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January 23, 2020 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, in recognition of January as National Poverty Awareness Month, Congressman Joe Morelle announced a package of legislation he has co-sponsored to uplift families in need and help create opportunity for all people to succeed.

January 17, 2020 Press Release

(Rochester, N.Y.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and local partners announced $1.5 million in funding has been awarded to the All Kids Thrive program to strengthen early childhood services. This funding is awarded over three years and made available through a $40 Million Preschool Development Birth Through Five grant from the U.S.

January 15, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Following a report this week from The Children’s Agenda outlining the extent of this childcare crisis in Monroe County, Rep. Joe Morelle announced his sponsorship of the Childcare for Working Families Act and recommitted to fighting for universal childcare for all families.

January 14, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Joe Morelle is urging President Trump to provide federal assistance to Puerto Rico as the island recovers from last week’s devastating earthquakes.

January 10, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to protect public health and the safety of our drinking water by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize and address the serious health risks posed by harmful Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted in support of bipartisan legislation to eliminate the state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap and restore tax fairness for middle-class families.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement:

December 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted in support of two robust, bipartisan Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations packages that invests in the future of America’s hardworking families. The packages, H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, comprise all 12 FY 2020 funding bills.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released a letter (attached) sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging action to end the predatory practice of surprise billing that leaves patients with massive, unexpected charges after receiving emergency medical care. In the letter, Rep.