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  • 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

  • Tenney Fights to Protect State and Local Tax Deduction for Hardworking New Yorkers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) urged U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin to reconsider the proposed elimination of the federal deduction for state and local taxes (SALT), which is included in the Administration’s proposed tax reform plan. The SALT deduction, which has been a part of the U.S. tax code since 1913, allows New Yorkers, as well as taxpayers across the nation, to write off their state and local income tax from their federal returns to prevent double taxation. In a l... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Welcomes Winner of 2017 Congressional Art Competition to Washington D.C.
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) welcomed the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, Claire Nolan of Greene Central High School, to her Washington D.C. office. Beginning in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition is held every spring to showcase talented art students across the nation. Each Member of Congress receives submissions from students throughout their district, and the winning piece is prominently displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. Nolan’s artwork, titled... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, New York Congressional Delegation Dismiss Cuomo’s Baseless Claims
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (Ny-22), along with Reps. Faso, Collins, Reed and Stefanik issued a sharp rebuke to the false claims presented in Governor Cuomo’s “letter to New Yorkers.” The delegation’s individual remarks are below: Rep. Claudia Tenney (NY-22): “Governor Cuomo continues to prove that he will stop at nothing to inflict pain on our local communities to further his own political aspirations. We all know that pay-to-play and political vendettas drive the governor’s agenda. Us... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces Coffee with Claudia Open Door Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced dates and locations for Coffee with Claudia, a series of small group meetings across the 22nd Congressional District. During Coffee with Claudia 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 first-com... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Requests Compensation for Property Owners Impacted by Lake Ontario Flooding and Damages Caused by Plan 2014
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) requested language in the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations bill that would require the International Joint Commission (IJC) to use a portion of its funds to compensate shoreline property owners for the disproportionate damages caused by Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Plan (Plan 2014). In 2016, the Obama Administration approved Plan 2014, which has been a major contributor in increasing the frequency of raising and lowerin... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Denounces Cuomo’s Expected Veto of $90 Million in Lake Ontario Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) denounced Governor Cuomo’s expected veto of a bipartisan measure to provide $90 million in relief funding for Lake Ontario flood victims and municipalities. “Families and small business owners in Oswego County and the Lake Ontario region have had their properties devastated by recent flooding. During a recent tour of the area, I had the chance to see the severity of the damage first hand. It is unthinkable that Governor Cuomo would deprive these prope... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Helps Secure Contract for Assured Information Security Inc. in Rome
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS) in Rome, NY has been awarded a multi-million dollar Government Services Administration (GSA) contract. Founded in 2001, AIS is an information technology company that has played a leading role in supporting critical cyber operations for the federal government, working with both the Air Force and Department of Defense. AIS currently employs over 270 cyber engineers & scientists. Tenney’s office work... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney, Schneider meet with United Nations Coordinator to Address Sexual Exploitation and Abuse involving UN Peacekeepers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) today announced their meeting with a United Nations Special Coordinator in an effort to improve United Nations (UN) response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in peacekeeping operations. The meeting, held yesterday, was called following the introduction of a resolution by Tenney and Schneider condemning SEA by UN Peacekeepers. The resolution reaffirms the United States’ commitment to ensuring that this issue is add... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Secures Critical Language for Veterans Crisis Line in the 2018 Proposed Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee has included language in its proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget that will ensure every veteran receives immediate assistance from the Veterans Crisis Line. The Veterans Crisis Line is a vital resource that provides around the clock crisis intervention services to veterans across the country. Earlier this year, Tenney called for the continuation of funding for th... Read more

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