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

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today expressed support for his bipartisan bill H.R. 2847, the Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act. Faso’s legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 391 to 8. The measure is co-sponsored by Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Karen Bass (D-CA), Danny Davis (D-IL), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), and Matt Cartwright (D-PA). “Older youth in New York and elsewhere are more likely to leave foster care without a permanent home. M... 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

  • February 6-8, 2017
    Posted in Vote Explanations on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    H.J.Res. 44 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. I voted to support H.J. Res. 44, which disapproves of a land planning rule issued by the Department of the Interior known as Planning 2.0. The rule fundamentally changes existing management regulations by allowing any individua... Read more

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