Tag Archives: AARP

Removing the Payroll Tax Cap & other Social Security Proposals

In January Rep. Reed began his campaign to “Save” the Social Security System. He attacked the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) by calling it a “failed program.”  Pulitzer Prize Columnist Michael Hiltzik of the Los Angeles Times responded: “In the first place, … Continue reading

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Working with Tom Reed

We are happy to work with all of our elected officials regardless of their political affiliations to help feed the 1 in 4 Southern Tier residents who rely on our services. —Food Bank of the Southern Tier The Food Bank, … Continue reading

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Reed Vague on Budget Cut

Rep. Tom Reed, at his appearance in Penn Yan last Saturday, had remarkably little to say about where exactly he would cut federal spending.  He painted a dire picture of a national deficit crisis requiring cuts somewhere, but didn’t say … Continue reading

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Canadian Health Care System Myths

Probably the most talked about bill that passed during President Obama’s first term was the Affordable Care Act ( ACA for short, but commonly known as Obamacare.) There was a hugh push against it, and long discussions while the Supreme … Continue reading

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