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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act, Announced as a 2018 “No Brainer” Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Rep. Tenney’s bill, H.R. 4314-No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act, topped a list published by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU). Tenney’s legislation was named number one on NTU’s list of 2018’s “No-Brainer” legislation. To qualify for NTU’s No-Brainers list, a bill must have bipartisan support and provide a solution to a real problem - not merely the naming of a post office or the issuing of a commemorative coin. “The job of a public official is to advocate for their... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Press Conference Announcing $14 Million USDA Investment in the Town of Hastings
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Hastings, NY—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett, Hastings Town Supervisor Tony Bush and local officials, announced a $11.39 million loan, $2.75 million grant from the USDA to the Town of Hastings. The funding will improve water access to over 1,800 residents in Town of Hastings and Oswego County. “The importance of modern infrastructure in rural communities is vital. USDA’s partnership... Read more

  • Congresswoman Tenney’s Bills Providing Greater Accountability to Financial Institutions Pass Out of House Financial Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s bills, H.R. 4758, FOMC Policy Responsibility Act and H.R. 4756, the Federal Reserve Blackout Improvement Act, passed the House Financial Services Committee and were included in the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization 3.0 Act. The FOMC Policy Responsibility Act was also passed as a stand-alone bill and passed out of committee unanimously. Both are now slated for full consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Tenney’s standalon... Read more

  • Tenney Announces $31 Million DoD Contract for Quanterion Solutions Inc. in Utica
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Utica, NY—Today, Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a $31,651,414 U.S. Air Force contract to Quanterion Solution Inc. in Utica, New York. This contract provides the Defense Technical Information Center centralized operation of Department of Defense services, databases, systems, or networks for the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of scientific and technical information supporting the Department of Defense research and developm... Read more

  • House Passes Tenney Cosponsored Bipartisan Bill Urging Nations to Outlaw Dog and Cat Meat Trade
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, the House passed Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s (NY-22) cosponsored bill, H.Res. 401. This resolution urges all nations to end the dog and cat meat trade and highlights the inherent cruelty of annual events like the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. “Dogs and cats are meant for companionship and recreation. Tragically, more than 10 million dogs are killed for human consumption every year in China,” said Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. “There is no place in our compassionate society fo... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Sends Letter to FAA in Support of UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program in Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), along with eight of her colleagues, sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) in support of the application by the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS) for the Federal Aviation Administration Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) Demonstration. “As the premier UAS test site, Griffiss and our region have the talent and infrastructure necessary to fully support and execute the mission of the Pil... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces VA Campaign ‘Be There’ for Suicide Prevention Month
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Be There campaign, marking Suicide Prevention Month this September. The VA campaign highlights the risk factors and warning signs for suicide, provides information about VA mental health and suicide prevention resources, and helps individuals and organizations start the conversation around veteran mental health in their communities. “Tragically, nearly 22 veterans commit suicide each day. ... Read more

  • Tenney Announces Over $22K to Improve the Village of Frankfort’s Water Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Frankfort, NY—Today, Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced a $22,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This grant will provide the Village of Frankfort with a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for a new water system upgrade and connection to a new water source. The PER will develop the engineering needed to connect via a new water transmission main for the entire Village of Frankfort to the Mohawk Valley Water Authority water source. This funding will serve the needs of th... Read more

  • Tenney Announces $1 Million Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund for Utica Housing Authority
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Utica, NY—Today, Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22), announced a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This grant is awarded to the Utica Housing Authority to help identify and eliminate lead-based paint hazards in public housing. “Utica has experienced a record amount of lead poisoning cases over the years, resulting in adverse health effects, especially for children. This grant will provide much-needed funding to ensure lead-based paint is properly identifi... Read more

  • Tenney Announces Over $989K for Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in Binghamton
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Binghamton, NY—Today, Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22), announced a $989,487.90 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in Binghamton, New York. The Trade Adjustment Assistance Center provides financial assistance to manufacturers affected by import competition. “As the owner of a small manufacturing firm, I understand firsthand the hardships that businesses throughout our region face on a daily basis. In Upstate New York, our manufacturing ... Read more

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