Press Releases

September 25, 2021 Press Release
Following repressive Texas abortion law, House of Representatives passes legislation to ensure Constitutional right to reproductive healthcare

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle was joined by local advocates and elected officials at Susan B. Anthony Square to announce action he has taken to protect and strengthen women's healthcare by passing the Women's Health Protection Act. The bill, which Rep.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I’m committed to ensuring our military has the top-of-the-line technology they need to execute successful missions and keep Americans safe.

September 24, 2021 Press Release
Ensures that pro-growth investments remain affordable for manufacturers

(Rochester, NY) - Today, Congressman Joe Morelle introduced legislation to protect investments in America’s manufacturing sector. The Permanently Preserving America’s Investment in Manufacturing Act makes a technical change to the U.S. Tax Code allowing businesses to continue deducting interest expense.

September 23, 2021 Press Release
$768 billion budget makes historic investments that will protect our nation and modernize military policies

(Rochester, N.Y.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. Congressman Morelle helped craft this critical legislation as a member of the House Armed Services Committee.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

(Rochester, N.Y.) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to House passage of legislation to prevent a government shutdown:

September 16, 2021 Press Release
Presence of the Spotted Lanternfly poses irreparable damage to our agricultural economy

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle (NY-25) and Congressman Mike Kelly (PA-16) were joined by colleagues and stakeholders to call on U.S.

September 8, 2021 Press Release
The $750,000 investment comes at the start of Hunger Action Month and will help ensure Foodlink can continue providing healthy food options for families

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Morelle announced that he helped secure $750,000 in the recently-passed House appropriations bill for Foodlink, a critical local organization dedicated to ending hunger and building healthy communities.

September 7, 2021 Press Release
Award to RIT’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing aims to retain and create jobs, and boost our economy at a time when it’s needed most

(Rochester, NY)—Today, Congressman Joe Morelle, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $1.1 million has been award to the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies.

September 3, 2021 Press Release
$4 Million Project Supports the Reunification and Revitalization of Downtown Rochester

(Rochester, NY) – Congressman Joe Morelle joined with local government partners to announce funding for the Inner Loop North Transformation Project was recently included in legislation passed by the House of Representatives.