Tag Archives: Rep. Capuano

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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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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