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  • Reps. Slaughter, Higgins, Collins, and Reed Join Flight 3407 Families in Calling on Congress to Protect Aviation Safety Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25), Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), and Tom Reed (NY-23) today stood with Flight 3407 families and Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Airline Pilots Association, and Jeff Skiles, first officer of the Miracle on the Hudson, in a bipartisan call for Congress to preserve hard-fought aviation safety improvements as the House prepares to consider Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation. They voiced strong and united oppo... Read more

  • Insulin Affordability: Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Seek Answers from Industry
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    The co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), have written pointed letters to three key stakeholders to seek answers and solutions to the rising price of insulin, which millions of Americans with diabetes need in order to live. “Unfortunately, this is not a theoretical concern,” the two legislators noted. “We have heard personal stories from people across the diabetes community who struggle to purchase insulin due to prohibitive costs. Insuli... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Campbell Fire District
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the Campbell Fire District is the recipient of a $67,912 federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). “We care about making sure that our local fire departments have the equipment they need to protect and serve our communities. This grant will help them carry out their mission,” Reed stated. The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program will award approximately $310.5 million directly to fire departme... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Cattaraugus County Economic Development
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the approval for a $30,000 grant from the Appalachian Development Commission (ARC) to the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism (CCEDPT). The funding will help the Community Development Initiative (CDI) project to train participants across Cattaraugus County to revitalize their community centers and bring business back to the area. “This grant is a great outcome for the CCEDPT and Cattaraugus County. It will empower individuals a... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Reed (NY-23) on CBS Anchor Scott Pelley’s Comments on Rep. Scalise
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    “For CBS News' Scott Pelley to describe the brutal shooting of Congressman Scalise as "self- inflicted" was beyond the pale and further proved that the Mainstream Media has completely lost any moral compass to guide its journalistic endeavors. I call on all Americans to unite against this disgusting display of insensitive arrogance that I never thought I would experience in America's media. Mr. Pelley was scheduled to officially end his tenure as an evening anchor the next evening but for those ... Read more

  • Reed, Sanchez Introduce LEAP Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-CA) are set to re-introduce the Leveraging and Energizing America’s Apprentice Programs, or LEAP Act. The bill is designed to increase apprenticeships through a new federal tax credit for employers. “We must work to help individuals get the training they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. This tax credit will serve to increase apprenticeships and get people the skills they need for good-paying jobs,” Reed stated. Currently, the... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Alfred State College Biorefinery Program
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the approval of an $1.5 million Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to Alfred State College for the Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center (BDCC) project. The project will help private and public partners leverage natural resources to create sustainable businesses using advanced manufacturing processes. “This grant is great news for the project at Alfred State. The BDCC project will make the local economy stronger and bring jobs to the area,” ... Read more

  • Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus Chairs Continue Call for Unity
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tonight, Congressmen Tom Reed (NY-23) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, released the following statement: Like all Americans, we were horrified and saddened by the attack on practice for the Congressional Baseball Game—a proud bipartisan tradition that brings together Members across the political spectrum for philanthropy and friendly competition. In these increasingly polarized and toxic political times, it’s more important than ever that Members co... Read more

  • Reed, Kind Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Cost of Alternative Energy Options for Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the bipartisan Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act, which provides tax incentives for farmers and rural electric cooperatives to invest in biogas and nutrient recovery technology. “We must help our dairy farmers find a cost effective way to use processes that are environmentally friendly. This tax credit will make these new technologies more affordable and the use of such methods will benefit our communities,” said Congres... Read more

  • Reed’s Staff to Hold Remote Office Hours in Dunkirk on June 9th
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed’s staff will hold remote office hours in Dunkirk on Friday, June 9. A staff member will be in the Mayor’s Conference Room of City Hall, located at 342 Central Avenue in Dunkirk, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. That 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: Cornin... Read more