Press Releases

May 6, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – This week, America celebrates its proud history of entrepreneurship through National Small Business Week. In recognition of the occasion, Rep. Morelle payed tribute to the vital role that small businesses play in serving the American economy.

May 3, 2019 Press Release
Great Lakes Resiliency Plan would make significant investments to strengthen resiliency of coastal communities

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle called for federal action to better protect communities along the Great Lakes from rising water levels that threaten severe flooding in Monroe County and beyond. In a letter to House leadership, Rep.

May 2, 2019 Press Release
Joins House in passing Climate Action Now Act to renew commitment to Paris Climate Agreement and lay groundwork for further action on climate change


April 27, 2019 Press Release


(Rochester, NY) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to the reported shooting at the Chabad of Poway in California:

April 18, 2019 Press Release


(Rochester, NY) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement after receiving Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Trump-Russia investigation:

April 17, 2019 Press Release
Legislation improves VA services, bolsters resources to prevent veteran suicide


(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the introduction of legislation to strengthen resources for servicemembers and help prevent veteran suicide. The Reach Every Veteran in Crisis Act requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve the operation, oversight, and evaluation of its suicide prevention media outreach campaigns.

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