Stories tagged: "Rep. Anthony Brindisi"

Rep. Brindisis visits CSG Hemp in the Southern Tier region of New York in May, 2019.
Rep. Brindisi Pushes For More Protections For Medicare, Social Security

Rep. Anthony Brindisis wants to see government leaders step up and protect older Americans.  In June, Brindisi joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House to create a resolution that outlines legislative priorities for older Americans.  The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected older individuals in the U.S., and older individuals rely on Medicare and...

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Urges Feds to Help New York State Cover Coronavirus Health Costs

Rep Anthony Brindis is is urging President Trump to approve funding that would help support health initiatives in New York state.  Brindisi, alongside Rep. John Katko (R-NY), sent President Trump a letter urging him to approve a 100% federal cost share for assistance provided under New York’s “Major Disaster Declaration” at the start of the...

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Urges Congress to Support the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act

The New York Congressman wants Congress to send schools more funding to support disabled students education during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Talks With Local Teachers, First Responders About Coronavirus Recovery Aid They Need

Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) held a virtual press conference with teachers and first responders this week to announce his bipartisan effort for state and local governments to be included in coronavirus relief.  “If our communities are forced to declare bankruptcy like Sen. McConnell suggested, that will force our state and local leaders to cut essential...

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Gets More COVID Testing in Upstate New York

The congressman joined frontline workers at the testing center, and said it is vital to increase testing in order to re-open the economy.

Rep. Brindisis visits CSG Hemp in the Southern Tier region of New York in May, 2019.
Rep. Anthony Brindisi Works Across the Aisle to Get Rural Mental Health Support in Relief Package

Rep. Anthony Brindisi wants to see increased access to mental health care for rural communities in the next coronavirus relief package.  Brindisi is working with Rep. John Katko (R-NY) to get their bill to destigmatize and fund more mental healthcare in rural areas included in the next coronavirus aid package. Their legislation would require USDA...

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Rep. Anthony Brindisi Secures Grant for New York Health Facilities to Combat Coronavirus

Thanks to his work on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, New York Rep. Anthony Brindisi secured grant funding for three health care facilities in his district.  The facilities getting grant funding are the Northern Oswego County Health Service, the Family Health Network of Central New York and the Upstate Family Health Center. Each will...