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  • Rep. Faso Meets with Service Academy Nominations Advisory Board
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Ulster County, NY – On December 3rd, Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) met with the advisory board tasked with selecting the New York 19th congressional office's service academy nominations for admission in June 2018. The advisory board is made up of people who have either graduated from a military service academy, have a family connection to a military academy, or have otherwise served in the military. “The advisory board will play a critical role in selecting candidates to receive recommend... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Urges Congressional Leadership to Commit to Responsible Budget Solution
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) joined his bipartisan colleagues in the Problem Solvers Caucus urging Congressional leadership to commit to a long-term budget solution that responsibly funds the federal government. “It will be impossible to get our nation’s spending under control until we have a budget that is crafted with long-term goals in mind and not just short-term fixes. Families cannot operate on that type of budgeting and neither can our government,” said F... Read more

  • Faso’s Efforts Lead to Victory for NY Dairy Farmers
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Education

    Washington DC – Today, Congressman John Faso applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to give schools increased flexibility in offering low-fat flavored milk as part of National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. “This is great news for our schoolchildren and our dairy farmers here in New York,” said Faso. “Low-fat milk, including flavored milk, is an important part of a child’s diet and we should do what we can to promote consumption of this nutritious option. I applaud Secreta... Read more

  • Faso Nominees Named to Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
    Posted in Press Releases on November 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Lyme Disease

    Kinderhook, NY - Today, Congressman John Faso (NY-19) announced that Dr. Richard Horowitz, M.D., a resident of Hyde Park in Dutchess County, and Ms. Patricia V. Smith were named to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) new Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. Congressman Faso had recommended these individuals as experts to be included on the working group in February 2017 to the HHS Secretary. “As the rate of tick-borne related illnesses continues to grow, we must improve the feder... Read more

  • Congressman John Faso (NY-19) Recognizes Donald and Sharon Campbell
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Valatie, N.Y. - On Monday, Congressman John Faso (NY-19) honored Donald and Sharon Campbell with a plaque that contained his remarks from the floor of the House of Representatives which recognizes the couple’s active participation for more than a dozen years at the Valatie Ecumenical Food Pantry, a ministry of the Ichabod Crane Clergy Association in Columbia County. Full Remarks from November 8, 2017: Mr. FASO. Mr. Speaker, today I rise to thank Donald and Sharon Campbell, who have actively volu... Read more

  • Faso Introduces Bipartisan Go to High School, Go to College Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    “As a society we should be doing whatever we can to ensure our talented young people have the tools and resources they need to be successful. That starts with a quality education. I am proud to introduce the Go to High School, Go to College Act with my colleague Congresswoman Fudge, as it will allow ambitious High School students to save money on costly tuition while also getting a jump-start on their postsecondary education. This legislation will most directly benefit low-income students who might otherwise not have an opportunity to further their education because of the costs.” Read more

  • Faso to Vote "No" on Tax Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced that he would not support the tax reform proposal in its current form: "There is no question that the federal tax code – with more than 70,000 pages of regulations - is broken. It is unfair to hardworking taxpayers, contains too many loopholes for special interests and is hampering the growth of our economy and ability of American workers to compete in the global economy. I have consistently stated that my goals for tax refo... Read more

  • Faso Cites Increased Readiness, Accountability, in Passage of Bipartisan 2018 Defense Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) released the following statement upon the House's passage of the final version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): "The importance of this legislation cannot be overstated, as it provides the critical support and resources our military requires to face the complex challenges around the world. This legislation ensures military readiness, while also creating additional accountability with the implementation of an audit of t... Read more

  • Faso to Host Live Meeting on Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) will host a live meeting on the current tax reform proposal on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:55PM. Congressman Faso said, "This live event will give me the opportunity to directly engage with residents of New York’s 19th Congressional District on this consequential issue. I am still carefully evaluating the House and Senate tax proposals and I look forward to hearing from my constituents to help me determine the best course of action for Upstat... Read more

  • Faso Seeks Local Input on Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    "It is critical that I continue to receive input from local residents, elected officials and business leaders, as we work to fix our broken tax code. My goals for tax reform have always been to get our economy moving again, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off. I am committed to fighting for hardworking taxpayers and creating a fairer tax code for all." Read more

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