Tim Bishop Quotes

This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.

For a variety of reasons we are not producing at a given level of economic activity the jobs we used to have.

Amtrak offers riders a cost-effective way to travel throughout the country.

The fact is that America relies on Amtrak to move people.

A healthy Amtrak is an integral part of New York and the Nation's economy and transportation systems.

It seems to me morally a decent society will try to take some of the increased benefit and use that to alleviate the pain of the few who are bearing the cost that made it possible.

In this time of budget cuts we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.

In my district the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island.

Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy.

The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected.

While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day.

There are always of course job losses of a cyclical nature in a recession.

We need to send a clear message to gang members that violent crime will not be tolerated.

Foreign trade clearly has been a reason why inflation has been low.

Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race.

Real economic stimulus comes from real investment.

The residents and elected officials of Long Island have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the Long Island Sound offers.

We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island and the entire nation.

Inflation outstripped real wages for people who work for pay from others.

The people who do not get jobs are often the most vulnerable in our society and joblessness is a terrible plight for anyone who suffers from it.

Transportation spending is a win-win proposition.