Category Archives: Social Security

Reed’s nasty campaign mailing

Going negative One might think Tom Reed would run on his record; evidently he can’t or thinks it better to attack his opponent with false and misleading claims and unflattering images. Is “Tracy Mitrano a risky gamble for our families?” … Continue reading

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Insurance, a common misunderstanding

Last week, we had an opportunity to sit down with local senior citizens to discuss the future of Social Security, Medicare and other pressing issues. We always have good conversations with these folks and look forward to voicing their concerns … Continue reading

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Would you?

Trade wars are good.–President Trump Fixing the tax system must be a top priority because it threatens everything we care about — including jobs, healthcare, education, public investment, the environment, and retirement security.–Charles Whalen, economist and former congressional candidate. The … Continue reading

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2017 was a terrible year in politics

Sadly, 2017 hasn’t been a good year. Rash experiment with incompetent President. Appointment of unqualified cabinet officers. Presidency for profit ignoring emoluments clause. Corruption at highest levels in campaign and government. Stupid policy on climate change. Attacks on judiciary; nomination … Continue reading

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Horseheads town hall Nov 20, 2017

There’s a lot of misinformation out there. At the end of the day I am 100 percent convinced that when we get through tax reform, hard-working people will benefit.–Rep. Tom Reed       Reed Town Hall, November 20, 2017 Minutes … Continue reading

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Trump opens Pandora’s box

I care about your opinions and will continue to work to find common ground so that we can solve the problems of our country together.–Tom Reed Trump opens Pandora’s box and as Tom Reed looks on smiling,  furies fly about: … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s contradictions

“We care about our senior citizens and those living on fixed incomes.  That is why we have repeatedly called for a review of the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment formula. It needs to be modified to reflect the realities … Continue reading

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