Monthly Archives: September 2017

Reducing Support for Children and Families

Reducing Support for Children and Families On Sept. 28, Tom Reed (R-NY) wrote: Glad to see HR 2824 (Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act) pass the House this week! This bill included reauthorizing … Continue reading

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Forced partiotism

It is offensive for anyone, especially children, to be forced to conform with someone else’s concept of patriotism. I remember when the the religious phrase was added to the Pledge of Allegiance. We were assured that we need not say … Continue reading

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What’s bipartisan?

I certainly think bipartisanship ought to consist of Democrats coming to the Republican point of view.–Richard Mourdock Thanks to President Donald J. Trump for having the Ways and Means Committee to the White House to talk about bipartisan Tax Reform.–Tom Reed (facebook) … Continue reading

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Picking enemies

Years ago, when I was a college student, I watched a movie on the rise of Hitler in Germany. It was powerful, although I think it was art rather than fact. Hitler was shown debating with his confederates the best … Continue reading

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Opioid Crisis Data for the NY23rd, by Counties

  The Finger Lakes Times (Monday, September 18) published an article on the Finger Lakes  Area Counceling & Recovering Agency (FLACRA) recent $1.4 million in federal funds to combat the Opioid crisis.  The article starts, “Sixteen counties in New York … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes: This week the House resumed consideration of the FY 2018 appropriations bills with H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act of 2018. You may recall that in July the … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Charlie Brown

Tonight’s Reed Headlines: Collins, Reed push for bill to help “Dreamers” Buffalo News “It’s recognizing that the children that have come here that have good moral character, that have not demonstrated any kind of national security threat or engaged in … Continue reading

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Glucose testing

Ask your doctor if ???? is right for you.–heard all too often on TV Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks R-Indiana) writes: Remember the Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act that Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Rep. Tom Reed, and I introduced on Monday? Yesterday … Continue reading

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2018 Primary Voters: Be Aware of Friday the 13th (of October)

This article is a recap and update of an earlier NY23rd article, “Make sure you can vote in the June 2018 Primary Elections“, posted in June. The information should be past along to others.   We can assume that there … Continue reading

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Income Tax: cut rates or deductions?

On the personal side, we have protected the three big deductions — charitable, mortgage and retirement saving. We want to raise the standard deduction caps and get rid of many of the other personal deductions. —Gary Cohn Income Tax: cut … Continue reading

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