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  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CALLS FOR LONG-TERM, FISCALLY-RESPONSIBLE, BIPARTISAN BUDGET DEAL
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus wrote to Congressional leadership to call for action on a long-term, fiscally-responsible, bipartisan budget deal. Earlier this year, without policy riders, the Caucus successfully pushed for an FY17 funding bill, and used its bipartisan influence to avoid a government shutdown. The Problem Solvers Caucus members noted, “We believe that Congress should act quickly toward passing a long-term, bipartisan budget deal that would elimina... Read more

  • Statement From Congressman Reed on Corning, Inc. Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    "We are committed to doing all we can to help create jobs for hardworking people in our region. It is great to see Corning, Inc.’s commitment to our area by creating hundreds of local jobs and good career opportunities. This innovative manufacturing will produce a better type of glass that will help save lives by ensuring glass fragments do not end up in injectable drugs. This is a critical patient safety issue, and I have personally called officials at the Food and Drug Administration to make s... Read more

  • Reed Stands with Sexual Assault/Harassment Victims: We Will Do More
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Tom Reed supported a House Resolution designed to curb sexual harassment in Congress. “No one can justify sexual assault and harassment as acceptable. It has to end, no excuses,” Reed said. “The stories I am hearing are deeply troubling. It doesn't matter who you are or what your title is, this needs to stop now. This resolution is an important step in making sure everyone is educated about sexual harassment and that victims understand they are protected under ... Read more

  • Reed Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Dunkirk December 7
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Thursday, December 7, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the Mayor's Conference Room at the Dunkirk City Hall, 342 Central Avenue in Dunkirk, NY. Staff 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: 8... Read more

  • Reed Champions “All of the Above” Energy Tax Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Tom Reed’s legislation, the Technologies for Energy Securities Act (H.R. 1090), was included as part of the larger tax reform bill passed by the House last week. As part of the comprehensive overhaul of our nation’s tax code, renewable and alternative energy sources will now be placed on an even playing field. This creates a simpler, fairer code that will jumpstart job creation in the industry, specifically in rural areas. “I am a supporter of an ‘all of the above’ en... Read more

  • Reed Champions Tax Cuts for Families and Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The House voted to deliver historic tax relief, which will help working families and unleash our economy. Our new tax code will make it easier for people to build again, dream again. “Hardworking New Yorkers deserve tax relief,” Reed stated. “This bill ensures families across the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Western New York will be able to keep $1600 more of their hard earned dollars. This is a w... Read more

  • Reed Champions North County Water District
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    PORTLAND, NY- Today, Congressman Tom Reed announced rural development loans and grants of over $1.3 million to the Town of Portland. The funds will improve water service infrastructure to area residents and businesses, spurring economic opportunity as part of the larger Northern Chautauqua County Water District infrastructure improvement initiative. “Enhancing our local economies is a priority of mine and this funding is a major step in advancing the North County Water District,” Reed stated. “T... Read more

  • Reed Moves Tax Cuts Forward for Families
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Tax cuts for western New York families are one step closer to reality after today. Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which successfully passed out of the Ways and Means Committee. Reed has been an outspoken supporter of the bill, which lowers federal taxes for 99 percent of taxpayers in New York’s 23rd District. “Although the bill may be amended as it makes its way through the House and Senate, we must keep tax cuts moving forward for the Am... Read more

  • Reed Champions “All of the Above” Energy Tax Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman Tom Reed’s legislation, the Technologies for Energy Securities Act (H.R. 1090), was included as part of the larger tax reform bill unveiled by the House yesterday. As part of the comprehensive overhaul of our nation’s tax code, renewable and alternative energy sources will now be placed on an even playing field. This creates a simpler, fairer code that will jumpstart job creation in the industry specifically in rural areas. “I am a supporter of an ‘all of the above’ e... Read more

  • Reed Stands With Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), along with colleagues on the Ways and Means Committee, unveiled comprehensive tax reform legislation. The bill will ensure a family of four in New York’s 23rd District will see a tax cut of over $1600. “When people get to keep more of their hard earned dollars, it means money for things that make a difference for hardworking people. It’s a down payment on a car for a factory worker in Hornell, daycare for a young family in Elmira, or a trip to... Read more