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A new farm labor bill has been introduced in Congress that has bi-partisan support and includes two changes some say will help New York farms.

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The House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday morning on whether to continue investigations into presidential actions that might lead to impeachment. That is not how Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed sees it.

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The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Southern Tier Republican Tom Reed to create federal programs to train a new generation of hospice and palliative care providers.

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When the House of Representatives votes Thursday on beginning a formal impeachment investigation, Western New York will have two votes on the floor: Corning Republican Tom Reed and Buffalo Democrat Brian Higgins. Former Clarence Republican Chris Collins resigned his congressional seat after a felony conviction and is not eligible to vote.

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Local members of Congress are weighing in on the controversy over a phone call that President Donald Trump had with the Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Western New York congressman Tom Reed is in stable condition after collapsing in Washington, DC Thursday afternoon.

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The decrepit five miles of the New York State Thruway through Seneca Nation land is turning into a political free-for-all, with no immediate prospects the road will be repaired. The road is so bad, the speed limit is down to 45 mph.

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For five miles across the Seneca Nation's Cattaraugus Territory, the New York State Thruway paving is so bad the Thruway Authority had put up "rough road" signs. Three politicians are charging Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being political in his dealings with the Seneca Nation, leaving the road in bad shape.

Reed, Problem Solvers head to southern border

Jul 17, 2019
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A bipartisan coalition of congress members is heading to the southern U.S. border on Friday. The Problem Solvers Caucus plans to visit a detention center in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) hosted U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Geneva Wednesday for a roundtable discussion with local farmers. Trade deals, China and labor were highlights of the conversation.

The House is expected to vote this week, possibly as early as Tuesday, on a resolution blocking President Trump's use of a national emergency declaration to divert funds for his much-desired wall on the southern border. Two Western New York congressmen agree that the president's declaration is inappropriate in this circumstance but they disagree on the resolution scheduled for a vote.

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A bi-partisan group known as the Problem Solvers Caucus reached an agreement last week with likely House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Southern Tier Rep. Tom Reed co-chairs the caucus, but he and other Republican members were not part of those talks. So Reed says he is not willing to vote for Pelosi, unless she agrees to further rules changes.

Reed and DiPietro are Election Day standouts for NY Republicans

Nov 7, 2018
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Tom Reed won his fourth term to Congress to represent New York’s 23rd district. Democratic opponent Tracy Mitrano conceded shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tueday to represent the district's 11 counties across the Southern Tier.

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The indictment charging Rep. Chris Collins (R-Clarence) and his son with insider trading has raised questions about this November's congressional elections. His GOP colleague in Western New York, Tom Reed said he recognizes the indictment represents "serious allegations," but Collins' decision to stay on the ballot is a family decision.

Bipartisan pilgrimage honors Rep. Louise Slaughter

Jul 23, 2018
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A first of its kind "pilgrimage" brought both Republican and Democratic leaders to Western New York this weekend to explore two significant freedom movements in the state, the abolitionist movement and women’s suffrage.

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It’s not official yet, but it appears that Yates County resident Tracy Mitrano is the winner of the Democratic Primary in the 23rd Congressional District. Five candidates were running for the nomination in an effort to challenge Republican incumbent Tom Reed this fall.

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Protestors at Rep. Tom Reed’s office in Geneva called on the congressman to take action against an immigration policy that is separating children from their families at the U.S. southern border.

Rep. Reed opposed to supervised heroin injection sites

Jun 11, 2018

Congressman Tom Reed has declared his adamant opposition to the use of heroin injection sites. The Southern Tier Republican says the proposal is made by “extremists on the left.”

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The union representing 250 machinists at Dresser-Rand in Wellsville have approved an extended contract that increases severance benefits as the plant prepares to close. It also has an updated timeline for layoffs.

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The visual images on television were very clear: Republicans were vocal in their praise of President Trump's State of the Union message, while Democrats were not wearing out their hands with applause. However, there was one issue that seemed to cross the aisle: infrastructure.

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Republicans Chris Collins and Tom Reed are touting their votes to prevent a government shutdown by late Friday night.

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Congressman Tom Reed says there is bipartisan agreement in Congress on improving the nation's infrastructure.

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Republicans in Congress had a major victory Tuesday, passing the president's tax program. Democrats were unable to block the bill before it went to the Senate. However, the bill will go back to the House for a second vote Wednesday because of changes mandated by arcane Senate rules, but it is expected to make it to the president's desk.

Local members of Congress split by party on tax bill vote

Oct 27, 2017

Congressional Democrats in New York are criticizing a federal budget approved by the House on Thursday that paves the way for a tax reform plan that could include the elimination of the state and local deduction, or SALT.

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Republican Congressman Tom Reed is bucking his GOP President, calling on the Trump Administration to continue making what are known as Cost Sharing Reduction payments, to prevent destabilizing the health insurance marketplace.

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While admitting that passage of the Senate's version of healthcare legislation is far from certain, Congressman Tom Reed defended elements of that bill and some of the thinking behind it during his weekly conference call.


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Congressman Brian Higgins says the failure of a Republican-sponsored bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a victory for the American people. The Buffalo Democrat says the GOP legislation would have benefited insurance companies rather than the people it was supposed to help.

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Republican Tom Reed faced a vocal crowd yesterday as he held a Town Hall meeting in Ithaca.

A number of Republicans are expressing concerns over the latest controversy involving presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump. Among them is Rep. Tom Reed, whose district covers the Southern Tier.

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Three school districts in Western New York will share hundreds of thousands of federal dollars, because Uncle Sam has land within their respective districts that cannot be taxed.


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