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March 11, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request.

“The President’s budget proposal is a dangerous statement of his priorities for our nation.

March 5, 2019 Press Release

 

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $3.4 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has been awarded to the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute over a five-year period. This grant will fund critical cancer treatment research, making NCI-supported clinical trials more accessible to patients.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

 

Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined colleagues in the house in voting for legislation he co-sponsored that requires universal background checks on all gun sales. This marks the first gun reform legislation in more than two decades that has been brought to the House floor for a vote.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

 

Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined colleagues in the House in passing a privileged resolution to terminate President Trump’s unlawful and dangerous emergency declaration to fund a wall along the nation’s Southern border.

February 22, 2019 Letters

Today, Congressman Joe Morelle sent the attached letter urging the International Joint Commission (IJC) to take action to address dangerously high Lake Ontario water levels and develop a long-term plan to reduce potential for future flooding.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

 

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Morelle released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall along the nation’s Southern border.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

 

(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.

February 14, 2019 Letters

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.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

 

(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.

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