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  • 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

  • March 27-31, 2017
    Posted in Vote Explanations on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    S.J.Res. 34 – Providing for congressional disapproval under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services Internet privacy is a growing concern both in our district and across the country. Consumers have the right to control their private information and how that information is disseminated. For this reason, I voted against S.J. Res. 34 whi... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Cosponsors Resolution to Combat Climate Change
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today joined 16 Republican members of the House to introduce a resolution that calls for using American innovation to preserve and protect our environment. “This resolution addresses the real impacts of man-made climate change and emphasizes the need to develop and create jobs with the goal of protecting our environment,” said Congressman John Faso. “It’s critical that we work together to develop smart solutions that will conserve our natur... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Answers Additional Questions from Teletown Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Click image above to watch video Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today took time to answer additional questions from participants in last night’s teletown hall. Participants who were unable to ask Congressman Faso their question live were encouraged to leave a voicemail at event’s end. Faso’s responses to some of the questions have been posted to his YouTube page here. Read more

  • Faso Answers Questions and Concerns in Teletown Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement after his hourlong teletown hall this evening: “Tonight I contacted 20,000 residents in the 19th District and heard from them on various topics of concern, from property taxes to healthcare to our environment. I appreciate everyone who called in to listen and participate in a thoughtful discussion on issues that matter most to our community.” Teletown Hall Stats 20,000 calls made Top topics: Healthcare reform... Read more

  • Faso Advocates for Drinking Water Protections with Circuit Rider Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) testified this week before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies in support of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Circuit Rider program, which works through various state rural water associations to provide technical help to local utilities and their customers: “The Circuit Rider program is critically important to support rural infrastruc... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on President's WOTUS Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the President’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) executive order: “The Obama administration’s controversial EPA WOTUS rule is a dangerous expansion of the agency’s regulatory authority over 19th District family farms, businesses and property owners. Before it was correctly paused by the courts, WOTUS would have required local farmers to apply for federal permits for routine work involving drainage ditche... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Talks with Susan Arbetter on WCNY
    Posted in Interviews on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA, Environment

    Rep. John Faso talks with Susan Arbetter from WCNY on how he's representing 19th District, the Affordable Care Act, and his letter to the EPA to designate Hoosick Falls an EPA National Priorities List Superfund site. Listen here. Read more

  • February 13-17, 2017
    Posted in Vote Explanations on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA, Environment

    H.R. 428 - Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act I voted to support H.R. 428, which requires the Bureau of Land Management to commission a survey along a 116-mile stretch of the Red River beside the Texas and Oklahoma border. The bill will help to determine the proper ownership between public and private land along the Red River. Roll call vote: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll092.xml H.J.Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savin... Read more

  • January 30 - February 3, 2017
    Posted in Vote Explanations on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment, Seniors

    H.J.Res. 41 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers". Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires companies to, when filing with the SEC, disclose information detailing payments made to governments for the purposes of extracting oil, natural gas, or minerals. The information di... Read more

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