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  • Reed Announces Grant for Limestone Volunteer Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    LIMESTONE, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Limestone Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program operations and safety grant for $12,858. “I believe it is vital that we make sure our local fire departments have the funds necessary to operate with safety and efficiency and I was happy to provide a letter in support of the Limestone Volunteer Fire Department receiving this grant,” Reed said. “We appreciate that the FEMA Grants are still ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    GREENWOOD, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. # 1 Inc. has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program regional request grant for $355,722. “When our fire departments and other first responders have the resources necessary to operate safely and efficiently, it makes our whole community safer. This grant will help the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company to better serve our friends and neighbors,” Reed said. The AFG Program is one component in ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    ITHACA, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport has been awarded a United States Department of Transportation grant for $870,763.00 for projects to improve and upgrade the facility. “Ensuring that our airports have the resources necessary to operate in an efficient and safe manner is important to those who rely on the facility,” Reed said. "This grant to Ithaca Tompkins Regional will be a well-deserved boost to our regional transportation infrastructure." The... Read more

  • Reed Encourages Teamsters to Vote on Pension Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Corning, NY- Congressman Tom Reed is encouraging members of the Teamsters union to make their voice heard in regards to the current pension reduction proposal that was recently approved by the Department of Treasury. Union members have until September 6 to accept or reject the plan. If accepted, cuts would begin October 1, 2017. Lack of a vote is by default a “yes” vote to approve the proposal. Members can vote online, by phone, or by mail. If they cast a vote by mail it must be received on or b... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for East Corning Fire Department
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that East Corning Fire Department, Inc. has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant for $159,691 by the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). “Ensuring that our local fire departments have the funds necessary to recruit and retain quality staff makes our whole community safer. This is grant will help the East Corning Fire Department better serve our friends and neighbors... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Geneva Housing Authority
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    GENEVA, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Geneva Housing Authority has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grant is funded through HUD's Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program to support local housing authorities as they address safety and security issues. “It is vital to make sure that all members our community have access to housing that is not only affordable, but also safe and secure,” Reed said. “This grant... Read more

  • Reed Announces Second Round of Upward Bound Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Ithaca, NY – Congressman Tom Reed announces that Cornell University is the recipient of a $263,937 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... Read more

  • Reed Partners with Regional Leaders to Fight Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    BATH, NY- Today, Congressman Tom Reed stood with local law enforcement and community leaders to address the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our communities. Reed stressed the importance of awareness, treatment, funding, and enforcement in order to tackle this issue. In effect, Reed plans reintroduce the Help Ensure Lives are Protected (HELP) Act. Reed was joined by area officials at the Steuben County Courthouse for a press conference in support of the legislation. Other issues discussed were ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    DUNKIRK, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport is the recipient of a United States Department of Transportation grant for $1,254,174.00 for projects to improve and upgrade the facility. “Airports are an important driver in our regional economy and a vital part of our national transportation infrastructure,” Reed said. “I care about making sure they have the funds necessary to operate in a safe and efficient manner, and this grant will help the Chautauqua C... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    ITHACA, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is the recipient of a United States Department of Transportation grant for $289,216.00 for projects to improve and upgrade the facility. “Airports are a vital part of our national transportation infrastructure as well as an important driver in our regional economy,” Reed said. “It is important that they have the funds necessary to operate in a safe and efficient manner, and this grant will help Ithaca Tompkins R... Read more

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