Press Releases

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.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

 

Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined colleagues in the House in passing a privileged resolution to terminate President Trump’s unlawful and dangerous emergency declaration to fund a wall along the nation’s Southern border.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall along the nation’s Southern border.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to the agreement reached between Congress and the President to prevent another government shutdown.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released a letter (attached) calling on acting Attorney General Whittaker to take immediate action to address the growing instances of gun store burglaries that allow legal firearms to flow into the black market and the hands of dangerous criminals.

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