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  • Reed Visits Lodi, Tours Flooding Damage
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed visited Lodi to survey the flooding, assess the damages, and talk about FEMA disaster relief. “We care about those affected by the flooding and have sent a letter to President Trump requesting disaster assistance,” Tom said. “We will continue to keep close contact with our local public officials and the White House to ensure the people here have fair access to the assistance they need.” Last week Tom delivered a letter to the President urging him to declare a major disaster ... Read more

  • Reed Visits Anew Center; Stands With Domestic Violence Survivors
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed toured the Salvation Army Anew Center to meet with staff members and domestic violence survivors, hear their stories and see the facility first-hand. “The people here at the Anew Center are doing valuable work by helping and investing in the lives of those who have been touched by domestic violence,” Tom said. “Standing with these survivors and making sure they have a refuge like this is critical, and that is why we have called for the reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act.... Read more

  • Reed Discusses Problem Solvers Caucus at Houghton College
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed participated in a panel discussion at Houghton College about the Problem Solvers Caucus and how they are working to break the partisan gridlock in Washington. “We care about finding common sense solutions for the American people,” Tom said. "Together, we are working to change the partisan culture in Washington to help the people back home, and we would like to thank the students and faculty at Houghton College for inviting me today. "The Problem Solvers Caucus is confronting a thre... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Firefighting Grants to Elmira Heights, Coopers Plains, Hopewell, Olean, Wayne, and Little Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced $516,395 in grants to provide emergency response equipment and training to ensure our communities have adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards. “We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to fire emergency services,” Tom said. “This grant enables our firefighters to acquire the equipment and training they need to provide safety to our communities.” “We are happy to have Congressman Reed support our firefighters,” Elmira Heights... Read more

  • Reed Secures $75 Million for West Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the just-passed Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill includes $75 million dollars for the West Valley Demonstration Project to secure and remove nuclear waste from the site. “We are proud to be an unrelenting advocate for West Valley and care about ensuring the complete and total cleanup of this nuclear site.” Tom said. “We are honored to work year after year to ensure a fair amount of funding to ensure this site is cleaned up in a safe and effecti... Read more

  • Reed Announces Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Earn Accreditation to Expand at Elmira
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) received approval to increase class size and offer courses at Elmira College in Elmira, New York. “Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine opening a medical school at Elmira College is great news,” Tom said. “We were happy to provide critical support for this expansion at the federal level to guarantee our neighborhoods have the resources they need as our local hospitals are frequently passed over by students ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Affordable Housing Grants for Jamestown
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced two grants worth $1,485,300 to provide the City of Jamestown with funding to develop affordable housing. “We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to quality housing,” Tom said. “This grant enables our communities to develop quality affordable housing and boosts jobs.” “The CDBG/HOME programs have been very important assets and tools for the City of Jamestown, and other cities around the nation, since the Housing and Community Development A... Read more

  • Reed Works to Boost Mental Health Care with Bipartisan Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Mental Health Telemedicine Expansion Act (H.R. 6781) to increase access to mental health services through remotely connected electronic devices for Medicare beneficiaries. “Just as we see a primary care doctor every year, it is important we have a ‘check-up’ on the mind as well,” Tom said. “We care about the mental health needs of people and want to ensure they have fair accesses to the care they need in area... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Grant to Sciencenter
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $251,327 grant to provide the Sciencenter in Ithaca, NY with funding to develop a touring exhibition. “We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to local museums,” Tom said. “This grant enables the Sciencenter to develop additional hands on educational opportunities for our community.” "We are extremely excited to have received Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funding for the Engineer. Design. Build. Project,” Sciencenter Ex... Read more

  • Joint Statement: Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Submit “Break the Gridlock” Proposal to House Rules Hearing on Rules Changes for 116th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    This morning, the Problem Solvers Caucus submitted its proposal to “Break the Gridlock” to the House Rules Subcommittee on Rules and the Organization of the House as it examines possible rules changes for the 116th Congress. Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following joint statement: “We applaud the House Rules Committee for holding a hearing today to examine ways to change the Rules of the House of Represen... Read more

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