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  • COVID-19 CRISES GOOD NEWS OF THE DAY: REP. REED: 373 FEWER ICU BEDS UTILIZED SINCE YESTERDAY
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Coronavirus

    CORNING, NY -- Today, Rep. Tom Reed initiated a new press awareness campaign to highlight daily positive news concerning the Covid-19 crises in America. April 16, 2020 highlight: Daily decline in the number of ICU beds needed: -191 (University of Washington) “I’m am so grateful to our health care workers and our communities as we deal with the apparent peak in the Covid-19 crisis. Today, we had 191 fewer people in ICU beds then yesterday. This is a very good sign. Standing together, we will not ... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED ANNOUNCES $4.6 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR DISTRICT AIRPORTS
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Tom Reed is proud to announce $4,638,156 in funding is being released to airports throughout the district. The funds are being released by the Federal Aviation Administration. “We care about making sure our airports have fair access to the funds they need to function,” said Tom. “Our infrastructure is of vital importance, and it is critical to maintain its capacity. That is why we were proud to fight for this funding and will continue to fight for the needs for our district... Read more

  • ICYMI: PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS OP-ED IN USA TODAY
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Coronavirus

    WASHINGTON - Today, USA TODAY published an op-ed written by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY), Co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus. In it they propose a framework for getting America back to work once it is safe enough to re-open. The text of the op-ed is available here. Full text of the op-ed is available below: The Problem Solvers Caucus — 50 members of Congress, half Democrats and half Republicans, from across America — has met via video conference nearly every d... Read more

  • REP. TOM REED REMEMBERS CHAIRMAN TOM COOK
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Statement from Congressman Tom Reed on the passing of Monroe County Conservative Party Chairman: "Tom Cook was a great man. His commitment and loyalty were unmatched in this day and age. I am forever grateful for his friendship. The life lessons he taught me over many years continue to guide me today and tomorrow. My heart goes out to Maria and the Cook family." Read more

  • REP. REED ANNOUNCES IRS ONLINE FORM FOR ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom Reed provided constituents with a new resource from the IRS – an online form where they can share their payment information to receive Economic Impact Payments. Individuals needing to fill out the form include people who have not filed taxes in 2018 or 2019 and do not collect benefits such as Social Security retirement benefits, Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Railroad retirement and survivor benefits. “We care about making sure our constituents ... Read more

  • GOVERNOR WALKS BACK PLAN TO SEIZE VENTILATORS AND PPE FROM UPSTATE HOSPITALS AFTER BIPARTISAN PUSH BACK FROM LOCAL OFFICIALS
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed is thanking Upstate public officials from both parties in all levels of government who opposed the Governor's recent announcement that he would use the National Guard to seize ventilators and other supplies from Upstate hospitals. Tom and several lawmakers from federal, state and local levels from both sides of the aisle worked together to publicly express concerns about leaving Upstate New York without defense as the virus continues to spread. "We are glad to see the Governor is ... Read more

  • STATEMENT FROM REPS. REED, STEFANIK;STATE SENATORS ORTT, BORRELLO, JACOBS, HELMING, FUNKE, AKSHAR AND STATE ASSEMBLYMEN PALMESANO, FRIEND, GOODELL,KOLB, GIGLIO AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN BYRNES
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    "We have been watching the situation in New York City and we have an increase in cases, hospitalizations and deaths in other parts of New York," Taking our ventilators by force leaves our people without protection and our hospitals unable to save lives today or respond to a coming surge. We stand together opposing the Governor's very dangerous and reckless action. He is leaving our communities in a terrible position which will cost lives." Read more

  • REPS. REED AND GOTTHEIMER: OVERCOMING THE ROADBLOCKS TO REOPENING AMERICA
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Statement from Congressman Tom Reed: "Cases and deaths are increasing today in Western New York. Multiple intubations are occurring regularly," said Rep. Tom Reed. "We have to protect all New Yorkers, including Upstate. The Governor said he was sending the National Guard to take our ventilators and PPE by force. That doesn’t sound like a request or working together. That sounds like force. Once we lose these ventilators they are never coming back.” Read more

  • PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS CALLS ON LEADERSHIP TO DEVELOP DEBATE & VOTING OPTIONS
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – “The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus recognizes that all members of Congress have a Constitutional obligation to represent his or her constituents by debating and voting in the United States Congress, particularly during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. We are grateful for the provisional work done on this issue. We now encourage House leadership to develop immediate options for Members to fulfill our fundamental responsibility to debate and vote for use in emergency situa... Read more

  • REED, LARSON: SLAM THE SCAM!
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. –Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Republican Leader Tom Reed (NY-23) and Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) released a PSA urging members of the public to Slam the Scam, to raise awareness and end telephone scams, where robocallers have impersonated the Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration deemed March 5th Slam the Scam Day. Read more

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