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  • Manufacturing Labor
    Posted in In the News on September 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The manufacturing sector has been a focus of area Congressman Tom Reed and on Monday he visited the BOCES LoGuidice Educational Campus in Fredonia to observe early results in a new program designed to help manufacturers meet their needs for skilled workers. Read more

  • Senate bill mirrors House's National Strategic Agenda resolution
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy, Securing Social Security

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hosted a public hearing on Monday to review a Senate companion measure to pair with U.S. Rep. Tom Reed’s (R-NY) House resolution calling for a National Strategic Agenda. Read more

  • No Labels stakes out a national agenda
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Energy, Tax Reform, Securing Social Security

    President Obama recently expressed his frustration at dysfunction in Washington. “Congress doesn’t work the way it should. Issues are left untended. Folks are more interested in scoring political points than getting things done,” the president said. “And as mightily as I have struggled against that . . . it still is broken.” Read more

  • Reed Tours Alstom in Hornell
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Manufacturing Caucus

    6/29/2015 HORNELL, NY – Congressman Tom Reed was given a tour of Alstom in Hornell this morning. Read more

  • Reed Supports Those Who Want To Return to Work
    Posted in In the News on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Securing Social Security

    This week, Tom Reed called for the "real reform" of social welfare programs, as new studies reveal that these programs are actually discouraging recipients from returning to the workforce due to administrative failures. Read more

  • Reed Praises TPA Introduction into House: Opening New Markets to New York Manufacturers and Agriculture.
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today the House of Representatives introduced bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation that establishes solid rules for trade negotiations to help the United States deliver strong, high-standard trade agreements that will boost American exports and create new economic opportunities and better jobs for New York workers, manufacturers, and farmers. Statement from Congressman Tom Reed: "This legislation ensures trade deals are ultimately approved by the people’s elected rep... Read more

  • Reps. Reed and Bera Propose National Strategic Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Ensuring Access to Health Care, Securing Social Security

    Congressmen Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) and Tom Reed (NY-23) introduced a resolution today to move beyond Congressional gridlock and develop a new national strategic agenda with shared goals for our nation that both parties can agree on. A bipartisan group of 26 members—all part of the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus—are supporting the bill. The national strategic agenda aims to solve problems by setting goals first then working through the details together. The four shared goals are: • Create 2... Read more

  • Tom Reed Announces Owego FEMA Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Tom Reed praised the Owego Apalachin School District’s FEMA grant of $5,774,749 for damage relating to Tropical Storm Lee. 2011’s Lee caused widespread damage throughout the Southern Tier of New York. Congressman Reed released the following statement: “Owego and many other communities in the Southern Tier faced devastating flooding due to Tropical Storm Lee. While much progress has been made to repair the damage those storms had on our communities, still more needs to be done. That i... Read more

  • Reed Secures Disaster Relief for Yates Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congressman Tom Reed announced today that Yates County farmers received nearly $284,000 in Disaster Relief administered by the USDA through the Emergency Conservation Program. Directly following the disastrous flooding in Yates County last May, Congressman Reed reached out to the USDA to declare Yates County a disaster area and to assist in the administration of emergency funding to assist our local farmers. Since that time, Reed and his staff have worked with the State and Bath USDA offices and... Read more

  • Reed Charity Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Tom Reed’s Fighting Hunger Incentive Act as part of the America Gives More Act by a vote of 279-137 Congressman Reed released the following statement: “This is a victory for those in need. My bill provides incentives for businesses to partner with food banks and charities to provide otherwise wasted food to those that need it most. I am proud to have played a role in a bill that touches and helps people with real immediate needs. I care deep... Read more