Vote Explanations

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 1020

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 1020, the STEM Education Act. H.R. 1020 would expand the definition of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to include computer science for the purposes of education programs. It also requires the Na...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.R. 734

    I voted “Yes” on H.R. 734, the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act. This legislation streamlines several outdated reports done for Congress by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) into a single report on the state of t...

  • Why I voted Yes on H.J. Res. 35

    I voted “Yes” on H.J. Res. 35, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015. This legislation would have funded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at current levels through March 19, 2015. Without action, funding for DHS expir...

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Recent News

  • 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...

  • Hanna Issues Statement in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    U.S. Representative Richard Hanna released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: “Today we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who dedicated his life to ensure civil rights for all Americans, to end racial ...

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