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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement On House Passage Of A Continuing Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Washington, DC— Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement regarding the House passage of the Continuing Resolution to fund the government. “While a Continuing Resolution is not the way we should fund the federal government, shutting down the government would have put our men and women in uniform at risk, jeopardized our national security and threatened our readiness capabilities. It is despicable that Democrats led by Senator Schumer are using children’s health... 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
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    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

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced the No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians Act of 2017, H.R. 4314. This bill would close an existing loophole that allows members of Congress convicted of bribery, perjury, conspiracy or other related crimes to continue collecting their taxpayer funded pension. Existing law only requires former members of Congress to forfeit their pension when they have exhausted their appeals in full, not simply upon a lawful conviction. The recent case of for... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes “NO” on 2018 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Washington D.C. –Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the passage of the 2018 Budget, which included a provision supporting the elimination the state and local tax deduction (SALT): “Eliminating the SALT deduction will unfairly burden over 62,000 people in the 22nd District and strip hardworking families of their only real tax relief. Tax reform is key to unleashing our economy, bringing back jobs and creating growth. However, eliminating the SALT deduc... 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
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    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 Releases Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
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    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

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Spending Bill Far From Perfect, But a Start
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement on the Omnibus Spending Bill: “The omnibus spending bill, and the process behind it, are far from perfect, however, it begins the process of reeling in wasteful, out-of-control government spending and reducing our national debt. It is also important to stand with President Trump and support his efforts to push our conservative agenda forward, even if incrementally, over the objections of Washington liberals. Although th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. The Congressional Art Competition is open to students in 11th and 12th grades in the 22nd Congressional District. 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. Submissions will be judged by a panel in the district, ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Hosts First Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Thank you to all who joined us Wednesday evening for our first telephone town hall. I appreciated the opportunity to discuss the vital issues facing our community and my work on behalf of the 22nd district. If you missed the telephone town hall, you can listen to the full audio here: https://vekeo.com/event/repclaudiatenney-31712/. Read more

  • Congresswoman Tenney Votes to Support 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
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    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) voted in support of H.R.1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017. This measure would appropriate $577.9 billion in discretionary defense spending for the 2017 fiscal year, providing $5.2 billion more than in 2016. “National Security is a primary role of the Federal Government, as such it is the responsibility of Congress to provide adequate funding for all defense related operations. Our vote today confirms our commitment to providing... Read more

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