Tag Archives: Medicare

More political debates — please

This article was written by Michael Fitzgerald, and published in the Finger Lakes Times on Sunday, September 23, in his WRITE ON column   The best political news in weeks — maybe months — was published right here in the … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Medicare

This “op-ed” was written by Ann Sullivan, an Ithaca resident. It was originally published in the Ithaca Journal and the Elmira Star-Gazette.   Elections have consequences. Voters in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes chose President-elect Donald Trump and returned Rep. … Continue reading

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Medicare dominated Town Hall Meeting

An overflow crowd of more than 30 filled the small Board Room at Rep. Tom Reed’s Town Hall Meting in Barrington (Yates) Saturday. Most were non-republicans. For many this was their first Town Hall experience. Medicare dominated the discussion. The uncertainty … Continue reading

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Reed’s health care views

Tom Reed writes: Tom Reed continued his efforts to curb rising medical costs by supporting two pieces of legislation that would encourage healthcare innovations and find new ways to combat chronic illnesses. “We care about changing lives for the better … Continue reading

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No Labels National Strategic Agenda

The issues that unite us are far greater than those that divide us and we’re proud to join with No Labels as part of our effort to highlight those uniting issues. I care about the big issues we face as … Continue reading

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Budgets

You balance your budget and live within your means. Washington should do the same. The House GOP budget balances in less than 10 years without raising or creating taxes.–Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) Furthermore, this budget relies on a host of smoke … Continue reading

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Disparaging government

I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.–attributed to Ronald Reagan Recent years have seen a wide-ranging attack on government–Federal, State, and local. The main justification is a platitude–the smaller the better. We are told: Government is ineffectual, blundering, … Continue reading

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