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Awaiting a meeting with Congressman Chris Smith

Trying to discuss the Bush Tax credit expiration with Congressman Chris Smith a the Whiting office.

Last Wednesday, November 28, 2012, I hand delivered a nice letter to my Congressman's office requesting a meeting to "discuss an issue only you can resolve."  It is an issue of great importance to this country, and I expect to be able to have a give and take with my representative.

Of course, the issue is the expiration of the Bush Tax credits, or the fiscal cliff.  

I was told that the Congressman was in session.  I said I knew that, but when he gets off session and comes home, on the weekend, I would be available to meet with him.   I even suggested that if he was so busy that I would be available to meet in Washington DC.

Keep posted to see what happens.

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Thomas I Mooney December 15, 2012 at 06:36 PM
Hmmm! Let's keep in contact.
Karen Argenti December 16, 2012 at 07:05 PM
@Talktome and @Thomas I Mooney: email me at kabx101@gmail.com and if you want information on Actions. Also folks, I noticed that Congressman Chris Smith has taken a brave step and joining a group of representatives in favor of tax credits for Hurricane Sandy victims (http://bit.ly/ZzMtjV) -- Runyon and LoBiondo too! Let's hope they can take that one brave step more to go up against their leadership, and give tax credits to those making under $250,000.
Thomas I Mooney December 19, 2012 at 01:42 AM
http://chrissmith.house.gov/ Check out Representative Smith's website. See just what he considers NEWS. Not a word about the financial cliff or the shooting in CT nor any statement about his position on gun control
Karen Argenti December 19, 2012 at 06:24 AM
@Thomas I Mooney, you are correct.
Karen Argenti December 22, 2012 at 01:00 PM
Last Monday we stood in front of the office and cars honked and gave us the thumbs up!!!! Maybe Congressman Smith is reading the Patch? Maybe some constituents have another way to communicate with him? We know that Republicans all listen to the big lobbyists; now we know they don't listen to the people who vote for them. Maybe Christie is the same?

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