Vote Explanations

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 1300

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 1300, the First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act. This legislation establishes a voluntary pilot program to test the delivery of anthrax vaccines from the Strategic National Stockpile to emergency first responders on a volunta...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 3236

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 3236, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act. This legislation extends federal highway and bridge programs until October 29, 2015, which provides sufficient time for the House and Senate to co...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 1994

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act. This legislation grants the Veterans Administration expanded authority to fire or demote employees for poor performance or misconduct. As Congress exercises its oversight of the VA in response to...

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Recent News

  • Hanna Supports Investigation of Planned Parenthood

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna today released the following statement in support of a Congressional investigation, and a thorough review by the U.S. Department of Justice, of Planned Parenthood. “I strongly support women’s health care...

  • Hanna Votes to Withhold Federal Funding from ‘Sanctuary Cities’

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna voted in favor of H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act. This bill would withhold certain federal funding from jurisdictions that have laws or policies that inhibit the proper enforcement of fede...

  • Hanna Honors World War II Veterans in Two Ceremonies

    ‘Thank you for being the Greatest Generation of Americans’ In honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, U.S. Representative Richard Hanna this month honored World War II veterans from throughout the 22nd Congressional District in two ...

  • Hanna, Cartwright Introduce Bill to Help Federal Government Data Breach Victims

    More than 21 million people affected by data breach could be subject to further invasion WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Richard Hanna (R-NY) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) this week introduced a bipartisan bill to help protect victims of the massive g...

  • Hanna Expresses Concern to DoD Over Closure of Successful Program

    Hanna asks Secretary Carter to ensure no reduction in service as Vets4Warriors program ends WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Richard Hanna today called on the Department of Defense to ensure that the needs of American veterans will continue to be met...

  • 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...

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