Tag Archives: Fracking

Should NYS be forced to be more like Texas or Mississippi?

I do not agree with your vote against the budget resolution. It is not up to the Federal Government or the taxpayers in other states to make up for our irresponsible state government and our smothering state taxation. Seen on … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Congress, fracking, Gun Violence, Health Care, Political, Reed's Views, Taxes | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Dear Secretary Clinton, I am a long-time admirer and proud to say so. Without giving away too much personal information, let’s just say that I know a lot about bullying, and I know you know what that means. Only an … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Survey Questions Analyzed

I recently received the 2015 Official U.S. Government Survey from Rep. Reed’s office.  We were told that “your responses are necessary to help guide federal policy.” These issues are complex; many questions give simplified descriptions that do not inform the … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Constituents, Constitution, Data, Defense, Economics, Education, Environmental, fracking, Gun Violence, Health Care, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, Immigration, Racism, Reed's Views, Rights, Social Security, Supreme Court, Treaties | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments

What the EPA really said

The following the article was written by Michael Fitzgerald and was published in his June 12 Finger Lakes Times column “Write On”, (which appears Fridays). On Friday, Mr. Fitzgerald’s 2014 novel, “The Fracking War”  was awarded best General Fiction at the Green Book … Continue reading

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Will Counties Support Rep. Reed’s “Property Rights Act” ?

Our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed was the Gas/Oil Industry’s go-to-NY-Rep during the 2014 congressional campaign. They donated $198,750 to get him reelected and continue to support their legislative needs. They gave Rep. Reed more money than all of the other … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Congress, Constituents, Economics, Education, NYS Government, Reed's Views, Rights, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Safe Act, Fracking Ban, and now Common Core

Remember the SAFE Act? In one context it can be seen as the controversial New York State law that unified many Upstaters to protect their rights to own a firearm. Many angry New Yorkers were convinced that the State Government overstepped … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Constituents, Economics, Education, Environmental, Ethics, fracking, Gun Violence, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, NYS Government, Protests, Reed's Views | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Reed’s “Defense of Property Rights Act” is the focus of Thursday’s Owego Town Hall Meeting

On Thursday night (6 PM) Rep. Tom Reed will be holding a Town Hall Meeting in Owego, Tioga County. According to a mailed announcement he will be focusing on his Defense of Property Rights Act. Google Map directions to Tioga County … Continue reading

Posted in Constituents, Constitution, Economics, Environmental, fracking, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, Political | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Tom Reed in West Elmira Jan. 31, 2015

Forcing government to behave Tom Reed spoke to about 20 people at the Elmira Town Hall on Jan. 31, 2015; seven wore AARP shirts. Here are some notes I took during the meeting. Tom’s monologue: Defense of Property NYS fracking … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s “Renaissance Moment” Reviewed

The following article was written for the New NY 23rd by Anne Markel, a friend of this blog. It is posted with her permission. In his latest Facebook posts, Tom Reed’s repeated use of a certain new hashtag tells us … Continue reading

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Tom Reed loses his cool

Rather, King Cuomo caved to downstate special interests and closed any possibility of New York leading the nation…–Rep. Tom Reed King Cuomo? Really Tom, isn’t that an exaggeration? (In case you missed it, Tom used that phrase twice.) Andrew Cuomo … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Congress, Constituents, Economics, Education, Environmental, EPA, Gun Violence, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, Political, Reed's Views, Rights | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments