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  • 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 Releases Statement on Tax Reform Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released the following statement regarding the "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." "Every worker, family, and small business owner knows our tax code does not work, is too complicated, and forces them to send more of their money to Albany and Washington, D.C. than they should. My goal for tax reform is to get our economy moving again, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off... Read more

  • Faso Votes No on House Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released a statement following his vote against the House budget proposal, H.Con.Res.71, “Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.” “I remain committed to the belief that we need comprehensive tax reform to benefit Upstate New York families and increase economic growth. We must provide middle class ... Read more

  • 75 Industry-Leading Organizations Write Congress in Support of Rep. Faso's Infrastructure Expansion Act
    Posted in Articles on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, industry leaders across New York State sent a resounding message to New York's Congressional delegation that they are ready for Scaffold Law reform, and want their representatives to support Congressman John Faso's (R-Kinderhook) Infrastructure Expansion Act. You can find the text of the letter below, and the signed copy of the letter here. For the legislative text of H.R. 3808, the Infrastructure Expansion Act, click here. October 10, 2017 Dear N... Read more

  • Congressman Faso Joins Problem Solvers Caucus Colleagues, Senators, in Late Night Bipartisan, Bicameral Meeting to Avert September Crises
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Debt and Deficits, Tax Reform

    “Our work on this caucus is a much-needed breath of fresh air from all of the partisan politics consuming Washington. After meeting with a bipartisan group of Senators last night I am optimistic that there is the will to find a bipartisan fix to our healthcare system, and to find common ground regarding other areas of government in need of reform. Our nation’s healthcare system is incredibly complex, and as we continue to debate systemic changes it is critical that Upstate New Yorkers aren’t left at risk. This understates the importance of these incremental bipartisan solutions and the work of this caucus.” 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

  • Rep. Faso Issues Statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today issued the following statement on the Administration's budget request for the 2018 fiscal year: “President Trump’s 2018 budget plan makes some notable, and welcome, recommendations such as balancing the budget in 10 years and boosting our national defense readiness. Deep cuts to domestic programs, however, would threaten Upstate New Yorkers at a time when a still-struggling regional economy and fragile jobs market have left many fami... 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 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

  • Rep. Faso Issues Statement on Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney as OMB Director
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Debt and Deficits

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm the nomination of Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) to serve as Office of Management and Budget Director: “Mick Mulvaney will be a fiscally minded director for the Office of Management and Budget. As a member of the House Budget Committee, I’m pleased the Senate confirmed him and the Congress can continue working on a federal budget framework without delay. I look forward to w... Read more

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