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  • Faso Supports Young People Achieving the American Dream
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-NY) recently cosponsored H.R. 496, the Bar Removal of Individuals Who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act. This legislation would protect from deportation those brought illegally to the United States as children and allow them to seek employment. Congressman Faso issued the following statement in support of the BRIDGE Act: “Children should not be punished for an action taken years ago, over which they had no say. I’m joining colleagues from both s... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement: “The US attack on the Syrian air base associated with the chemical weapons attack was the correct response. The civilized world must respond to the horrific use of chemical weapons, especially against innocent civilians, or else we risk normalizing such behavior which has been outlawed since the end of World War I." ### Read more

  • Congressman Faso Invites Students to Participate in Annual Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – This year marks the 35th annual Congressional Art Competition. The nationwide high school art contest encourages students from across America to showcase their artistic talents. More than 650,000 high school students have participated since the competition’s inception. It is a great way for students from each of the nation’s 435 congressional districts and US territories to compete to join the ranks of other artists whose works have graced the Capitol. Congressman John Faso (R... Read more

  • Faso Introduces Legislation to Protect Property Taxpayers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) has introduced H.R. 1871, the Property Tax Reduction Act, which will eliminate New York State’s ability to mandate Medicaid costs on local county property taxpayers. “For 51 years Albany has been unfairly mandating counties to pay for a significant share of state Medicaid costs,” said Congressman John Faso. “This mandate has caused property taxes to skyrocket and in turn crushing homeowners, seniors, and businesses. Exorbitant property taxe... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on Barge Incident on Hudson River
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the barge incident that ran aground on the Hudson River in Catskill: “I am relieved to see that there were no major injuries or spillage resulting from today’s incident on the Hudson River involving a gasoline barge. I am in contact with Greene County Sheriff Greg Seeley and his office and continue to receive updates and accident assessments as they become available. In addition to monitoring today’s incide... Read more

  • Faso Applauds Delay of Washington Mandate on Home-Care Agencies
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to delay the implementation of new federal Conditions of Participation (CoPs): “I recently sent a letter to CMS urging them to delay new changes to the Conditions of Participation that would negatively impact Home Health Agencies (HHAs) and the timely delivery of healthcare in our district. If these changes were implemented now, HHAs would be giv... Read more

  • Faso Joins Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) has joined the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, which educates members of the House on economically viable options to reduce climate risk and policies that address the causes and effects of climate change. “I am pleased to join the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus and I look forward to working with my colleagues to address the impacts of climate change. It’s critical that we work together and provide smart solutions that will conserv... Read more

  • New York Republican Delegation Responds to Governor Cuomo
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Members of the New York Republican Congressional delegation, including Representatives John Faso (NY-19), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Tom Reed (NY-23), and Chris Collins (NY-27) responded today to Governor Cuomo’s Medicaid-spending proposal. New York State has one of the most expensive Medicaid programs in the country. This is because state government is not required to pay the full cost of the entitlement program, instead raising revenue from county taxpay... Read more

  • Faso Votes to Protect Online Privacy
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the passage of S.J. Res 34: “I support the need for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to obtain affirmative opt-ins from consumers for their personal information. Ultimately it is consumers who have the right to decide how their information will be used. For these reasons I could not support today’s vote to roll back privacy protections implemented by the Federal Communications Commission.” ### Read more

  • Statement from Congressman John J. Faso on the AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today issued the following statement after the decision to pull the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from floor consideration: “Since the start of this process, I have said that we must keep what works in the current healthcare system and fix what doesn’t. Pulling the legislation from the floor reveals that there is no Republican consensus on replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As such, it is incumbent upon those of us in Congress ... Read more

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