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  • Reps. Tenney, Faso, Stefanik, Reed, Katko, Collins: Reform the Farm Bill to Help Upstate Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for reforms to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) in the Fiscal Year 2018 Farm Bill. In a sent a letter to Rep. Mike Conaway, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Tenney joined New York Reps. John Faso (NY-19), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Tom Reed (NY-23) John Katko (NY-24) and Chris Collins (NY-27) in requesting reforms to the 2018 Farm Bill that would make programs more effective for family farmers in upstate New Y... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Collins, Stefanik, Slaughter and Katko Urge Trump to Issue Disaster Declaration for Lake Ontario Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Chris Collins (NY-27), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and John Katko (NY-24) are urging President Trump to issue a disaster declaration in response to flooding along Lake Ontario. In order for President Trump to issue a disaster declaration, federal law requires that the initial request come from the governor. On July 6, 2017, Governor Cuomo officially requested that a major disaster declaration be issued by the Federal Emergency ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces July Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced staff mobile office hours for the month of July. Throughout the month of July, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s office will be available at the following locations 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/services/help-with-a-federal-agency. BROOME COUNTY Whitney Point Whitney Point Town Hall 2612 Libe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces Amendment to Protect, Grow Jobs at Sherrill Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 that would restore the Berry Amendment’s longstanding domestic sourcing requirement for stainless steel flatware. Sherrill Manufacturing, located in the 22nd District, is the only domestic flatware manufacturer currently in operation. The Berry Amendment restricts the Department of Defense from buying certain goods produced outside of the United States. From ... Read more

  • Flood Assistance Contact List and Important Information
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Emergency Contacts State NYS Department of Financial Services Mobile Command Center will be at the Whitesboro Fire Department Wednesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. NYS Department of Health Public Helpline 1-866-881-2809 NYS State Disaster Hotline 1-800-339-1759 Oneida County Oneida County Office of Emergency Services: 315-765-2526 Oneida County Sheriff’s Office: 315-736-8364 Herkimer County Herkimer County Office of Emergency Services: 315-867-1212 Herkimer County Sh... Read more

  • Flood Assistance Contact List and Important Information
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Emergency Contacts State NYS Department of Financial Services Mobile Command Center will be at the Whitesboro Fire Department Wednesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. NYS Department of Health Public Helpline 1-866-881-2809 NYS State Disaster Hotline 1-800-339-1759 Oneida County Oneida County Office of Emergency Services: 315-765-2526 Oneida County Sheriff’s Office: 315-736-8364 Herkimer County Herkimer County Office of Emergency Services: 315-867-1212 Herkimer County She... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Governor Cuomo to Conduct Damage Assessments Required for Federal Disaster Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on Governor Cuomo to conduct the damage assessments needed to request a Federal Disaster Declaration in response to severe flash flooding in Oneida, Madison, and Herkimer counties over the weekend. In a letter to Governor Cuomo, Rep. Tenney requested that the Governor direct the relevant state agencies to work with impacted communities to assess the damage and move forward with a request for a federal disaster declaration, if warranted. “Severe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Assists Residents Impacted by Damaging Floods
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she is assisting local communities that have been impacted by recent flash flooding. “My office is in contact with local elected officials as well as FEMA to ensure that any aid and assistance these communities need is provided as quickly as possible,” said Congresswoman Claudia Tenney. "I am driving throughout the region to assist in identifying the worst damage and sending photos and video to first responders and others who can provide... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Helps Pass Bills to Combat Sanctuary Cities, Keep Americans Safe
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) helped pass two bills to strengthen public safety, enhance national security measures and keep Americans safe by enforcing federal immigration laws. “Dangerous sanctuary city policies undermine the rule of law while putting innocent American lives in jeopardy. For too long, families have suffered at the hands of unenforced, lax immigration policies. Tragically, if the rule of law had been enforced, the deaths of Kate Steinle, Sarah Root, Grant Ronnebe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Testifies In Front of Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) testified in front of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on bill she introduced earlier this year, H.R. 1690, the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The bill was introduced with strong bipartisan 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 listing... Read more

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