Vote Explanations

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 2

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. The Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) is the method for determining annual updates to the Medicare physician fee schedule intended to restrain growth in Medicare spending. However...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.Con.Res. 27

    I voted Yes on H.Con.Res. 27, which establishes the budget for the U.S. Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025. Budget resolutions are starting points which set blueprints for federal spe...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 216

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 216, the Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Planning Reform Act. Starting in 2020, this bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual future-years report to Congress along with its standard budget r...

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Recent News

  • 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...

  • Hanna, Hahn Introduce Bill to Finance Local Infrastructure Projects

    Bill will establish state infrastructure banks, maximize effectiveness of federal dollars WASHINGTON– U.S. Representatives Richard Hanna (R-NY) and Janice Hahn (D-CA) introduced a bill that would re-establish state infrastructure banks to help fund l...

  • Hanna Supports Campaign to End Human Trafficking

    House considers a series of bipartisan bills to combat the problem WASHINGTON – Human trafficking is a horrific crime that happens around the world, and each year it affects tens of thousands of American children. According to a 2013 Congressional Re...

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