(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.
Today, Congressman Joe Morelle sent the attached letter urging Amazon Founder, Chairman, and CEO Jeff Bezos to reconsider Rochester, New York as a potential location for the future expansion of Amazon.com Inc.
(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.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Rep. Morelle joined his colleagues in the House in voting to expand access to childcare services for veterans who face mental or intensive physical health struggles.
Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released a letter 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.
Rep. Joe Morelle and 301 of his other colleagues signed onto a bipartisan letter urging Administrator Seema Verma at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to ensure, when considering the year 2020 plans, that the Medicare Advantage program continue to offer high quality, affordable options to roughly 22 million Americans who participate in the program. Read more below:
In light of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Trump's ban on transgender soldiers from serving in the military, Rep. Joe Morelle signed on to a letter, authored by Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), addressed to Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan urging him to not uphold the ban while the case is still in litigation. Read below:
(Washington, DC) – Today, the House of Representatives introduced legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Joe Morelle to invest $100 Billion in public schools across the country. The Rebuild America’s Schools Act will bolster the physical and digital infrastructure of schools and create 1.9 million jobs in the process.
(Washington, DC) – Today, following the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Representative Joe Morelle joined House Democrats in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, which seeks to ensure equal pay for equal work for all Americans.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined colleagues in the House to introduce the Social Security 2100 Act, which he co-sponsors. The legislation will strengthen Social Security benefits and cut taxes for senior citizens.