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  1. House Panel Passes Bill to Ease Capital Requirements on MSRsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Mortgage News

    ... a higher limit, while Republican lawmakers indicated they would work with her further on the issue. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., said striking an agreement on that issue could help the bill have momentum in the Senate. "If you want to pass a bill ...


  2. Barney Frank Challenges GOP's 'Too Big to Fail' ArgumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... of course, the hearing featured plenty of trademark Frank barbs and witticisms. "Do you miss us?" asked Rep. Michael Capuano (D., Mass.) . "Uh. No," Mr. Frank admitted, then added, "I'm not under oath. I could have said yes." ...


  3. With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Boston.com

    Five of the Bay State's nine US representatives - Richard Neal, James McGovern, Joseph Kennedy, Michael Capuano, and Stephen Lynch, all Democrats - are running unopposed in this fall's midterm contests, with no challengers in either the primary or general election.


  4. BLET Legislative Reps meet for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... politicians addressed the workshop, including: Senator Ed Markey (D-MA); Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL); Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA); and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR). Following the conclusion of the training sessions, the BLET members visited offices of ...


  5. Congress near another stopgap fix, this time on road fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Boston.com

    ... transportation spending bills. "This is crazy. It's a crazy way to run business," said Representative Michael Capuano, a Somerville Democrat who is on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. "No one who cares about transportation ...


  6. Barney Frank Urges LGBT Community To Vote Against Gay Republican CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Switched

    ... the right. And we need change to happen within [the GOP]." Other lawmakers at the fundraiser included Reps. Michael Capuano, Katherine Clark, Joe Kennedy and Jim McGovern, all Democratic members of the Massachusetts delegation. Reps. David Cicilline ...


  7. Charlestown Officials Speak Out on Surrounding Communities AgreementRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted by RA/SS Advocacy Group of Charlestown.


  8. Gripes About Airport Malls, Coffee, Bag Fees, and Ticket Increases Liven Up HearingRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Roll Call

    A House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation hearing turned into a sharp-elbowed debate between the airports - who want Congress to increase the cap on Passenger Facility Charges from $4.50 to $8.50 - and the airlines who say a higher PFC isn't needed and would be "punishing the passenger."


  9. Indiana Toll Road Remains Contentious Infrastructure Financing CaseRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Roll Call

    For Rep. Michael E. Capuano, the senior Democrat in a group of House Transportation Committee members that met with New York investment bankers Monday, the key private infrastructure investment case that needs explaining is the 2006 lease of the Indiana Toll Road by a group of investors including Macquarie Atlas Roads, created by the Macquarie ... (more)


  10. No Simple Calculation in Comparing Public, Private InvestmentRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Roll Call

    When members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee conferred with investment bankers in New York on Monday, one question they wrestled with was how to compare the cost-effectiveness of traditional infrastructure investment with public-private partnerships - PPPs or P3s - that give private investors stakes in toll roads and other ... (more)


  11. New York Financiers Weigh In on Public-Private PartnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Roll Call

    When members of the House Transportation Committee trekked to this morning to Manhattan for a roundtable discussion on private financing for public projects - also known as public-private partnerships, or P3s - with financiers from J.P Morgan and other firms, they got a message of both opportunity and caution.


  12. Capuano discusses current budget turmoil on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2011 | The Alewife

    We received this update from Rep. Michael E. Capuano, D, Mass., who is the congressman for Massachusetts' Eighth Congressional District, which includes North Cambridge: The House is still debating H.R. 1, the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government for the remaining seven months of Fiscal Year 2011.


  13. Congressman Justin Amash says President Obama oversteps authority...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | MLive.com

    U.S. Rep. Justin Amash opposes U.S. military action in Libya and says President Obama is not only violating the Constitution, he is contradicting his previous statements about a commander-in-chief's unilateral declarations of war.


  14. Rep. Capuano's Newspeak for CensorshipRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2008 | RedState

    As the Obama candidacy gains momentum, we should all become more accustomed to "newspeak."


  15. Sarepta Therapeutics Opens New Global Headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... to Sarepta on opening its global headquarters today in Cambridge," said U. S. Representative Michael Capuano. "Greater Boston is a unique center of excellence in biomedical sciences. Our great universities, research institutes and teaching hospitals ...


  16. Big Brother alert: Cameras in the cable box to monitor TV viewersRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2013 | Washington Times

    ... the cable box, and at least one lawmaker on Capitol Hill is standing in opposition. Mass. Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano has introduced a bill, the We Are Watching You Act, to prohibit the technology on boxes and collection of information absent ...


  17. Martens: "SEC Chair Says Markets Are Not Rigged Versus SEC Diagram Showing How Market Is Rigged"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... David Scott from Georgia told White he sensed a lack of urgency on her part. The remarks from Congressman Michael Capuano of Massachusetts were particularly heated and generally reflected the frustration with White's responses from a large part of ...


  18. Somerville bike pathway to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | Boston.com

    Somerville's Community Path, a paved trail for cyclists and walkers, will grow by nearly 2 miles, continuing along much of the length of the Green Line extension in Somerville, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.


  19. SEC chair fails to ease fears over high-frequency tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | UPI

    In a hearing ostensibly meant to hash out the Securities and Exchange Commission's budget request for the next fiscal year, congressmen from both sides of the aisle fretted over renewed fears that high-frequency trading was rigging the stock market and the SEC hasn't done enough to re-level the playing field.


  20. Undocumented Students in Somerville in LimboRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    SNN UNDOCUMENTED SOMERVILLE STUDENTS VIDEO LINK SOMERVILLE, MA, April 24, 2014 - Every year, 65,000 undocumented youth graduate from U.S. high schools.