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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominees
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, N.Y.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that nine local students have been nominated for admission to the United States Service Academies. “As the mother of a 2013 Naval Academy graduate, I know how life changing and fulfilling attending a service academy can be. Our region has a long tradition of service to our great nation and the Service Academies provide a unique opportunity for those looking to continue this important legacy. It is an incredible honor to hel... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Cosponsors, Votes to Pass the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 1730, the Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017. Rep. Tenney cosponsored the bipartisan bill that would increase federal penalties for violent threats made against religious institutions. This bill would also make violent threats punishable as hate crimes. “Religious liberty is a founding principle of our nation and expressly granted to all citizens in the United States Constitution. Every Am... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls for Immediate Appeal of FEMA’s Denial of a Major Disaster Declaration for Upstate New York, Invites FEMA Administrator to Visit New York to Survey Devastation from Summer Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for an immediate appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision on December 6 to deny a major disaster declaration for the 15 Upstate counties impacted by severe flooding in July. Additionally, Rep. Tenney also invited FEMA Administrator Brock Long to tour damaged areas and meet with those who were impacted by the devastating flooding and sustained damages to their homes and businesses. “It was deeply di... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Disappointed in FEMA’s Denial of Major Disaster Declaration for July Flooding Across Upstate New York
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    New Hartford, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) expressed deep disappointment in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) denial of a major disaster declaration in response to severe 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. “A federal disaster declaration would have gone a long way to help families and municipalities r... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of H.R. 38 the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill would allow qualified law-abiding citizens who have obtained concealed carry permits to carry their firearm across state lines and in other states, eliminating the need for multiple state permits for those traveling across state lines. The provision also extends to residents of Constitutional carry states, which do not require a permit for a citizen to lawf... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Pass Taylor Force Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hailed the passage of the Taylor Force Act, H.R. 1164. Named in honor of a veteran and West Point Graduate who was murdered in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2016, this bill would halt taxpayer funds from being made available to the West Bank and Gaza until the Palestinian Authority ends its practice of providing monetary rewards to terrorists and their families. “It is deeply troubling to know that for years the Palestinian government has funded... Read more

  • Congresswoman Tenney Cosponsors, Votes to Pass Resolution Requiring Mandatory Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training for Congressmembers and House Employees
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the passage of H. Res. 630 which would require all members of the House of Representatives, employees, interns and fellows to complete mandatory anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training: “While only a first step, it’s far past time that the unethical and harmful behavior plaguing the halls of Congress is addressed. As a member of the State Assembly, I stood nearly alone in calling for the re... Read more

  • Rep. Claudia Tenney: CFPB Must Be Accountable to the American People
    Posted in Press Releases on November 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the House Financial Services Committee, urged newly appointed Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Mick Mulvaney to bring accountability and oversight to the CFPB. “No agency in the history of our nation has been structured like the CFPB. Despite a title that implies the safeguarding of consumers, throughout the past seven years, the agency has been riddled with rampant abuses of power, unaccountable s... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Pass Comprehensive Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1. “Our current tax code is broken. It’s riddled with loopholes and kickbacks that penalize success and hurt hardworking taxpayers. This is why tax reform is a priority for me and this is why I voted to move the debate forward, despite concerns I continue to have regarding the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT). I advocated so strongly for the SALT deduction because it shield... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces Major Disaster Declaration for Oswego County, Lake Ontario Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that President Trump has issued a major disaster declaration in response to summer flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline. This will release federal funds to the state of New York to assist Oswego County, among others, with recovery efforts from flooding that occurred from May 2 to August 6, 2017. “Unprecedented flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline severely damaged hundreds of businesses and homes. This damage is beyond the response c... Read more

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