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  • REED’S MANUFACTURING BILL ONE STEP CLOSER TO LAW
    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

  • REED VISITS CORNELL’S CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH FACILITY
    Posted in Press Releases on April 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Tom Reed was in Ithaca Tuesday at Cornell University to meet with professors for a tour of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Light Source (CHESS) lab and the Cornell Electron Storage Ring, both supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) funding Reed secured for the lab. Most recently, Reed worked to secure $100 million to fund the CHESS Lab on a long-term basis. “When we have conversations about where our national priorities lie, we have to fairly consider which initiatives will provid... Read more

  • Tom Reed Announces $2.7 Million Released to Salamanca School District That will Decrease Property Taxes for Residents
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Tom Reed today announced a $2.7 million dollar impact aid award for the Salamanca School District. Reed worked closely with the school district throughout the course of the year to secure the impact aid and ensure the district received access to funding due. “As a direct result of the aid, taxes in the area will decrease, giving taxpayers more money in their pockets,” Reed said. “Supporting this investment is the right thing to do to care for students and educators and is fair for taxpayers who ... Read more

  • REED JOINS TO INTRODUCE “KIDS BEFORE CONS ACT"
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Rep. Tom Reed joined fellow New York Reps. Chris Collins (NY-27) and Chris Gibson (NY-19) to introduce the “Kids Before Cons Act” to protect taxpayers from being forced to fund college for convicted criminals. The bill comes in response to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to provide free college courses to inmates. “It is simply not fair to ask hardworking taxpayers to pay for college for convicted criminals when they struggle to put their own children through college,” Rep. Tom Reed said. “College stu... Read more

  • REED ANNOUNCES 2014 “HOUSE STEM APP CHALLENGE”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Rep. Tom Reed is pleased to announce the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition open to all high school students in New York’s 23rd district. The new “House STEM App Challenge” encourages students to apply their creativity and innovation in STEM fields by creating their very own software application, or “app,” and presenting their design to experts in STEM fields. “This is an opportunity to showcase the outstanding talent and creativity ... Read more

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