Press Releases | Representative Joseph Morelle

Press Releases

January 28, 2019 Press Release
Trump’s Appeal of New York et al. v. Department of Commerce Threatens to Leave Immigrant Communities Undercounted, Underrepresented and Underfunded.

 

January 26, 2019 Press Release
YESTERDAY MARKED 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF EITC TAX AWARENESS DAY

 

(Washington, DC) – Every year, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps nearly 26 million working Americans keep more of their hard-earned income. Following EITC Awareness Day on January 25, Congressman Joe Morelle encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of refundable tax credits and local programs around Rochester offering free tax help.

January 24, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Marks 11th House Vote to Re-Open Government, Funds Department of Homeland Security Through February 28

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined members of the House in voting for a Continuing Resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through February 28 and guarantee that DHS employees receive back pay for their work during the government shutdown.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the House Budget Committee for the 116th Congress.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined members of the House in voting for a package of legislation that would immediately re-open government, funding most federal agencies through September 30, 2019.

January 19, 2019 Press Release
Delivers remarks and participates in Seneca Falls Women’s March

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined thousands of New Yorkers at the third annual Women’s March in Seneca Falls to renew the fight for women’s rights and equality for all Americans.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined members of the House in voting for a Continuing Resolution to end the shutdown and fund the federal government through February 28.

January 16, 2019 Press Release
Legislation will boost workers’ wages by increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, House Democrats introduced legislation cosponsored by Rep. Joe Morelle to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, providing much-needed relief for hourly workers whose wages have failed to keep up with the pace of inflation.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the House Education and Labor Committee.

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