Category Archives: Congress

Net neutrality

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: Net Neutrality Under current rules, internet service providers (e.g. AT&T, Comcast, Verizon FIOS, etc.) must treat all internet content the same. All content must be delivered at the same speed. There are no so-called “fast lanes” … Continue reading

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Deleted from facebook

What Tom Reed doesn’t want to see: Tom Reed voted to waste 1.6 billion on a wall. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll434.xml deleted July 28, 2017 https://newny23rd.com/2017/07/27/another-bill-going-nowhere/ deleted July 28, 2017 The penultimate paragraph … (So herein lies the opportunity: The best way to ensure … Continue reading

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What a difference!

“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here,” Reed stated. “As a voting bloc, we’ve now gone to Problem Solvers Caucus 2.0, where we weeded out the folks that … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on dignity

Tom Reed writes op eds infrequently; here are some: The Dignity of Developing Our Workforce June 30, 2017 Op-Eds Obama’s Middle Class Trap May 24, 2016 Op-Eds Issues:  Economy and Jobs It’s Time to Restart Greenidge October 27, 2015 Op-Eds Defending Private Property … Continue reading

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Men at work

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Justin Amash on the Hartzler Amendment to NDAA

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) writes: “There’s an astonishing level of misinformation and disinformation about a certain amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, so I want to provide some clarity.” On July 13, the House … Continue reading

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Politics is complicated

Politics is complicated; legislative maneuvering is hard to follow. Here are some examples: Horse trading Pairing Voting both ways Hartzler Amendment to 2018 NDAA Horse trading: one representative agrees to vote for another’s bill in exchange for a promise that … Continue reading

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