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  1. Massachusetts delegation divided on Netanyahu speechRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... policy discussion with partisan gamesmanship." Other members - including Reps. Niki Tsongas, Seth Moulton, Michael Capuano, and Joe Kennedy - said they're planning to attend even though they don't support how House Speaker John Boehner set up the ...


  2. FHA Premium Cut Keeping Private Sector Out of the Market, Industry ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | National Mortgage News

    ... "would extend the timing of when the fund would be in compliance with the statutory threshold." But Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., who also sits on the Housing and Insurance subcommittee said the argument that the fund is not on the right upward ...


  3. Yellen defends Fed against Republican charges of biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    ... Yellen has never met with Garrett, according to Maggie Seidel, a spokeswoman for the representative. Michael Capuano, a Democrat from Massachusetts, came to Yellen's defense. Echoing a line from the film "Casablanca," he said he was "shocked, ...


  4. Amtrak Funding Bil Isn't Good News for Northeast Corridor PassengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Skift

    ... revenue tied to them in ways rail doesn't. The main obstacle I see is limited space on the calendar." Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Massachusetts), the highest-ranking Democrat on the House rail subcommittee, told Skift this bill would only maintain the ...


  5. House Bill Would Force Big Banks to Compete in Free MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | American Banker

    ... introduced a bill that makes reform prospects for the spring look a whole lot better. Last week, Rep. Michael Capuano introduced The Subsidy Reserve Act of 2015, also known as H.R. 888 . The bill should be welcomed by those of us who are tired of ...


  6. Capuano Files Subsidy Reserve BillRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Banker & Tradesman

    U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano recently introduced a bill that would require "too big to fail" financial institutions to beef up their capital to the same level as the government subsidy they receive. Capuano, a Democrat representing Massachusetts' 7th District, originally filed the legislation, today titled "The Subsidy Reserve Act of 2015," in 2013.


  7. Esty says rail investment bill shortchanges safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... to passenger rail transportation in the United States." The bill's four co-sponsors -- Shuster, Rep. Michael Capuano , D-Mass., Rep. Jeff Denham , R-Calif., and Rep. Peter DeFazio , D-Ore. -- were either not available or could not be reached Friday ...


  8. Netanyahu speech has lawmakers in quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Boston.com

    ... but it sent a statement expressing Warren's disappointment with Boehner's invitation. Representatives Michael Capuano of Somerville and Seth Moulton of Salem also voiced frustration at Boehner's move but did not respond to direct questions about ...


  9. U.S. House leaders want new Amtrak financing formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Philly.com

    ... committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R., Pa.), and Reps. Peter DeFazio (D., Ore.), Jeff Denham (R., Calif.), and Michael Capuano (D., Mass.)


  10. Stephen Lynch quest to release pages of 9/11 report gains supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Boston.com

    ... what US intelligence agencies knew before and immediately after the attacks. On Thursday, Representative Michael Capuano of Cambridge added his name to a resolution calling for release of the withheld pages that Lynch and two Republican colleagues ...


  11. U.S. House: Restructure Amtrak financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Philly.com

    ... ittee chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R., Pa.), and Reps. Peter DeFazio (D., Ore.), Jeff Denham (R., Calif.) and Michael Capuano (D., Mass.)


  12. Capuano Named Ranking Member on House Transportation Comm.Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano was named Ranking Member on the House Transportation Committee's Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials-a subcommittee that will oversee any future plans to ship ethanol via train into the area. However, Capuano said he doesn't expect Global Oil, a company that was met with widespread opposition in East Boston, Revere and Chelsea when they proposed to bring ethanol trains into the area, will revisit their former plan.


  13. Pittsfield mayor encouraged by Baker efforts for cities and townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... he and other officials also met Saturday in Boston with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., during a mayors' breakfast. He said Warren feels confident that, despite efforts from some conservatives in Congress ... 6 comments

  14. Chair Bill Shuster announces House T&I subcommittee assignmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... mmittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials. The subcommittee's ranking member will be U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.). Full story: Progressive Railroading


  15. Passengers find complaints to airlines can go nowhere fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Boston.com

    Early this month, my husband and I capped off a glorious honeymoon to South Africa by battling United Airlines for two days over our lost luggage. It wasn't the lost luggage that upset us - we know things go wrong - it was the feeling of helplessness created by United's indifference to our problem.


  16. Trade proposal, with rare reach, blurs party lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts congressional delegation cheered for most everything President Obama proposed in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. But when the president called on lawmakers to give him executive authority to speed two massive free trade deals through Congress, they sat stone-faced while Republicans and a few Democrats gave him a standing ovation.


  17. Faust Letter to Mass. Representatives Cautions Against Proposed Cuts for DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Harvard Crimson

    Following the U.S. House of Representatives' approval of an amendment that would cut funding for a key Obama administration immigration initiative, University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation last week critiquing the move. The amendment, attached to a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, is an effort to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a measure that President Barack Obama has expanded during his administration. 1 comment

  18. Mass. delegation makes way for Seth MoultonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    When Seth Moulton lodged a long-shot challenge to incumbent Representative John F. Tierney in last fall's Democratic primary, the state's biggest Democratic powers lined up against Moulton. In politics, a few months can make all the difference.


  19. Courtesy: MGNonlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WWLP

    ... "the Killer Highway" due to the number of accidents and fatalities. His former staffers include Congressman Michael Capuano (D-Somerville) and Associate Justice Gerald Lemire of the Uxbridge District Court. Drawn into politics during John F. ...


  20. Moderate Dems angry that Warren liberals are raining on their pro-biz paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Daily Kos

    This is cute. The New Democrat Coalition-a "pro-growth, fiscally responsible" group of Democratic lawmakers-thinks the Democrats' "lack of pro-business messaging" is what hurt them in 2014: [M]embers also brought up concerns about the government spending bill that passed in December and the lack of pro-business messaging in the mid-term elections.