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  • CONGRESSMAN REED MEETS WITH VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL; Says that government must better address the needs of female veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2012 | Preview rr
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    Congressman Tom Reed will continue to be a proactive voice for veterans after meeting with his Veterans Advisory Council in Canandaigua this morning. “I heard a great deal about the need for the government to do better in addressing the requirements of our growing numbers of female veterans,” Reed said. “We also have to do a better job ensuring that our veterans receive their benefits in a timely manner.” “My father was career Army,” Reed explained. “We will always stand with our veterans and th... Read more

  • Reed Taps Legislation Moves on to Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Tom Reed’s legislation which would designate the bugle call “Taps” as the National Song of Remembrance today passed the full House and moves on to the Senate for consideration. The designation is included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. Now the legislation must be passed by the Senate and signed by President Obama to become law. “We’re one step closer to our goal of winning this recognition for Taps,” Reed said. “It is a fitting gesture, and one which ... Read more