Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Only NY GOP AHCA Holdout

John Katko, (NY24) is the only New York State Republican House member who has declared that he will not vote for the  Trump/Ryan American Health Care Act. You can see the whole list of hold outs here. The NY-24 includes … Continue reading

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Collins Amendment

  I care deeply about reducing the property tax burden for people across the region, which is why I support this (Collins) amendment. These high taxes are hurting our seniors and causing young people to leave the state.–Tom Reed Why … Continue reading

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Advice and Consent

He shall have the Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate…–Constitution Article II, Section 2 Brian Leiter is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. In the Washington Post he writes: Given the complexity … Continue reading

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Health Insurance

Liberals rage against the Trump-Ryan plan for a lot of reasons, but most of it boils down to anger that fewer people will have coverage. Conservatives are raging too, because, as Kentucky Senator Paul put it, Congress’s proposal will “do … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: A rocky road to 2018

  Michael Fitzgerald  is a regular contributor to the Finger Lakes Times. His column “WRITE ON” is published every Friday. You can email him at Michael.Fitzgeraldfltcolumnist@gmail.com and visit his website at michaeljfitzgerald.blogspot.com. New York Congressman Tom Reed has been taking some … Continue reading

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Korea

The policy of strategic patience has ended. –Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are both unpredictable and therefore dangerous. Rex Tillerson is new to his job. Tillerson says US policy has failed in Korea, but I … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the American Health Care Act

I have no problem with people saying Obama cares. I do care!–Barack Obama Tom Reed wrote on facebook: The CBO’s estimate confirms that a more patient-centered health care system is finally on the way for hard working American families. These … Continue reading

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