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Congresswoman Claudia Tenney

Representing the 22nd District of New York

Press Releases

April 21, 2017 Press Release
Department of Health and Human Services to Administer First Round of 21st Century Cures Act Grants

New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that New York State will receive a $25.2 million federal grant, through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to combat the growing opioid crisis. The grant is the first of two rounds provided for by the 21st Century Cures Act.

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April 7, 2017 Press Release
Competition Open to Students in 11th and 12th grade, Submission Deadline April 25th

New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. The Congressional Art Competition is open to students in 11th and 12th grades in the 22nd Congressional District.

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April 7, 2017 Press Release

“Earlier this week, the Assad regime launched a brutal chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed innocent men, women and children. The policies of the past administration have failed and it is now time for a new strategy. Last night, President Trump's action showed the world that the United States will not sit idly by while the Assad regime continues to murder their own people.

April 6, 2017 Press Release
Tenney Urges Continued Funding in the 2018 Budget

Washington D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) authored a letter with the support of more than 40 members of Congress calling for continued funding of the Civil Air Patrol in the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget. The Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary force of the U.S.

March 30, 2017 Press Release
Measure will Increase Transparency and Oversight in the VA

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) introduced her first bill as a Member of Congress, H.R.1690 the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The measure was introduced with bipartisan support and nine original cosponsors including: Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27), Rep. John Faso (NY-19), Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9), Rep.

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March 28, 2017 Press Release
Veterans Crisis Line Must be Improved to Better Serve our At-Risk Veterans

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined together to call on the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate ongoing problems with the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL).

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY-22) released the following statement regarding the cancelation of the vote on the American Health Care Act.

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

Thank you to all who joined us Wednesday evening for our first telephone town hall. I appreciated the opportunity to discuss the vital issues facing our community and my work on behalf of the 22nd district.

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March 21, 2017 Press Release
Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee Examines the Unconstitutional Design of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, questioned witnesses at a hearing on the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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March 16, 2017 Press Release
Tenney Amendment will provide oversight, accountability measures to the VA

Washington, D.C.—Today, an amendment introduced by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) was adopted by the House with bipartisan support. Tenney introduced an amendment to H.R. 1259, the VA Accountability First Act of 2017, which would provide the VA Secretary with the increased ability to hold employees accountable for their actions. Tenney’s amendment to H.R.

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