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December 5, 2019 In The News

A bill to fight back against unwanted robocalls passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

The measure, backed by Rep. Anthony Brindisi, would direct the Federal Communications Commission to submit evidence of criminal robocall violations to the federal Department of Justice and require phone companies to use technology to prevent robocallers from listing a fake number.

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December 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., knows the stories all too well.

Time and again during town halls and community events in his district, he’s heard the first-hand stories of hardworking families who’ve had to choose between paying for a loved one’s life-saving medicine and putting food on their table.

December 2, 2019 In The News

Congressman Anthony Brindisi and Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand led a bipartisan letter to President Donald Trump Monday urging him to approve a major disaster declaration in New York in order to release critical funds from FEMA following recent flooding.

November 28, 2019 In The News

Anthony Brindisi is backing a bill aimed at stopping the stigma surrounding addiction and treating it as a disease.

The freshman Democrat has introduced a bipartisan bill along with Republican Ted Budd of North Carolina in response to the opioid crisis which is ravaging the nation.

November 28, 2019 In The News

Active duty and veteran servicewomen face a lack of access to general and reproductive healthcare services can be a challenge that threatens their careers and lives.

November 26, 2019 In The News

Brindisi’s plan comes after Spectrum increased the rates of each of its three tiers of cable packages by $7.50 per month

November 23, 2019 In The News

A bill that Congressman Anthony Brindisi introduced recently passed the House of Representatives.

Brindisi’s H.R. 2972 passed the House of Representatives as part of the landmark U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reform package The Deborah Sampson Act.

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November 20, 2019 In The News

Nearly 100 members of Congress are urging Major League Baseball to reverse course on a plan to eliminate numerous Minor League Baseball clubs.

MLB says wants to eliminate 42 of the 160 affiliated teams including the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.

NewsChannel 34’s Morgan Wright spoke with Congressman Anthony Brindisi who says he’s ready to rumble to protect the Rumble Ponies.

November 19, 2019 In The News

Saving minor league baseball might be one of the few things that Democrats and Republicans can agree upon these days.

October 25, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress — sponsored by U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi — would introduce programs to try to prevent farmer suicides.

The suicide rate is 45 percent higher in rural areas than in urban areas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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