(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives marking his one-year anniversary of being sworn into office. In his remarks, Rep. Morelle highlighted accomplishments of the past year and committed to continuing the progress moving forward.
TRANSCRIPT OF REMARKS:
(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his sponsorship of a package of legislation to honor, celebrate, and protect America’s courageous veterans.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the passage of legislation to ensure aging Americans have the support they need to live safely and independently. The Dignity in Aging Act, co-sponsored by Rep.
(Rochester, NY) – Congressman Joe Morelle announced the passage of legislation to combat foreign interference in American elections and protect our democracy. The legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Morelle, passed the House of Representatives this week with bipartisan support.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action in response to a troubling recent report demonstrating that baby foods from major United States manufacturers contained alarming amounts of toxic heavy metals like lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury.
(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and Foodlink reiterated their strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) following an alarming new analysis by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
(Washington, DC) – This week, the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor introduced legislation to make higher education more affordable for everyday students. The legislation is co-sponsored by Congressman Morelle who also serves as a member of the Committee on Education and Labor.
(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Congressmen Joe Morelle (NY-25), Max Rose (NY-11), and Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced legislation that would use savings from Medicare prescription drug negotiations to lower Medicare Part D costs for low-income seniors.
(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced legislation to address and reverse the skyrocketing cost of prescription drug costs in America. The Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), which Rep. Morelle co-sponsors, would help ensure life-saving medication is accessible and affordable for all people, especially seniors and those with low or fixed incomes.
(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that Monroe Community College (MCC) has been awarded a $4.4 million grant by the Office of Naval Research for their Defense Engineering Education Program in Optics (DEEP OPS).