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Tenney seeks new effort on health care

Rep. Claudia L. Tenney is signaling that the bid for health care reform isn’t over, despite being dealt a major defeat when the GOP declined to vote on a health care bill that faced failure in the House of Representatives. “… I remain committed to repealing Obamacare and…...

Congresswoman Tenney holds town hall

Freshman Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, who is leaning toward voting yes Thursday on the Republican health care plan, wants to protect gun ownership rights and reduce the national debt. And she loves the book “Crime and Punishment.” Those points were all made clear Wednesday night during an hour-long telephone…...

Congresswoman hails inclusion of provision in GOP health care bill

Rep. Claudia L. Tenney is applauding the insertion of a special provision in the Republican health care bill that would shift Medicaid costs from New York’s counties to the state government. The provision could save county governments outside of New York City $2.3 billion a year. Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, enthusiastically endorsed…...

Tenney holds ribbon cutting for new Binghamton district office

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney held a grand opening for her Binghamton district office on Monday. It’s located on the 2nd floor of the MetroCenter, just down the hall from where her predecessor, Richard Hanna, had his Binghamton office. Tenney says she has concerns about the healthcare plan put forward…...

Tenney And Schumer Want DFAS Rome Exempt From Hiring Freeze

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer are urging the Department of Defense to exempt the DFAS facility in Rome from any government-wide hiring freeze.   The lawmakers are asking the DoD to work closely with DFAS leadership to ensure that the agency’s workforce is maintained…...

Tenney opens New Hartford office

NEW HARTFORD — Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-22, and her staff moved into her new office Friday afternoon. Tenney and her staff, four of whom worked for her predecessor, Richard Hanna, had been delayed because of safety reasons. Hanna’s computer and telephone systems were outdated, and the old computers…...

Congresswoman Tenney fights elderly fraud

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined Congressmember Claudia Tenney at a Utica Senior Center Monday to introduce a bill to fight elderly fraud. They say as many as 10,000 people in New York are scammed each year.               About $3.5 million is stolen from seniors in the…...

Claudia Tenney sworn into Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney was sworn into office as a member of Congress on Tuesday, becoming only the fourth person to represent the Utica-based congressional district in the past 34 years. Tenney, R-New Hartford, is also the first woman to represent the district, which now…...