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  • Getting Ready for Take Off: Tom on the Job at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed went on the job with Evans Roofing at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to see renovations, funded by federal grants, currently underway to improve the safety and efficiency of the airport. “Airports are an important driver for our regional economy and a vital part of our national transportation infrastructure,” Tom said. “We care about the travelers who want to visit the Finger Lakes region and ensure they arrive safely. We are impressed by the amount of work that has ta... Read more

  • Reed Requests AG Barr Investigate Hate Crime Charges, Pursue Assault Charges Surrounding NYC Police Attacks
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) sent a letter to United States Attorney General William Barr following online videos of police officers being doused with water – and in one case, hit in the head with a bucket while trying to make an arrest. The letter requests the Department of Justice investigate federal hate crime charges and pursue criminal charges for assaulting a police officer for those involved in the attack. “These actions are a result of Democrat politicians spouting anti-police rhetoric to... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Grant to Finger Lakes Community Health
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $167,000 grant to provide Finger Lakes Community Health with funding to support their efforts to provide healthcare in the community. “We care about ensuring that our friends and neighbors have fair access to affordable and high-quality healthcare,” Tom said. “This grant enables Finger Lakes Community Health to grow their team, ensuring the continuation of quality care provided and boosting jobs.” “This funding from HRSA will assist Finger Lakes Community Health ... Read more

  • Reed Announces 2019 Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed is excited to announce that, for the first time, he will be hosting a Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school. "We are excited to participate in this year's competition for the first time in our office," said Tom. "We understand and care about the importance of STEM education and providing the tools to have a developed workforce. “We have seen first hand the impact teachers have on students who want to explore this field, and we ... Read more

  • Reed to Host Town Halls on August 12
    Posted in Press Releases on August 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed will be hosting two town hall meetings on Monday, August 12. The town halls will be held at the following locations and times: Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department 8854 County Road 40 West Clarksville, NY 14786 5:00pm-6:00pm Dayton Town Hall 9100 Route 62 South Dayton, NY 14138 7:30pm-8:30pm If you have any questions about the town halls, please give us a call at 607-654-7566. Read more

  • 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

  • REED CONGRATULATES SCHMITZ ON VFW NATIONAL COMMANDER ELECTION
    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

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS PRAISES CONSENSUS CALENDAR HOUSE PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN PAST ACT IN KEY UTILIZATION OF NEW HOUSE RULES
    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

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