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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill, Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act, Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced that her bill, H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018 was included in H.R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, and is now headed to the Senate and then the President’s desk to be signed into law. Through this bill, the House has provided the state of New York $50,521,352 million to combat the opioid crisis. “As a member of the Bipart... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes in Favor of Tax 2.0 Package, Making Individual Tax Rates Permanent
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 6756 - American Innovation Act, H.R. 6757 - Family Savings Act and H.R. 6760 - Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act. These three bills make up the Tax Reform 2.0 package that locks in the historic reforms of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act to protect middle-class and small business tax cuts, promote family savings, and continue to unleash our economy. This legislation has been supported by National Federation of Ind... Read more

  • Tenney Questions Simone Grimes on Sexual Harassment Allegations Against FHFA Director Mel Watt
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, questioned Simone Grimes on her accusations of sexual harassment against Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt. Director Watt was appointed and confirmed in 2014. Simone Grimes is a senior staffer and Special Advisor at FHFA. In 2018, Ms. Grimes accused Director Watt of sexual advances when she approached him about possible career and salary opportunities througho... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on State Attorney General to Investigate Cuomo Administration Placing Sex Offenders in State-Run Homes for the Disabled
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for an immediate investigation into news reports that the Cuomo Administration is actively placing convicted sex offenders among the general population of state-run group homes and facilities for the disabled. In a letter to the Attorney General, Rep. Tenney also requested a full accounting of any convicted sex offenders who have already been placed in state-run homes for the disabled. “Placing convicted sex offenders in th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Tenney Votes for FAA Reauthorization Act, Now Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY) voted for H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bipartisan bill is a five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration and includes investments in airport infrastructure, promoting traveler safety, and strengthening customer service. It provides certainty and provisions to expand unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the United States. It also includes the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) to help communitie... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Sends Letter Urging Department of Defense to Allow Veterans Access to Fitness Facilities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), sent a letter to the Secretary of Defense, James Mattis and the Secretary of the United States Air Force, Heather Wilson, urging the DoD to use its authority to examine a regulatory change to once again allow veterans access to fitness facilities like the Colosseum Gym. Earlier this year, Rep. Tenney introduced H.R. 5130, the Ensuring Access to Military Facilities Act of 2018. This legislation would fix a 2013 change in policy that excluded v... Read more

  • Tenney and Faso Send Letter to President Trump Urging Him to Issue Disaster Declaration for Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC-Today, Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and John Faso (NY-19) urged President Trump to issue a disaster declaration in response to the flooding 14 counties in Upstate New York experienced in August. According to the National Weather Service, in the period of July 22, 2018 through August 21, 2018, rainfall in these 14 counties reached between 10 and 20 inches. Water levels in lakes and creeks rose rapidly leading to significant flash flooding. “Unusually high levels of rainfa... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Signs Letter Urging Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee to Pass Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee urging the consideration of H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act. This legislation expands benefits for Vietnam Blue Water Navy Veterans who are currently suffering from diseases they received as a result of their service. This measure has received support from various veteran’s organizations including the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), F... Read more

  • Tenney Announces Over $1.1 Million CDBG Grant from HUD for Union, New York
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Union, NY—Today, Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22), announced a $1,180,581 Community Development Block (CDBG) grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD) for Union, New York. Funding provided by the CDBG program is used in primarily low- to middle-income level communities throughout the country to finance a wide-range of community development needs including youth services, senior services, employment training and economic development, among a number of other programs... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Meets with EPA Officials and Conducts Site Tour of Covidien Manufacturing Plant
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Oriskany, NY— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined Colin Idzi, Oneida County Legislator and Steve Jeffers, Mayor of Oriskany Falls, for a site tour of the former Covidien Manufacturing Plant, a current EPA removal site. Before the site tour, Rep. Tenney, Steve Jeffers and Colin Idzi held a meeting with EPA officials regarding the removal of the Covidien Plant as well as other EPA related issues in the 22nd District. Clean up of the plant should take 6-9 months. “During the tour of ... Read more

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