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  • Congresswoman Tenney Highlights $850 Million in Federal Funding for New York Disability Education Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) applauded the federal government’s investment of $855,955,351 in funds to improve New York’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Program. A portion of the appropriated funds are currently available, the remainder will be available on October 1. “Every child deserves a high-quality education that helps develop strong critical thinking skills they need to be successful. In Congress, I’m fighting to give our public schools and teache... Read more

  • Congresswoman Tenney: Report Highlights Opportunity to Reduce New Yorkers Oppressive Property Tax Burden
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— In light of a recent report stating that property taxes could be reduced by an average of 27 percent in New York if the state paid for counties share of Medicaid costs, today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on the House to bring up and pass the Property Tax Reduction Act. This bill would prohibit states from passing Medicaid costs on to counties, relieving Upstate counties of Albany’s property tax mandate. This bill will relieve counties of more than $2.3 billio... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Cosponsors Resolution in Support of ICE
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) cosponsored H.Res. 990, a Resolution in support of the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Calls to abolish ICE are recklessly misguided and dangerous. Out-of-touch, liberal politicians want a lawless society, meanwhile, the majority of Americans oppose their dangerous move to abolish ICE. The men and women of ICE leave their loved ones every day a... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Senate & House Armed Services Committee & NDAA Conference Committee to Include Tenney Amendment and Funding in Final Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) sent a letter to Chairmen Thornberry and McCain and Ranking Members Smith and Reed as well as the members of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee urging the committee to include her amendment allowing the secretaries of each branch of the military to permit veterans to access certain fitness facilities not attached to a military base. She also asked the Committee to preserve the $14.2 million in funding secured f... Read more

  • President Trump Signs Bill Rep. Tenney Cosponsored, The Firefighter Cancer Registry Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, was signed into law by President Trump this week. This measure establishes a national cancer registry through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to collect information and develop a database on cancer incidences among firefighters. Rep. Tenney is an original cosponsor of this bill. The creation of this registry will allow researchers to better understand cancer i... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures an Additional $369K in Federal Funds for Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she helped secure $369,000 in grants for Griffiss International Airport. The federal funds will be used for reconstruction of the runway. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). “As an important regional asset, Griffiss International Airport has been a key contributor in helping to grow our local economy in the Utica-Rome area. The additional $369,000 in federal grants I ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Hosts Ivanka Trump at Suit-Kote Corp.
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Preble, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) toured Suit-Kote Corporation, a family-owned, multi-generational paving company with Senior Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump and Frank Suits Jr., President and CEO of Suit-Kote Corporation. After the tour, Ivanka Trump, Rep. Tenney and Frank Suits were joined by the Cortland Chamber of Commerce President, local elected officials, Suit-Kote employees and an audience of 150 to discuss workforce development and the benefits of tax reform... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on President Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    “I commend President Trump for his excellent choice of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next member of the United States Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh’s outstanding and diverse record on the compelling constitutional issues of the day proves that he is an intellectual leader on the bench and will be a superb member of our nation’s highest court. His strong commitment to constitutional originalism will enable the Supreme Court to restore its role in American government, ensuring the court decisions ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Ceremony Presenting Medals to World War II Army Veteran’s Family
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Utica, NY-Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hosted a medal ceremony for the late World War II Army Veteran-Technician Fifth Grade William G. Rea. Craig Hook, the son of William G. Rea, contacted Rep. Tenney as the original set of his father’s medals were lost. The Army was able to replace his father’s medals after Rep. Tenney contacted the military on Mr. Hook’s behalf. “It’s an honor to recover these medals for William G. Rea and present them to his family. Our veterans sacrifice so m... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Tours Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp.
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Binghamton, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) toured Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp. to see the facility, meet with employees and learn more about the ways tax reform has directly benefitted the business. Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp. is an established manufacturer of precast concrete products to the heavy highway and general construction industry throughout upstate NY. “For over 30 years, Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp. has produced quality precast products for our communi... Read more

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