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Congressman Reed’s August Town Hall Meetings

The House of Representatives members are in their Summer “District Work” recess. Their last scheduled work day in Washington was July 31, and are scheduled to return to DC on Tuesday, September  8. That’s 39 days. Rep. Tom Reed has … Continue reading

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Low wages are no accident

I urge our lawmakers to consider the consequences of the recommended action (wage increase for fast-food workers) and to address the larger issue of a living wage for all New Yorkers — in particular, those working in human services supporting … Continue reading

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Sheltered Workshops

Ray Finger, writing in the Elmira Star Gazette,” writes that local sheltered workshops for the disabled may close if NYS and the Federal Government fail to act. Tom Reed, who wants the disabled to work, should take note. Ray Finger … Continue reading

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