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  • Reed Partners with Regional Leaders to Fight Opioid Epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    BATH, NY- Today, Congressman Tom Reed stood with local law enforcement and community leaders to address the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our communities. Reed stressed the importance of awareness, treatment, funding, and enforcement in order to tackle this issue. In effect, Reed plans reintroduce the Help Ensure Lives are Protected (HELP) Act. Reed was joined by area officials at the Steuben County Courthouse for a press conference in support of the legislation. Other issues discussed were ... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    DUNKIRK, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport is the recipient of a United States Department of Transportation grant for $1,254,174.00 for projects to improve and upgrade the facility. “Airports are an important driver in our regional economy and a vital part of our national transportation infrastructure,” Reed said. “I care about making sure they have the funds necessary to operate in a safe and efficient manner, and this grant will help the Chautauqua C... Read more

  • Reed Announces Grant for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    ITHACA, NY- Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is the recipient of a United States Department of Transportation grant for $289,216.00 for projects to improve and upgrade the facility. “Airports are a vital part of our national transportation infrastructure as well as an important driver in our regional economy,” Reed said. “It is important that they have the funds necessary to operate in a safe and efficient manner, and this grant will help Ithaca Tompkins R... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Reed Supporting President Trump's Afghanistan Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    "President Trump was wise to articulate a clear policy on South Asia, including a shift in strategy for winning the war in Afghanistan. After the last administration’s disastrous exit from Iraq, I welcome a return to respecting our generals and military experts’ experience in order to extricate us from the quagmire of the last 16 years. The philosophical shift in policy on Pakistan is also significant and I share the president’s commitment to fighting terrorism at its source. We are all witness ... Read more

  • Statement from Congressman Tom Reed Regarding Gov. Cuomo's Cancelled Meeting with the Seneca Nation
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    “It is disappointing that Governor Cuomo cancelled a scheduled meeting with the Seneca Nation and then could not be bothered to meet with the Nation on his recent trips to make announcements in the Southern Tier. The Compact must be discussed to find a cooperative path forward. Our local municipalities and taxpayers are in need of a resolution. We have successfully brought the Governor’s office and Seneca Nation together to solve problems in the past and offer to do so again – we would happily f... Read more

  • Reed Announces C-S Canal Hydro to Receive REAP ‘Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency’ Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced that C-S Canal Hydro, LLC, in Waterloo, New York, is the recipient of a Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency grant for $99,500 for the purchase and installation of a trash rake at a Hydroelectric facility. “Encouraging the sustainable production of energy and improving infrastructure are both vital to our district, our state, and our nation. This grant will help to accomplish both,” Reed said. This project is expected to re... Read more

  • Reed Announces Clearview Farms to Receive REAP Grant to Finance Solar Array
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Tom Reed announced that Clearview Farms in Branchport, New York, is the recipient of a Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency grant for $41,475 to help finance a 77kW solar array. “Developing infrastructure, encouraging the sustainable production of energy and stimulating our economy are things that we all care about, and these funds will accomplish all three of them,” Reed said. The project funds will be used to purchase the solar installation... Read more

  • 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