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  • Tom Reed Visits Growing Success Story in Tompkins County
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed listens as ADC Director of Operations Eric Van Every (center) and President Alex Deyhim (right) talk about some of the company’s latest projects, including a contract with NASA. Tom Reed met with employees Tuesday at Advanced Design Consulting (ADC) in Lansing to hear how the business’s new 20,000 square foot expansion will bring local jobs to the area. ACD’s current 15,000 square foot facility will soon become a 35,000 square foot facility, providing additional space for more manufact... Read more

  • Reed, Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Waterways
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Economy and Jobs

    Today, U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Patrick E. Murphy (D-FL) introduced the Impaired Waters Improvement Act to assist local governments and farmers in improving water quality through water infrastructure upgrades and conservation practices. The bill establishes a grant program to help local governments and farmers implement methods to reduce nutrient runoff that can have a serious impact on waterways and comes at no cost to taxpayers. “Our farmers, our communities need help to improv... Read more

  • Tom Reed Partners with Salamanca School District to Secure 30 Percent Cut in Property Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Tom Reed congratulated the Salamanca City Central School District and its residents today on approving a school budget which cuts property taxes by 30 percent and increases funding supporting its students. Earlier this year Reed announced $2.7 million in federal impact aid for the Salamanca School District. “It’s a win-win for the Salamanca community: taxpayers have more money in their pockets from reduced taxes and students get the benefit of stronger programs in their schools,” Reed said of th... Read more

  • Reed Introduces Bill to Restore Taxpayer Dollars Wasted on Abandoned Obamacare Exchanges
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed announced Wednesday introduction of the State Exchange Accountability Act, a bill that requires states with failed Obamacare exchanges to reimburse the federal government for federal taxpayer dollars wasted on the abandoned state exchanges. Original Cosponsors Reps. Steve Scalise (LA), Diane Black (Tenn.), Pat Tiberi (OH) and Lynn Jenkins (KS) joined Reed to introduce the bill. “It’s unfair for taxpayers to foot the bill for failed Obamacare exchanges,” Reed said. “Hardworking taxpayers... Read more

  • Reed Votes for Water Infrastructure Upgrades
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed voted in support of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014 Tuesday, making water infrastructure upgrades a reality for the nation’s ports and waterways. The bill that passed in the House by a strong bipartisan vote is the agreement reached between the House and Senate WRRDA bills. Through the WRRDA agreement, Congress authorizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects to develop and maintain water navigation infrastructure in the United States. “Protecting... Read more

  • Tom Reed Sees Water Infrastructure Upgrades Coming Soon
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed announced Monday the House is scheduled to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill to facilitate upgrades to water infrastructure in the United States. The WRRDA conferees came to an agreement between House and Senate bill versions last week and the Conference Report is likely to be considered this week by the House. “The 23rd district has much to gain from water infrastructure upgrades, dredging, flood protection and environmental restoration like combat... Read more

  • Reed Secures Dept. of Energy Purchase for Monofrax
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed announced today a minimum $1.5 million dollar order the Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed it will place with RHI Monofrax. Reed weighed in heavily with the DOE earlier this year to ensure the order is placed in a timely manner with the Falconer manufacturer, which is the only facility in the United States to manufacture necessary refractory sets. Although DOE previously told Monofrax it had ruled out a purchase during this fiscal year, Reed worked with leaders at DOE, Monofrax and t... Read more

  • Tom Reed in Hornell to Honor Howard Flats Farm on 200th Anniversary
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Economy and Jobs

    Tom Reed presents the Bennett family of Hornell with an official statement commemorating the 200th anniversary of Howard Flats Farm. Center is Phil Bennett and his wife Juanita (second from right), Jay Bennett (second from left) and his wife. Tom Reed recognized Howard Flats Farm today with a statement commemorating the farm’s 200th anniversary in the House of Representatives. Currently under the ownership of Phil Bennett and his wife Juanita and managed by their son Jay Bennett, Howard Flats F... Read more

  • Tom Reed, Olean Businesses Talk Compliance, the Tax Code and Being Competitive Again
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Kicking off National Small Business Week, Tom Reed spent the afternoon with small business employees and owners from the Olean Area Chamber of Commerce for a small business roundtable in Olean. Cutco, Sol-Epoxy, St. Bonaventure University, Olean City School District, Community Bank N.A. and more Olean Chamber of Commerce members participated in the roundtable. “By far, the biggest takeaway from today’s conversations is the cost associated with regulation compliance,” Reed said. “From manufacture... Read more

  • Tom Reed, Olean Businesses Talk Compliance, the Tax Code and Being Competitive Again
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Kicking off National Small Business Week, Tom Reed spent the afternoon with small business employees and owners from the Olean Area Chamber of Commerce for a small business roundtable in Olean. Cutco, Sol-Epoxy, St. Bonaventure University, Olean City School District, Community Bank N.A. and more Olean Chamber of Commerce members participated in the roundtable. “By far, the biggest takeaway from today’s conversations is the cost associated with regulation compliance,” Reed said. “From manufacture... Read more