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  • President Trump Signs Tenney’s Bill, Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act into law. Included in this comprehensive legislation is Rep. Tenney’s bill, H.R. 5723-Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018. This legislation will provide the state of New York $50,521,352 to combat the opioid crisis. Rep. Tenney's bill passed the House as a stand-alone bill in June. “As a member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, I have made it my mission in Congre... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Receives Friend of Farm Bureau Award Recognized as Advocate for Family Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on October 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), receives “Friend of the Farm Bureau” award for her work in the 115th Congress. The American Farm Bureau Federation gives the Friend of Farm Bureau award to members of Congress who have supported Farm Bureau’s position on policy issues, as demonstrated by their voting records, and who were nominated by their respective state Farm Bureaus and approved by the AFBF Board of Directors. “Farms are the lifeblood of our local economy and a vital part ... Read more

  • Tenney Commends Madison County’s Action Against Non-Dairy Products Labeled as Milk
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Madison, NY –Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-New York) commended the actions of the Madison County Board of Supervisors in response to the resolution passed to address the mislabeling of non-dairy “milk.” Currently, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations define dairy products as being from dairy animals. However, the FDA has not enforced this regulation and the liquid extracted from grains, seeds, beans or leaves of various plants are being processed and marketed as milk. “Dairy farmers ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Press Conference with Local Officials Announcing Disaster Declaration for State of New York
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Kirkwood, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) was joined by John Finch-Commissioner of Public Works, Gordon Kniffen-Supervisor to the Town of Kirkwood, Kevin McManus-Deputy County Executive and the Broome County Emergency Services to announce the Trump Administration’s actions granting a Major Disaster Declaration to seven counties in Upstate New York that experienced unprecedented rainfall and flash flooding from August 13-15. They outlined how the funds will provide critical assista... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Visits First Ward Senior Center
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Binghamton, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) visited the First Ward Senior Center to highlight the unique challenges facing the senior citizen community. Throughout recent months, Rep. Tenney has visited senior centers to discuss issues impacting seniors throughout the 22nd District, including Social Security and Medicare. “It was great to tour the First Ward Senior Center and sit down with residents to discuss the issues that impact Upstate New York seniors, particularly Social Se... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Visits Matco Electric
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Vestal, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) visited Matco Electric Corporation and spoke with owners and employees of the company to learn more about how they serve people throughout the 22nd District. Matco Electric is an electrical technologies firm that has served the needs of its customers for over 50 years. “It was great to tour Matco Electric and see firsthand how the work they do benefits people throughout the 22nd District. While there, I learned that as a direct result of the... Read more

  • Rep. Claudia Tenney Announces $536,000 GEAR UP Grant Awarded to MVCC
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Utica, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) has been awarded a $536,000 Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. “This is welcome news for students and families across the Mohawk Valley. GEAR UP will provide critical funding to ensure our students are prepared to enter the next step of their education and succeed,” said Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. “The team at MVCC leads the way in working along... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill, Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act Passes Senate, Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced that her bill, H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018 which was included in H.R. 6, passed the Senate and is now headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law. “Often, an addiction to opioids begins with a prescription for pain management. My bill, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act works to identify and roll... Read more

  • Tenney and Faso Praise Major Disaster Declaration for Upstate Counties
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC –Congresswomen Claudia Tenney (R-New York) and Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today praised the Trump Administration’s actions granting a Major Disaster Declaration to seven counties in Upstate New York that experienced unprecedented rainfall and subsequent flash flooding from August 13-15, 2018. Faso and Tenney had previously requested this declaration from the administration to help supplement state and local disaster recovery efforts and further assist the impacted commun... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces October Mobile Office Hours to Help with Social Security, Medicare and VA Casework Issues
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Cortland, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours on Wednesday, October 3 in Cortland and Norwich. During mobile office hours, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s district office will be available to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies, specifically the Social Security Administration. “Mobile office hours help us bring the wide range of constituent services our office offers to communities across the 22nd District to incre... Read more

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