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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on President Trump’s Comments about Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York: “I hope President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York were taken out of context. Upstate has a rich history of manufacturing products used around the world. Bad policies passed down from Albany have driven people and businesses out of our state in record numbers, leading our region to become the rustbelt of New York. Albany politicians hav... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill Passes House with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the House passed her bill H.R. 1690, the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The bill was passed unanimously. Last week, the measure passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs with overwhelming support. Aimed at increasing oversight and maximizing transparency, this legislation would require that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) submit a report to Congress at the end of each fiscal year lis... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Senate Must Act on FEMA Reform Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on the United States Senate to pass two FEMA reform bills, H.R. 1665 and H.R. 1679 to improve FEMA’s disaster declaration process for communities and streamline FEMA’s claims processing. Both bills were passed by the House, have been referred to the Senate and await further action before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. FEMA’s current process for damage assessment disadvantages counties in ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill Passes out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced legislation she introduced earlier this year passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs with overwhelming support. Rep. Tenney’s bill, H.R. 1690, the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act, was marked up by the Veterans’ Affairs Committee and will now be slated for full consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. Aimed at increasing oversight and maximizing transparency, this legislation would require that the Depa... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces SPOONSS Act to Restore Longstanding Buy America Requirement for Stainless Steel Flatware
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined Congressman Daniel Lipinski (IL-3) in introducing the Support Procurement of our Nation’s Stainless Steel (SPOONSS) Act of 2017. This bipartisan bill would restore the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware. The Berry Amendment restricts the Department of Defense (DoD) from buying certain goods produced outside of the United States. Berry ensures that the U.S. maintains a robust industrial base... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Faso, Stefanik, Reed, Katko, Collins: Reform the Farm Bill to Help Upstate Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for reforms to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) in the Fiscal Year 2018 Farm Bill. In a sent a letter to Rep. Mike Conaway, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Tenney joined New York Reps. John Faso (NY-19), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Tom Reed (NY-23) John Katko (NY-24) and Chris Collins (NY-27) in requesting reforms to the 2018 Farm Bill that would make programs more effective for family farmers in upstate New Y... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Collins, Stefanik, Slaughter and Katko Urge Trump to Issue Disaster Declaration for Lake Ontario Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Chris Collins (NY-27), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and John Katko (NY-24) are urging President Trump to issue a disaster declaration in response to flooding along Lake Ontario. In order for President Trump to issue a disaster declaration, federal law requires that the initial request come from the governor. On July 6, 2017, Governor Cuomo officially requested that a major disaster declaration be issued by the Federal Emergency ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces July Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced staff mobile office hours for the month of July. Throughout the month of July, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s office will be available at the following locations to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies. For a full list of constituent services, please visit Rep. Tenney’s website here: https://tenney.house.gov/services/help-with-a-federal-agency. BROOME COUNTY Whitney Point Whitney Point Town Hall 2612 Libe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces Amendment to Protect, Grow Jobs at Sherrill Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 that would restore the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware. Sherrill Manufacturing, located in the 22nd District, is the only domestic flatware manufacturer currently in operation. The Berry Amendment restricts the Department of Defense from buying certain goods produced outside of the United States. From ... Read more

  • Flood Assistance Contact List and Important Information
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Emergency Contacts State NYS Department of Financial Services Mobile Command Center will be at the Whitesboro Fire Department Wednesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. NYS Department of Health Public Helpline 1-866-881-2809 NYS State Disaster Hotline 1-800-339-1759 Oneida County Oneida County Office of Emergency Services: 315-765-2526 Oneida County Sheriff’s Office: 315-736-8364 Herkimer County Herkimer County Office of Emergency Services: 315-867-1212 Herkimer County Sh... Read more

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