Press Releases | Representative Joseph Morelle

Press Releases

April 10, 2019 Press Release
Save the Internet Act includes enhanced transparency protections, expands access to broadband for rural and low-income communities


April 4, 2019 Press Release


(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and colleagues in the House of Representatives voted reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Rep.  Morelle is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan legislation which provides critical resources, support, and protections for those who have experienced domestic or sexual assault.

April 3, 2019 Press Release


(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement following passage today of a House resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s actions to seek the invalidation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its entirety:

March 28, 2019 Press Release
Commemorative Coin Act supports endowment fund to provide long-term financing for the National Women’s Hall of Fame


March 27, 2019 Press Release
On average, women who work full-time, year-round, are paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to men African American women earned only approximately 61 cents and Latinas only 53 cents for each dollar earned by a white male


(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to support passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which seeks to ensure equal pay for equal work for all Americans. Rep. Morelle is a co-sponsor of the legislation.

March 12, 2019 Press Release
EACH Woman Act reverses the Hyde amendment, ensures all women can access reproductive healthcare regardless of income


March 11, 2019 Press Release


(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.

“The President’s budget proposal is a dangerous statement of his priorities for our nation.

March 5, 2019 Press Release


(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $3.4 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has been awarded to the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute over a five-year period. This grant will fund critical cancer treatment research, making NCI-supported clinical trials more accessible to patients.

February 27, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Morelle requires background checks on all gun sales


Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined colleagues in the house in voting for legislation he co-sponsored that requires universal background checks on all gun sales. This marks the first gun reform legislation in more than two decades that has been brought to the House floor for a vote.