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About pystew

Retired Teacher, political science geek, village trustee. I lean a little left, but like a good political discussion. My blog, the New NY 23rd (http://newny23rd) is about discussing the issues facing the people of our new congressional district. Let's hear all sides of the issues, not just what the candidates want us to hear.

Bipartisan Support to Amend the SAFE Act?

The most viewed article on the New NY 23rd has been  Repeal the SAFE Act—More Hype than Bite?, It has been viewed 685 times since it was posted on February 18, 2014. The point of the article was that there … Continue reading

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Get Politically Active: What’s Wrong With Compensating Landowners for their Shale Gas?

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“What is considered a disability?” asked Rep. Reed.

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Rep. Reed’s Penn Yan Town Hall Meeting, February 20, 2015

“Follow up to our phone conversation. Confirming that Tom Reed has reserved the village board room from 5 pm – 6:30 pm on Feb. 20th for a public town hall meeting to discuss issues of the day (FYI we will be … Continue reading

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Get Politically Active: LTE: Rep. Reed’s Social Security Proposal

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Get Politically Active: Social Security Tax Rates

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Get Politically Active: Editorial: Disability system deserves full funding

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