Category Archives: NYS Government

Did Tom Reed write this?

I believe a compromise position regarding the state and local tax deduction is achievable. In fact, I have discussed including a credit for state and local taxes which will ensure a tax cut for the hardworking local property taxpayers of … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Congress, Media, NYS Government, Political, Reed's Views | 2 Comments

Proposals on the November 7 Ballot

We will vote on November 7  to help decide who will be on our County Legislatures and Town Boards. We will elect  Town Clerks, Town Justices, and Highway Supervisors and other public officers. After you vote on the front of … Continue reading

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Plumb-Reed Mayville Debate Video

The Chautauqua League of Women Voters held a debate between Rep. Tom Reed and John Plumb in Mayville. It was recorded by Chautauqua Community TV Channel 5 and that video is included.  The debate was sponsored by the two largest … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental, Gun Violence, Health Care, Immigration, Legislation, NYS Government, Reed's Views, Seniors, Taxes, Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Public Service As An Expression of an Authentic Self

This article, which focuses on  NYS Senate candidate Leslie Banks Burke (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates & part of Tompkins Counties) was submitted by Lee Marcus, friend of the New NY 23rd. Lee is a writer who lives in Arkport.   … Continue reading

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State Senate Races in the NY23rd

For the first time in the short history of the NY23rd Congressional District, four (out of six)  State Senate districts which are fully or partly located in the NY23rd will have a real competitive race (with a Republican AND a Democratic candidate) in … Continue reading

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DANKS BURKE SLAMS ALBANY’S CORRUPTION CULTURE; PLEDGES ACTION

The following is a press release from Leslie Danks Burke, NY State Senate Candidate from the 58th Senatorial District, which covers Allegany, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates Counties. Her opponent is incumbent Thomas O’Mara.   “Back-room deals keep our … Continue reading

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Why some Incumbents should not be re-elected

 The 150th NYS Assembly District covers all of Chautauqua County, and only Chautauqua County. Cath Kestler, who lives in Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, shares this perspective of  her  State Assemblyman. This article can also be found in the (Dunkirk) Observer Today. Once … Continue reading

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