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August 6, 2020 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Congressman Joe Morelle today announced $9.2 million in federal funding for the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA).

August 5, 2020 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) –Today, Congressman Joe Morelle condemned the recent announcement that the United States Census Bureau, at the direction of the Trump Administration, would be ending the Census count September 30th, a full month sooner than planned. 

August 4, 2020 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released a letter (attached) calling on the Postmaster General to address the significant delays in service being reported across the community. This comes after several constituents reached out to Rep. Morelle’s office to share their concerns about recent United States Postal Service (USPS) issues.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to pass the second Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 appropriations package, H.R. 7617. This package includes six spending bills: Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Service and General Government, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his sponsorship of legislation to ensure that all children across our country will have access to free school meals during the 2020-2021 school year. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely limited children’s access to free and reduced school meals, which has only been elevated with so much uncertainty going into the new school year.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Morelle voted to pass two expansive child care bills, H.R. 7327, the Child Care Economic Recovery Act, and H.R. 7027, the Child Care is Essential Act.

July 28, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to the announcement that Kodak will be receiving a $786 million dollar loan under the Defense Production Act.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

The childcare industry as we know it faces collapse and without assistance, providers will be forced to close for good, leaving families with nowhere to turn and leading to a significantly slower recovery for the U.S. economy.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined House colleagues in passing the first Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 appropriations package, H.R. 7069. This package includes funding for State-Foreign Operations, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, Interior-Environment, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.