Massachusetts Fair Share

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Digest of Mass Delegation Activity — Week ending 11-15-13

Sen. Elizabeth Warren “…if the regulators had done their jobs and reined in the banks …  we could have avoided the 2008 crisis altogether” 11-14-13

Sen. Ed Markey “We must not allow the era of big data to become big danger for children on the Internet in the 21st century…” 11-14-13

Rep. Richard Neal (MA-1) “The revenue question hasn’t gone away.” 11-14-13

  • As Rep. Camp looks to close corporate tax loopholes at the cost of lowering corporate tax rates, Rep. Neal – on the House Ways and Means Comm – reminds  people that there is the lingering “revenue question” … how we can balance cuts with revenue. a member of the Ways and Means Committee is very involved in the re-writing process of the US tax code.
  • Solar power project begins in the town of Warren in Neal’s district. He is “strongly in favor” of such projects.

Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2) “This is a colossal waste of time” 11-15-13

Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-3) “The sequester alone needs to be resolved to prevent deep cuts that undermine our fragile economic recovery and national security” 11-14-13

Rep. Joseph Kennedy Jr (MA-4)

Rep. John Tierney (MA-6) “Providing educational opportunities for children under the age of 5 is one of the most important investments we can make.” 11-15-13

Rep. Mike Capuano (MA-7)

  • Insurance companies press for a reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, currently expire at the end of 2014, of which Capuano is a sponsor of one of the two potential renewal bills.

Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-8)

Rep. Bill Keating (MA-9)

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