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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Disappointed in Failure of Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) issued the following statement in response to the failure of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2) commonly referred to as the Farm Bill: “After years of distorted global markets and aggressive anti-business policies in Albany, our nation’s farmers are hurting. I am deeply disappointed that political gamesmanship prevented the Farm Bill from passing today. After holding listening sessions with farmers throughout the 22nd District, I... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces Amendment to Restore Buy America Provisions
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to restore the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware. “American taxpayers overwhelmingly support having their hard-earned tax dollars go to American companies, so long as doing so does not raise the costs of business or unnecessarily burden government operations. Reinstating the Berry Amendment’s stainless steel do... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bipartisan Opioid Bill Passes Unanimously Out of House Ways and Means Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that her bipartisan bill, H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018, passed unanimously out of the House Ways and Means Committee and is awaiting consideration by the full House. Rep. Tenney is one of only two freshman members sponsoring a bill in the comprehensive Ways and Means Committee opioid package. “Today, we are one step closer to providing our communities and families with the to... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Holds Tax Reform Roundtable
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Apalachin, N.Y.— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney held a tax reform roundtable with local small business owners in Tioga County. At the roundtable, Rep. Tenney heard from local business owners about the positive impact of tax reform. Business owners shared positive personal testimony about the many ways tax reform has already provided relief and increased opportunities for their business and employees. “As I tour small businesses across the 22nd District, one thing is clear—tax reform is working. I’... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018. This bipartisan legislation requires the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to evaluate and report on adverse incentives that lead to the over prescription of opioids and underutilization of non-opioid alternatives for post-surgery recovery and the treatment of chronic pain. This legislation comes after the House Ways and Means Committee soli... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Co-Sponsors Bill to Bring Whole Milk Back to Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), cosponsored H.R. 5640, The Wholesome Healthy Original Lactic Excellence Making Intelligent Literate Kids or WHOLE MILK Act. The bill would amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program to serve unflavored whole milk. Rep. Tenney is also a cosponsor of identical legislation that will be offered as an amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill. “After speaking with dairy farme... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces Social Security Mobile Office Hours with Casework Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rome, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Social Security mobile office hours on Tuesday, May 15 in Rome. During mobile office hours, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s district offices will be available to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies, specifically the Social Security Administration. A representative from the Social Security Administration will also be available at the mobile office hours to provide immediate assistance. “Social ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Backs President’s Initiative to Address Out of Control Spending
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) commended President Trump’s $15 billion rescission package, the largest single proposed rescission package in history. The President identified $15.4 billion in federal spending and is proposing to reduce or eliminate unobligated balances, which is money that was appropriated in years past but never actually spent. It calls for the rescission of unspent funds within the Departments of Energy, Agriculture, Commerce, Health and Human Serv... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Rome Lab Fence Funding in National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that through her advocacy, the National Defense Authorization Act includes $14.2 million for a secured perimeter fence around Rome Lab. "Securing the funding for the perimeter fence is a critical win to enhance security at Rome Lab and I am proud that the advocacy of our office ultimately led to the inclusion of this funding in the House's proposal. For decades, Rome Lab has stood at the forefront of advanced cyber research an... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Will Put Safety and Security of American Homeland First
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) commended President Trump for his decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The process of re-imposing sanctions will begin immediately, targeting critical sectors of Iran’s economy, such as its energy, petrochemical, and financial sectors. The President will now work to assemble a broad coalition of nations to deny Iran all paths to a nuclear weapon and to counter the totality of the regime’s malign activities. “The flawed deal ... Read more

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