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  • Congressman Faso Statement on Charlottesville
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) released the following statement regarding the hate demonstrations in Charlottesville over the weekend: "All Americans – and particularly those in positions of leadership – must reject hate groups such as white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the KKK, and others which have no legitimate place in our political and societal discourse. I am confident that the Department of Justice will vigorously prosecute and hold accountable those responsible for t... Read more

  • Congressman Faso Statement on Fact-finding Trip to Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Kinderhook, NY - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released the following statement after his return from a House delegation fact-finding trip to Israel. No tax dollars are used for this trip which was approved by the House Ethics Committee. “This morning I returned from a seven-day fact-finding trip to Israel. Our bipartisan delegation of House members met with senior Israeli defense and economic officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In addition, we met with experts o... Read more

  • Faso Announces Details for Third Public Town Hall Event
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    Kinderhook, NY – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced his participation in, and details for, a third town hall event at Esopus Town Hall on August 31. “In May, some folks from Move Forward New York approached me about doing a joint town hall event to hear from constituents in an organized and civil forum. Since then, our offices have been collaborating to plan and hammer out details for the event, and I am very pleased to say that we have this event scheduled for August 31 in Eso... Read more

  • Rep. Faso to Visit Israel, Meet with Israeli and Palestinian Leaders
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Kinderhook, NY - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) will travel to Israel to take part in the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) Israel Seminar from August 7 to August 13. Faso will join a bipartisan delegation of Congress to learn firsthand the complex challenges facing the region. The delegation will spend time visiting key strategic sites, including the security fence, the Gaza border, the Golan Heights on the Syrian border, and Israel’s border with Lebanon. While in Israel, Rep. F... Read more

  • Faso Praises Veterans Bills Passed in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on August 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans

    Kinderhook, NY – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today praised the U.S. Senate’s passage of two critical pieces of bipartisan veterans legislation that previously passed in the House. “Last night the Senate moved our nation’s veterans’ care a step in the right direction by passing the House-passed legislation, the Veterans Appeal Improvement and Modernization Act and the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act,” said Faso. “The first piece of legislation addresses the VA’s brok... Read more

  • Faso Announces Critical EPA Designation for Hoosick Falls
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced that Hoosick Falls would be added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Priorities List, the final step before access to critical federal resources to clean up pollution in the area. “This is critically important and welcome news as the 3,600 residents of Hoosick Falls will now see the contaminated Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics site eligible for federal funding, permanently. I am proud to have advocated... Read more

  • Faso Releases Statement on Status of Healthcare Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    “The recent failure of the Senate to advance its healthcare bill underscores the need for incremental, bipartisan reforms that will lower the costs of healthcare for families and individuals and put our nation’s healthcare system on a path to fiscal sustainability. I am working as part of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus to initiate reforms which can fix problems with the individual insurance market.” Read more

  • Faso Applauds Passage of Veterans Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    “Last night I was proud to support two pieces of essential legislation introduced by my New York colleagues, Rep. Elise Stefanik and Rep. Claudia Tenney, that will improve the lives of our nation’s servicemen and women. The Military Residency Choice Act, introduced by Rep. Stefanik, is commonsense legislation that enables spouses of active military men and women to use the address of their military spouse – something that is important for reasons of voting and taxation, and will ease the burden of frequent relocation that military families must deal with,” Faso said. “The Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act, offered by Rep. Tenney, turns a spotlight on senior officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs to identify those who may have acted nefariously in terms of bonus pay.” Read more

  • Faso Votes to Toughen Sanctions on Russia
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Vladimir Putin’s Russia is no ally of ours. The Kremlin’s efforts to influence the 2016 election cycle prove that its ultimate goal is to destabilize and divide the United States. Today my colleagues and I rebuked these provocative actions by Russia and sent a clear message to others who would attempt to disrupt our democratic process: Americans will always stand united in defense of our values.” Read more

  • Congressman Faso Praises Budget Committee Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs

    “The House Budget Committee has been working tirelessly to get a budget that gets Washington spending under control while providing the necessary support for critical domestic programs. This budget addresses the need for updates to much of our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, boosts our military, and rejects proposed drastic cuts to critical agencies like the EPA, NIH, and CDC” Read more

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