Reed assigned to House committees for transportation, judiciary

Posted on December 16th, 2010

Finger Lakes, N.Y. —U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, will serve on the House committees of Transportation and Infrastructure; and the Judiciary beginning in January. Reed said his position on the committees “will allow the 29th District to have a key voice in determining how we can grow our economy and improve our quality of life.”

Reed said he will advocate for “the long-term completion of Route 219 in Cattaraugus County and the final conversion of Route 15 to I-99 in Steuben County.”
On the Judiciary, Reed said he wants to leverage federal resources “to eradicate the growing drug trafficking problem and the violent crime activity associated with it.” He also mentioned combating methamphetamine production and illegal firearms use and protecting intellectual property being developed by various manufacturing companies in the district as goals.