Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tom Reed’s January political postcard

On his January political postcard, mailed at public expense, Tom makes the following claims of accomplishment Rami bill passed and funded. Temporary tax loopholes made permanent “No Child Left Behind” replaced with “Every Student Succeeds Act.” Supports making entry more … Continue reading

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My $17.40 Tax Bill

Originally posted on The Old Liberal:
This is the time of year when property taxes come due. I am not one of those tax complainers. I think we need reasonable taxes to provide a reasonable level of services. My attitude…

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Property Taxes by NY 23rd Counties

While researching for the Tax Cap article, I ran across the Reforming New York website. ┬áIt has an interactive map comparing the Median Property Tax, and Median Home Value for each county in New York State. It also compares the … Continue reading

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2016 wish list

Here are some things I would like: Responsible persons elected to Congress. Effective action to combat climate change. Effective measures to reduce firearm violence. Effective action to reduce poverty in America. Responsible immigration reform. Less militarism. Affordable higher education. Fewer … Continue reading

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