Tag Archives: SNAP

Federal “government spending” is an empty phrase

Indeed, one of the reasons we need an increase in the debt ceiling is that the 2017 Trump tax cuts, especially the cut in the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%, dramatically increased the deficit without promoting growth. The … Continue reading

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Tom Reed at Gerry

  U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said President Donald Trump’s decision to coordinate a U.S. led airstrike against chemical weapon facilities in Syria was a “reasonable action” meant to send a message to dictator Bashar Assad.–Eric Tichy, The Post-Journal “The use of weapons … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s beliefs

The (Corning) food pantry, its dedicated volunteers, and all those who have donated strengthen families and support communities,” Reed continued. “When our neighbors are facing tough times, the entire community steps up to positively impact their lives. Whether that means … Continue reading

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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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I am continually reminded that we are a Christian country.

 Be on the look out for the follow letter; it has been sent to newspapers around the district. I recently called Tom Reed’s Washington office to seek his rational for his vote and support in cutting the funding of the … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s one sided view of hunger in NY-23

Ron Nixon, in an article in the NY Times dated Feb. 4, 2014 titled “Senate Passes Long-Stalled Farm Bill, With Clear Winners and Losers” writes: No one was happier than Danny Murphy, a Mississippi soybean farmer with 1,500 acres, when … Continue reading

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Destruction of Our Values or Uncaring Electorate?

 The first letter presented has recently been published three times in three local newspapers–the Penn Yan Chronicle-Express, The (Dundee) Observer and the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva).   The second letter presented was published soon after the first in each paper.  It … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Women’s Business Roundtable in Seneca Falls on Friday.

New York 23rd Congressional District Representative,  Tom Reed, will be participating in  the  “Finger Lakes Business Roundtable with Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners” on Friday, December 6. It will be held at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park (136 Fall … Continue reading

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Reed’s Comments Misinforms Us on SNAP Work Requirements

Rep. Reed You have recently supported bills that puts the burden of the economy on the backs to the most needy, the reduction of the SNAP funds, the reduction of funds for pre-school education and the proposed HR 3434 which … Continue reading

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Can the Farm Bill Survive Rep. Reed & the Tea Party’s Reduced Funding?

October 1 was full of news about two major events, the government shutdown and the open enrollment for the Obamacare Exchanges.  Another major event got lost in the Shutdown/Obamacare news blitz–The Farm Bill expired. The Farm Bill expiring is a … Continue reading

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