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January 15 – Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday marks the birthday of an American who sought unity at a time of division and brought hope and healing to this country. It is a day to honor and reflect on the fundamental definition of what these United States of America are: a home for people of all faiths, races, ethnicities, genders, abilities, and persuasions. And it is a day to celebrate each other, to recommit to standing up, not only for what is right for ourselves and for our families, but for what is right for our country, and for the ideals upon which the U.S. was founded—liberty and justice for all. (more…)

By Tracy Mitrano, ago
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December 29 – #1 : Top 5 Ways Tom Reed has hurt NY’s 23rd district

In our countdown of the Top 5 Ways Tom Reed has hurt NY's 23 district, #1 will have consequences for years to come. This year, Tom Reed doggedly pursued, drafted, championed, and passed a tax bill that permanently cuts taxes to the wealthiest Americans and corporations. It will add on $1.4 trillion to the national deficit and launch massive cuts to critical programs, like Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security. It will widen the already startling income inequality gap so that the rich will get richer and the poor will only get poorer. This bill was a Christmas gift to the wealthy, as the President remarked and major non-partisan economic and labor organizations have affirmed. (more…)

By Tracy Mitrano, ago