Category Archives: Data

Diversity in Congress

For the 2018 mid-term elections, an unprecedented number of women are standing, with more than 250 in the running for Congressional office following the selection of candidates in the primaries.–BBC News Congress poorly reflects the population; in particular, women are … Continue reading

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Result’s of Reed’s “2015 Official U.S. Government Survey”

In November 2015, Rep. Tom Reed sent out the “2015 Official U.S. Government Survey”. The survey stated that “your responses are necessary to help guide federal policy.” The NewNY23rd analyzed the questions in an article and found that some questions 1) … Continue reading

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NYS Democratic Primary–Process and Politics

Second of two in a series about the NYS Federal Primaries for President, to be held on Tuesday, April 19 (Noon to 9 PM). The article about the Republican Primary was posted on March 28. The Process: New York Democrats … Continue reading

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Property Taxes by NY 23rd Counties

While researching for the Tax Cap article, I ran across the Reforming New York website.  It has an interactive map comparing the Median Property Tax, and Median Home Value for each county in New York State. It also compares the … Continue reading

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Extremely Low Property Tax Caps Approaching

The Good News: Less taxes to pay. The Bad News: Less revenue for governmental services. The New York State Property Tax Cap  is the highest amount a local government (County, Town, City, or Village) or school can raise their tax … Continue reading

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Poverty: NY-23rd & Rep. Reed

A blog in the local newspaper’s (Penn Yan Chronicle Express)  on-line site discussed the poverty level of the our congressional district, the NY-23. It had a link to  TalkPoverty.org, which lists Poverty Rate data for every congressional district plus the District of Columbia. It … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s comments on Income Tax Reform

Income Tax Reform was a topic of discussion at Rep. Reed’s Town Hall Meeting in Phelps (Ontario County) on Saturday, November 14. One of the members of the audience of a dozen was an area doctor, who I have seen before … Continue reading

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