In May, I will host community meetings in Everett and Roxbury. Details are below. Anyone with questions about the meeting can contact my district office at 617-621-6208.
Community Meetings; Budget; The New CBO Score on the AHCA; Getting Around the Clean Water Act Again; Protecting Young Athletes; Closing a Loophole in Childhood Pornography Law; Glass-Steagall; "Behind the Curtain" additions and updates
5/24 RECENT VOTE
H.R. 953, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017
This legislation exempts the application of pesticides near water from regulations applied through the Clean Water Act. H.R. 953 allows for the application of pesticides near water essentially without restrictions. I voted NO.
Community Meetings; The Leaks, the Memos and the Special Counsel; Expanding the Reach of the Death Penalty; Expanding the Authority of Probation Officers; Honoring First Responders; "Behind the Curtain" additions and updates
Rep. Capuano Statement on Reports that President Trump Asked FBI Director Comey to Stop Investigating National Security Advisor Flynn
Reports that former FBI Director James Comey wrote a memo as documentation after President Trump asked him to stop the investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's involvement with Russia are shocking. If this report is accurate, it's clear to me that the President tried to obstruct justice, especially when we know he later fired Comey and stated it was because of the Russia investigation...
Community Meetings; Too Much White House Intrigue; How Close is Trumpdon'tcare to Becoming Law?; Transportation; France; "Behind the Curtain" additions and updates
Rep. Capuano Statement on the Firing of FBI Director James Comey
President Trump's firing of Director James Comey while the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the midst of an investigation into what role Trump campaign associates may have played in Russia's interference with the November election raises very serious questions. Attorney General Sessions has already recused himself from the Russia investigation and now the President will choose the next FBI Director. In light of today's shocking action by the President, it is more important than ever that a thorough independent investigation commence. The American people and the integrity of our democracy deserve nothing less.
5/10 OP-ED: INFRASTRUCTURE
The President Says He Wants To Invest In Infrastructure, How Will He Propose Paying For It?
A Story That Touched My Heart; Trumpdon'tcare and It Looks Like House Republicans Don't Either; Taking Money Out of Your Pay Check but Giving You the Day Off Instead (Maybe); Funding the Government; the Wrong CHOICE Act; "Behind the Curtain" additions and updates
Rep. Capuano's statement on Trumpcare
Make no mistake, Trumpcare will have a devastating impact on so many. It looks like this legislation is headed for a vote today and I am 100% opposed.
Calling for an Independent Investigation of Russian Communications with Trump Officials
“I am deeply troubled by reports that members of President Trump’s campaign regularly communicated with Russian intelligence officials for a year leading up to the election.”
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