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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on Remington Arms Layoffs
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after Remington Arms announced that 55 hardworking men and women will be laid off from the Ilion, NY facility: “Remington Arms has been a staple in Herkimer County for over two hundred years, and I have had the distinct honor of representing their hardworking employees in both the State Assembly and now in Congress. Unfortunately, economic downturns in the firearms industry have forced Remington to reduce the size of th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Fights to Restore CDBG Funding for Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced an 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 will add $10 million back into CDBG... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Provide Aid to Hurricane Harvey Victims
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the passage of the Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Legislation, which passed the House with strong bipartisan support: “It is heartbreaking to see the devastation caused to homes, businesses and communities throughout Southeast Texas and Louisiana. Today, we joined together as Americans to provide desperately needed assistance to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The bill we passed will provide emergency funding... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures $597,420 for Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced $597,420 in federal funding for Griffiss International Airport, located in Oneida County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). The grant Rep. Tenney secured will provide $597,420 in federal funds to assist Griffiss in acquiring new snow removal equipment. “Upstate New York experiences prolonged periods of severe winter weather that can be extremely damaging to our local infrastructure. Fu... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Releases Statement on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “As well intentioned as DACA may be, the policy has encouraged an influx of hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant minors who have illegally crossed our border in hopes of benefiting from the program. Attracting children here without their parents is neither compassionate nor humane. We want to welcome people to our country but ensure that when we do, we ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on President Trump to Issue Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) urged President Trump to issue a disaster declaration in response to flooding which began in early July and caused significant damage throughout 15 Upstate counties including the counties of Broome, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Tioga, and Oneida in the 22nd District. On August 31, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officially requested a major disaster declaration for the State of New York. This designation is being requested following extensive coll... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: American People Want Results, Bold Path Forward
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY-- Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on President Trump's strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia: "The American people want to see results and a strategy to end this long war and preserve American security in the future. Those goals were delivered by the President in his address to the nation. In February, I visited Afghanistan and met with our military leadership and troops on the ground where I saw firsthand how years of failed strate... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures $82,000 For Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that Griffiss International Airport in Rome was awarded a $82,200 grant. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Griffiss International Airport is currently undergoing significant renovation efforts to implement runway safety upgrades, modernizing outdated infrastructure. This grant will assist in efforts to remove obstructions near the runway, helping Griffiss to expand and grow. “As an imp... Read more

  • Statement from Congresswoman Claudia Tenney on Charlottesville
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Binghamton, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement: “As someone who worked closely alongside the Jewish Community Center in Utica to resettle Bosnian refugees who were victims of ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia, it is unconscionable to me that anyone in modern day America could display such hatred, violence and racism toward their fellowman. On Saturday, I immediately condemned in the strongest terms possible this tragic display of white suprema... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $1.6 Million STEM Teaching Federal Grant for SUNY Cortland
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that SUNY Cortland has been awarded a $1,624,254 federal grant from the National Science Foundation. Funds from the grant will be used to support three years of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program. The Noyce program provides support for students looking to pursue a career in STEM teaching. The program hosts annual regional conferences, bringing Noyce Teacher Scholars and administrators together in a structured netwo... Read more

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