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  • Reed, Kind Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Cost of Alternative Energy Options for Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the bipartisan Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act, which provides tax incentives for farmers and rural electric cooperatives to invest in biogas and nutrient recovery technology. “We must help our dairy farmers find a cost effective way to use processes that are environmentally friendly. This tax credit will make these new technologies more affordable and the use of such methods will benefit our communities,” said Congres... Read more

  • Reed’s Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Dunkirk on June 9th
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Friday, June 9. A staff member will be in the Mayor’s Conference Room of City Hall, located at 342 Central Avenue in Dunkirk, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. That staff member 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: Cornin... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Finger Lakes Community Health
    Posted in Press Releases on May 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the approval of an $3,176,804 grant to the Finger Lakes Community Health Center. The grant, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will be used to support high-quality, comprehensive health care to the individuals throughout the region with an emphasis on underserved and special populations. “We care about providing accessible and affordable health care to those across the Finger Lakes region. This grant will help provide quality health ca... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Cornell University
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announces that Cornell University is the recipient of a $270,227 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will benefit the Upward Bound program which aids high school students from low-income backgrounds and students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. “We care about making sure that all students who want to, can attend college regardless of their background. This grant will help make higher education a reality for many people looki... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for SUNY Fredonia
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announces that the State University of New York at Fredonia is the recipient of a $368,244.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will benefit the Upward Bound program which aids high school students from low-income backgrounds and students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. “We care about making sure that all students who want to, can attend college regardless of their background. This grant will help make higher education a ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Additional Aid for Local Harbors
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announces an additional $675,000 in funding for Barcelona Harbor and an additional $1,190,000 for Dunkirk Harbor to aid with dredging projects. “We care about supporting jobs, trade, recreation and tourism in our communities. Our harbors provide significant economic activity for the region and its part of our job to make sure we protect those vital waterways,” Reed stated. The harbor projects are authorized by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Each dredging project ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Belmont Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the Belmont Fire Department is the recipient of a $35,429 federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). “We care about making sure that our local fire departments have the equipment they need to protect and serve our communities. This grant will help them carry out their mission,” Reed stated. The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program will award approximately $310.5 million directly to fire departm... Read more

  • Reed Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Assist Family Caregivers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA), along with U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Credit For Caring Act, which would provide working family caregivers with a nonrefundable tax credit up to $3,000 to assist with out-of-pocket expenses related to caregiving. This bipartisan legislation seeks to aid those balancing full or part-time employment, while also t... Read more

  • Reed Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional High School Art Competition, Jonna Marie Grigelevich. Ms. Grigelevich is a Junior at Brocton Middle High School, and crafted the watercolor piece “Buoyancy.” “Enhancing participation and continuing the competition is something we care about preserving for future generations. I know our judges made a fair decision in this process and I’m proud to have Jonna’s artwork featured in Washington,” said Reed. Jonna and her parents will ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for I-86 Innovation Corridor
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the approval of an $80,000 grant to the Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board (STCRPDB). The grant, funded through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), will be used to fund the Planning in Water’s Way project. This project will increase the resiliency of the flood-prone areas along the I-86 Innovation Corridor and identify locations more suitable for future economic development. “We care about creating jobs for those in the Southern Ti... Read more