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  • New Bill to Enable US Dairy Farms to Invest in Manure Recycling
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Economy and Jobs

    US - Legislation introduced last week in the US House of Representatives will help dairy farmers increase their investment in technologies, such as manure digesters, that improve the environment, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said in support of the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act. Read more

  • A new bipartisan effort to introduce a 30% Tax Credit (just like Solar Power) for energy storage
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy

    “U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley, Calif.) introduced H.R. 5350, the bipartisan Energy Storage for Grid Resilience and Modernization Act. Honda was joined by Reps. Chris Gibson (R-NY), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Mark Takano (D-CA).” Read more

  • Reed Supports Bill for Working Families
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Securing Social Security

    Tom Reed announced his support and involvement with for an upcoming strategy unveiled by the House this week to address the problem nationwide. Read more

  • Reed: Zero Taxes on U.S. Exports
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Tom Reed continued the fight for quality, family sustaining jobs and domestic manufacturing by calling for the elimination of taxes on exports manufactured in the United States. “We care about bringing manufacturing jobs back to our country, which is why we are proposing a zero percent tax rate on products made here and exported to be sold around the world,” said Reed. “Drastic changes like this will encourage manufacturers to return to the United States and bring jobs with them.” This change is... Read more

  • Reed Cares For Working Families
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed continued fighting for working families and those struggling in poverty by announcing his support and involvement with for an upcoming strategy being unveiled by the House later this week to address the problem nationwide. “We care about the families that are struggling in poverty because we understand the challenges of breaking that cycle firsthand. My mom was a single mother who raised the last six of us children on my father’s military and Social Security benefits. We stretched every... Read more

  • Reed backs poverty proposals
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) says bipartisan changes to social welfare programs are in the works after the House Ways and Means Committee met last week to discuss ways to reform the system against fraud and abuse. Read more

  • Tom Reed Supports Three Welfare-Reform Bills
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Tom Reed announces his support for legislation aimed at reforming what he says is a broken welfare system in the U.S. Read more

  • Obama's Middle Class Trap
    Posted in Op-Eds on May 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Middle class families are trapped by President Obama’s economic policies. The jaws of the trap consist of our $19 trillion national debt on one claw, and the impending return of inflation on the other, with middle class families stuck in the middle. The likelihood of the trap snapping shut dramatically increases as inflation-driven costs rise. This is yet another reason why I am concerned about the recent decision by multiple states, from New York to California, to raise their state minimum wage... Read more

  • Reed Applauds Opening of Second RAMI Site
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    Tom Reed, co-chair of the House Manufacturing Caucus and sponsor of the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act (RAMI), applauded the recent opening of the second high tech manufacturing hub under his bill. “We care about creating the quality, family-sustaining jobs of today and tomorrow right here in the United States. We were able to start that process with the passage of the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act in 2014, and it’s great to see this concept take off.... Read more

  • Contours of Tax Overhaul May Appear in 2016
    Posted in In the News on January 19, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    If 2015 was the year Congress started to close the door on short-term tax policy extensions, 2016 may be the year that a longer-term approach begins to take shape. Read more