Category Archives: Farm Bill

Conservative to Reed: Why did we vote for you?

Rep. Tom Reed’s second town hall meeting on Saturday, December 12 was in Stanley, Town of Seneca (Ontario County). A relatively small crowd, about 20 to 25, came to listen/talk to our congressman. We had the regular routine of the Pledge … Continue reading

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Who cares about #ny23?

Tom Reed says he cares; Martha Robertson says she cares. But do voters care?     It appears that the voters have discounted the following: Reed’s business practices. Reed’s disreputable midnight swim. Reed’s late tax payments. Reed’s performance in office. … Continue reading

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Wedge Issues

<> Wedge issues serve to split a political party or constituency. Republican Rep. Tom Reed spends much time talking about NYS matters having little to do with his office. Probably he sees these as wedge issues. <> Examples include: NYS … Continue reading

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I am continually reminded that we are a Christian country.

 Be on the look out for the follow letter; it has been sent to newspapers around the district. I recently called Tom Reed’s Washington office to seek his rational for his vote and support in cutting the funding of the … Continue reading

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The Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

Some never relent in efforts to blame and punish the poor for their difficulties. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) writes: The Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act addresses deep problems in the federal government’s welfare programs that make it more difficult … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s one sided view of hunger in NY-23

Ron Nixon, in an article in the NY Times dated Feb. 4, 2014 titled “Senate Passes Long-Stalled Farm Bill, With Clear Winners and Losers” writes: No one was happier than Danny Murphy, a Mississippi soybean farmer with 1,500 acres, when … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on the Compromise Farm Bill

Rep. Tom Reed voted Wednesday in support of a long-term, five-year Farm Bill to reauthorize farm programs supporting agriculture in New York’s 23rd Congressional District. The bill passed the House Wednesday with strong bipartisan support. What Tom neglects to say … Continue reading

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