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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Urges Union Representation to the Defense Accounting Solutions Board
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is urging the Department of Defense to allow union representatives from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) to serve on the newly established Defense Accounting Solutions Board. This newly established board is comprised of individuals with a deep technical knowledge of accounting practices to facilitate the efficient and timely remediation of Department-wide issues related to finance and accounting. The board is tasked wi... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Federal Highway Administration to Address New York State’s Violation of Federal Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Binghamton, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) urged the Federal Highway Administration to hold New York State accountable for it’s violation of established federal law through the commercialization of rest areas on interstate highway I-81 in Binghamton, NY. According to 23 USC 111 (c), interstate rest areas constructed after 1960 are only permitted to sell food and drink in vending machines. However, in 2011, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an initiative to increase the sal... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces August Mobile Office Hours at County Fairs
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY- Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced staff mobile office hours for the month of August. Throughout the month of August, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s office will be available at the following county fairs to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies. For a full list of constituent services, please visit Rep. Tenney’s website here: https://tenney.house.gov/constituent-services/casework/help-with-a-federal-agency.htm. Oswego Count... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $200,000 in Federal Funds Through the Northern Border Regional Commission for Town of Nelson
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Nelson, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced $200,000 in federal funding for drinking water infrastructure improvement for the Town of Nelson in Madison County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC). The grant will fund an improvement in drinking water infrastructure with a 16,500-foot extension to the public water main. In addition, a pump station and storage tank will be constructed to service a water district eas... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney hosts Manufacturing Round Table, Unveils Renew NY-22 Plan to Restore Economic Opportunity in Upstate
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Rome, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hosted a manufacturing round table at Revere Copper in Rome, NY. Representatives from manufacturing facilities across the 22nd District attended the round table discussion including Brian O’Shaughnessy of Revere Copper, William Brown of TECT Power, Gregory Owens and Matt Roberts of Sherrill Manufacturing, Lou Callea of Raymond Corporation, Jim Nichols of Buckingham Manufacturing Co. Inc., Brian Reid of Indium Corporation, Stephen Flint of AIS ... Read more

  • Tenney Hosts Open-Door, Small Group Meetings to Maximize Time with Constituents
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Cortland, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Coffee with Claudia in Cortland. Coffee with Claudia is series of small group meetings across the 22nd Congressional District. During these meetings, constituents will have the opportunity to meet and speak directly with Rep. Tenney one-on-one, in small groups. Although an appointment is not required, constituents are encouraged to call ahead to schedule a meeting at their convenience, as all available slots will be filled on a f... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on President Trump’s Comments about Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York: “I hope President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York were taken out of context. Upstate has a rich history of manufacturing products used around the world. Bad policies passed down from Albany have driven people and businesses out of our state in record numbers, leading our region to become the rustbelt of New York. Albany politicians hav... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill Passes House with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the House passed her bill H.R. 1690, the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The bill was passed unanimously. Last week, the measure passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs with overwhelming support. Aimed at increasing oversight and maximizing transparency, this legislation would require that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) submit a report to Congress at the end of each fiscal year lis... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Senate Must Act on FEMA Reform Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on the United States Senate to pass two FEMA reform bills, H.R. 1665 and H.R. 1679 to improve FEMA’s disaster declaration process for communities and streamline FEMA’s claims processing. Both bills were passed by the House, have been referred to the Senate and await further action before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. FEMA’s current process for damage assessment disadvantages counties in ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s Bill Passes out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced legislation she introduced earlier this year passed the House Committee on Veterans Affairs with overwhelming support. Rep. Tenney’s bill, H.R. 1690, the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act, was marked up by the Veterans’ Affairs Committee and will now be slated for full consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. Aimed at increasing oversight and maximizing transparency, this legislation would require that the Depa... Read more

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