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  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Tax Reform will Unleash the Economy and Bring Jobs Back to America
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “Tax reform is the key to unleashing the American Dream for all. Our current tax code is broken and riddled with loopholes that penalize success and hurt hardworking taxpayers. This changes today. The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will provide critical relief to individuals and families while ensuring that job creators in 22nd District can compete on a level playing... 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

  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts Important First Step to Begin Leveling the Playing Field
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act released this morning by the House Ways and Means Committee: “Tax Reform is key to unleashing our economy, bringing back jobs and renewing the promise of the American Dream for all. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act released today is an important first step to level the playing field for hardworking Upstate families and end loopholes that only benefit the wealthy and well-connected. With a simpler a... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Equifax Breach Shows Necessity for National Standards for Data Breach Notifications
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to the Financial Services Committee’s hearing examining the Equifax data breach: “Security breaches have become all too common and increasingly sophisticated. The Equifax data breach affected nearly 145 million consumers in the United States, nearly half of all Americans. When Equifax learned of suspicious activity, they failed to disclose the breach for six weeks. Since then, consumers have... Read more

  • Statement on Passage of Building a Better America Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), cosponsor of the Balanced Budget Amendment, released the following statement on the passage of the budget: “The passage of today’s budget is a step in the right direction toward paying down our $20 trillion national debt, cutting wasteful out-of-control Washington spending, growing our economy and putting the taxpayers first. The budget will save the taxpayers $203 billion, while paving the way for comprehensive pro-growth tax reform. Within the next ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Introduces WHEEL Act to Ease Regulatory Burden on Interstate Trucking, Address Growing Trucking Industry Driver Shortage
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) introduced the Waiving Hindrances to Economic Enterprise and Labor (WHEEL) Act, H.R. 3889, to ease the regulatory burden on interstate trucking. This legislation will expand a pilot program to study the safety implications of allowing individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 to operate trucks across state lines. Under current federal law, individuals in this age group may obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in each of the 48 contiguous states; ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney hosts Manufacturing Round Table, Unveils Renew NY-22 Plan to Restore Economic Opportunity in Upstate
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Rome, NY—Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hosted a manufacturing round table at Revere Copper in Rome, NY. Representatives from manufacturing facilities across the 22nd District attended the round table discussion including Brian O’Shaughnessy of Revere Copper, William Brown of TECT Power, Gregory Owens and Matt Roberts of Sherrill Manufacturing, Lou Callea of Raymond Corporation, Jim Nichols of Buckingham Manufacturing Co. Inc., Brian Reid of Indium Corporation, Stephen Flint of AIS ... 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 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

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