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H.R.6147 – Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

Spending Cuts and Toxic Poison Pills Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: On Thursday the House completed consideration of H.R. 6147, a combined funding bill for the Departments of Interior, Treasury, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the independent financial regulators and other general … Continue reading

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Pay Equity

With our REDUCE Act, we will hold universities accountable for investing back into education for students and not for luxury facilities being built at colleges and universities across the nation.–Rep. Tom Reed Wage discrimination is not a rare or isolated … Continue reading

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District work weeks

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: The drive to achieve commonsense gun reform continues gathering momentum. After participating in Saturday’s March for our Lives I joined the Randolph Youth Council for a rally on gun reform. It is truly inspiring to watch … Continue reading

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Undermining good government

Scott Adams “Dilbert” cartoon has a character–“Mordac, the preventer of information services.” Mordac’s role is to make sure computers don’t work. It reminds me of our current Congress, which seems determined to make sure government doesn’t work. Rep. Capuano (D-MA) … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico

We should view the crises in Greece and Puerto Rico as canaries in the coal mine. Countries around the world are over promising and financing obligations with borrowing. You can’t live on credit forever. People are beginning to question why … Continue reading

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Executive Action

The message is clear: regulations kill jobs. We care about protecting our small businesses, working families and farmers and we know these regulations often have negative and unintended consequences on these groups,” said Reed. “It’s only right that we put … Continue reading

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While we were distracted by tax cuts for the rich

A Back Door Way to Hurt Workers Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: On Tuesday the House considered H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act of 2017. This legislation is not about “saving” local businesses. Its intent is to alter both the National Labor … Continue reading

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