drug Free Community Grant For HOPE Chautauqua Coalition
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a $125,000 Drug-Free Community Grant for the HOPE Chautauqua Coalition. This grant will be disbursed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “The Hope Chautauqua Coalition, as part of the Prevention Works initiative in Chautauqua County, has done so much to help and educate our community about substance abuse,” said Reed.“Supporting the program with additional funding will help to further reduce substance abuse among ... Read more

  • REPS. REED, STEFANIK, & JACOBS CONDEMN CUOMO'S VACCINE ANTICS
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY - Today, Reps. Tom Reed (NY-23), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Chris Jacobs (NY-27) released the following statement regarding Governor Cuomo and COVID-19 vaccines. -- “We are appalled by Governor Cuomo’s continued insistence on undermining a COVID-19 vaccine, the integrity of the FDA, and the hundreds of incredible scientists who have dedicated their lives to serving the American people. Numerous public health experts have noted the Governor’s efforts are not only wrong and unethical,... Read more

  • STATEMENT REGARDING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY - Today, Rep. Tom Reed released the following statement: "To ensure the integrity of our electoral process, we must continue to transparently count and certify all of the American people’s votes to its complete conclusion. However, out of respect and in deference to the moment, I extend my congratulations to President-elect Biden. We are ready to come together, work as one and help all Americans through the difficult times ahead. This will require all of us to be one nation under God... Read more

  • REED HELPS COORDINATE SUCCESSFUL EFFORT TO RESTORE FDNY 9/11 HEALTH FUND, ENSURE FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE SUPPORT THEY DESERVE
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY- Today, Rep. Tom Reed thanked Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services, the New York City Fire Department, and local stakeholders for resolving ongoing funding issues with the New York City Fire Department’s World Trade Center Treatment Program. Over $3 million have now been returned to the program. “We are pleased we were able to broker a long-term solution that ensures our incredible first responders receive the full federal financial support they d... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Delivers $544,000 In ReConnect Funding For Major High-Speed Broadband Project
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    IRVING, NY – Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce $544,000 in ReConnect funding from the United States Department of Agriculture for Seneca Telecommunications, LLC. These funds will be used to deploy a fiber-to-premises network that will connect 928 people, five farms, and a business to high-speed broadband internet in Cattaraugus, Erie, and Chautauqua counties. “A reliable connection to high-speed internet is critical for our families, schools, farmers, and local businesses,” said Rep. Tom Reed.... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Secures USDA Grant To Cornell AgriTech
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce $199,999 in USDA funding for Cornell AgriTech in Geneva. The funding is through the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Crop Protection and Pest Management program. The program addresses issues related to pest management, which in turn supports agricultural initiatives and greater food security. The funding for Cornell AgriTech will be used to evaluate new acoustic sensing technologies that could enhance the effectiveness and adopti... Read more

  • THREATS AGAINST REED TAKE DISTURBING TURN
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY - Today, Rep. Tom Reed released the following statement: "Today, my family and I were threatened at our home in Corning. The cowards used a dead animal and a brick with a family member’s name on it to try to intimidate us. We assure everyone such threats only energize us to stand stronger. We thank the local police and federal authorities, who are already investigating this disgusting attack against my family. Across the country, politics has taken a disturbing turn. We have to overc... Read more

  • Rep. Reed Delivers $385,342 in USDA Rural Development Funds For Tompkins, Tioga Counties
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce $385,342 in USDA Rural Development Funds for Old Chatham Sheepherding Creamery in Tompkins County and for the Tioga County Industrial Development Agency. Old Chatham Sheepherding Creamery will receive $250,000 for working capital, and the Tioga County IDA will receive $135,342 for a broadband design and engineering plan, as well as a study of the agricultural value chain for producers in Tioga County. “We care about supporting rural communities across ou... Read more

  • PSC CO-CHAIRS TOM REED AND JOSH GOTTHEIMER LEAD BIPARTISAN GROUP LETTER ENCOURAGING COVID RELIEF AGREEMENT IN ELEVENTH HOUR
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Yesterday, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Tom Reed and Congressman Josh Gottheimer, along with 26 of their colleagues within the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, sent a letter to Congressional leadership and President Trump urging both sides to work together to get a bipartisan COVID-19 relief deal across the finish line as soon as possible. The bipartisan group of lawmakers noted, “We are only 14 days away from the election, after which the prospect of moving... Read more

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