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  • Faso and Collins Respond to Cuomo
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (NY-19) and Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today issued the following statements in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s claims against the American Health Care Act: “There he goes again. Mr. Cuomo continues to mislead on the legislation to relieve property taxpayers of this Medicaid burden. He uses fake numbers in an effort to scare hospitals and health providers as to 'cuts' in Medicaid spending, when Albany could achieve savings by reducing other spe... Read more

  • Faso Urges Secretary Perdue to Expand Milk Options for Schoolchildren
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) recently sent a letter to the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) newly confirmed Secretary Sonny Perdue along with 12 colleagues urging the department to change guidelines to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) which prohibit schools from offering whole and flavored milk products. Today Secretary Perdue signed a proclamation directing the USDA to provide schools with regulatory flexibility to offer one percent flavored milk products. “... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on Continuing Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on today’s continuing appropriations resolution to fund the federal government through May 5: “With my support and on a bipartisan basis, the House passed a temporary continuing resolution to fund the government. It is expected that next week we will pass appropriations that will fund the government through the end of the fiscal year and prevent a government shutdown. I am continuing my Budget Committee work t... Read more

  • 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

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