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  • 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

  • Reed: We Care About Helping People
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed recognized the importance his office puts on helping people in our community with the difficult and confusing aspects of the federal government.. Tom highlighted a recent case where he and his staff were able to work with the State Department to ensure Elnaz Bakhshi, an Iranian nationalist, received permission to come to the United States from dangerous Iran to join Ahad Javansalehi, her American husband, in Ithaca. “We care about helping people in our community and want to ... Read more

  • Reed Supports Services of Oxford House in Jamestown
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed visited the first Oxford House in the City of Jamestown and spoke with residents of this facility. "There is no denying the opioid epidemic is present in our district,” Tom said. “We care about those who have suffered and suffer from this addiction and the Oxford House represents a wonderful example of how to help in this area. "We applaud Kim and her family for bringing sunshine to a personal tragedy and turning it into a service that benefits our entire community," Tom concluded.... Read more

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