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  • 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

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Financial CHOICE Act Will End Bailouts, Hold Washington and Wall Street Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the introduction of the Financial CHOICE Act, a measure that will replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act with reforms that will end “too big to fail,” hold Washington and Wall Street accountable, unleash our job creators and allow Americans to achieve financial independence: “With Dodd-Frank, Americans were promised a stronger, healthier economy. Instead, Americans have... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Tax Reform Necessary for Economic Growth, Job Creation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan: “Congress and the President both agree that reforming our tax code is vitally important and a top priority. As a small business owner and a resident of nearly the highest taxed state in the nation, I have seen firsthand the devastation caused to our region by the complex, unfair tax code. In New York, soaring taxes have driven businesses and residents out of our state in ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney calls on President Trump to Hold Canada to Trade Commitments
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on President Trump to hold Canada to its trade commitments by enforcing current law and opposing Canadian dairy protectionist policies. In a bipartisan letter to the Trump Administration, nearly 70 Members of Congress called on the administration to advocate for our nation’s dairy industry. Until recently, Canada used a five-class milk pricing system, however in April, Canada revised its milk classification system, which has led to changes in t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Office Warns Constituents about Harassing Phone Calls
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s office released the following statement alerting constituents in the 22nd District to harassing phone calls: “Over the last week constituents have contacted our office reporting repeated, harassing phone calls either claiming to be from our office or directly connecting them to our office. Constituent reports indicate repeated calls over the course of a few hours, and sometimes very late in the evening. Known as ‘patch through calls’, these calls begin with ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $25.2 Million in a Federal Grant to Combat the Opioid Crisis in New York
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that New York State will receive a $25.2 million federal grant, through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to combat the growing opioid crisis. The grant is the first of two rounds provided for by the 21st Century Cures Act. The $25.2 million will be used to provide much needed assistance to our state, including prevention, treatment and recovery services. This funding will work to reduce the number of those who are unable to... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. The Congressional Art Competition is open to students in 11th and 12th grades in the 22nd Congressional District. Beginning in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition is held every spring to showcase talented art students across the nation. Each Member of Congress receives submissions from students throughout their district. Submissions will be judged by a panel in the district, ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Earlier this week, the Assad regime launched a brutal chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed innocent men, women and children. The policies of the past administration have failed and it is now time for a new strategy. Last night, President Trump's action showed the world that the United States will not sit idly by while the Assad regime continues to murder their own people. Going forward, it is vitally important that the administration involve Congress in any future decisions regarding th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Leads the Way in Fighting for the Civil Air Patrol
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) authored a letter with the support of more than 40 members of Congress calling for continued funding of the Civil Air Patrol in the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget. The Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary force of the U.S. Airforce, plays a key role in supporting both defense and homeland security operations throughout the nation. Among its many functions, the Civil Air Patrol trains interceptor pilots and unmanned aerial vehicle operators, and responds ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces her First Piece of Legislation, The Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) introduced her first bill as a Member of Congress, H.R.1690 the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The measure was introduced with bipartisan support and nine original cosponsors including: Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27), Rep. John Faso (NY-19), Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9), Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-6), Rep. Jim Banks (IN-3), Rep. Walter Jones (NC-3), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-2), Rep. Luis Correa (CA-46), and Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41). Aimed at... Read more

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