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  • RELEASE: Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses New ‘Break the Gridlock’ House Rules Reforms Led by Rep. Taylor, Proposals Focus on Improving Effectiveness of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Problem Solvers Caucus has officially endorsed two proposed changes to the rules of the U.S. House spearheaded by Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) to make the House of Representatives a more effective and Member-driven legislative body. In backing this House rules reform proposal, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23), have come together to again support commonsense changes that break the gridlock and he... Read more

  • REP. REED LEADS 30+ HOUSE GOP LETTER URGING LEADERSHIP IN BOTH PARTIES TO GUARANTEE A VOTE ON EMERGENCY RELIEF
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Tom Reed and 31 other House GOP members joined together in a letter requesting congressional leadership in both chambers guarantee a vote on emergency relief will be held and noting the importance of a bipartisan, bicameral package. The letter text is copied below and the full list of signatories can be found here: -- Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, and Leader Schumer: The American people are suffering. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ... Read more

  • TWO BIPARTISAN, REP. REED-LED HEALTHCARE BILLS PASS THE HOUSE
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, Rep. Tom Reed spearheaded the passage of the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 and the HOSPICE Act, two critical pieces of healthcare legislation, through the House of Representatives. The ALS Disability Insurance Access Act would waive the five-month Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) waiting period for individuals with ALS, while the HOSPICE Act would increase transparency and oversight into hospice providers to prevent bad actors from providing... Read more

  • REP. REED APPLAUDS ACTION BY USTR TO STAND UP FOR NY DAIRY & HOLD CANADA ACCOUNTABLE TO TERMS OF USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Tom Reed released the following statement in response to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer's announcement that the office will launch formal challenges under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) against Canada's implementation of the dairy tariff-rate quota. “This action marks a new era in U.S. trade policy -- vigorous enforcement of our trade agreements to ensure all negotiated trade is open and fair for all parties,” said Rep. Tom Reed.... Read more

  • STATEMENT FROM PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS JOSH GOTTHEIMER & TOM REED
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Tom Reed (NY-23) released the following statement: -- “Now is not the time to walk away from the key pillars of our bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief agreement. It’s time to double down on finding a solution to the remaining obstacles. We are simply too close! With families and small businesses hurting, and our local communities running out of money as they fight the vi... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Delivers $2.8 Million For Finger Lakes Community Health
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY - Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a Health Center Cluster grant for Finger Lakes Community Health in Penn Yan. Finger Lakes Community Health will receive $2,847,908 in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “We care about making sure our constituents have fair access to the quality medical services they deserve, especially as we navigate this public health crisis,” said Rep. Tom Reed. “We were proud to support this funding and we will continue to fig... Read more

  • REP. REED COSPONSORS LEGISLATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO CRITICAL DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C - Today, Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Tom Rice (R-SC), and G.K. Butterfield (D-CA) introduced The Promoting Responsible and Effective Virtual Experiences through Novel Technology to Deliver Improved Access and Better Engagement with Tested and Evidence-Based Strategies (PREVENT DIABETES) Act. "By dramatically expanding virtual access to the Diabetes Prevention Program, a critical Medicare service, we will ensure more Americans can utilize the information... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS PUSHES THEIR BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN EMERGENCY COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Thursday, December 3, 2020, members of the Problem Solvers Caucus stood together to fight for their common-sense bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief package. It is being supported by a rapidly growing group of Senators on both sides of the aisle, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and others to help American families, small businesses, workers, and health care providers during this crisis. Leaders in both parties have stated support for the Problem Solvers Caucus... Read more

  • RELEASE: PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS, SENATE PARTNERS UNVEIL BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL 4-MONTH COVID-19 EMERGENCY RELIEF PACKAGE
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the Problem Solvers Caucus and a bipartisan group of Senators announced a four-month bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 emergency relief framework that will help American students, families, small businesses, workers, and health care providers during this crisis. The Problem Solvers Caucus, 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans, helped develop the bicameral package. A breakdown of the COVID-19 emergency relief framework can be found HERE. Problem Solvers Co-... Read more

  • Rep. Tom Reed Delivers $600,000 In USDA Small Business Grants
    Posted in Press Releases on November 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    ITHACA, NY - Today, Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce $600,000 in USDA Small Business grants for Halomine, Inc. Halomine, Inc. produces a product called HaloFilm which kills bacteria, fungi, and viruses on hard and soft surfaces, as well as porous and non-porous surfaces. “We care about making sure our local innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers have access to the funds and resources they need to spearhead the next breakthroughs in public health and agriculture, especially during the COVID... Read more

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