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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Cosponsors, Votes in Favor of Measures to Strengthen Protections for Victims of Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of bipartisan bills aimed at strengthening protections for victims of human trafficking and sexual abuse. On Monday the House passed three bills that Tenney cosponsored: H.R. 1862 the Global Child Protection Act of 2017, H.R. 1842 the Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017, H.R. 883 the Targeting Child Predators Act of 2017. Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery that affects millions of people around the world ea... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: House Votes to Support Law Enforcement Officers during National Police Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY—22) announced the passage of five bills that will provide our law enforcement officers with the resources necessary to carry out their duties effectively while honoring the sacrifices they make to keep us safe. To recognize National Police Week, the House passed five pro-police bills. H.R. 1892, the Honoring Hometown Heroes Act- This bill allows a state’s governor to order the American flag to be flown at half-staff to honor a first responder who dies in ... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Collins, Katko, Stefanik Urge Governor Cuomo to Request FEMA Assistance to Aid Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River Property Owners
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27), John Katko (NY-24), Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) are urging Governor Cuomo to take swift action in requesting the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to deliver relief to Lake Ontario shoreline and St. Lawrence River property owners. In a letter to the Governor released today, the Representatives who all represent shore areas, called on Cuomo to comply with the federal Stafford Act and make the initial request ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, Congressman John Katko Invite Air Force Secretary to Visit Central New York
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined Congressman John Katko (NY-24) to invite the Secretary of the United States Air Force, Heather Wilson, to Central New York to tour the Air Force assets the 22nd and 24th Congressional Districts. In a letter to the newly confirmed Air Force Secretary, Tenney and Katko detailed the importance of the region’s Air Force assets and the value these installations provide to our national security. Central New York is home to three Air Force installatio... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces the Passage of Measure to Relieve Upstate New Yorkers of Hundreds of Millions in Taxes
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Pictured in Photo: Rep. Claudia Tenney, James Christian- Town of Paris Supervisor, Gilda Ward- Guilford Town Councilwoman, Brian Scala- Town of Marcy Supervisor, Vincent Bono- Vice Chairman Herkimer County Legislature, Don Ryan- Mayor of New Hartford, Richard Flisnik- Oneida County Legislator District 8, Lorriane Padavan- Town of Vienna Deputy Supervisor, Mark Scimone- Madison County Administrator, Peter Manno- Herkimer County Legislator, Jeffery Daniels- Oneida County Legislator District 18 To... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement responding to the firing of FBI Director Comey: "There is no doubt that the President of the United States has the authority to fire the FBI Director. President Trump is not the first President, nor will he be the last, to remove an FBI Director. The FBI Director serves at the pleasure of the President, and reports indicate this decision was made in consultation with the Attorney General. It is clear that Director Comey ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Releases Statement on Legislation to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act: "Upstate New Yorkers deserve health care options that empower them, their families and their doctors while preserving coverage protections and peace of mind. Under Obamacare, Americans across the country have lost access to the affordable, quality health care they deserve. Patients have been hurt, doctors have been burdened, and our families and taxpayers are being crushed by this terri... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Spending Bill Far From Perfect, But a Start
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement on the Omnibus Spending Bill: “The omnibus spending bill, and the process behind it, are far from perfect, however, it begins the process of reeling in wasteful, out-of-control government spending and reducing our national debt. It is also important to stand with President Trump and support his efforts to push our conservative agenda forward, even if incrementally, over the objections of Washington liberals. Although th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Army Pilot Program Terminates with no Impact on DFAS Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the Army has terminated the Financial Management Support Operations Center Pilot program. In a recent briefing, the Army confirmed that it is terminating the pilot program with no immediate enterprise-wide structural changes set to take effect or recommended for the future. “This is welcome news for the DFAS-Rome workforce,” said Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. “The termination of this pilot program without any designated changes means th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, Congressman Thomas Suozzi Call on Secretary of State to Address Palestinian Authority’s Payments to Convicted Terrorists
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY—22) and Congressman Thomas Suozzi (NY—3 ) joined together to call on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to address official payments made by the Palestinian Authority to terrorists and their families with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during his visit to Washington D.C. on Wednesday. The letter, signed by 36 Members of Congress, also urges the administration to ensure that the Palestinian Authority is discouraged from continuing this practice in the f... Read more

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