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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to Take Immediate Action to Continue Funding for Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to take immediate action to extend funding for the Community Health Centers program before it is set to expire on September 30, 2017. Community Health Centers provide high-quality care to millions of Americans. Barring further action by Congress, Community Health Centers could experience a nearly 70 percent reduction in federal funding. These cuts in funding could lead to a closure of nearly 2,800 health cen... Read more

  • House Unanimously Passes Tenney Cosponsored Bill to Establish National Firefighter Cancer Registry
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act. This measure would establish a registry though 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. Establishing a registry to collect occupational information and personal data will allow researchers to better understand cancer incidence among f... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney's Amendment to Restore $10 Million to CDBG Funding Passes House Unanimously
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of her amendment to restore funding to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program by $10 million for Fiscal Year 2018. In the 2018 Fiscal Year Appropriations Bill, the House Appropriations Committee proposed $2.9 billion in funding for CDBG grants, which is $100 million below last year’s funding. President Trump’s budget proposed cutting funding to the CDBG program altogether. Rep. Tenney’s amendment adds $10 million bac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Over $3.3 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Poverty in Broome County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she secured over $3.3 Million in federal funding for the City of Binghamton and the Town of Union in Broome County. The City of Binghamton will receive $1,716,921 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, $356,682 in HOME program funding and $156,228 Emergency Solutions Grant funding, and the Town of Union will receive $1,107,693 in CDBG funding. The funding is awarded through the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Developmen... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on Remington Arms Layoffs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after Remington Arms announced that 55 hardworking men and women will be laid off from the Ilion, NY facility: “Remington Arms has been a staple in Herkimer County for over two hundred years, and I have had the distinct honor of representing their hardworking employees in both the State Assembly and now in Congress. Unfortunately, economic downturns in the firearms industry have forced Remington to reduce the size of th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Fights to Restore CDBG Funding for Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced an amendment to restore funding to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program by $10 million for Fiscal Year 2018. In the 2018 Fiscal Year Appropriations Bill, the House Appropriations Committee proposed $2.9 billion in funding for CDBG grants, which is $100 million below last year’s funding. President Trump’s budget proposed cutting funding to the CDBG program altogether. Rep. Tenney’s amendment will add $10 million back into CDBG... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Provide Aid to Hurricane Harvey Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the passage of the Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Legislation, which passed the House with strong bipartisan support: “It is heartbreaking to see the devastation caused to homes, businesses and communities throughout Southeast Texas and Louisiana. Today, we joined together as Americans to provide desperately needed assistance to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The bill we passed will provide emergency funding... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures $597,420 for Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced $597,420 in federal funding for Griffiss International Airport, located in Oneida County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). The grant Rep. Tenney secured will provide $597,420 in federal funds to assist Griffiss in acquiring new snow removal equipment. “Upstate New York experiences prolonged periods of severe winter weather that can be extremely damaging to our local infrastructure. Fu... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Releases Statement on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “As well intentioned as DACA may be, the policy has encouraged an influx of hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant minors who have illegally crossed our border in hopes of benefiting from the program. Attracting children here without their parents is neither compassionate nor humane. We want to welcome people to our country but ensure that when we do, we ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on President Trump to Issue Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) urged President Trump to issue a disaster declaration in response to 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. On August 31, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officially requested a major disaster declaration for the State of New York. This designation is being requested following extensive coll... Read more

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