Trump signs bill to streamline FEMA claims process into law

Rep. Claudia Tenney

FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017 will Speed Up Disaster Recovery Process

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that President Donald J. Trump signed the FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017 into law. This measure will require FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) to develop […]

Tenney Votes to Pass Comprehensive Tax Reform

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Gillibrand: “Americans are being slaughtered”

Kirsten Gillibrand

**WATCH Senator Gillibrand’s Speech on the Senate Floor HERE**

Following the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, yesterday that killed 26 people, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate floor this afternoon to call out Congress’s failure to take action against gun violence.

Below are Senator Gillibrand’s remarks […]

Tenney votes no on 2018 budget

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Budget Included Provision Supporting an End to the State and Local Tax Deduction

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the passage of the 2018 Budget, which included a provision supporting the elimination the state and local tax deduction (SALT):

“Eliminating the SALT deduction will unfairly burden over […]

Gillibrand issues statement on Trump decision not to recertify Iran nuclear DEA

Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump announced his decision not to recertify the Iran nuclear deal:

“It is unfortunate that President Trump has ignored the findings of his Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs that Iran is complying with the […]

Tenney Votes in Support of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in support of H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill would restrict abortions after 20 weeks, as substantial scientific evidence has proven that abortions inflict pain on unborn children at this age. Currently, the United States is one of only seven countries that allow abortions after […]

Tenney: Equifax Breach Shows Necessity for National Standards for Data Breach Notifications

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Tenney Statement on Passage of Building a Better America Budget

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Tenney introduces WHEEL Act to ease regulatory burden on interstate trucking, address growing trucking industry driver shortage

Rep. Claudia Tenney

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 […]

Gillibrand urges USDA to immediately provide emergency food aid

Kirsten Gillibrand

Millions Of American Citizens Who Live In Puerto Rico Still Have No Power, Food, Or Clean Water

Gillibrand, A Member Of The Senate Agriculture Committee, Led Colleagues In Calling For Immediate Approval Of Food Aid For Fellow American Citizens In Puerto Rico

U.S. Senator […]

Tenney issues statement on proposed elimination of federal deduction for state and local taxes

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the proposed elimination of the Federal Deduction for State and Local Taxes:

“As I’ve said from day one, eliminating the federal deduction for state and local taxes will unfairly burden the over 3 million hardworking taxpayers in New York who claim […]

Gillibrand issues plea for Puerto Rico’s victims of Maria

Kirsten Gillibrand

“The men, women and children who live on these islands are American citizens. Do not forget that.”

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke on the Senate Floor Sept. 26 to urge her colleagues to provide desperately needed disaster relief to the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Gillibrand spoke […]