Congressman John Faso

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Republican Congressman John Faso of New York's 19th District will be holding listening sessions on the proposed 2018 Farm Bill this week.

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New York Congressman John Faso has introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on fake organics and support organic farmers.

DACA Supporters Rally In Kingston

Sep 5, 2017
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While the Trump administration was announcing an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday, the New York Immigration Coalition held a rally in front of Republican New York Congressman John Faso’s Kingston office decrying the move. About 100 people turned out, many waving signs, calling on Faso to more strongly back up his stated support for addressing DACA legislatively.

It’s been a rocky road for two neighboring Congressmen.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Catskills Freedom Network

Ever since November, Democrats have been eager for the next election. And with the Massachusetts Congressional delegation already all blue, Berkshire County Democrats are strategizing in an attempt to flip New York’s 19th  House district seat just across the border. 

John Faso
John Faso

What will the health care overhaul mean for localities?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks wraps up his discussion WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

Millions of people would lose their health care under the bill being considered by the Senate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks continues his discussion WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

A New York congressman from the Hudson Valley is standing his ground after declaring last week that a U.S. Coast Guard proposal for Hudson River anchorage sites is effectively dead. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was the first to announce the Coast Guard’s decision to suspend the proposal and say it was killed. Others have been more circumspect in their descriptions.

John Faso
John Faso

Halfway through 2017, 2018 is looming large.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

U.S. Representative John Faso

Congressman John Faso, a Republican from New York’s 19th District, is in the studio today. The district encompasses all or parts of eleven counties in the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Catskills and Central New York. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Democratic Field Of Challengers In NY's 19th Grows

Jun 13, 2017
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The field of potential opponents to Republican Congressman John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District continues to grow. Two Woodstock residents with deep roots in the swing district are announcing their runs.

Joining some half-a-dozen others, a Kingston native has launched a campaign to challenge freshman Republican John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting involved in New York’s Congressional races. At a rally with House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, he vowed to help defeat the state’s nine eight republican members of the House of Representatives when they are up for election next year.

A Dutchess County resident launched his campaign Monday to challenge freshman Republican John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District.

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Two Hudson Valley representatives appear to be feuding.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley are introducing legislation to upgrade the available emergency medical supplies for children on airplanes. A pediatrician association supports the bill.

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The governor of New York is at odds with a Congressman from the Hudson Valley.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman John Faso
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The American Health Care Act barely got through the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he voted for it.

An Ulster County resident formally is announcing Wednesday her campaign to challenge Republican Congressman John Faso in New York’s 19th congressional district.

Potential Democratic challengers to Republican Congressman John Faso of New York’s 19th District have been lining up to explore or formally announce a run. The most recent Democrat to begin testing the waters announced his interest this week.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney spoke at a health care town hall Monday night in a neighboring district. Hundreds packed a room in Kingston to hear from Maloney, who launched an Adopt a District challenge asking House representatives to step into Republican districts to explain the House bill to repeal Obamacare.

AHCA Bill Garners Support And Criticism In NY

May 5, 2017
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On Thursday, House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act on a 217-213 vote. Several upstate New York Republicans supported the bill. Meanwhile, House Democrats and Planned Parenthood advocates are blasting it.

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Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress held its annual “Across the Aisle” event Friday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie. New York Republican Congressman John Faso and Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney discussed infrastructure, college debt, the Hudson River, federal budget and more.

NY Congressman Faso Holds Televised Town Hall

Apr 14, 2017
U.S. Representative John Faso

Congressman John Faso of New York’s 19th House district held a televised town hall Thursday night. And though protesters lined up outside the studio in Troy, the town hall itself was polite and low key. Some 80 invited constituents asked questions for more than an hour, on topics ranging from health care to Syria.