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  • Faso-Sponsored Bill to Support Hydroelectric Power Passes House in Bipartisan Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced the passage of H.R. 2292, legislation to allow the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to extend the construction license for the Cannonsville, Delaware County hydroelectric project for as many as eight additional years. FERC provided the original, two-year license for the project in 2014. The license extension is necessary to prepare the construction site at the Cannonsville Dam in an environmentally sensitive manne... Read more

  • Faso Supports Pro-Growth Financial CHOICE Act, House Passes Dodd-Frank Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today voted to approve the Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act (H.R. 10). The legislation passed the House by a vote of 233 to 186. CHOICE would end Dodd-Frank’s too-big-to-fail bailouts for financial firms and creditors, deliver stronger consumer-fraud protections for all Americans, and provide much-needed regulatory relief to community banks and other small financial institutions... Read more

  • Congressman Faso Issues Statement on Paris Agreement Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today released the following statement in response to the administration’s decision to pursue withdrawal proceedings from the Paris COP21 agreement: “As a member of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, I support US efforts to continue promotion of innovative clean-energy solutions which will mitigate the effects of man-made climate change. As such, I believe the withdrawal of the US from the agreement is ill-advised. However, the non-bi... Read more

  • Faso Bill Language Would Halt Hudson River Anchorage Process, Require Report to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced the inclusion of language added at his request to H.R. 2518, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, that would protect the public health and public safety of Hudson River communities by prohibiting proposed Yonkers-to-Kingston barge anchorages for up to one year while Congress assesses environmental and other impacts. The last reauthorization for the Coast Guard’s major funding bill was passed in 2015 and is set to expi... 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 Answers Additional Questions from Teletown Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, 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: Healthcare, 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 Supports Economic Development for Local Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) testified in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies in support of the Economic Development Administration’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs. “Over the next 10 years, roughly 3.5 million new manufacturing jobs will be created in the United States. Unfortunately, we are seeing a growing skills gap in manufacturing which poses a threat to America’s future comp... Read more

  • WAMC: Rep. Faso joins Dr. Alan Chartock on Congressional Corner
    Posted in Interviews on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Segment 1: Listen here. Segment 2: Listen here. Segment 3: Listen here. Read more

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