“So, let’s hope that by August 1, this will have been resolved.”
“So, let’s hope that by August 1, this will have been resolved.”
“In the sense that you can waive rent and you can not have consequences that are going to impact those same people that you are trying to help.”
“The twice per week is not based in any scientific recommendation and counters what the CDC is asking for.”
Four regional counties were allowed to restart the procedures on Wednesday.
As of Wednesday, 18 people have died of COVID-19 in Steuben County. Some at Hornell-area nursing homes.
“I will tell you, I believe the state has the authority to issue such a thing.”
As of Tuesday, 16 residents have died of COVID-19
“This is reckless”
The Republican said New York’s budget deficit was around $6 billion even before the pandemic started
President Trump signed the measure Friday afternoon.
Reed also said that Congress is keeping an eye on the needs of families while schools are closed.
The response was due to the recent destruction buildings and subsequent brawl that occurred days later.
Governor Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the situation.
The Green Light Law allows undocumented people to obtain driver’s licenses.
Republican Tom Reed said some of his constituents are students and staff at the University.
The Republican believes the President had the right to violate the law by freezing the funds
Congressman Tom Reed says the decision to not recite the Pledge is an example of what he calls an “extreme liberal agenda”
Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed is one of over a dozen current and former members of Congress who wrote letters.
Reed questions the fairness of SUNY-system procedures around political express and free speech.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, clearing a major hurdle towards approving a new North American trade deal. The bill now heads to the Senate where it’s likely to be taken up in the new year.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at loosening a controversial part of the 2017 tax law, and New Yorker members of Congress are crossing party lines. The bill now moves to the Senate, where it’s not likely to be taken up, but the issue will likely come up again in 2020 congressional races.
“Repeal this criminal justice reform effort in New York, go back to the drawing board and engage in real criminal justice reform where the rights of victims.”
The new bill will allow visas for year-round workers and it provides a path to legal status for current farm workers already in the U.S.
The vote went along party lines.
“I do view this vote here coming up this week as an impeachment vote in regards to do you approve impeachment, do you disapprove of impeachment.”
“Despite this great victory, we must not confuse the death of this evil man with the total defeat of ISIS.”
Reed described those who voted against the president as showing a “political cowardice” that was “appalling.”
“Elijah Cummings was not just a great congressman, but a great man.”
Polish opposition critics worry that the ruling party’s changes to courts and press freedom are a threat to their democracy.
Still, he called some of Schiff’s overall rhetoric “dangerous” and “divisive”.
He called criticism Trump’s decision cowardly
Reed said that nuclear energy has to be part of the transition away from fossil fuels even with its risks.
“We urge Governor Cuomo to waste no time in calling for a special election to ensure the people of New York’s 27th Congressional District have proper representation in Washington.”
Opioid prescription abuse is the focus of Dr. Scott Noren’s candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the 23rd congressional district.
Reed’s statement came after the release of a summary of a call between Trump and Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky.
Congressman plans to return to work on Monday
The Republican reaffirmed his opposition to an assault rifle ban and described it as a slippery slope that might lead to the repeal of the Second Amendment.
New York’s Red Flag Law went into effect on Saturday.
The congress man said Mueller’s testimony seemed to just reiterate what Reed referred to as a thorough and extensive report.
During a tour of immigrant detention facilities, New York 19th District Congressman Antonio Delgado said he saw human beings who were suffering.
The group will head to the Rio Grande Valley
“I think the sentiment can be interpreted, rightfully, as offensive and I think it’s, it was inappropriate.”
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is touring upstate New York on Wednesday.
Mental health issues are a community concern, not just one for the schools, according to Kelly Houck, Dundee Superintendent of Schools.
Theresa Alt was one of two people who stopped by for a visit. Alt met Tuesday with staff at Congressman Tom Reed’s Ithaca office. That office last opened its doors two weeks ago, but there were no visitors. This time, people showed up.
Over the weekend, Republican congressman Tom Reed hosted a series of three town halls around his Southern Tier district. They came just after the partial federal shutdown ended.
Today is the 35th day of the partial government shutdown. For New York Republican congressman Tom Reed that’s 35 days too long.
Representative Tom Reed said there are compromises available to both parties which would reopen the federal government and give them a victory. First, Reed says Congress must stop what he calls partisan ‘political theater’ and start working to each other.
When Democrats formally assume control of leadership in the House of Representatives Wednesday, they’re expected to push for passage of House rule changes. A Western New York Republican said in his weekly conference call Wednesday that he will support those changes.
The new Farm Bill was passed by Congress last week. A few hours before the vote, Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed said parts of the bill may help small and mid-sized dairy farmers in his 23rd Congressional District.
A bi-partisan group known as the Problem Solvers Caucus reached an agreement last week with likely-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed, co-chairs the caucus, but he and other Republican members were not part of those talks.
Republican Congressman Tom Reed confirmed on Monday that he might vote for Democrat Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House. To do so, she would need to agree to some changes he supports.
WSKG’s Gabe Altieri talks with Cornell Professor Glenn Altschuler about the impact of regional congressional races and what it means that Democrats control the New York Senate.
Now that Rep. Tom Reed has defended his seat against Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano, he says his first priority is to pass a set of legislative rules changes from a bipartisan caucus he co-chairs. Reed and a few other representatives have said they’ll withhold their support from the next House Speaker unless that person agrees to the changes. But, with the Democrats winning control of the House, that caucus may lose steam.
“I doubt that that caucus will stay together in terms of any leadership question because the Democrats who are members of that caucus, their bread is going to be buttered by whoever becomes Speaker,” said Jim Twombly, professor of political science at Elmira College.
Republican Congressman Tom Reed and Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano met in a debate Tuesday night at Corning Community College. They are running for the 23rd congressional district seat. The district covers the Western Southern Tier and parts of the Finger Lakes including Ithaca, Elmira and Hornell. The debate was televised by WETM-TV. Healthcare was a prominent topic.
ITHACA, NY (WSKG) – Some constituents are urging Congressman Tom Reed to take action to support net neutrality. Reed represents New York’s 23rd congressional district, which stretches from Ithaca to Jamestown. Seven people met with a member of his staff in Ithaca on Tuesday morning. Back in December, the Federal Communications Commission repealed 2015 net neutrality rules that required internet providers to allow equal access to all web content. Congressman Reed supported the repeal.
Rep. Reed met with a select group of senior citizens in an invitation only event with the Chemung County AARP. Some people said they’re worried Social Security won’t be around for their grandkids.
At Rep. Reed’s manufacturing summit, he said there’s an opportunity for growing the high tech industry in his district, which includes Geneva, Jamestown and Elmira. But, one manufacturer in the area says her biggest challenge is just finding employees who can show up for work on time and read a tape measure.
It’s been a week since Tracy Mitrano won the tight Democratic primary in New York’s 23rd Congressional district. The 23rd covers the western Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes and includes Ithaca, Geneva and Hornell. Mitrano is campaigning at rallies across the district this week.
Ithaca, NY (WSKG) – With around 700 people in attendance, Tracy Mitrano was the winner of a Democratic straw poll on Monday at the State Theater in Ithaca. Six of the seven candidates vying for the seat held by Republican Tom Reed took part.
Congressman Tom Reed returned to the Southern Tier this week and faced heat over his support of the big GOP tax bill that just passed the House of Representatives. The Republican’s district includes Elmira, Corning and Ithaca. He was an architect of the bill. At a town hall at the American Legion in Horseheads, Reed was greeted with jeers. The building was packed with residents who disapprove of the Republican tax bill.
New York Reps. John Katko (R-Camillus) and Tom Reed (R-Corning) expect that Congress will support a financial aid package for the victims of Hurricane Harvey when they return to Washington, D.C. next month. Reed says it’s too early to determine how much money will be needed to assist the nation’s fourth-largest city, where the storm has devastated the area. But he says it could be a significant amount since Congress appropriated tens of billions of dollars after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the northeast. “As we stood with the Sandy aid victims, we are going to stand with the families and individuals of Texas and make sure we come up with a package of what is clearly a need that our fellow American citizens need in this time of devastation,” Reed said.
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Republican Rep. Tom Reed of New York. Reed voted for the health care bill that would repeal and replace large parts of the ACA. He also supported a previous version. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The House passed the Republican health care bill this week that would repeal and replace large portions of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Republican Congressman Tom Reed of Corning says new House reforms to the U.S.’s visa waiver program are a much-needed update. “It closes a potential risk that is legitimately there in regards to terrorists being able to come to those 38 countries [and] into America,” Reed says. Reed voted “yes” on the bill Tuesday, as did Republican Richard Hanna of Utica and Albany-area Republican Christopher Gibson. The House passed the bill 407-19. The visa waiver program allows travelers from 38 countries to enter the United States and stay up to 90 days without a visa.
U.S. Representative Tom Reed of Corning has joined the throngs of Republicans rejecting Donald Trump’s comments about Muslims.
Trump declared yesterday that Muslims should be barred from entering the U.S. Reed says that violates Republican party values. However, Reed also says he’d support Trump if he won the presidential nomination. “Obviously if I have to choose between our Republican nominee and a continuation of the Obama policies going forward, I would clearly have to err on the side of the Republican nominee,” Reed explained. Reed added that he thinks Republican policies would be better for the country. He does say it’s unlikely Trump will make it that far and has endorsed former Florida governor Jeb Bush for the nomination.