Tag Archives: Spending

State of the State of Wisconsin

Excerpts from Gov. Scott Walker’s 2015 State of the State address: If you remember nothing else, remember this: more people are working, while fewer are unemployed.  State government is more effective, more efficient, and more accountable, and the state’s financial … Continue reading

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What Tom Reed disliked in the budget

There are many victories in this proposal. It moves the ball forward in that it continues us on a path of reducing the budget deficit and authorizes less spending in FY 2015 than the agreed upon cap in the Murray-Ryan … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s Tax Proposal Disected

Tom Reed never says what programs he would shortchange or whose share of taxes might be cut. In an Op. Ed., slated to appear in print on Sunday, Aug. 17 in the Elmira Star-Gazette, Tom Reed tells us this: Each … Continue reading

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A Note about Government Spending

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) offers this informative note on government spending: . . . As we pass the halfway point of 2014 and approach the September 30th end of the federal fiscal year, I think it’s a good time to take … Continue reading

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Rob Astorino

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, believes he can win against Gov. Cuomo by seeking support from Democrats and Independents disgruntled with Gov. Cuomo. He is a main stream Republican focused on reducing spending and holding down taxes. Astorino … Continue reading

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