Vote Explanations

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 2262

    I voted “YES” on H.R. 2262, the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (SPACE) Act. This bill would allow the U.S. to reduce and hopefully eliminate its troubling dependency on Russia for transportation to the International S...

  • Why I voted No on H.R. 1806

    I voted "NO" on H.R. 1806, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act. For generations, our nation has led the world in innovation. The U.S. has established and refined the gold standard for research and development. By leveraging the resources of the ...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 2353

    I voted "YES" on H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act. This bill authorizes federal surface transportation programs and the expenditure authority of the Highway Trust Fund through July 31, 2015. The current authorization expires at t...

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Recent News

  • NDAA Bill Passes, No BRAC in 2016

    Hanna includes 4 amendments, provides stability for DFAS & Rome Lab WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, which determined there will be no military base realignmen...

  • Hanna Calls for New Federal Aviation Bill, Outlines Priorities

    Long-term bill could upgrade Griffiss, boost NUAIR ROME, N.Y. – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna, R-Barneveld, today spoke at Griffiss International Airport about the need for Congress to pass a new, long-term federal aviation bill that would aid up...

  • Hanna, N.Y. Mills Fourth Graders Celebrate ‘Read Across America Day’

    National Education Association marks Dr. Seuss’ birthday, encourages the joy of reading NEW YORK MILLS, N.Y. – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna and fourth grade students at New York Mills Elementary School joined millions of their peers today to cel...

  • Hanna, Kind Introduce ‘Start Saving Sooner Act’

    Launched during ‘America Saves Week,’ bill encourages people to start saving from birth WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) and U.S. Representative Ron Kind (D-WI) today introduced a bill that makes it easier for young Americans to ...

  • Hanna Reminds People to Beware of Tax Scams

    Taxpayers should be on high alert for phone scams, criminals pretending to be the IRS WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna is reminding people to beware of beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Se...

  • Hanna to Host Purple Heart Veteran at State of the Union

    New Hartford resident Ernest W. Weeks IV to join Hanna at the Capitol WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna tonight will host a retired U.S. Army sergeant in Washington to hear President Barack Obama deliver his sixth State of the Union Addr...

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