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  • Reed: Fighting Heroin in our Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed highlighted his work in Washington, D.C. to fight heroin in our communities. “Drug abuse affects every neighborhood in New York and has robbed countless individuals of their full potential,” Tom said. “We care about those struggling with heroin and other forms of opioids and want to ensure our communities have fair access to resources to address this crisis.” Since 2015, Tom has worked to authorize $11.4 billion in funding to combat heroin in our communities nationwide. In 2... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant For Community Care Network of Nichols
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed announced a $75,000 grant to the Community Care Network of Nichols (CCNN) for the CCNN Satellites Volunteer Transportation Program. “The expansion of transportation services in Owego and Waverly are needed and will give our neighbors a fair chance at making their medical appointments on time and shopping at our small businesses easier,” Tom said. “We care about those who rely on public transportation and thank Community Care Network of Nichols for bridging the gap in Tioga county.”... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $15,959 grant to Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County (LVCC) for their Expanding Adult Literacy in Jamestown Area project. “We care about ensuring people are prepared to enter the workforce with basic job skills,” Tom said. “ Every adult deserves a fair chance at an individualized program to enhance their basic literacy levels and I applaud all of the literacy volunteers in Chautauqua county who assist with the c... Read more

  • Reps. Reed, Rice Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prohibit Members of Congress from Serving on Corporate Boards
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Tom Reed (NY-23) and U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) today introduced a resolution to prohibit Members of the House from serving on the boards of publicly-held companies. The resolution creates a similar, yet stronger version of Senate Rule 37.6(a), which states no Senator “shall serve as an officer or member of the board of any publicly-held or publicly regulated corporation, financial institution, or business entity.” Currently, the Senate rule prohibits members ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant For Corning Community College
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed announced a $150,000 grant to Corning Community College for the Manufacturing Technology Advancement Project. “We care about developing our workforce, and the Manufacturing Technology Advancement Project will give trainees a fair chance at higher positions and wages,” Tom said. “I applaud Corning Community College for the desire to enhance their programs and ensure a state-of-the-art facility is available to our community.” The grant will provide Corning Community College with the ... Read more

  • Reed Addresses Student Debt Crisis with Local Students and Parents
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed sat down with local college students and parents to talk solutions for the current student debt crisis. "With college costs rising out of control, we care about providing solutions to the next generation of students,” Tom said. “Each graduate deserves a fair chance at financial independence and each school should be held accountable for rising tuition costs. We have to reduce the cost of education for the students of tomorrow to ensure they are not drowning in debt and crippling th... Read more

  • Reed Works to Boost Job Training
    Posted in Press Releases on August 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) highlighted how a booming economy after tax cuts requires more workers and his efforts to help people leave welfare by giving them a hand up to good paying jobs. “With more than 6.3 million Americans looking for a job compared to the 6.7 million job openings nationwide it is vitally important we continue to develop our workforce so our economy can continue to grow,” Tom said. “We care about ensuring people have a fair shot at entering the workforce with the skills th... Read more

  • Reed Hosts Democrat Colleague, Problem Solvers Co-Chair in Elmira
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) welcomed his Democrat colleague and fellow Co-Chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) to Elmira College to speak about how they are working together to break the partisan gridlock in Washington, help people, and fight the political extremism gripping the nation. Tom and Josh discussed leading the Problem Solvers Caucus to find common ground to fix our dysfunctional immigration laws, broken healthcare system and crumbling infrastruct... Read more

  • Reed Stresses Importance of Air Medical Professionals
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed toured Air Methods facility and learned more about the care and resources air medical professionals invest to ensure 24-7-365 readiness for those faced with an emergency. “We care about those in our community who are in need of immediate assistance from an accident and want to ensure they have a fair shot at life saving care,” Tom said. “We are happy to support the Ensuring Access to Air Ambulance Services Act to make sure these services can continue to help people in need.” “LifeN... Read more

  • Statement From Tom Reed On Flooding in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes Region
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region after the devastating flooding. We care about those impacted and applaud our first responders for acting swiftly and courageously to keep our neighbors safe. We will work with our state and community partners to request federal assistance should the need arise. Read more

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