Tag Archives: SAFE Act

Progress on firearm violence

Federal law bans gun ownership by those convicted in domestic violence cases, but the law varies by state and how it is enforced, as well as how it is reported to authorities, state officials said. The new New York law will … Continue reading

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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

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Reed Repeats Republican Rhetoric

“Former FBI Director Comey testified that neither the president nor his aides asked him to stop the Russia probe or to drop the Flynn probe and that there was no obstruction of justice,” Reed said. “We are pleased investigations are … Continue reading

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Public Service As An Expression of an Authentic Self

This article, which focuses on  NYS Senate candidate Leslie Banks Burke (Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates & part of Tompkins Counties) was submitted by Lee Marcus, friend of the New NY 23rd. Lee is a writer who lives in Arkport.   … Continue reading

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What Do We Do If We Don’t Like A Law?

According to SCOPE we ignore it. And we encourage others to ignore it. “We believe the law is unconstitutional and therefore there is no duty to obey an unconstitutional law.” Chris Edes, Chair of  the Monroe County Chapter of SCOPE,. Edes … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed & Mental Health–Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Three days after the Charleston Church slayings, Rep. Tom Reed held town hall meetings in Ithaca, Geneva, and Branchport (Town of Jerusalem in Yates County). In Geneva, Reed spoke briefly on the shootings when he was asked the following question: … Continue reading

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Tom Reed for Governor?

I am calling on Gov. Cuomo to reverse his ill-conceived fracking ban that infringes on constitutionally protected property rights. If the Obama administration and even California Gov. Jerry Brown can side with farmers and landowners, now is the time to … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support to Amend the SAFE Act?

The most viewed article on the New NY 23rd has been  Repeal the SAFE Act—More Hype than Bite?, It has been viewed 685 times since it was posted on February 18, 2014. The point of the article was that there … 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

Cuomo to Turn Southern Tier “Green & Clean”

During the State of the State speech, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared “New York State is  establishing itself as a national leader in homegrown clean energy innovation and investment“. Then he proposed that the NYS Budget includes $20 million to be earmarked … Continue reading

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