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American Flood Coalition Recognizes Representative Marc Molinaro as a Federal Champion for Bipartisan Solutions on Flood Mitigation

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Washington, DC — U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today was recognized by the American Flood Coalition (AFC) as a Federal Champion. AFC Federal Champions recognizes members of Congress on both sides of the aisle who are dedicated to advancing solutions to stronger storms, more frequent flooding, and higher seas. Rep. Molinaro said, “100-year…

Reps. Molinaro & Ryan Press for Changes to U.S. Farm Bill that Will Benefit Local Farmers

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STONE RIDGE (Ulster County) — Demonstrating bipartisan support for Hudson Valley farmers, U.S. Reps. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) and Pat Ryan (D-NY-18) announced their joint commitment today to ensure the pending federal Farm Bill will meet the needs of hard-working local farms that supply fresh food to residents of the region and New York City and drive a thriving…

Following Molinaro Push, USDA Unlocks Federal Resources for NY-19 Farmers to Recover from Frost Conditions

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Binghamton, NY – Following a push led by U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) and other New York Members of Congress, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an agricultural disaster designation for all eleven counties in New York’s 19th Congressional District and 20 other counties in New York. The designation is in response to freeze and frost during the month of…

Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Lower Food Costs By Strengthening the Supply Chain

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Food Supply Chain Capacity and Resiliency Act, a bipartisan bill that will lower food costs by strengthening the supply chain. Rep. Molinaro introduced this bipartisan bill with U.S. Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA-17), Shontel Brown (D-OH-11), and Max Miller (R-OH-7). The pandemic exposed vulnerabilities across the entire…

Rep. Molinaro Unveils Bipartisan Solution to Provide Home Delivery Food Service to Seniors In-Need

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Delivering for Rural Seniors Act. This bipartisan bill will allow seniors living in rural areas, seniors with disabilities, and those with mobility or transportation issues to receive home delivery services from food banks participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food…

Rep. Molinaro Leads Farm Bill Listening Session with Local Farmers, Producers, Business Owners

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Chatham, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19), a Member of the House Agriculture Committee, today led a Farm Bill listening session at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Rep. Molinaro was joined by members of his Agriculture Advisory Committee, local farmers, producers, agribusiness owners, and other stakeholders. The…

Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Break Down Barriers for Farmers & Farm Families With Disabilities

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Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today introduced the Think DIFFERENTLY Agriculture Accessibility Act, a bipartisan bill that breaks down barriers for farmers and farm families with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities by expanding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) AgrAbility program. This bill builds on Rep. Molinaro’s successful…

Rep. Molinaro to Host Listening Session in Chatham on Upcoming Farm Bill

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Chatham, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19), a Member of the House Agriculture Committee, will host a Farm Bill listening session at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Friday, July 7. The Farm Bill is passed every five years and is up for renewal this year. The bill sets agricultural, food, and nutrition policy in the United States. This listening session will provide a forum for…

Responding to Concerns Raised at Farm Bill Listening Session, Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Safety Net for Upstate NY Dairy Producers

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Dairy Farm Resiliency Act to strengthen the safety net for Upstate New York dairy farmers by improving the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. This bipartisan bill is being introduced after dairy farmers at Rep. Molinaro’s Farm Bill Listening Session raised concerns with the DMC in light of rising feed costs. Rep.…

Rep. Molinaro Forms Congressional Advisory Committees to Provide Guidance on Supporting Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, Farmers

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Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Molinaro (NY-19) today announced the creation of the Congressional Veterans Advisory Committee, ThinkDIFFERENTLY Advisory Committee, and Agricultural Advisory Committee. Each Congressional Advisory Committee is made up of experts, advocates, community members, and industry leaders from across New York’s 19th Congressional District. The Veterans Advisory…