Daily Archives: October 18, 2014

Texas voter ID decision

Justice Ginsburg’s dissent: Those requirements, Justice Ginsburg wrote, “may prevent more than 600,000 registered Texas voters (about 4.5 percent of all registered voters) from voting in person for lack of compliant identification.” “A sharply disproportionate percentage of those voters are … Continue reading

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Robertson and Reed on Campaign Finance Reform

We asked District 23 candidates: In the wake of the Citizens United decision, are you concerned about the influence of money in politics?     Reed: Staying connected to constituents is key I fight big money in politics by staying … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s Obamacare Deception

At his campaign website, our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, is offering constituents the opportunity to “FIGHT BACK AGAINST OBAMACARE” by signing a petition. A headline deplores “Obamacare exemptions for Congress and Washington Bureaucrats” (sic). There is no exemption for Congress … Continue reading

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Municipal Bond Market Support Act HR 5199

Municipal Bond Market Support Act HR 5199–Library of Congress Summary The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress. Municipal Bond Market Support Act of 2014 – Amends Internal … Continue reading

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