Today, the House came together in a bipartisan compromise on some of the most urgent matters facing our nation. We extended the debt ceiling to pay our nation’s bills, passed a continuing resolution to fund the government, and secured the first funding installment for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
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.