Monthly Archives: July 2017

What a difference!

“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here,” Reed stated. “As a voting bloc, we’ve now gone to Problem Solvers Caucus 2.0, where we weeded out the folks that … Continue reading

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Supply and demand

Obviously another Republican who forgot about the free market system when he went to DC. –Seen on Tom Reed’s facebook page. I don’t understand why a healthcare bill discussion is more focused on insurance company profits than on health care … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO HILLARY CLINTON

This letter was written by Lee Marcus from Arkport. You can read more of Lee’s writing at “Lee Marcus, writer and activist” Facebook page. Dear Hillary, For just over six months our country has suffered the humiliation of Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Another bill going nowhere

With Congress considering sweeping tax reform, H.R. 1098 is likely to die in committee. Here is the CRS summary: New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new … Continue reading

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Trump to Upstate NYers: Move!

President Trump, in an interview in the Wall Street Journal, claims that there are states that are increasing manufacturing jobs (Wisconsin, Iowa, and Colorado). He then said: “You’re going to need people to work in these massive plants,” Trump said. … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on dignity

Tom Reed writes op eds infrequently; here are some: The Dignity of Developing Our Workforce June 30, 2017 Op-Eds Obama’s Middle Class Trap May 24, 2016 Op-Eds Issues:  Economy and Jobs It’s Time to Restart Greenidge October 27, 2015 Op-Eds Defending Private Property … Continue reading

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Did a deal gone bad influence foreign policy?

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: According to July 2017 news reports, Trump son-in-law and now government employee Jared Kushner tried and failed to get a $500 million loan from a Qatari businessman. The money was for a New York City building … Continue reading

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