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Congress Answers Molinaro’s Call: Following Day of Action In Binghamton, Think DIFFERENTLY About Emergencies Act Passes House With Bipartisan Support

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today announced the Think DIFFERENTLY About Emergencies Act has passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. This comes one month after Rep. Molinaro held a Think DIFFERENTLY Day of Action in Broome County, in which he called on Congress to pass legislation he authored to break down barriers in key…

On Think DIFFERENTLY Day of Action, Rep. Molinaro Calls for Passage of Legislative Package To Break Down Barriers For Individuals With Disabilities

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Binghamton, NY – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today hosted a ‘Think DIFFERENTLY Day of Action.’ Today built off Rep. Molinaro’s nationally recognized ‘Think DIFFERENTLY’ initiative, which he created in 2015 to break down barriers for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities. During the day, Rep. Molinaro and his Think DIFFERENTLY…

Molinaro, Crockett Lead Bipartisan Effort To Create More Job Opportunities For Individuals With Disabilities

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Washington, D.C — U.S. Reps. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) and Jasmine Crockett (D-TX-30) sent a letter to House Committee on Administration Chairman Brian Steil and Ranking Member Joe Morelle requesting the Committee take steps to increase Legislative Branch procurement through the AbilityOne Commission, including by appointing an AbilityOne Representative (ABOR)…

Rep. Molinaro Announces Winners of 2023 Congressional App Challenge From Tioga County

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Binghamton, NY — U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced Myah Whitney and Addison Neno, sixth graders at Newark Valley Middle School in Tioga County, have been named winners of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge for New York’s 19th Congressional District. Myah and Addison's app ‘Chatter’ is eligible to be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building and application fees…

Molinaro Bill To Make Amtrak ADA Compliant Advances To House Floor

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) today announced the Think DIFFERENTLY Transportation Act was voted out of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure and will advance to the House Floor. This bill compels Amtrak to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and builds off Rep. Molinaro’s nationally…

Owner of Maeve’s Place In Phoenicia To Join Molinaro For Committee Hearing On Employment Opportunities For Individuals With Disabilities

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19), Chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development, today announced Iva Walsh, owner of Maeve’s Place in Phoenicia has accepted his invitation to testify before a House Small Business Committee hearing. The hearing will explore how Congress can help break down…

Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Force Amtrak To Be ADA Compliant

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Think DIFFERENTLY Transportation Act, a bipartisan bill to compel Amtrak to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The effort builds off Rep. Molinaro’s nationally recognized ‘Think DIFFERENTLY’ initiative, which breaks down barriers for individuals with disabilities. Rep. Molinaro…

Molinaro Advances Another Bipartisan Bill

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today announced the Think DIFFERENTLY About Emergencies Act was voted out of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure and will advance to the House Floor. Rep. Molinaro introduced this bipartisan bill last week alongside U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV-1). This bill builds on Rep.…

Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Families Navigate Down Syndrome Diagnosis & Provide High Quality Care

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Washington, D.C - Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Act, a bipartisan bill to help parents and families navigate a new Down Syndrome diagnosis and ensure their child receives high quality care. This bill builds on Rep. Molinaro’s successful ‘ThinkDIFFERENTLY’ initiative. Rep. Molinaro introduced this bipartisan bill with Rep.…

Rep. Molinaro Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Individuals With Disabilities Have FEMA Support During Natural Disasters

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) today introduced the Think DIFFERENTLY About Emergencies Act, a bipartisan bill that ensures Americans with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities and their families have access to resources to safely recover after a major disaster strikes. The bill, which builds off Rep. Molinaro’s nationally recognized ‘Think…