We all know that the fight to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its critical protections is not over. Your voice and your opinions remain essential to this debate. That’s why for the past month I’ve asked you to tell me your thoughts on efforts to repeal this landmark law. So far, I’ve received thousands of responses from people across Monroe County.
In the coming weeks, the Rochester intermodal train station will open its doors to our community. Unlike the nearly 40-year-old “temporary” and deficient station that stood before it, our new station will be fully compliant under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a law that celebrates its 27th anniversary this week.
The Congressional Majority's efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are now on life-support, but that doesn’t mean our fight is over.
I’ve said from the beginning that the STOCK Act, the law that I wrote to crack down on insider trading by federal officials, would be an important tool in stopping corruption in government and increasing transparency in the halls of Congress.
This month, Public Citizen, a non-profit, non-partisan public advocacy group, helped prove that point.
Last week, I stood in solidarity with the families of Flight 3407, Captain Tim Canoll, president of the Airline Pilots Association, Jeff Skiles, first officer of the Miracle on the Hudson, and members of the Western New York delegation. We came together in a bipartisan call for Congress to protect hard-won airline safety reforms.
You’ve likely heard the news that last week, Senate Republicans brought their secret health care repeal bill out of the dark backroom it was crafted in somewhere in the Capitol. It is even crueler than the version that passed the House in May.
For 37 years, a temporary and deficient rail station has served as our region’s only hub for rail travel. It's outrageous, and now, it’s about to finally change.
This has been a difficult week.
I’ve been thinking constantly about my colleague, Representative Steve Scalise, his family, the Capitol Police officers, and others injured while practicing for the annual bipartisan baseball game on Wednesday morning.
This week, House Republicans brought to the floor the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017, a dangerous bill that guts the most important consumer financial protections under Dodd-Frank and makes it easier for big banks to engage in the same reckless behaviors that led to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.