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  • Reed Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Dunkirk August 17
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Thursday, August 17. A staff member will be in the Mayor’s Conference Room of City Hall, located at 342 Central Avenue in Dunkirk, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The staff member 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: Co... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Tom Reed on Charlottesville Tragedy 
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    "I'm outraged by the violence and senseless deaths that occurred today in Charlottesville and condemn those who would abuse our freedoms and divide us with bigotry. Hatred will never have a place in the true American spirit. Our condolences are with the families of all three of today's victims." ### Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Reaches Bipartisan Agreement to Try to Stabilize Individual Market
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus announced the Caucus reached consensus over the weekend on a bipartisan set of solutions to stabilize health insurance markets and provide relief to individuals, families and small businesses. After much work, the 43 Republicans and Democrats delivered a set of principles to advance solutions to address the destabilized individual healthcare market. These bipartisan proposals focus... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Reed on the Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    "We must take action to prevent bad foreign actors, who abuse human rights and take hostile actions which threaten our national security and that of our allies, from committing such aggressions. Additional sanctions against North Korea, Iran and Russia will help discourage such behavior." Read more

  • Reed Hosts Third Annual Manufacturing Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Canandaigua, NY- Congressman Tom Reed continued his support for creating jobs and enhancing our region’s rich heritage of manufacturing during his day long summit held at Finger Lakes Community College. The summit highlighted the optimism currently surrounding the industry. It also gave local manufacturers the opportunity to network and learn about resources that are available to help them grow and maintain their workforce. Additionally, the summit outlined public policy changes that would impac... Read more

  • Reed Tours Senior Housing Complex
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Hammondsport, NY – Yesterday, Congressman Tom Reed visited the Lake Street Senior Apartments. Reed toured the apartments, meeting with elderly residents as well as representatives from Arbor Development, the non-profit that manages the complex. The site is a renovated historic school building in the middle of downtown Hammondsport that was remodeled into 21 modern senior living units through a mixture of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits and NeighborWor... Read more

  • Bipartisan Bill Protects Diabetic Medicare Beneficiaries’ Access to Needed Supplies
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced the “Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act” (H.R. 3271), which would strengthen protections for Medicare beneficiaries who buy blood glucose testing supplies through the National Mail Order Competitive Bidding Program. DeGette and Reed are the co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus; Brooks serves as its vice-chair. “At a time when Medicare and American health care in general are topics of conte... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Faso, Stefanik, Reed, Katko, Collins: Reform the Farm Bill to Help Upstate Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Upstate New York representatives called for reforms to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) in the Fiscal Year 2018 Farm Bill. In a sent a letter to Rep. Mike Conaway, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, New York Reps. Claudia Tenney (NY-22), John Faso (NY-19), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Tom Reed (NY-23), John Katko (NY-24) and Chris Collins (NY-27) joined in requesting reforms to the 2018 Farm Bill that would make programs more effective for family farmers in ups... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grants for Local Fire Departments
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    CORNING, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced the Wayland Joint Fire District, Bath Volunteer Fire Department, Community Fire and Rescue, Hinsdale Fire District, Portville Fire District #1, Little Valley Joint Fire District and Richford Fire District are the recipients of federal grant money from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). “We care about making sure that our local fire departments are able to purchase the equipment they need to prope... Read more

  • Reed, Welch Introduce Bill to Advance Smart Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Reps. Tom Reed (R- NY) and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act which would help small and medium-sized American manufacturers adopt smart manufacturing technologies. Smart manufacturing combines information, technology and innovation to allow companies to make real-time management decisions regarding productivity, energy and costs. These advanced technologies are transforming the manufacturing sector, but due to a lack of staff resources, expertise and ca... Read more