Monthly Archives: January 2015

Rep. Reed’s “Renaissance Moment” Reviewed

The following article was written for the New NY 23rd by Anne Markel, a friend of this blog. It is posted with her permission. In his latest Facebook posts, Tom Reed’s repeated use of a certain new hashtag tells us … Continue reading

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Tom Reed loses his cool

Rather, King Cuomo caved to downstate special interests and closed any possibility of New York leading the nation…–Rep. Tom Reed King Cuomo? Really Tom, isn’t that an exaggeration? (In case you missed it, Tom used that phrase twice.) Andrew Cuomo … Continue reading

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College Costs

Republican Rep. Tom Reed of Corning said Republicans will back efforts to further education goals, “but just to grant a free two-year education to people is problematic. We already have an $18 trillion national debt. “The common ground may be, … Continue reading

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Demand for goods and services

We were sent here to reduce spending and government…–Tom Reed, Feb. 28, 2011 We need to stop this mentality that we can borrow and spend our way out of the recession. —Tom Reed, Sept. 19, 2012 …our debt has grown … Continue reading

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Cuomo to Turn Southern Tier “Green & Clean”

During the State of the State speech, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared “New York State is  establishing itself as a national leader in homegrown clean energy innovation and investment“. Then he proposed that the NYS Budget includes $20 million to be earmarked … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio on the State of the Union

“That taxing successful people, over-regulating job creators and pouring money into outdated government programs doesn’t actually help struggling people.”–Marco Rubio What can Rubio mean? Does he favor an America with a few successful people deserving government support and a much … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed vs Disabled Workers-Looking at the Facts & the Rhetoric

Rep. Tom Reed has proposed an amendment to the House Rules that will limit the way Congress funds the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. SSDI is expected to have 81% of the funds it needs to fulfill their legal … Continue reading

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