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  • Reed Receives U.S. Chamber of Commerce "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Congressman Tom Reed with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of Reed’s support for pro-growth policies in the second session of the 114th Congress. The award was presented today at a local business roundtable hosted by the Olean Business Development Center. “I care about creating jobs for hardworking individuals across New York. We are committed to creating a fair economic climate that encourages growth and development for the busines... Read more

  • Reed Stands with Survivors of Sexual Assault
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    In keeping with his continued efforts to bring awareness to the nationwide epidemic of sexual assault, Congressman Tom Reed is sponsoring a bipartisan Congressional Resolution recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with Congresswoman Jackie Speier. “Sexual assault must end. This issue has personally impacted my family like so many other families. I care deeply about improving support systems for survivors,” Reed stated. “Sexual violence persists in our armed forces, o... Read more

  • Reed Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Reed (NY-23) released the following statement on Syria: “We support the limited missile strike to disable President Assad's ability to use chemical weapons on his own people. Use of weapons of mass destruction where innocent civilians, including women and children are killed, cannot go unchecked unless we risk the unfettered escalation of such weapon's use in the future around the world. It is the right thing to do, as is our commitment to continue to search for diplomatic ways to bring peac... Read more

  • Reed Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Reed announced that the 2017 Congressional Art Competition is now underway. All high school students in New York’s 23rd Congressional District are encouraged to participate for the chance to have their artwork showcased in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. “I care about ensuring students across our region have the opportunity to display their talents. We encourage our area high school students to participate in this unique program,” said Reed. The annual competition is open to al... Read more

  • Reed Applauds Grant Funding for Local EMS
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Reed applauds the disbursement of grant funding to Randolph Regional EMS Corporation in Cattaraugus County. The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). “I care deeply that individuals throughout our region have dependable and reliable EMS services. This grant aides in making sure our rural communities have the equipment they need for emergency services,” said Reed. Randolph Regional EMS Corporation received a $65,239 awa... Read more

  • Reed Works to Protect Rural Hospitals from Funding Loss
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Congressman Tom Reed will introduce the bipartisan Rural Hospital Access Act that will preserve access to health care for individuals, specifically seniors, in rural areas. The bill will ensure that funding is secured on a permanent basis for Medicare Dependent and Low-Volume hospitals. “I care about making sure that seniors have access to the health care that they need. Working with my colleagues across the aisle, we have been able to find a patient and senior focused path to ensuring access t... Read more

  • Reed to Hold Four Town Hall Meetings across District
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Reed will hold four town hall meetings on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The meetings will be held at the following locations and times: Town of Tioga Town Hall Meeting Time: 8:30-9:30 am Tioga Central School 27 Fifth Avenue, Tioga Center, NY 13845 Town of Southport Town Hall Meeting Time: 11:00am- 12:00pm Broadway Academy 1000 Broadway, Elmira, NY 14904 Town of Tyrone Town Hall Meeting Time: 1:30- 2:30pm Tyrone Fire Department 3600 State Route 226, Tyrone, NY 14887 Town of Avoca Town Hall Meetin... Read more

  • Support for AHCA Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Allegany County Letter of Support Read more

  • Tom Reed Announces "Yes" Vote on AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Recent changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) include an amendment designed to lift the property tax burden off the shoulders of upstate New York taxpayers. In light of these positive changes, Congressman Tom Reed confirms that he will vote for the AHCA. The amendment was officially included late last night and subsequently filed with the Rules Committee. The final vote is expected on Thursday. The change is a major shift in the way New York will pay for one of the largest Medicaid bills... Read more

  • Reed Leads on County Medicaid Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed is supportive of an amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would lessen the property tax burden across upstate New York. The changes would prevent the State of New York from forcing county governments to pay for a portion of the state’s share of Medicaid. “This is a critical amendment that will result in many members supporting the AHCA. We worked as tirelessly as a delegation to make this happen,” Reed stated. The delegation has been discussing this issue sin... Read more