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  • House Passes Groundbreaking Legislation Giving Community Financial Institutions Much Needed Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, announced the passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act-a bill to reform the Dodd-Frank Act’s impact on community banks and small institutions. Additionally, two pieces of legislation Rep. Tenney introduced to ease burdens on community financial institutions were included in the Dodd-Frank reform package—the Small Bank Exam Cycle Improvem... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Hosts Veterans Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Veteran Services office hours on Tuesday, May 22 in her Binghamton office and Thursday, May 24 at the Herkimer County Veterans Service Agency. During these office hours, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s district offices will be available to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with the Department of Veterans Affairs. “Our district is honored to be home to more than 55,000 veterans, and it’s imperative that th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Attends Signing Ceremony at White House to End CFPB’s Illegal Efforts to Regulate Car Loans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the House Financial Services Committee, attended the signing ceremony in the Oval Office of S.J. Res.57. This resolution fixes an overstep by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which attempted to regulate car loans issued at auto dealerships. In 2013 the CFPB issued a guidance document, which attempted to regulate auto dealers—however, under the Dodd-Frank Act the CFPB was specifically prohibited from regulating auto de... Read more

  • House Passes Tenney Cosponsored Bill to Prevent Veteran Opioid Abuse
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.-Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of H.R. 3832, the Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act. Rep. Tenney is an original cosponsor of this bill, which was introduced by Rep. Neal Dunn (FL-02) a U.S. Army veteran and doctor. This measure is designed to connect doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to a national network of state-based prescription drug-monitoring programs to help the VA identify someone who is at substantial risk for opioid... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Disappointed in Failure of Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) issued the following statement in response to the failure of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2) commonly referred to as the Farm Bill: “After years of distorted global markets and aggressive anti-business policies in Albany, our nation’s farmers are hurting. I am deeply disappointed that political gamesmanship prevented the Farm Bill from passing today. After holding listening sessions with farmers throughout the 22nd District, I... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces Amendment to Restore Buy America Provisions
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to restore the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware. “American taxpayers overwhelmingly support having their hard-earned tax dollars go to American companies, so long as doing so does not raise the costs of business or unnecessarily burden government operations. Reinstating the Berry Amendment’s stainless steel do... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bipartisan Opioid Bill Passes Unanimously Out of House Ways and Means Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that her bipartisan bill, H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018, passed unanimously out of the House Ways and Means Committee and is awaiting consideration by the full House. Rep. Tenney is one of only two freshman members sponsoring a bill in the comprehensive Ways and Means Committee opioid package. “Today, we are one step closer to providing our communities and families with the to... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Tax Reform Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Apalachin, N.Y.— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney held a tax reform roundtable with local small business owners in Tioga County. At the roundtable, Rep. Tenney heard from local business owners about the positive impact of tax reform. Business owners shared positive personal testimony about the many ways tax reform has already provided relief and increased opportunities for their business and employees. “As I tour small businesses across the 22nd District, one thing is clear—tax reform is working. I’... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018. This bipartisan legislation requires the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to evaluate and report on adverse incentives that lead to the over prescription of opioids and underutilization of non-opioid alternatives for post-surgery recovery and the treatment of chronic pain. This legislation comes after the House Ways and Means Committee soli... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Co-Sponsors Bill to Bring Whole Milk Back to Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), cosponsored H.R. 5640, The Wholesome Healthy Original Lactic Excellence Making Intelligent Literate Kids or WHOLE MILK Act. The bill would amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program to serve unflavored whole milk. Rep. Tenney is also a cosponsor of identical legislation that will be offered as an amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill. “After speaking with dairy farme... Read more

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