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  • Reed Listens to Farmers at Annual Empire Farm Days
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed stopped by the annual Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott & Son Farms and spoke with farmers from across our region. “We care about our farmers and want to ensure they have a fair shot at success,” Tom said. “We value the input received from farmers in our community today and look forward to bringing their concerns and ideas back to Washington.” “Thank you Congressman Reed for stopping by Empire Farm Days and speaking with farmers across the Northeast," Show Manager Melanie Wickham sai... Read more

    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (NY-23) and Kathleen Rice (NY-04) today announced that they will introduce a resolution to amend the current rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members of the House from serving on the boards of publicly-held companies. The resolution would create a House equivalent to Senate Rule 37.6(a), which states that no Senator “shall serve as an officer or member of the board of any publicly-held or publicly regulated corporation, financial institution, or bus... Read more

  • Reed Sits Down with Seniors About Social Security, Medicare
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed sat down with local seniors at the Friendly's Restaurant to discuss their concerns over the future of Social Security and Medicare. “We care about those on Social Security and Medicare, and enjoyed engaging in a fair, open and honest conversation about preserving these programs for future generations,” Tom said. “We appreciate the input received today and look forward to carrying their voices back to Washington.” "Thank you Congressman Reed for an educational meeting with the senio... Read more

  • Reed Speaks with Future Leaders at Love Elementary School
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed spoke with students, parents and the school faculty of Love Elementary School about giving our kids the best opportunity to succeed and the benefits of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers. “We care about listening and speaking directly with our future community leaders,” Tom said. “All students deserve a fair shot at the educational opportunities like those provided in after school and summer programming. We applaud 21st Century Community Centers for the work they do... Read more

  • Reed Experiences Arc of Seneca Cayuga Textile Operation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed spoke with clients employed through Arc of Seneca Cayuga and toured their textile operation. “We care about those in our community who have developmental disabilities, and they deserve a fair chance to succeed in the workplace,” Tom said. “Arc of Seneca Cayuga provides vital experience to hard hardworking people to ensure they can grow and develop professionally.” "We are so pleased that Congressman Reed was able to find the time in his busy schedule to stop by and see the remarkab... Read more

  • Reed Delivers Nursing School Equipment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a ninety thousand dollar federal grant for Jamestown Community College (JCC) nursing school. This grant will provide modernized training equipment and supplies. “We care about ensuring our nursing students have fair access to practical training on modern and updated equipment,” Tom said. “This grant enables JCC nursing graduates to enter the workforce and deliver high quality care to our community with the best education possible.” “Jamestown Community College is v... Read more

  • Reed, Sewell Working to Make Diabetes Vision Disease Testing Easier
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) and Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-7) introduced bipartisan legislation to allow people on Medicare to go to their family doctors for diabetic eye disease testing. “I care about those struggling with diabetes, and want to ensure they have quick and efficient access to care,” Tom said. “There is no fair reason for diabetics on Medicare to wait to see a specialist for a simple test their family doctor has the ability to conduct.” “Today’s bill is a commonsense fix that will giv... Read more

  • Problem Solvers Caucus Propose Changes to House Rules to “Break the Gridlock”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, members of the House Problem Solvers Caucus introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people. The proposed rule changes reward openness and transparency, encourage a willingness to reach across the aisle, create debate on divisive issues, and empower lawmakers to find real solutions concerning our nation’s most pressing matters. The package includes -- among others -- proposals to give fast-track priority consideration to bipartisan legislat... Read more

  • No Laughing Matter: Reed’s National Comedy Center Designation Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced the House of Representatives unanimously voted to officially designate the National Comedy Center, and recognize it as the only museum of its kind to exist for the exclusive purpose of celebrating comedy in all its forms. “This is a monumental day for the center, for Jamestown, our local economy and, most of all, for comedy,” Tom said. “We care about shining a light on the art form of comedy on a national stage, and as Jamestown, NY is the birthplace of Lucille Bal... Read more

  • What People Are Saying About Reed's 4th Annual Manufacturing Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Tom Reed hosted over 175 local manufacturers, industry experts and elected officials on Friday, June 20, 2018 at Alfred State Lake Lodge for the largest ever Annual Manufacturing Summit. "The Manufacturing Summit was a great opportunity to network and learn about the America Makes program," Co-Executive Director of Incubator Works, Alan Rae said. “Congressman Reed continues to lead the effort in leveling the playing field for our manufacturers," Lee Ann Tinney, Director of Economic Developm... Read more

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