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  • Reed's Staff to hold Remote Office Hours in Fredonia on May 19
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Fredonia on Friday, May 19. A staff member will be in the Trustees’ Room of the Village Hall, located at 9 Church Street in Fredonia, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. A 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: Corning: 89... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Corning Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the Corning Fire Department is the recipient of a $169,656 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 fire department will use the money to update their Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) equipment. ... Read more

  • American Health Care Act 1 Pager
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2017 | Preview rr

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  • Statement from Congressman Reed on Passage of AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Today is a great victory for the American people. We are finally on the path to fixing our broke and broken health care system. The AHCA upholds protections for pre-existing conditions and the expansion of Medicaid, which help our most vulnerable populations. The bill will also provide much needed property tax relief for New Yorkers who are unfairly forced to foot the bill for Medicaid. We care about giving people the freedom and flexibility to make their own health decisions while providing pr... Read more

  • Reed Secures Increase in Funding for West Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced an increase of nearly $5 million in funding for West Valley from Fiscal Year 2016 to Fiscal Year 2017. Funding for FY17 will increase to $66,413,000. The bill will be up for a vote later this week. “We care about protecting the people that live in and around West Valley. The funding increase for FY17 will provide additional resources to make the region safer for residents,” Reed stated. Reed also plans to introduce legislation to reauthorize funding to support clea... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Claims First Congressional Victory
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Republican Tom Reed (NY-23) and Democrat Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced a first win for the Caucus after it used its influence to get the FY17 funding bill passed. The bipartisan Caucus previously indicated that it would lead the effort to avoid a government shutdown by supporting such a funding bill if it contained no ideological riders. The Caucus’ support of the bill was the result of the 40 Members of Congress, evenly split between Republicans and De... Read more

  • Reed Introduces Bills to Alleviate Poverty
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Last week, Congressman Tom Reed reintroduced the HAND UP (Helping Americans in Need Develop their Ultimate Potential) Act and the Standard DATA Act. Both pieces of legislation are designed to make social safety nets more efficient and effective. The HAND UP Act aims to accomplish three goals to help individuals out of poverty: encouraging new ways to promote self-sufficiency, increasing work and earnings, and reducing welfare dependency. “We, as a nation, need to do a better job caring for those... Read more

  • Reed to Hold Three Town Hall Meetings Across District
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Reed will hold three town hall meetings on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The meetings will be held at the following locations and times: Dunkirk Town Hall Meeting 9:00am-10:00am West Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Station 1 4741 Willow Rd, Dunkirk, NY 14048 Busti Town Hall Meeting 11:30am-12:30pm Busti Fire Department 886 Mill Rd, Jamestown, NY 14701 Hinsdale Town Hall Meeting 2:00pm-3:00pm Hinsdale Fire Department Hall 3832 Church Street, Hinsdale, NY 14743 “We choose to hold town halls because we believe... Read more

  • Reed Announces FY17 Funding Highlights
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, details of the Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill were announced. Throughout the process, Congressman Reed has been an active voice in preserving the funding for initiatives that help individuals throughout New York’s 23rd District. “It is important to care about prioritizing programs that directly enhance the lives of individuals across our region,” Reed stated. “We worked in a bipartisan manner to create a fair approach to spending.” The bill includes full funding through the end of the fisc... Read more

  • ICYMI: Reed, Gottheimer Discuss Problem Solvers Caucus’ Anti-Shutdown Efforts on MSNBC
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    [[{"fid":"462","view_mode":"teaser","fields":{"format":"teaser"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"teaser"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-teaser","data-delta":"1"}}]] This morning, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Stephanie Ruhle on MSNBC to discuss the Problem Solvers Caucus’ work across the aisle to avoid a government shutdown. “The greatest thing the caucus is doing is we’re organizing to g... Read more