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  • REP. TOM REED SECURES $3.6 MILLION IN CRITICAL AVIATION & INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING FOR REGIONAL AIPORTS
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to deliver $3,624,165 in aviation funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airports across the district. The federal aid will support infrastructure revitalization projects ranging from reconstruction, taxiway lighting, and fire and safety equipment. A portion of the grant funding for these projects comes from the CARES Act. “We care about making sure our region and its airports have the latest infrastructure in place to grow the economy, support ... Read more

  • ICYMI: HIGHLIGHTS FROM WAYS & MEANS HEARING ON THE NURSING HOME CRISIS; REP. REED PUSHES FOR ANSWERS, OUTLINES SOLUTIONS MOVING FORWARD
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Rep. Tom Reed led a detailed review of Governor Cuomo’s disastrous nursing home policies and discussed solutions to keep our nation’s parents and grandparents safe during the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee hearing. An excerpt of Reed’s opening remarks is copied below. “While many states, 45 in fact, chose to follow CDC guidance regarding nursing home regulations, a small group of governors made fatal errors that directly exposed the elderly to COVID-19 and placed our most vulnerable... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED'S STATEMENT DURING WAYS AND MEANS HEALTH SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON NURSING HOME CRISIS
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed delivered the following statement at the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee Hearing on the COVID-19 nursing home crisis. You can watch Reed's full opening remarks here. Reed's discussion with the witnesses, including Schuyler Hospital President/Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Gould, can be found here. Reed Statement: Thank you Ranking Member Nunes for yielding your time to me and Chairman Doggett for convening this hearing. This has been a priority for our office since the beg... Read more

  • REP. REED HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF CHILD CARE IN AMERICA; CALLS OUT NEW YORK’S HOLDING OF CHILD CARE FUNDING AS UNACCEPTABLE
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed continued his efforts to highlight the critical role child care plays in our communities and economy, as well as the need for Congress to ensure child care providers and working families receive the full support they deserve. During today’s Ways and Means Worker & Family Support Subcommittee hearing on childcare, Reed noted the serious consequences of New York State’s refusal to distribute significant portions of the federal grants to child care providers over the last three... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED DELIVERS CRITICAL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION GRANT FUNDING FOR ALLEGANY & CHEMUNG COUNTY
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced $5,980,097 in grant funding for Allegany County Community Opportunities and Rural Development (ACCORD) and the Economic Opportunity Program of Chemung County, Inc. ACCORD will receive $2,596,596 and the Economic Opportunity Program of Chemung will receive $3,383,501 for Head Start and Early Head Start. Head Start and Early Head Start programs promote school readiness for early education students from low-income families.These opportunities give students a learning ... Read more

  • WAYS AND MEANS HEALTH SUBCOMMITTEE TO HOLD HEARING ON NURSING HOME CRISIS FOLLOWING REP. REED’S CALLS FOR AN INVESTIGATION
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed thanked Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett for scheduling a hearing on Thursday, June 25th, to examine states' failed nursing home policies and review what recommendations can be implemented moving forward to protect our nation’s grandparents. In a recent letter, Reed called for a detailed investigation into New York and other states’ deadly decisions, noting: “As the Committee charged with overseeing Medicare and our nation’s nursing homes, it is crit... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED DELIVERS $136,509 ARC GRANT FOR FILLMORE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Fillmore, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $136,509 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for Fillmore Central School District. The grant will be used for a program that provides students with the opportunity earn a certification and license to become a drone operator. “STEM careers, like drone piloting, are the jobs of the future. If we are to position our students for success, they need access to the critical educational programs and skills that will provide them with economic opportuniti... Read more

  • REP. REED, REP. SCALISE LEAD OP-ED OUTLINING HOW WE CAN PROTECT OUR NATION'S GRANDPARENTS BY INVESTIGATING CORONAVIRUS IN NURSING HOMES
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise penned an op-ed for the Washington Examiner highlighting how an investigation into the failed nursing home policies of hard-hit states like New York will help us to better safeguard our nation's grandparents from the threat of COVID-19. In a recent letter, Reed has called for the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee to hold a hearing to further review states' nursing home policies and discuss best practices that can be implemented moving f... Read more

  • REP. REED SECURES $20 MILLION IN HHS RELIEF FUND PAYMENTS FOR REGIONAL HOSPITALS
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced three area hospitals on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 will receive millions in critical federal aid from Health and Human Services’ Provider Relief Fund. The funds, which target safety-net hospitals which treat patients regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay, were allocated in the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. Throughout the pandemic, Reed’s office has worked closely with the medical c... Read more

  • U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS MEMBERS FOR WORK ON BIPARTISANSHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - This week, members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus- comprised of 25 Republicans and 25 Democrats – were honored by the United States Chamber of Commerce, for their leadership and bipartisanship work with two awards, the Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award and the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship. These new awards were created to recognize members of Congress who demonstrate the bipartisan leadership and constructive governing necessary to move our countr... Read more

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