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  • Tristan's Story
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Tristan Folk was a kind, sincere, and intelligent young man with a promising future. Above all, he was a loving son and brother. He was an active volunteer in the community, an athlete, a musician, a leader, and scholar. Becoming an Eagle Scout and serving as a mentor were some of his proudest moments. Tristan had a wide range of interests and pursued many endeavors. He was a member of the Rochester Institute of Technology pep band and the RIT cybersecurity club. In high school, he was also a me... Read more

  • Reps. Reed and Gottheimer Deliver First Bipartisan SOTU Response
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered a bipartisan message to the American people in response to President Trump’s State of the Union speech. Echoing the President’s call for unity, the Caucus co-chairs shared their approach to finding common ground, across party lines, with the American people, and their efforts to increase unity and agreement in a culture of trust. The Problem Solvers Caucus is a bipartisan group in Congress com... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Principles to Resolve Impasse on DACA and Border Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced a bipartisan agreement on a set of principles to resolve DACA while continuing to make America’s borders strong and secure. With this agreement, the twenty-four Democrats and twenty-four Republicans of the bipartisan Caucus agreed to support a plan that addresses the ongoing budget impasse related to DACA and border security measures. Today’s announcement builds on the Caucus’ call in the fall for a long-term, fiscally-responsible budget. More specific... Read more

  • Reed Outlines 2018 Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    This week, Congressman Tom Reed outlined the legislative initiatives he looks to work on this year in Congress. His priorities include: building upon tax reform, infrastructure improvements, welfare reform, college cost containment, and agriculture issues. “The successful foundation that tax reform provides will continue to jumpstart our local economies as it has already shown tangible results. Over 100 companies have announced bonuses and increased wages for workers across the country,” Reed st... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Releases Report with Bipartisan Policy Recommendations to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus released a new report with bipartisan policy recommendations to build a 21st century infrastructure network for America. The forty-eight member bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), launched an Infrastructure Working Group to find consensus on a bipartisan set of policies to serve as the bedrock for a plan that addresses the dire need to rebuild and responsibly invest in infrastructure acro... Read more

  • Reed Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Fredonia January 10
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Fredonia on Wednesday, January 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be in the Trustees' Room at the Fredonia Village Hall, 9 Church Street, Fredonia, NY. Staff will be available to answer questions, gather feedback, and provide assistance with Medicare, Social Security, veterans’ benefits, and other issues related to federal agencies. Those unable to attend are encouraged to contact any of Reed’s offices: Corning: 89 West ... Read more

  • Statement From Congressman Reed Regarding State of the State Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    "It is disappointing that Gov. Cuomo cannot put his own self-interests and political ambitions aside for the benefit of New York. Countless businesses have announced increases in wages, benefits, and investments in local communities--all of which will enhance our economy and help create jobs. Tax reform works and hardworking New Yorkers deserve to keep more of their money. Our state has one of the highest tax burdens in the country. I call on the governor to follow our lead and cut taxes at the ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group of Problem Solvers Caucus Members Introduce Comprehensive Health Care Bill to Stabilize the Individual Marketplace
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) and Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), led a bipartisan group of twenty-six Problem Solvers Caucus Members to introduce the Bipartisan Market Stabilization and Innovation Act (HR 4695), a bill to stabilize the individual marketplace and bring down health care costs for millions. The Bipartisan Market Stabilization and Innovation Act will: fund Cost Sharing Reduction payments, which help low- and middle-inc... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Transformational Tax Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- After clearing the House and Senate, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is on its way to the President’s desk. Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23), a member of the tax writing Ways and Means Committee, was instrumental in shaping legislation that ensures historic tax cuts for hardworking Americans and the launch of a new era of economic opportunity, growth and job creation. “I have been working on crafting this legislation for seven years, which will lower taxes not only for hardworking New York... Read more

  • Reed Calls on Colleges to Cut Price Tags
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC- There is a college cost crisis in our country. Through tax reform, Congressman Tom Reed is working to make college more affordable. With over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt nationwide, and the average student graduating with over $30,000 in debt, this is an issue that needs to be tackled. “Obtaining a degree and the debt associated with it have risen at an unexplainable rate. Some universities have lost sight of helping kids from working and middle class backgrounds. We want ... Read more