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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Applauds the Passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) applauded the passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. This important piece of legislation will permit the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs to hold employees accountable for their actions by giving the Secretary the authority to remove, demote or suspend an employee for poor performance or misconduct. “As the mother of an active duty U.S. Marine and Representative of a distri... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $1.15 Million in Federal Funding to Continue Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced $1,150,000 in federal funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). This funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The grant will be used by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation to continue the implementation of the GLRI. “As the largest freshwater system in the world, the Great Lakes are a unique and integral part of our environment and our economy in upstate ... Read more

  • Reps. Tenney and Schneider Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Defend Israel’s Military Edge
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, U.S. Representatives Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) announced the introduction of new bipartisan legislation to strengthen the processes that ensures Israel’s qualitative military edge (QME) over regional adversaries. The Defending Israel’s QME Act of 2017, or H.R. 2833, expands the United States’ coordination with our strongest regional ally by requiring the President to consult with appropriate officials in the government of Israel on Israel’s QME before authorizing ar... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on Comey Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee: “President Trump’s conversation with the Former FBI Director Comey was not ideal based on the accounts we heard today from Comey during the testimony. However, Comey did confirm that President Trump was not the subject of the investigation, there was no obstruction of justice by the President and that the President... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Applauds the Passage of the Financial CHOICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, H.R. 10: “In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Washington liberals passed the Dodd-Frank Act with the promise that this sweeping legislation would provide a stronger, healthier economy. Instead, Americans have seen the worst economic recovery in 70 years. Hardworking taxpayers have seen their paychecks stagnate, mortgages have grown increasingly expen... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces June Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours for the month of June. Throughout the month of June, 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. CORTLAND COUNTY Cortland Cortland Free Library 32 Church Street Cor... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $256,581 in Federal Funds for Griffiss International Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney announced $256,581 in federal funding for Griffiss International Airport, located in Oneida County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant will fund phase one of a six-phase project to reconstruct 11,820 feet of the existing Runway 15/33 pavement that has reached the end of its useful life. Phase one will account for the design phase of the reconstruc... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $587,761 in Federal Funds for Greater Binghamton Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney announced $587,761 in federal funding for the Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field Airport (BGM), located in Broome County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The grant will fund the acquisition of 12 sets of replacement personal protective equipment, 12 sets of replacement self-contained breathing apparatus and a replacement aircraft rescue and fire figh... Read more

  • Representatives Tenney, Schneider Introduce Resolution Condemning Sexual Abuse and Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced a bipartisan Resolution Condemning Sexual Abuse and Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers. Over the past decade, allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation launched against UN peacekeepers have become increasingly frequent. Although this is not the norm, a recent AP report found that over the last 12 years, an estimated 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation have been made against UN peacekeepe... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Releases Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney released the following statement on President Trump’s proposed budget: “I came to Washington with the mission to reform our federal government and eliminate wasteful Washington spending and this remains my goal. Decades of bloated budgets and a lack of fiscal accountability are why our country is inching closer to a debt of nearly $20 trillion. However, my commitment to government reform does not change the fact that I represent a region of the country that h... Read more

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