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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Tax Reform will Unleash the Economy and Bring Jobs Back to America
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Tax reform is the key to unleashing the American Dream for all. Our current tax code is broken and riddled with loopholes that penalize success and hurt hardworking taxpayers. This changes today. The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will provide critical relief to individuals and families while ensuring that job creators in 22nd District can compete on a level playing... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Stefanik, Katko, Collins and Faso Urge Inclusion of Language to Protect Rural Hospitals in Continuing Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), John Katko (NY-24), Chris Collins (NY-27) and John Faso (NY-19) called on House Leadership to include language in the continuing resolution critical to protecting rural hospitals in Upstate New York. The proposed legislative text would fix an error the Medicare contractor for New York and New England made when determining a Medicare payment adjustment called the Volume Decrease Adjustment (VDA). This err... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on President Trump’s National Security Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s National Security Strategy: “The primary role of our federal government is to ensure national security and the defense of the American homeland. The policies of the previous administrations have not achieved measurable results to keep America safe, and it is far past time for a bold path forward. Today, President Trump laid out a strong National Security Strategy that will place American... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Final Tax Reform Bill Must Include Provisions Vital To New Yorkers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on House and Senate Leadership to retain the deductibility of up to $10,000 worth of property taxes, the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC), and provisions allowing for the deductibility of medical expenses in the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, Rep. Tenney cited t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that her bill, the Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act H.R. 3971 passed the House by a vote of 294-129. The bipartisan bill would rollback escrow regulations on small community financial institutions while providing relief from new regulations that have nearly doubled the cost of servicing loans, specifically for low-income borrowers. The bill would not prohibit community banks from providing escrow services if the in... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominees
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, N.Y.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that nine local students have been nominated for admission to the United States Service Academies. “As the mother of a 2013 Naval Academy graduate, I know how life changing and fulfilling attending a service academy can be. Our region has a long tradition of service to our great nation and the Service Academies provide a unique opportunity for those looking to continue this important legacy. It is an incredible honor to hel... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Cosponsors, Votes to Pass the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 1730, the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017. Rep. Tenney cosponsored the bipartisan bill that would increase federal penalties for violent threats made against religious institutions. This bill would also make violent threats punishable as hate crimes. “Religious liberty is a founding principle of our nation and expressly granted to all citizens in the United States Constitution. Every Am... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls for Immediate Appeal of FEMA’s Denial of a Major Disaster Declaration for Upstate New York, Invites FEMA Administrator to Visit New York to Survey Devastation from Summer Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for an immediate appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision on December 6 to deny a major disaster declaration for the 15 Upstate counties impacted by severe flooding in July. Additionally, Rep. Tenney also invited FEMA Administrator Brock Long to tour damaged areas and meet with those who were impacted by the devastating flooding and sustained damages to their homes and businesses. “It was deeply di... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Disappointed in FEMA’s Denial of Major Disaster Declaration for July Flooding Across Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) expressed deep disappointment in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) denial of a major disaster declaration in response to severe flooding which began in early July and caused significant damage throughout 15 Upstate counties; including the counties of Broome, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Tioga, and Oneida in the 22nd District. “A federal disaster declaration would have gone a long way to help families and municipalities r... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 38 the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill would allow qualified law-abiding citizens who have obtained concealed carry permits to carry their firearm across state lines and in other states, eliminating the need for multiple state permits for those traveling across state lines. The provision also extends to residents of Constitutional carry states, which do not require a permit for a citizen to lawf... Read more

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