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July 9, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $5.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been awarded to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) over a five-year period to support students pursuing the cybersecurity field. This grant will fund the CyberCorps Scholarships program, supporting an addition of 24 new scholars.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined community partners to announce $501 million in funding for initiatives addressing the opioid crisis. The investment was passed in the House of Representatives as part of a fiscal year 2020 appropriations package – now, it is imperative that the Senate and President join the House in supporting this critical funding.

July 1, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and Congresswoman Doris Matsiu (D-CA) announced legislation, named in honor of the late Louise Slaughter, to provide more resources, training, and technical assistance to address gender discrimination in education throughout the United States. The Patsy T. Mink and Louise M.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Morelle along with representatives Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN),), Van Taylor (R-TX), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), Donna Shalala (D-FL), and Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH) introduced the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Investments help fight the opioid epidemic, protect our natural resources, support our veterans, and improve our nation’s infrastructure

 

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Announcement comes on the heels of recent Democrat and Chronicle report of a Rochester man selling undetectable “ghost” guns

June 20, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that he has joined House colleagues in passing the first Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations package, H.R. 2740. This package includes funding for Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), Education, Energy and Water Development, State-Foreign Operations, and Defense that invest in the future of America’s hardworking families.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $3.75 million in Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funding has been awarded to the University of Rochester Medical Center for their Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).

June 4, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Recently, during National Foster Care month, Congressman Joe Morelle (NY-25) joined colleagues Representatives Danny Davis (IL-7) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8) to introduce legislation that helps foster and homeless youth succeed in college.

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