Category Archives: Constituents

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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Tom Reed needs Tompkins County, and how!

I applaud you for doing a masterful job of dealing with an unruly crowd, with patience and respect. You tried to answer their questions but they didn’t give you a chance to talk very much, or really listen to what … Continue reading

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Town Hall “Rules of Civility”

This week-end will be the first series of many Town Hall opportunities to meet with Rep. Tom Red. If 2017-2018 is like Reed’s  previous terms he will dedicate one Saturday a month (usually the 3rd Saturday, but not always) to … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s priorities

THESE (healthcare and insurance) ARE TWO MARKETPLACES THAT NEED TO BE SUPPORTED AND CREATED AND BRING IN MARKET PRESSURE AND EMPOWER THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE TRANSACTIONS TO MAKE INFORMED CHOICES THAT WILL DRIVE COSTS DOWN.–Tom Reed (Heath care and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Tax Plan: Single Parents w/Dependents will lose major benefit!

The Head of Household tax filing status lowers the tax rate of unmarried individuals with dependents. The dependents could be their under-age children, adult children with disabilities, or elder parents. Twenty-two million Americans used the Head of Household status in 2014. According to the IRS, … Continue reading

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Fair Pay in NYS

  Per AAUW data, NY-23 is near the bottom of the list of NYS Congressional districts in order of fair pay. Tom Reed clearly has work to do if this is to be improved. Reed often talks about “fair,” but … Continue reading

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A look at Rep. Reed’s Proposed Bills

Members of congress exists in two different cultures–the Washington DC political culture, often described as ‘Inside the Beltway’ and their congressional district culture. A successful representatives satisfies the needs of both. When in DC our congressman, Tom Reed, bounces between following … Continue reading

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