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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Joins House Agriculture Committee at Farm Bill Listening Session
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined members of the House Agriculture Committee at SUNY Cobleskill for a Farm Bill Listening Session. Throughout the process of writing the 2018 Farm Bill, the House Agriculture Committee has traveled across the country to get input from stakeholders in all sectors of the agricultural industry. “Agriculture is among upstate New York’s most important industries and a vital part of our region’s heritage. In the 22nd District, family farmers are the bac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Joins House Agriculture Committee at Farm Bill Listening Session
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) joined members of the House Agriculture Committee at SUNY Cobleskill for a Farm Bill Listening Session. Throughout the process of writing the 2018 Farm Bill, the House Agriculture Committee has traveled across the country to get input from stakeholders in all sectors of the agricultural industry. “Agriculture is among upstate New York’s most important industries and a vital part of our region’s heritage. In the 22nd District, family farmers are the bac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Equifax Breach Shows Necessity for National Standards for Data Breach Notifications
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to the Financial Services Committee’s hearing examining the Equifax data breach: “Security breaches have become all too common and increasingly sophisticated. The Equifax data breach affected nearly 145 million consumers in the United States, nearly half of all Americans. When Equifax learned of suspicious activity, they failed to disclose the breach for six weeks. Since then, consumers have... Read more

  • Statement on Passage of Building a Better America Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment, released the following statement on the passage of the budget: “The passage of today’s budget is a step in the right direction toward paying down our $20 trillion national debt, cutting wasteful out-of-control Washington spending, growing our economy and putting the taxpayers first. The budget will save the taxpayers $203 billion, while paving the way for comprehensive pro-growth tax reform. Within the next ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes in Support of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in support of H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill would restrict abortions after 20 weeks, as substantial scientific evidence has proven that abortions inflict pain on unborn children at this age. Currently, the United States is one of only seven countries that allow abortions after 20 weeks. “The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act imposes commonsense restricts on late term abortions to protect the most vulnerab... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces WHEEL Act to Ease Regulatory Burden on Interstate Trucking, Address Growing Trucking Industry Driver Shortage
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced the Waiving Hindrances to Economic Enterprise and Labor (WHEEL) Act, H.R. 3889, to ease the regulatory burden on interstate trucking. This legislation will expand a pilot program to study the safety implications of allowing individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate trucks across state lines. Under current federal law, individuals in this age group may obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in each of the 48 contiguous states; ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to Take Immediate Action to Continue Funding for Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to take immediate action to extend funding for the Community Health Centers program before it is set to expire on September 30, 2017. Community Health Centers provide high-quality care to millions of Americans. Barring further action by Congress, Community Health Centers could experience a nearly 70 percent reduction in federal funding. These cuts in funding could lead to a closure of nearly 2,800 health cen... Read more

  • House Unanimously Passes Tenney Cosponsored Bill to Establish National Firefighter Cancer Registry
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act. This measure would establish a registry though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to collect information and develop a database on cancer incidences among firefighters. Rep. Tenney is an original cosponsor of this bill. Establishing a registry to collect occupational information and personal data will allow researchers to better understand cancer incidence among f... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney's Amendment to Restore $10 Million to CDBG Funding Passes House Unanimously
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of her amendment to restore funding to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program by $10 million for Fiscal Year 2018. In the 2018 Fiscal Year Appropriations Bill, the House Appropriations Committee proposed $2.9 billion in funding for CDBG grants, which is $100 million below last year’s funding. President Trump’s budget proposed cutting funding to the CDBG program altogether. Rep. Tenney’s amendment adds $10 million bac... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Over $3.3 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Poverty in Broome County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she secured over $3.3 Million in federal funding for the City of Binghamton and the Town of Union in Broome County. The City of Binghamton will receive $1,716,921 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, $356,682 in HOME program funding and $156,228 Emergency Solutions Grant funding, and the Town of Union will receive $1,107,693 in CDBG funding. The funding is awarded through the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Developmen... Read more

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