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July 16, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to pass the Butch Lewis Act, protecting the pensions of millions of retirees across America. The legislation, which Rep.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle voted to pass H.R. 1327, the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alverez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” This legislation, which Rep.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $370,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been awarded to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to expand Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming for low-income students.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressmen Joe Morelle (D-NY-25) and John Katko (R-NY-24) introduced bipartisan legislation that seeks to combat summer learning loss that is especially prevalent in low-income communities.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced that $5.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been awarded to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) over a five-year period to support students pursuing the cybersecurity field. This grant will fund the CyberCorps Scholarships program, supporting an addition of 24 new scholars.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle joined community partners to announce $501 million in funding for initiatives addressing the opioid crisis. The investment was passed in the House of Representatives as part of a fiscal year 2020 appropriations package – now, it is imperative that the Senate and President join the House in supporting this critical funding.

July 1, 2019 Press Release

(Rochester, NY) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle and Congresswoman Doris Matsiu (D-CA) announced legislation, named in honor of the late Louise Slaughter, to provide more resources, training, and technical assistance to address gender discrimination in education throughout the United States. The Patsy T. Mink and Louise M.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Morelle along with representatives Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN),), Van Taylor (R-TX), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), Donna Shalala (D-FL), and Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH) introduced the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Investments help fight the opioid epidemic, protect our natural resources, support our veterans, and improve our nation’s infrastructure

 

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Announcement comes on the heels of recent Democrat and Chronicle report of a Rochester man selling undetectable “ghost” guns

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