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  • Thanks to Dodd-Frank, The Dreamers Are Being Suffocated
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    By: Rep. Claudia Tenney Every successful company in our nation started as a small enterprise on a Main Street somewhere in America. Take Remington Arms and Chobani as examples: two local companies that today are among the most successful large corporations in the country. The key to driving their success was the ability to start small and scale big. Under Dodd-Frank, too many Americans with the drive and passion to create and innovate haven’t had the opportunity to turn the outlines of their dre... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Financial CHOICE Act Will End Bailouts, Hold Washington and Wall Street Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the introduction of the Financial CHOICE Act, a measure that will replace the failed Dodd-Frank Act with reforms that will end “too big to fail,” hold Washington and Wall Street accountable, unleash our job creators and allow Americans to achieve financial independence: “With Dodd-Frank, Americans were promised a stronger, healthier economy. Instead, Americans have... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: Tax Reform Necessary for Economic Growth, Job Creation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan: “Congress and the President both agree that reforming our tax code is vitally important and a top priority. As a small business owner and a resident of nearly the highest taxed state in the nation, I have seen firsthand the devastation caused to our region by the complex, unfair tax code. In New York, soaring taxes have driven businesses and residents out of our state in ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney calls on President Trump to Hold Canada to Trade Commitments
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on President Trump to hold Canada to its trade commitments by enforcing current law and opposing Canadian dairy protectionist policies. In a bipartisan letter to the Trump Administration, nearly 70 Members of Congress called on the administration to advocate for our nation’s dairy industry. Until recently, Canada used a five-class milk pricing system, however in April, Canada revised its milk classification system, which has led to changes in t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney: CFPB Must be Restructured, Accountable to Taxpayers and Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY), a member of the House Financial Services Committee and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, questioned witnesses at a hearing on the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Recently, the D.C. Court of Appeals declared the Bureau’s structure unconstitutional, as the unelected director “enjoys more unilateral authority than any other officer in any of the three branches of government of the U.S. Government, other than ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Reacts to Remington Arms Layoffs
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) reacted to reports of 122 employee layoffs at Remington Arm’s Ilion Plant: “As the largest employer in Herkimer County and one of the country’s longest continuously operating manufacturers, Remington Arms has been a staple in our community for over 200 years. The news today that Remington laid-off 122 employees is truly unfortunate for our community and the hardworking families of Herkimer County. Economic downturns in the firearms industry coupled wit... Read more

  • CONGRESSWOMAN CLAUDIA TENNEY: TRUMP’S ACTIONS SIGNAL AMERICAN WORKERS WILL BE PUT FIRST
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY) released the following statement in support of President Trump’s Executive Order withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership: “The actions of President Trump today signal to the American people that he is truly invested in putting American workers first. Withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) offers us an opportunity to reexamine United States trade policy, while working to implement trade deals that... Read more

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