Tag Archives: Rep. Capuano

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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Reducing Support for Children and Families

Reducing Support for Children and Families On Sept. 28, Tom Reed (R-NY) wrote: Glad to see HR 2824 (Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act) pass the House this week! This bill included reauthorizing … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations

Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes: This week the House resumed consideration of the FY 2018 appropriations bills with H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act of 2018. You may recall that in July the … Continue reading

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Net neutrality

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: Net Neutrality Under current rules, internet service providers (e.g. AT&T, Comcast, Verizon FIOS, etc.) must treat all internet content the same. All content must be delivered at the same speed. There are no so-called “fast lanes” … Continue reading

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What happened this week ending June 2

What happened this week courtesy of Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA). Here is a link to the entire list. On May 22, 2017 the Trump Administration and the Republican-led House of Representatives requested an additional 90 days to resolve a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Reforming the tax code

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) explains his view of proposed tax reform:   Reforming the Tax Code – in One Page On Wednesday we got a peek at what the Trump Administration’s so-called tax reform plan looks like. I’d like to be … 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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