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Tenney: Senate must act on FEMA reforms

Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, is calling on the U.S. Senate to pass a pair of FEMA reform bills to improve FEMA’s disaster declaration process for communities and streamline Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) claims processing. The bills were passed by the House and have been referred to the…...

Tenney bill seeks to increase VA oversight, transparency

The House unanimously passed a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, called the Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act. The bill aims to increase oversight and maximize transparency and would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to submit a report to Congress at the end of…...

Tenney’s VA Bonus Bill Unanimously Passes House

A bill introduced by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, aiming to increase oversight and transparency in the Department of Veterans Affairs, has unanimously passed the House of Representatives. Tenney’s bill, H.R. 1609, would require the VA to submit an annual report to Congress listing bonuses given to senior-level staffers. “The Department of…...

Tenney bill heads for House vote

Legislation introduced by Oneida County Congresswoman Claudia L. Tenney to require the the U.S. secretary of Veterans Affairs to report performance awards and bonuses awarded to high-level employees in the department is slated to be voted on by the full House of Representatives today. The session was scheduled to begin…...

OUR VIEW: Farm safety must remain priority in Trump budget

We wouldn’t expect President Trump to be familiar with farming and the dangers that come with it. He probably sees few tractors in Palm Beach. That’s too bad, because were it not for those tractors and the farmers who drive them, Mar-a-Lago’s pantry might be akin to Mother Hubbard’s cupboard. That’s…...