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Wall Street & Special Interests Continue to Reward Tom Reed for Rigging the System Against Us

Reed Has Taken nearly $300,000 from Wall Street and the financial industry this cycle,and 60% (over $1.7 million!) of his campaign funds come from special interests

Jamestown, New York – New financial filings show that Wall Street, the financial industry and special interests are rushing to Congressman Reed’s defense so he can stay in Washington to continue rigging the system to their benefit and at our expense. These figures highlight Congressman Reed’s central role in Washington’s culture of greed and self-interest. U.S. Navy Captain John Plumb is holding an event on Tuesday to unveil his policy priorities for fixing our broken political system.

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Plumb Announces Policy Priorities for Rural Veterans & Their Families

Event in Hornell Focuses on Veterans in Rural Communities

Hornell, New York – U.S. Navy Captain John Plumb, fourth generation Western New Yorker and candidate for Congress in New York’s 23rd District, announced his policy priorities for “Keeping Our Promise to Rural Veterans and Their Families.” The event was held at the Hornell VFW. Yesterday, Plumb was promoted from Commander to the rank of U.S. Navy Captain in a private ceremony of family and friends in his hometown of Randolph.

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Stan Lundine Endorses John Plumb for Congress

Jamestown, New York – Former Lieutenant Governor, Congressman and Mayor of Jamestown Stan Lundine is officially announcing today his endorsement of John Plumb for Congress in New York’s 23rd district.

“I’m excited about John Plumb’s candidacy for Congress. I’m confident that John’s military experience and strong roots in the Southern Tier will make him an excellent and independent advocate for our entire region,” said Mr. Lundine. “I believe he will serve with the honor and integrity that has been ingrained in him through over two decades of service as a U.S. Navy Officer. And as a candidate from the Jamestown area, I think he is exceptionally well-qualified to represent the hardworking men and women that live in rural communities all along the Southern Tier.”

Commander Plumb added, “I’m honored to receive Mr. Lundine’s endorsement. When he was a Congressman and Mayor representing the Southern Tier and Jamestown he always put the needs of our rural communities first, bringing people together to find solutions that benefited the entire region. I respect and admire his leadership.”

Statement from Commander Plumb on Reed’s Self-Serving Support for Trump

Jamestown, New York – The following is a statement from U.S. Navy Commander John Plumb, fourth generation western New Yorker and candidate for Congress in New York’s 23rd district, on Congressman Reed’s continued support for Donald Trump in light of recent comments caught on tape that are disgusting and inexcusable. The actions being discussed are also potentially criminal.

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Plumb Unveils Policy Priorities for Ending Our Opioid Epidemic

Elmira, New York – U.S. Navy Commander John Plumb, fourth generation Western New Yorker and candidate for Congress in New York’s 23rd District, announced his policy priorities for ending our opioid epidemic. Commander Plumb unveiled the platform in Elmira.

“I grew up in a small town and I know firsthand both the unique challenges our communities face and how capable we are of fixing tough problems when men and women all across the political spectrum work together. Ending the opioid epidemic is no different, and we need to work together to bring it to a halt before it harms our communities any further,” said Commander Plumb. “Because this epidemic is disproportionately affecting rural America, we need a plan that explicitly addresses the challenges unique to our rural communities, including the lack of substance abuse treatment facilities, limited law enforcement resources, and public awareness. My plan presents concrete steps Congress can take to address the opioid epidemic - steps designed especially for rural communities.”

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