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  • REP. REED MEETS WITH LOCAL ITHACA CHILDCARE PROVIDER, HIGHLIGHTS INDUSTRY'S IMPORTANT ROLE IN OUR COMMUNITIES
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    ITHACA, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed met with the staff of the IC3 Ithaca Community Childcare Center to discuss the important role childcare plays in our communities and hear firsthand the difficulties facilities are confronting due to COVID-19. Over the last month, Reed has met with childcare providers from across the state to shine a light on the growing crisis facing this critical industry, gather input, and note the need for additional congressional action. Reed has also called on New York to f... Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS ENDORSES BILL TO ENSURE PUBLIC LANDS ARE PROTECTED AND PRESERVED
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus officially endorsed the Great American Outdoors Act, a landmark conservation bill that will help ensure public lands are protected and preserved. The bipartisan legislation passed the Senate 73-25 and if signed into law would provide full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at a level of $900 million every year and address the approximately $20 billion maintenance backlog on federal public lands. The Great American Out... Read more

  • REP. REED, STATE LAWMAKERS, EDUCATION LEADERS CALL ON STATE TO RELEASE SCHOOL REOPENING GUIDELINES
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Horseheads, N.Y., July 8—U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R-NY), Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) and Assemblyman Joseph Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today joined regional education leaders to call on New York State to give area schools the go-ahead to begin implementing plans to reopen in September. The New York State of Board of Regents and the State Education Depar... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED HIGHLIGHTS 2020 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION WINNER
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    GENEVA, NY – Today, Rep. Tom Reed was proud to present Kyla James, the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for her contribution to the competition. Kyla won the competition with her colored pencil entry, “Bjork.” “Meeting Kyla, the artist of this amazing piece, was a joy and we were thrilled to recognize her hard work today,” said Tom. “It’s clear Kyla is dedicated to her craft and we appreciate her efforts in this districtwid... Read more

  • REP. REED LEADS CONGRESSIONAL EFFORT TO AWARD MARINE CORPS MAJOR BRIAN CHONTOSH WITH THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTS OF INCREDIBLE BRAVERY
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Reed, local elected officials, and family members held an event in Churchville, New York to highlight Marine Corps. Major Brian Chontosh’s (retired) remarkable heroism during the invasion of Iraq. At the event, Reed announced federal legislation to formally nominate Major Chontosh for the Medal of Honor. Serving as a United States Marine Corps officer in 2003 at the onset of Operation Iraqi Freedom, then Ft. Lieutenant Chontosh displayed incredible courage and bravery in service to o... Read more

  • REP. REED ANNOUNCES FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR WESTON MILLS FIREFIGHTERS
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    WESTON MILLS, NY – Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce a recent grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to the Weston Mills Fire District. The grant for $1,876 will be used as a reimbursement for equipment and products purchased due to COVID-19. “COVID-19 has forced many first responders and other vital institutions, such as Westons Mills Fire District, to cover unexpected expenses,” said Tom. “These critical funds will be used to help keep the fi... Read more

  • REP. REED CELEBRATES IMPLEMENTATION OF USMCA; MAJOR WIN FOR LOCAL FARMERS & MANUFACTURERS
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Reed was proud to announce the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement has officially gone in to effect. Reed served as an integral member of Republican leadership’s USMCA team, and fiercely advocated for the agreement because of its many positive benefits for NY-23 workers and farmers. The Problem Solvers Caucus, which Reed co-chairs, also contributed to the deal’s swift passage. “Today marks an important milestone for our country and economy. After years of hard work, we are implementin... Read more

  • 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

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