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About whungerford

* Contributor at NewNY23rd.com where we discuss the politics, economics, and events of the New New York 23rd Congressional District (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, (Eastern) Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben,Tioga, Tompkins, and Yates Counties) Please visit and comment on whatever strikes your fancy.

H.R. 6800 HEROS Act

H.R. 6800 Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act CRS Summary: This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

Counties in the Southern Tier are receiving failing grades for social distancing based on human mobility data, which derives how much people are traveling and gathering based on cellphone data. County Grade Avg. Mobility Non-Essential Visits Encounters Density Chemung D- … Continue reading

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Believe it or not

   The buck stops here. — Harry S. Truman Can you believe it? President Eisenhower was embarrassed by a scandal over a fur coat and one lie he told. After Richard Nixon, accused of crime, cover-up, and lying about it, … Continue reading

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Testing

To allow the recovery to begin, the United States must implement the kind of strategy that other countries have used to defeat the coronavirus. … Yet so far the country has failed to do so.–Robinson Meyer writing in The Atlantic. … Continue reading

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The Congress shall assemble

The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, … –The Constitution I am supportive of going in person and doing that legislative process. — Rep Tom Reed Reed said that while he is supportive of returning to work … Continue reading

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Prescriptions

Many TV ads show happy people living the good life on account of a patent medicine. Viewers are urged to improve their own lives by asking a doctor if that medicine is right for them. The is often a long … Continue reading

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Covid 19 tests per capita by county

Covid 19 tests per capita by county County Population Tests Positive Tests per capita % Positive per capita % Allegeny 46k 333 29 0.7 0.06 Cattaraugus 76k 439 34 0.6 0.04 Chautauqua 126k 585 25 0.5 0.02 Chemung 83k 852 … Continue reading

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