Press Releases

June 20, 2019 Press Release
Co-sponsors legislation to ensure plastic guns, like those made by 3-D printers, don’t fall through the cracks of modern security systems

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

June 20, 2019 Press Release
Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations package makes bold investments in women’s healthcare, childhood education, workforce development, and more

(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 17, 2019 Press Release
Cost of diabetes medication in NY-25 is up to 21 times higher than the cost of the same drugs in Australia

 

June 12, 2019 Press Release
Grant will fund education and training for Alzheimer’s disease, dementias, and health risks facing older adults

(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.

May 28, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced he has joined the American Flood Coalition, a nonpartisan alliance to address the growing threat of flooding. Rep. Morelle is the first member of Congress from a freshwater community and the first representative from New York to join the coalition.

May 24, 2019 Press Release
Rising aluminum costs and imports delayed due to tariffs are affecting local public safety and traffic signage

 

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle sent a letter outlining the impact U.S. tariffs are having on local municipalities. Inconsistent policies regarding aluminum tariffs have caused significant price increases and delays in shipment that are affecting public safety and traffic signage in Rochester, threatening pedestrian and commuter safety.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted in favor of comprehensive, bipartisan legislation that helps more Americans retire with financial piece of mind.

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would increase reimbursement rate associated with delivering meals to older individuals and those most in need

 

May 22, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would increase reimbursement rate associated with delivering meals to older individuals and those most in need

 

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