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  • Faso Announces National Endowment for the Humanities Awards
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Washington D.C. – Congressman John Faso today announced that two projects at Bard College have received competitive grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grants awarded are chosen through a peer review process that ensures they represent high quality public engagement and humanities quality. "Bard takes great pride in fulfilling its role as a private college operating in the public interest. We are deeply gratified to be recognized with two new grants from the NEH for... Read more

  • Rep. Faso Supports Maintaining College Affordability Tax Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) signed two letters sent to the tax reform conferees in support of maintaining tax benefits designed to make college more affordable. “Pursuing higher education has long been considered a path toward achieving the American dream,” said Faso. “We should promote and support access for those who want to continue their studies, whether at a traditional four-year college, in graduate school, or through a technical education. By maintaining these ... Read more

  • 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

  • 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 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 Meets with Students, Educators, of Hunter-Tannersville Central School District
    Posted in Press Releases on October 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Kinderhook, NY - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) yesterday was welcomed by Hunter-Tannersville Central School District Superintendent Dr. Susan Vickers, Principal Tom Cervola, and government teacher, Chris Glennon, for a visit to the school’s ‘Participation in Government' class. During his visit, Rep. Faso was able to speak with the students and education officials and take Q&A about his background and experience, civics, and the current state of politics in our nation. Read more

  • Faso's Bipartisan Foster Care Legislation Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    “Everyone deserves a family, regardless of age, and my legislation would support those in challenging circumstances past 21 years old.” 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

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