Senators introduce new bipartisan legislation to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in Congress, bring transparency and accountability to sexual harassment reporting process

Kirsten Gillibrand

Bipartisan Congressional Harassment Reform Act would overhaul current reporting process for victims of harassment and discrimination in Congress, end required secrecy, and require members of Congress found liable for harassment or discrimination to pay settlements out of their own pockets

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Dianne […]

Tenney issues statement on Trump’s national security strategy

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s National Security Strategy:

“The primary role of our federal government is to ensure national security and the defense of the American homeland. The policies of the previous administrations have not achieved measurable results to keep America safe, and […]

Tenney: Tax Reform will Unleash the Economy and Bring Jobs Back to America

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Tenney: Final Tax Reform Bill Must Include Provisions Vital To New Yorkers

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) called on House and Senate Leadership to retain the deductibility of up to $10,000 worth of property taxes, the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC), and provisions allowing for the deductibility of medical expenses in the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

In a letter […]

Tenney issues statement on FCC vote

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the Federal Communication Commission’s vote to roll back Obama-era regulations:

“The internet is an open marketplace of ideas where everyone has an equal ability to participle in the free flow of information, and we must keep it that way. Today’s vote by […]

Gillibrand joins colleagues to introduce Senate resolution to reverse FCC decision, restore Net Neutrality

Kirsten Gillibrand

Congressional Review Act Resolution Would Restore The 2015 Rules That Have Kept The Internet Open And Free

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced that she is cosponsoring a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to restore the 2015 net neutrality rules that have kept the Internet open and free. The […]

Tenney’s Bill Passes the House

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act Passes With Strong Bipartisan Vote

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that her bill, the Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act H.R. 3971 passed the House by a vote of 294-129. The bipartisan bill would rollback escrow regulations on small community financial institutions while […]

CFPB must be accountable to the American people

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), member of the House Financial Services Committee, urged newly appointed Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 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 […]

Tenney issues statement on Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement to move the United States Embassy to Jerusalem and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

“President Trump’s declaration officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decision to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem […]

Tenney votes to pass Taylor Force Act

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Legislation will remove U.S. Taxpayer funding for payments to Palestinian terrorists

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hailed the passage of the Taylor Force Act, H.R. 1164. Named in honor of a veteran and West Point Graduate who was murdered in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2016, this […]

Tenney co-sponsors, votes to pass resolution mandating anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for Congress, House

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Stirpe: Schools should close on Election Day

Al Stirpe

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that he’s pushing to pass a bill to require schools across New York State to close on Election Day (A.444). The measure is an important step in encouraging voter participation while protecting the safety of children.

“Using schools as polling sites makes sense, […]