Congresswoman Kathy Hochul issued the following statement Monday to CNN in regards to the students in LeRoy potentially suffering from an unknown ailment:
"The last several months have been challenging for the community of LeRoy. While we are all are anxious for answers, it's important that we allow medical and environmental experts to collect the facts and accurately identify the source of this unusual and unfortunate situation. Our top priority must be to protect the health and safety of the community of LeRoy and, to this end, my office has been in contact with various federal agencies, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Environmental Protection Agency. As a representative of this community, I'm committed to ensuring that the residents of LeRoy have access to the resources needed to fully understand this situation."