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  • REP. REED DELIVERS GRANT TO STEUBEN PREVENTION COALITION
    Posted in Press Releases on November 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    BATH, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $125,000 grant for the Steuben Prevention Coalition which will be used for drug and substance abuse education efforts in the area. The grant was announced by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. “We care about making sure everyone has access to the information they need to combat drug and substance addiction,” said Tom. “We care about battling these issues in every helpful way possible. This grant will empower this program to reach more people a... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS STATEMENT ON USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC - Earlier today, Thursday, November 14, 2019, the Problem Solvers Caucus formally supported the following position: “For the good of the American people, and a strong economy, the Problem Solvers Caucus believes both sides of the aisle should find a way to unite together behind passage of USMCA. We applaud the bipartisan efforts of both Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on this important agreement that has the potential to bring NAFTA into the mo... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS LAUNCH CAUCUS WEBSITE
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus launched a new caucus website, to provide a platform for news updates, press releases, background on the Caucus and its work, and other updates. The Problem Solvers Caucus is a bipartisan group in Congress comprising 48 members – equally divided between Democrats and Republicans – who are committed to forging bipartisan cooperation on key issues. It is co-chaired by Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY).... Read more

  • REED HONORED FOR BIPARTISAN WORK IN WASHINGTON BY LEON PANETTA
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom Reed accepted an award from the Leon Panetta Institute this weekend honoring his years of public service and bipartisan spirit while representing both the American people and his own constituents. Panetta is an American politician who has served in several different public offices, including the Secretary of Defense, Director of the CIA, White House Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and as a U.S. Representative from California. “As the younges... Read more

  • HAMAS AND HEZBOLLAH TWITTER ACCOUNTS TAKEN DOWN, FOLLOWING BIPARTISAN PUSH AGAINST TERROR
    Posted in Press Releases on November 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, Monday, November 4, 2019, U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (NY-23), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Max Rose (NY-11), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) announced that Twitter suspended content affiliated with Foreign Terrorist Organizations, including Hamas and Hezbollah, from its platform. Twitter’s action follows the bipartisan group’s October 22, 2019, letter demanding the company stop blatantly violating U.S. law, to immediately change their policy, and to remove all content from Foreign... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses Landmark Bipartisan Agricultural Workers Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses Landmark Bipartisan Agricultural Workers Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced its endorsement of H.R. 4916, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, to provide earned visa status for Certified Agricultural Workers (CAWs) and provide ranchers and farmers a legal, reliable workforce. This bill specifically expands the H-2A foreign guest-worker program, so farmers can easily hire workers. Problem Solvers Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D... Read more

  • Rep. Reed Delivers Grant To Prevention Works, Hope Chautauqua
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Reed Delivers Grant To Prevention Works, Hope Chautauqua Jamestown, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $625,000 grant for the Hope Chautauqua Coalition which will be used for drug and substance abuse education and prevention efforts in the area. The grant will be disbursed over the next five years. The Hope Chautauqua Coalition is a part of Prevention Works in Chautauqua County, which was formerly known as the Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council. “Combating drug and alcohol ab... Read more

  • HOUSE PASSES REED SPONSORED BIPARTISAN BILL TO IMPROVE CARE FOR PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM SERIOUS ILLNESSES
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives has unanimously passed the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), H.R. 647, authored by Tom Reed and Congressmen Eliot L. Engel and Buddy Carter (R-GA). This legislation would create programs to train the next generation of hospice and palliative care providers, educate patients about the benefits of hospice and palliative care, and expand research in these fields. This bill passed with 296 bipartisan cosponsors and endorsements from 54 nati... Read more

  • DEGETTE, REED INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO CUT SKYROCKETING COST OF INSULIN
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, today introduced new bipartisan legislation to cut the price of most insulin products by more than 75%. The legislation – known as the Insulin Price Reduction Act – would give the nation’s three makers of insulin an incentive to lower the current list price of their insulin products, which is approximately $300 a vial, to the price it was listed at in 2006, which was, on average, approximately $6... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS ENDORSES JOBS ACT TO EXPAND PELL GRANT ELIGIBILITY FOR STUDENTS
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed H.R. 3497, the Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act, to expand Pell Grant eligibility for qualifying short-term training programs, helping more Americans gain access to industry-recognized credentials. This bill is the companion to legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Tim Kaine (D-VA). The bill was introduced in the House by Representatives Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), ... Read more

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