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Tom Reed’s 2020 Financial Disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why Tom waits till the last minute. Tom requested a 90 day extension in 2019 and 2020; it isn’t … Continue reading

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Term Limits for Congress

He went of to Congress and served a spellFixin’ up the government and laws as well.Took over Washington, I heard tell,And patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell. The Ballad of Davy Crockett, words by Thomas Blackburn Term limits … Continue reading

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H.R. 51 — “To provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union.”

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens For the second time in history, the House passed legislation Thursday to make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state. H.R. 51 would shrink the federal district to a two-mile-square enclave — including federal buildings … Continue reading

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Election to the Senate

Louis C. Wyman (R–New Hampshire) was declared the victor of the US Senate contest in 1974 in New Hampshire by a narrow margin on Election Day (355 votes). A first recount gave the election instead to John A. Durkin (D–New Hampshire) by ten votes, but … Continue reading

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Twenty-fifth Amendment

government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. — Lincoln Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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Wither the GOP

Arthur Ahrens of Branchport is the author of this article which is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. Traditionally, the run-up to a convention sees a party attempting to tame rival factions and unite around … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s 2019 Financial Disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why Tom waits till the last minute. Tom requested a 90 day extension this year; it isn’t clear why. … Continue reading

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Paycheck Protection loans to Corning businesses from ProPublica

Click on the links to see how many positions were promised to be protected for eight weeks. Recipient CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS Location CORNING, NY Business Type Non-Profit Organization Loan Amount $2-5 million Date Approved April 11, 2020 Recipient CORNING … Continue reading

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House Clerk’s new website

If you are used to the previous website to keep up with the proceedings of the House of Representatives or to view public disclosures, you may find the new website (July 2020) confusing. You can now find the floor summary … Continue reading

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