Tag Archives: Taxes

Helping Working Families with Young Children Afford Child Care

“In today’s economy, when having both parents in the workforce is an economic necessity for many families, we need affordable, high-quality childcare more than ever. It’s not a nice-to-have — it’s a must-have. So it’s time we stop treating childcare … Continue reading

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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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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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Tom Reed on taxes

The tax code is broken. It is a burden to taxpayers who must comply with over 70,000 pages of provisions and regulations. Each year, families and small businesses find themselves collectively spending more than six billion hours and $160 billion … Continue reading

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Tom Reed addresses the Rotary Club of Corning

It was a great talk about job creation and reforming tax law to something that makes sense.–seen on twitter. Tom is a member of the Corning Rotary Club; he probably faced a very friendly audience. Here is what the Rotary … Continue reading

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Home Mortgage Deduction

“Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.” – Oliver Goldsmith Rep. Tom Reed reportedly sees many “problem solvers” within New York’s newly-elected GOP House delegation. “Problem solvers” are committed to bipartisan cooperation. What will Rep. Reed and his Republican … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s Townhall meeting in Hector, NY

“Why can’t we do both?” — Tom Reed The quotations are from the  Observer-Review article cited below. Tom Reed listens to his constituents at Hector, NY, or does he? HECTOR—Marcellus Shale hydraulic fracturing and the proposed Reading liquid petroleum gas … Continue reading

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