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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on conditions at the Southern border

June 27, 2018 Dear Friends, I spent Saturday with some of my House colleagues at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. I felt I had to see for myself the impact of President Trump’s family separation policy. I wanted an opportunity … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Trump’s budget

The answer to how Steve Mnuchin and Mick Mulvaney spent Thursday on Capitol Hill giving very opposed explanations of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is that there isn’t really much of a plan at all yet.–Politico   Budget In March … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Immigration Policy

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, issued two Memoranda, ‘Implementing the President’s Border Security’ and ‘Immigration Enforcement Improvements Policies and Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest.’  These documents appear to have been written … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on this weeks work in the Capitol.

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: Insurance Industry Regulation On Wednesday (Dec 7, 2016) the House considered H.R. 5143, the Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016. This legislation, like last week’s Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016 is yet another attempt … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on today’s votes on trade

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) wrote: Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) The trade bills this week were considered under a Rule that prohibited any amendments.  Unlike the Senate, which at least had the opportunity to improve and amend the bill put forward, … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Trade

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes about trade. Congress is expected to soon consider several trade agreements and I wanted to take some time this week to share my general thoughts on these upcoming votes. Trade agreements between the United States … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on Passenger Rail Reform

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes on Passenger Rail Reform: Today the House considered H.R. 749, the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015. This legislation reauthorizes Amtrak for 5 years, providing close to $2 billion for improvements to the Northeast … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on McKeon, CR, and other matters

Vote to Arm Syrian Rebels As I reported to you on Tuesday, I could not support the amendment to provide funds for arming Syrian rebels as part of the Obama Administration’s developing plan to destroy ISIS. The amendment passed Wednesday … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) reports to his constituents

President Obama’s Address to the Nation on ISIS While I do appreciate that President Obama shared his approach to destroying ISIS this week, I still firmly believe that he must seek Congressional approval soon. I think the President has the authority … Continue reading

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Comments of Michael Capuano (D-MA)

October 1, 2013 Dear Friends, As I write this, the federal government has entered the first day of a shutdown.  Personally, I think this is insanity. I also think that you deserve to hear directly from me about all of this. … Continue reading

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