Category Archives: Congress

Prison Reform

The narrow prison reform bill backed by the White House and being considered by Congress is an incomplete starting point for fixing our broken justice system, ….–Brennan Center for Justice Giving men and women in prison the opportunity to earn … Continue reading

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Movies about guns

Making gun violence about mental health is a crazy idea.–Jonathan M. Metzl, professor of sociology and psychiatry, and director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University. Comments seen on Tom Reed’s facebook page: It’s the guns, Tom. … Continue reading

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Overreach on the Congressional Review Act

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes: The House considered S.J. Res. 57, Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection related to “Indirect Auto Lending and … Continue reading

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Bipartisan or nonpartisan

I look forward to continuing bipartisan work with the Problem Solvers Caucus and my friend Rep Josh Gottheimer.–Rep. Tom Reed, facebook 4/26/2018 Bipartisan:  cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other’s policies. Nonpartisan: not biased or partisan, especially toward … Continue reading

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Tom Reed at Gerry

  U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said President Donald Trump’s decision to coordinate a U.S. led airstrike against chemical weapon facilities in Syria was a “reasonable action” meant to send a message to dictator Bashar Assad.–Eric Tichy, The Post-Journal “The use of weapons … Continue reading

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Tariff

We put tariffs on the table as part of the president’s initiative of putting an American first and American interest on equal footing when it comes to American trade policy going forward with our trading partners.  And as those tariffs … Continue reading

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Thinking about Syria

After hearing from several hundred constituents at our Syria listening sessions and from phone calls and emails to our office, it is clear United States military action in Syria is not what residents of the 23rd district want. Absent some … Continue reading

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