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December 6, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to pass H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, to strengthen voting rights for all Americans and combat voter discrimination. The legislation, which Rep.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to today’s announcement from the United States Department of Agriculture that the Trump Administration has finalized a new rule tightening restrictions on the eligibility of vulnerable adults for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

November 26, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle released a letter (attached) calling on the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to take action to ensure accessibility for deaf and hard-of-hearing passengers.

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.

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