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  • Reps. Faso and Maloney Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Equip Airplanes with Life-saving Emergency Medical Supplies
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-NY) and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would upgrade emergency medical supplies to include child-sized doses aboard passenger aircraft. “This is common-sense legislation everyone can support,” said Rep. Faso. “Airlines should equip their fleets with life-saving medical supplies that meet the specific needs of children. I’m pleased to see strong third-party support for this positive change. An airlin... Read more

  • Faso Issues Statement on FBI Director James Comey
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the President's decision to terminate FBI Director James Comey: "The firing of FBI Director James Comey is at the same time unsurprising and shocking. "It is unsurprising in that his actions relating to the Clinton email matter caused major controversy on both sides of the political aisle. He appeared to assume a decision making position which would have been better left to his Justice Department superiors.... Read more

  • Congressman John Faso Issues Statement on AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement: “After careful review of the changes to the American Health Care Act, I believe that this legislation addresses my concerns and I will support the AHCA as amended.” ### Read more

  • Congressman John Faso Issues Statement on Passage of AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: ACA

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today issued the following statement after passage of the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628): “The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has failed in its promises to the American people. From the start of this process, I have stated that the responsible path forward includes keeping what works and fixing what doesn’t. The ACA as it stands now will collapse under its own weight if nothing is done, imperiling millions of Americans through higher premi... Read more

  • Delaney, Faso Introduce Bipartisan Climate Solutions Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment

    Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) and Congressman John J. Faso (NY-19) have introduced bipartisan legislation to address climate change and initiate a bipartisan solution to the environmental crisis of our time. The Climate Solutions Commission Act creates a bipartisan National Climate Solutions Commission to undertake a thorough review of economically viable public and private actions or policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The National Climate Solutions Commission is required to give ... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Achieves Legislative Victories for Constituents in Bipartisan Appropriations Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Debt and Deficits, Education, Environment, Immigration, Transportation, Lyme Disease

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced programs that will greatly benefit from the recent bipartisan agreement that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year. “This bipartisan agreement avoids a government shutdown and includes an array of legislative victories for the 19th District,” said Congressman Faso. Bolsters Funds to Provide Raises to Members of Our Armed Forces The bill includes a defense increase of $19.9 billion when compared to 2... Read more

  • 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

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