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Katko releases statement backing Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement ahead of today’s vote on H.R. 6800, the $3 trillion spending bill written by Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “Unlike many of my Republican colleagues, I support – and advocated

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Morelle co-sponsors bill to combat domestic violence

ROCHESTER, NY – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his co-sponsorship of legislation to address the uptick in domestic violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation will equip law enforcement officials with additional support and resources necessary to better protect

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Schumer threatens to federalize medical supply chain

Legislation requires federal intervention in medical supply distribution After announcing an additional $4.4 billion in ‘hot spot’ money for New York hospitals to keep the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) going strong, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and

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Higgins announces grant opportunity for local fire departments

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) application period is now open and invites local fire departments to apply. The AFG program provides competitive grants to fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations to improve the