Representative Anthony Brindisi

Representing the 22nd District of New York

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July 16, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) announced a nearly $250,000 federal grant for Cortland County. The money will be used to improve the runway at Cortland County-Chase Field airport.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) successfully passed the Support Procurement of our Nation’s Stainless Steel Act (SPOONSS) through the House of Representatives as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) successfully secured Upstate New York priorities in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The 2019 NDAA, which passed the House of Representatives today, sets funding levels and policies for the U.S. Department of Defense.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) voted to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) helped successfully include an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to crack down on illegal fentanyl shipments.

 

In March, the Oneida County Overdose Response Team issued an overdose spike alert, with 21 heroin overdoses resulting in five fatalities over a 10-day period.

 

July 10, 2019 Press Release

Last week, Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) stood with first responders in Rome and Endwell to call on Congressional leadership to make good on their promise to support 9/11 first responders and their families by allowing a vote on legislation to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund (VCF).

July 10, 2019 Press Release

Reps. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), Tom Reed (NY-23), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) today introduced the Access for Rural Communities Act (ARC Act), bipartisan legislation to cut red tape and help rural hospitals keep their doors open.

 

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi called on cable giant AT&T to negotiate in good faith with local broadcasters to continue to deliver local programming to their viewers. As thousands of Upstate New Yorkers lost access to their local television station this weekend, Brindisi went to bat for the local viewers.

 

July 8, 2019 Press Release

Standing with local firefighters and community leaders, Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) today called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell to make good on their promise to support 9/11 first responders and their families by allowing a vote on legislation to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund (VCF). 

 

July 8, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) joined the Problem Solvers Caucus, a group of Republican and Democrats from the House and Senate, to call for lower prescription drug prices. Brindisi and his colleagues outlined principles for legislation that emphasized transparency and competition.

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In The News

June 14, 2019 In The News

LITTLE FALLS — U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, celebrated Flag Day at Benton Hall Academy by reminding students of everything the American flag represents.

“Flag Day is a very, very important day to our country,” he said to the student body gathered in the elementary school’s Wilbur Crisp gymnasium.

June 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Anthony Brindisi is calling for a stop to congressional pay raises.

He says the automatic pay raise shouldn't happen anymore.

June 10, 2019 In The News

House Democratic leaders have decided to withdraw part of a massive federal spending bill set for a vote later this week after an uproar over whether members of Congress might see their first pay raise in a decade.

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June 7, 2019 In The News

UTICA — Fifty-one individuals representing 17 different countries received certificates of naturalization on Thursday at the United States District Court.

June 6, 2019 In The News

UTICA — MaryEllen Elia, commissioner of education for New York State, said that for K-12 students, combating the annual gray space of summer break — the "summer slide" — begins with books.

"Reading, literacy (and) comprehension skills are critical across all content areas and subject areas," Elia said. "As students grow, they need to be able to read to learn."

June 5, 2019 In The News

 U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY-22) today announced $3,126,599 in federal funding for Greater Binghamton Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

June 3, 2019 In The News

Over $8.1 million in federal funding is headed to Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

The funding was announced by Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Anthony Brindisi.

The money was allocated through the U.S Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program.

June 3, 2019 In The News

NEW BERLIN — The federal government’s top agricultural official descended upon central New York last week for a roundtable discussion at the Chobani yogurt factory regarding challenges facing the dairy industry.

May 31, 2019 In The News

HERKIMER — Veterans’ issues, the challenges dairy farmers face, climate change and recreational marijuana were among the issues raised Thursday evening as Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-Utica, conducted a town hall meeting at Herkimer College.

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