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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Attends Signing Ceremony at White House of The VA Mission Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) attended the signing ceremony in the White House Rose Garden of The VA Mission Act of 2018. The bill streamlines veterans’ access to non-Veterans Affairs (VA) community care, creates a new VA benefit of commercial walk-in clinics, and opens up the VA caregiver program, on a phased schedule, to older generations of veterans severely injured while in service. This legislation will transform the VA into a modern, high-performing, and integ... Read more

  • House Passes Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of H.R. 3249, Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act. This bill permits the Attorney General to authorize a block grant program called the “Project Safe Neighborhoods Block Grant Program” for the purpose of combating violent gang crimes. It would facilitate partnerships between federal, state, and local agencies, including the United States Attorney in each federal judicial district. Establishin... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Over $7.5 Million in Federal Funds for Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she helped secure $7,575,000 in grants for Griffiss International Airport. The federal funds will be used for necessary improvements including the reconstruction of the runway and runway lighting. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). “As an important regional asset, Griffiss International Airport has been a key contributor in helping to grow our local economy in the Ut... Read more

  • House Passes Tenney Cosponsored Pro-Veterans Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of H.R. 3997, Free Veterans from Fees Act. Every day, veteran groups visit national war memorials to take part in commemorative events that require special use permits. The Free Veterans from Fees Act would waive the application fee required for special use permits for any veteran demonstration or special event at a federal war memorial. “Our district is home to more than 55,000 veterans. It is our duty to stand wi... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Press Conference Highlighting Her Amendment Allowing Veterans Access to Fitness Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    NEW HARTFORD, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) held a press conference at her New Hartford district office to highlight her amendment that fixes a 2013 technicality that bars veterans and military retirees from fitness facilities located on civilian sites, like the Colosseum Gym in Rome at the former Griffiss Air Force Base. Her amendment was included in the text of the National Defense Authorization that passed the House last week. Congresswoman Tenney was joined by Melvin Derr, ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Joins Small Business Administration to Hold Small Lender Roundtable to Highlight Her Bills Passed in The Dodd-Frank Reform Package
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Utica, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined the Small Business Administration to host a small lender regulatory roundtable to highlight the important impact of the recently passed Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act on community financial institutions, especially small banks and credit unions. At the roundtable, Rep. Tenney and the Small Business Administration met with representatives from local b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Submits Testimony Opposing Plan to Move Veterans Clinic out of Bainbridge
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) submitted testimony to the Committee on Veteran Affairs to highlight the critical need to keep the Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Bainbridge open. Reports have indicated that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to move the clinic from its current location into the Oneonta area. Rep. Tenney has been an outspoken advocate to keep the clinic in its current location since reports surfaced that it was under consideration to be move... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Historic Wins for 22nd District in NDAA, Protects DFAS Workforce
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This bipartisan legislation will provide necessary funding and support for our military, ensuring that our armed forces are equipped and ready to tackle 21st century challenges both home and abroad. Included in this critical package are two initiatives introduced by Rep. Tenney and another initiative she cosponsored. First, Rep. Tenney introduced an amendment to fix... Read more

  • 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

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