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  • Reed Organizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Roundtable at Suny Fredoina
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed was on campus at SUNY Fredonia Wednesday with a diverse group of campus, law enforcement, counseling and medical personnel listening to their experiences handling sexual assault cases and brainstorming ways to start educating students earlier, improve resources and make everyone better equipped to handle sexual assault cases, from specialized training for on-campus personnel to guidance on reporting cases to counseling for victims. “The statistics on sexual assault in our country are t... Read more

  • Reed on Cornell Campus for a Day of Engineering and Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Cornell student Moonyoung Lee shows Tom Reed the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle being developed through the engineering department at Cornell. Tom Reed spent the day with Cornell faculty, graduate and undergraduate students for a firsthand look at new programs at Cornell and student engineering projects. Reed kicked off the day at a meeting with Lance Collins, Dean of the College of Engineering at Cornell. Following a meeting with faculty, Reed got a firsthand look at a number of student project... Read more

  • Reed Looks to Curb Sexual Assault on College Campuses
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed is continuing his efforts to reduce sexual assaults across the country with a new bill focused on curbing sexual assaults on college campuses. The Campus Accountability and Safety Act sets a number of new provisions in motion to make sure colleges and universities are responsive to the needs of students. A bipartisan group of 18 House Members joined to introduce the bill. “We must empower every student with adequate and fair resources so they feel safe on campus and are protected agains... Read more

  • Reed Cosponsors Able Act to Give Disabled Individuals Tools to Save
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed and the House Ways and Means Committee passed the ABLE Act Thursday, a bill that helps individuals with disabilities and their families get savings accounts and plan for their financial futures. Reed is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE ) Act, a bill that would give individuals with disabilities the opportunity to set up tax-exempt savings accounts so they are better able to save for disability expenses. “We can care for the lives of disabled indivi... Read more

    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Manufacturing Caucus

    The next step for Tom Reed’s Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act, or “RAMI,” is the House floor. Reed’s bipartisan bill unanimously passed the House Committee on Science Friday, clearing the final hurdle before a vote in the full House of Representatives “We’re one step closer to crossing the finish line and seeing this bipartisan jobs bill become law,” Reed said. “When we’re talking about creating the kinds of high-tech, high-paying jobs we want to see our children and grandchi... Read more

  • Reed Votes for Bills to Help Students, Families Make Smart College Choices
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Tom Reed and the House of Representatives passed a series of bills this week to help students and families make smart decisions when choosing which college or university is right for them and how they will pay for that education. With the goal of making college financing information accessible and in the hands of any student looking to further their education, the bills are common sense steps for every student looking to pursue higher education. “Paying for college is one of the biggest decision... Read more

  • Tom Reed Presents 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Winner Sriram Hathwar with Official Statement for the Record
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Sriram is joined here by his mother Dr. Roopa Hathwar as Tom Reed presents Sriram with an official Statement for the Record in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tom Reed presented Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion Sriram Hathwar of Corning with an official Statement for the Record in the House of Representatives. Reed visited Sriram Monday at the Alternative School for Math and Science in Corning where Sriram is an eighth-grader. This was Sriram’s fifth attempt at the championship and fin... 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: 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 Tackles Tough Human Trafficking Issue
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed voted to advance five bills in the House aimed at combating human trafficking. Reed, a member of the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus, says Congress should be doing everything in its power to protect those who are and could become vulnerable to human trafficking. “As a father and an uncle, I am sickened by the number of human trafficking victims right here in the United States,” Reed said. “Many of these victims are children, some of the most vulnerable among us, and need us to fig... Read more

  • Tom Reed Hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Roundtable at Ithaca College
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Ensuring Access to Health Care

    Tom Reed met with local college organizations, area District Attorney offices and community advocacy groups Tuesday in Ithaca to put a spotlight on raising awareness for sexual assault prevention. Representatives from Ithaca College, Cornell University, Corning Community College, the Steuben County District Attorney’s office, Advocacy Center of Tompkins County and local prevention groups joined Reed on the Ithaca College campus to talk about what needs to be done to raise awareness about sexual... Read more

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