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  • REED, LARSON INTRODUCE BILL TO ALLOW ADULTS WITH LIFE-LONG DISABILITIES TO WORK WITHOUT WORRY
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Ranking Member Tom Reed (R-NY), and 13 original bipartisan cosponsors introduced the Work Without Worry Act. The Work Without Worry Act will ensure that young adults with disabilities won’t have to fear that trying to work may jeopardize their future financial security. A companion bill is being introduced in the Senate by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator Bil... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Introduces Legislation To Support Widows Through Social Security
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington - Today, Rep. Tom Reed introduced the “Strengthening Social Security For Widows Act”, which will increase Social Security benefits for widows/widowers from households with two incomes and remove burdensome age requirements for disabled widows to qualify for benefits. Currently, those who have been widowed in a two-income household face a 50 percent loss of benefits when a spouse dies.. Additionally, disabled widows/widowers must be 50 or older to begin receiving benefits. “We care abo... Read more

  • Arrest Made in Campaign Headquarter Vandalism and Family Threat Incidents
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2021 | Preview rr

    CORNING - Today, Rep. Tom Reed released the following statement: “Today, we are incredibly thankful that our family can rest easier knowing the person who threatened and intimidated us this past fall has been arrested. We continue to be grateful for the remarkable efforts of local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who work tirelessly to keep our communities safe. We applaud the service of these dedicated men and women. We also want to thank the people of our community for their suppo... Read more

  • REED JOINS CONGRESSIONAL PUSH TO DESIGNATE FINGER LAKES REGION AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY— Today, Rep. Tom Reed, alongside Members of Congress representing Central and Western New York, led a bipartisan effort in supporting the designation of New York’s Finger Lakes region as a National Heritage Area (NHA). This effort aims to support economic development, attract tourists, and promote historic and natural resource conservation in the Finger Lakes region. Rep. Reed was joined in this effort by Reps. Katko (NY-24), Morelle (NY-25), and Jacobs (NY-27). In a letter to Sec. ... Read more

  • SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS, REED ANNOUNCE OMB GREENLIGHTS LONG-SOUGHT PILOT RECORD DATABASE AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE OF ACTIVISM BY FLIGHT 3407 FAMILIES; DATABASE, AFTER BEING DELAYED FOR YEARS, WILL HELP ENSURE EXPERIENCED, CAPABLE, AND QUALIFIED PILOTS ACROSS THE AVIATION INDUSTRY
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    Senators, Congressmen Fought Alongside 3407 Families Since Colgan Air Flight 3407 Disaster in February 2009 To Enact Safeguards And Prevent Future Tragedies New Database Would Enable Airlines To Access Pilot Training History Before Hiring, Ensuring More Qualified and Capable Pilots Federal Reps: Ceaseless Advocacy By 3407 Families Will Make For Safer Skies U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins, and U.S. Congressman Tom Reed t... Read more

  • REED ANNOUNCES 2021 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION WINNER FOR NEW YORK 23RD DISTRICT
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the 2021 Congressional High School Art Competition winner for the New York 23rd District is Alison Einink. Ms. Einink, a senior at Clymer High School, created the drawing “Antique Apothecary” in charcoal. “We care about the importance of arts for students, and this is just one way we encourage their creativity and imaginations,” said Tom. “Alison is a very talented artist and we were glad she participated in this event this year." Alison’s artwork wil... Read more

  • Rev Rep. Tom Reed Releases Statement on House Republican Vote On Rep. Cheney
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington - Today, Rep. Tom Reed releases the following statement: "Today, our conference in the House of Representatives decided its future. I defer to its collective wisdom. While I will always be a proud Republican, I also see the reality of the challenges that face our nation and the world. The world is on fire - our own citizens are killing each other in our streets, our country is divided as it has never been before, the U.S. dollar is likely losing its reserve status, and our nation has... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Shares Info On Restaurant Revitalization Fund Program
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Tom Reed provided constituents with new information regarding the opening of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund through the Small Business Administration. Rep. Reed urges eligible businesses to apply to this program, which opens today at 12 p.m. The program aims to help restaurants and other impacted businesses keep their doors open throughout the pandemic. “Our office is ready to help restaurants who are applying to this program,” said Rep. Tom Reed. “While we didn’t s... Read more

  • BIPARTISAN HOUSE LAWMAKERS RELEASE TECH-NEUTRAL TAX CREDIT TO INCENTIVIZE NEW CLEAN ENERGY SOURCES AND COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY-23) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) released a discussion draft of the Energy Sector Innovation Credit Act (ESIC), a bipartisan bill to encourage U.S. energy market innovation and tackle the challenges presented by climate change. “Our climate is changing. There is no denying this,” Congressman Reed said. “We must unleash the greatest asset we have available to prevent this pending crisis – the power of American ingenuity and innovation. This tactic has prove... Read more

  • RELEASE: Problem Solvers Caucus Unveils New Bipartisan Solutions to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Friday, April 23, 2021, the Problem Solvers Caucus released a new report of bipartisan policy recommendations to build a strong, successful 21st Century infrastructure network for America. The report was officially endorsed by the 58-Member bipartisan Caucus — equally divided between Democrats and Republicans, led by Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1). To receive an endorsement, 75 percent of the Members must support it. The Caucus’s Infrastruct... Read more

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