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The Ithacan

Congressman Reed talks about why he crossed party lines on rules reform, his thoughts on the government shutdown, and what he hopes to accomplish during his fifth term in Congress.

Q&A: Reed talks rules reform and government shutdown

By Ryan King, Assistant News Editor January 20, 2019
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), who won re-election last November, made headlines for his push for rules reforms in Congress after the midterm elections.
National Recap: Government shutdown ends quickly

National Recap: Government shutdown ends quickly

By Meaghan McElroy January 25, 2018
A CNN poll found that 56 percent of Americans didn’t think the government should have shut down over DACA disagreements.

Default? What default?

By Gillian Nigro October 9, 2013

It’s week two of the government shutdown and the country’s next crisis is fast approaching: the prospect of a debt default on Oct. 17. But, never fear! Our brave Republican leaders in Washington tell...

ITHACA TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 3

October 3, 2013
Your daily guide to the news and events of Ithaca.
More than 20 Ithaca locals gathered near Rep. Tom Reeds office on East MLK Street on Tuesday. They criticized the tension in federal government, which caused a shutdown just minutes before midnight.

Ithaca residents criticize Reed for supporting government shutdown

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor October 2, 2013
Ithaca locals and students took to the streets Tuesday opposite the office of Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., on East Martin Luther King, Jr. Street to voice their opposition to a government shutdown.

It’s time to stop the sequester

By Rachael Hartford March 1, 2013
Without further congressional action, on March 1 the sequester will take effect and will impose drastic across-the-board federal spending cuts that are meant to be evenly divided over a nine-year period and bring in a projected $1.2 trillion. These austerity-like cuts will decrease tax revenue and increase spending on benefits programs, like unemployment, further causing…
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