Category Archives: Health Care

Congress lets Children Health Insurance Program lapse

While focusing on hurricanes, NFL players, and Las Vegas, we may have not realized that the Congress missed the September 30 deadline to reautherize the Childen’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP provides Federal Funds to States for inexpensive health insurance … 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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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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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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Opioid Crisis: Trump, Gallant & Reed

The following is a Press Release from congressional candidate Rick Gallant: CORNING, N.Y. – While addressing the media at the clubhouse of his private golf resort, President Trump laid out his solutions for addressing the nationwide opioid epidemic: “We can … Continue reading

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A worthwhile proposal from the Problem Solvers Caucus?

The Problem Solvers Caucus claims: (First) Our plan would stabilize markets by making the cost-sharing payments mandatory and thereby prevent rates from rising sharply. Second, we provide a relief valve to help states deal with the high cost of pre-existing … Continue reading

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Dear Tom

 Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery–Colton Dear Tom, I haven’t written recently. Writing to you has sometimes seemed fruitless. You reply with a form letter if at all. Still, it is good to hear something from you. I am delighted that … Continue reading

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