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, […]

Gillibrand, 10 Democratic women senators call on McConnell to pass the DREAM Act before recess

Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and 10 Democratic women Senators sent a letter calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass the Dream Act before the Senate recesses in December.

In the letter, Senator Gillibrand and her colleagues urge the Trump Administration to reverse their decision to rescind […]

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 […]