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May 28, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced he has joined the American Flood Coalition, a nonpartisan alliance to address the growing threat of flooding. Rep. Morelle is the first member of Congress from a freshwater community and the first representative from New York to join the coalition.

May 24, 2019 Press Release


(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle sent a letter outlining the impact U.S. tariffs are having on local municipalities. Inconsistent policies regarding aluminum tariffs have caused significant price increases and delays in shipment that are affecting public safety and traffic signage in Rochester, threatening pedestrian and commuter safety.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted in favor of comprehensive, bipartisan legislation that helps more Americans retire with financial piece of mind.

May 20, 2019 Press Release


(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressmen Joe Morelle (D-NY-25) and Van Taylor (R-TX-03) proposed bipartisan legislation that would protect Americans from surprise medical bills from an out-of-network provider that are often financially crippling.

May 17, 2019 Press Release


(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Joe Morelle (D, NY-25) voted to pass an omnibus bill aimed at strengthening healthcare. The legislation takes steps to lower the cost of prescription drugs, protect individuals with pre-existing conditions, crack down on short-term junk insurance plans, and make healthcare plans more affordable for everyday Americans.

May 13, 2019 Press Release


(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle introduced comprehensive legislation to address the growing instances of gun thefts that allow legal firearms to flow into the black market and the hands of dangerous criminals.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

 (Washington, D.C.) –“I am calling on the President to immediately withdraw his nominee for U.S. Marshal from the Western District.

“Historically, the U.S. Attorney hails from Buffalo while the Marshal is from Rochester. The decision by the President to break from this longstanding tradition is a slap in the face to Monroe County residents.