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  • Reed Announces FEMA Aid for Flooding Recovery
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Trump, at Rep. Tom Reed’s request, today declared a major disaster for Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Seneca and Tioga counties and authorized Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance following the devastating flooding experienced in August. “We care about those impacted by the devastating flooding this past August,” Tom said. “This is why we reached out to the White House for recovery assistance to ensure our communities have fair access to the resources t... Read more

  • A Better Deal For Our Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the United States and Canada have negotiated a new trade agreement, pending congressional approval, to eliminate trade barriers for farmers and improve dairy market access. This deal with Canada completes a new United States, Canada and Mexico trade deal – formerly known as NAFTA. “This proposed deal brings our trading standards with Mexico and Canada out of the dark ages and into the 21st century and allows our dairy farmers and workers a fair shake at success,” T... Read more

  • The Fight for Speaker: 20 Members of Congress to Withhold Vote Unless Rule Changes Agreed To
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus announced they have secured 20 commitments from Members of Congress to only vote for a Speaker of the House who will support House Rules reforms to “Break the Gridlock” in Washington. “With a slim majority expected on either side of the aisle next Congress, a block of 20 Members will have a tremendous say over who will get to 218 on the House floor and secure the gavel for Speaker in January,” Republican Problem Solvers Co-Chair Tom Reed said. “Congre... Read more

  • Reed Introduces Bipartisan Tax Credit for Families Rebuilding from Natural Disasters
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced he has introduced a bill help save money, reduce destruction and prevent the loss of lives in disaster-prone areas following the recent flooding in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier along with his colleagues Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Rep. Peter Defazio (D-OR). “From the flooding across our communities, to the hurricane in the Carolinas and the wildfires in California we care about those who have been impacted by the devastating effects of natural disasters... Read more

  • Reed Legislative Priorities Included in Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced his legislative priorities, including a 2.6 percent increase in pay for our troops, increase in aid for college students and $6.7 billion to address opioid and heroin abuse were, included in yesterdays passed government funding bill. “Drug abuse affects every neighborhood in New York and has robbed countless individuals of their full potential,” Tom said. “We care about those struggling with heroin and other forms of opioids and are proud to ensure our communities ... Read more

  • Reed Leads the Charge in Long Term West Valley Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced his bill to authorize $75 million dollars a year for the West Valley Demonstration Project through 2025 to secure and remove nuclear waste from the site passed the House of Representatives. “We are proud to be an unrelenting advocate for West Valley and care about ensuring a fair amount of funding for the complete and total cleanup of this nuclear site,” Tom said. “This bill offers clarity for our friends and neighbors and ensures the health and safety of our envir... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Grant for Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc.
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $125,000 grant to provide the Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc. (CODI) with funding to increase lending and investment activity in our communities and grow the economy. “We care about ensuring our local businesses have fair access to financial support and lending opportunities,” Tom said. “This grant enables Chautauqua Opportunities to better assist our small businesses and boost jobs in our community.” “Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, Inc.... Read more

  • Bipartisan Diabetes Caucus Works to Increase Access for Artificial Pancreas Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressional Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Tom Reed (R-NY) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), signed by 214 Members of Congress, advocating for coverage of artificial pancreas (AP) systems. “We care about ensuring people with diabetes have access to the technology which works best for them to help manage their complex disease,” Rep. Reed said. “We feel there is no fair reason for government bureaucrats to delay coverage for diabetics... Read more

  • Reed Secures Grant For Elmira Corning Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $4 million grant to provide the Elmira/Corning Regional Airport with funding to renovate and improve the airport. “We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to reliable transportation,” Tom said. “This grant enables our local airport to modernize their main terminal and improve the efficiency of their operations to grow our local economy and attract new businesses.” “These funds are critical to the success of this important project,” Chad ... Read more

  • Coming To The Table: Reed Tours Monroe Table Company
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed visited a local veteran-owned business to show them what he is bringing to the table. At the Monroe Table Company, Tom toured the facility with company officials and talked about a variety of issues, including Tax Cuts 2.0 and veteran hiring practices. The business recently received its Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business certification. Tom, the son of a World War II and Korean War Veteran, understands the importance of the service veterans provided their country and supp... Read more

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