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  • Tom Meets with Children with Type 1 Diabetes, Discusses Impact Disease has on their Lives
    Posted in Press Releases on August 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed recently met with a group of children and their parents, discussing ways Type 1 Diabetes impacts their daily lives. Tom, the father of a Type 1 Diabetic, understood that it isn’t as simple as pricking your finger in the morning and setting off for the day. Meeting at The Bemus Point Inn in Bemus Point, NY, the children and their parents told Tom about their experiences and what some of the challenges are. Many of the youths showed Tom their various medical devices and equipment the... Read more

  • Reed Puts NY State on Notice Over Defective Road Conditions on I-90
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed called on Governor Cuomo to end the political dispute with the Seneca nation and repair the I-90 Thruway and other roadways running through the Seneca Nation. Tom, citing dangerous conditions and the possibility of injury to motorists and damage to vehicles, served the governor and other DOT officials with a formal letter of defective conditions holding New York State liable “for any and all injury, loss of life, and or damage or total loss personal property resulting from t... Read more

    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed congratulated William “Doc” Schmitz, of Corning, N.Y., on his election to be the new leader of the 1.2 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, a congressionally-chartered veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from all five branches of the armed forces. “Doc has been an instrumental part of my staff in Congress from day one,” Tom said. “Doc cares about the needs of veterans, wants to ensure they are tre... Read more

  • Reed Secures Head Start Grant for Geneva Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $1,362,912 grant to provide the Geneva City School District with funding to provide Head Start services. “We care about ensuring our children receive a quality education,” Tom said. “This grant enables Geneva City Schools to fund Head Start programs to promote the school readiness of young children from low-income families. We support programs like these that give kids the tools they need to succeed in school.” “We’re extremely grateful for the support from Congr... Read more

    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Problem Solvers praises colleague and fellow Caucus member Kurt Schrader (OR-05) on the Consensus Calendar win with passage of H.R. 693, U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019. The bill received priority consideration on the House floor by having more than 290 bipartisan cosponsors – an instrumental new house rule the Problem Solvers Caucus led the fight for earlier this Congress. H.R. 693 would amend the Horse Protection Act of 1970 to designate “soring” ... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses Bill to Establish Smithsonian Women’s History Museum
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Problem Solvers Caucus has endorsed H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, which will establish a brand new women’s history museum on the Mall in Washington, as a part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The Museum will showcase the invaluable contributions women have made to the United States throughout its history in every professional field and sector of society. The 24 Democrats and 24 Republicans of the Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and T... Read more

  • Reed Secures Federal Investment for Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a federal grant worth $750,000 to provide Rev: Ithaca Startup Works with funding for the Prototype to Productions Accelerator, to develop and deliver a program that supports hardware startups and local manufacturers. “We care about supporting local businesses,” Tom said. “This investment enables Rev: Ithaca Startup Works to aid startups and existing manufacturers and accelerate growth in our region. As the Co-Chair of the Congressional Manufacturing Caucus we are d... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Applauds Schneider, Watkins on the Passage of Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Global BDS Movement and Supporting Two-State Solution
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus praised the passage of the Caucus-endorsed H. Res. 246, a bipartisan resolution opposing the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel. The Caucus' endorsement, spearheaded by Congressmen Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Steve Watkins (KS-02), united Democratic and Republican Caucus members behind the effort to denounce the boycott of Israel, and support a two-state solution, providing this bipartisan resolution with more mom... Read more

  • Rep. Reed Aids Town of Ripley With Railroad, Sewer Project
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    A sewer project in Ripley will now be thousands of dollars less, thanks to the efforts of Congressman Tom Reed and his Constituent Services Program. While many may not be aware of the service, Rep. Reed and his staff are always available to help constituents, including individuals and municipalities, in a variety of capacities. After a collapsed sewer line under the railroad caused some major issues for the town, Town of Ripley officials reached out to Tom for assistance with the situation. A on... Read more

  • Reed To Host Town Hall in Elmira July 30
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed will be host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 30 focusing on ensuring Social Security is here for generations. The town hall will be held at the following location and time: Steele Memorial Library 101 E. Church St. Elmira, NY 14901 1:00pm-2:00pm If you have any questions about the town halls, please give us a call at 607-654-7566. Read more

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