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November 21, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the introduction of legislation to address the climate crisis and achieve a clean, sustainable economy. The 100% Clean Economy Act, which Rep. Morelle co-sponsors, sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy by 2050 and encourages the growth of innovative, sustainable technologies.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that the Town of Sweden has been awarded a more than $4 million in grant and loan funding through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure clean, reliable drinking water is available to residents.

November 13, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives marking his one-year anniversary of being sworn into office. In his remarks, Rep. Morelle highlighted accomplishments of the past year and committed to continuing the progress moving forward.

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November 7, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his sponsorship of a package of legislation to honor, celebrate, and protect America’s courageous veterans.

October 28, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the passage of legislation to ensure aging Americans have the support they need to live safely and independently. The Dignity in Aging Act, co-sponsored by Rep.

October 25, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Congressman Joe Morelle announced the passage of legislation to combat foreign interference in American elections and protect our democracy. The legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Morelle, passed the House of Representatives this week with bipartisan support.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action in response to a troubling recent report demonstrating that baby foods from major United States manufacturers contained alarming amounts of toxic heavy metals like lead, arsenic, cadmium, and mercury.

October 18, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and Foodlink reiterated their strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) following an alarming new analysis by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

October 16, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – This week, the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor introduced legislation to make higher education more affordable for everyday students. The legislation is co-sponsored by Congressman Morelle who also serves as a member of the Committee on Education and Labor.

October 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Congressmen Joe Morelle (NY-25), Max Rose (NY-11), and Marc Veasey (TX-33) introduced legislation that would use savings from Medicare prescription drug negotiations to lower Medicare Part D costs for low-income seniors.

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