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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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Fair Pay in NYS

  Per AAUW data, NY-23 is near the bottom of the list of NYS Congressional districts in order of fair pay. Tom Reed clearly has work to do if this is to be improved. Reed often talks about “fair,” but … Continue reading

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Reed and Robertson on divisiveness

Reed: We must focus on what unites us Our nation’s capital is truly a remarkable place. Representatives come from all corners of the country, elected by the people and sent to represent them in creation of the laws that govern … Continue reading

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Reed and Robertson on Poverty

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”  ― Franklin D. Roosevelt Counties in District 23 have … Continue reading

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Reed to focus on jobs, he says

An article on Martha Roberson’s and Tom Reed’s dueling press conferences by reporter Ray Finger appeared in the Elmira Star-Gazette on July third. Tom Reed had scheduled a press conference at the same time as Martha Robertson’s. Ray Finger wrote: … Continue reading

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Robertson/Reed May 18 OP Eds–NYS SAFE Act

Martha Robertson I oppose the NY SAFE Act. I voted against it more than a year ago in a Tompkins County Legislature resolution and signed a pledge to support its repeal. Rep. Tom Reed and others who claim that I … Continue reading

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Tom Reed and his rivals

In 2010, Tom Reed ran for Congress against Matt Zeller in the former 29th district; in 2012 he ran against Nate Shinagawa in the new 23rd district. Here are some approximate data: 2010           Votes   … Continue reading

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The April, 2014 Ryan budget

Rep. Betty Louise McCollum is the U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 4th congressional district. She is a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. (She isn’t mentioned in the sequel, but I liked the graphic very much.)   In his weekly e-mail, Rep. … Continue reading

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NY-23 Candidates Views

A rare editorial in the Elmira Star-Gazette announces that Martha Robertson and Tom Reed have agreed to participate “in a regular series of point/counterpoint columns on our Viewpoints page.” This is good news: it may be one of very few … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Telephone Town Halls (Un)Meetings

We recently had an article about a reader’s experience with Rep. Reed’s Telephone Town Halls. Before we posted the article I emailed Rep. Reed’s office for information about those types of meetings. Here is a copy of the email I … Continue reading

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