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June 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Morelle along with representatives Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN),), Van Taylor (R-TX), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), Donna Shalala (D-FL), and Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH) introduced the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Investments help fight the opioid epidemic, protect our natural resources, support our veterans, and improve our nation’s infrastructure


June 20, 2019 Press Release

Announcement comes on the heels of recent Democrat and Chronicle report of a Rochester man selling undetectable “ghost” guns

June 20, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that he has joined House colleagues in passing the first Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations package, H.R. 2740. This package includes funding for Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), Education, Energy and Water Development, State-Foreign Operations, and Defense that invest in the future of America’s hardworking families.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $3.75 million in Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funding has been awarded to the University of Rochester Medical Center for their Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).

June 4, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Recently, during National Foster Care month, Congressman Joe Morelle (NY-25) joined colleagues Representatives Danny Davis (IL-7) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8) to introduce legislation that helps foster and homeless youth succeed in college.

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.