Massachusetts Fair Share

We stand up for a Massachusetts where everyone gets a fair shot, does and pays their fair share, and plays by the same rules.

Digest of Mass Delegation Activity — Week ending 11-08-13

Sen. Elizabeth Warren “In America, equal means equal.” 11-6-13

Key Issues/ Talking Points from the Week

  • Elizabeth Warren delivers impassioned call to pass ENDA as ‘A Measure Of Who We Are As A People.’
  • Sen. Warren addressed the National Consumer Law Center, talking about how the ‘system is rigged for powerful interests’ who benefit tremendously from the complexity and opacity of the system. She highlights consumer protection, the debate on gun violence and democracy

Press Releases/ Other Media

Sen. Ed Markey “We need to make sure these drones take off with privacy protections attached to them” 11-8-13

Key Issues/ Talking Points from the Week

Press Releases/ Other Media

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Rep. Richard Neal (MA-1) “You can’t ask young people to love democracy if they don’t know anything about it” 11-7-13

  • Supportive of Treasury efforts to end offshore tax avoidance by individuals.
  • Speaks at local high school about politics and education.

Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2) “I think in the richest country in the history of the world no one should be hungry.” 11-7-13

Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-3)

  • Urges house vote on EDNA. Her late husband Paul was the first U.S. Senator to introduce legislation to ban job discrimination based on sexual orientation back in 1979. “I agreed with him then and feel just as strongly about championing similar measures today”
  • Visits local business, Rocheleau Tool and Die, Co Inc to highlight manufacturing and vocational programs.

Rep. Joseph Kennedy Jr (MA-4)

  • Continues delegation listening tour, “Tour 34,” in Hopedale, Bellingham and Millis.

Rep. John Tierney (MA-6)

  • Will speak on guns and gun safety on Nov. 10, as part of the Amesbury Friends Peace Center’s year-long series “Building Peace in a Culture of Violence” in regards to his May 15th, introduction of  House Resolution 2005, the Personalized Handgun Safety Act.

Rep. Mike Capuano (MA-7) “It’s time for the House to act to ensure that all employees are treated equally.” 11-7-13

Rep. Bill Keating (MA-9)

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