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 — 12/21/13 – 1/3/14

Sen. Elizabeth Warren “I want to be effective and I’m trying to build partnerships, but it’s about changing what goes on here’’ 12-23-13

Sen. Ed Markey

Rep. Richard Neal (MA-1)

Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2)

Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-3)

  • The Globe runs a story on Tsongas’ work to address sexual assault in the military.
  • Pens “Year in Review” Op-ed in Lowell Sun, highlights include: Violence Against Women’s Act, her work to fight sexual assault in the military, DOMA being ruled unconstitutional, middle class tax cuts being protected (as taxes rates for the top bracket went up), as well as local projects.

Rep. Joseph Kennedy Jr (MA-4)

  • Kennedy’s own recap of first year in the House, though it’s a little light on policy, does mention science + tech education for women and minorities, minimum wage, veteran services and local support.

Rep. Mike Capuano (MA-7)

  • Capuano joined several other members of Congress in a letter of protest to the Dominican government on their decision to strip away citizenship from the Haitian immigrant population.

Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-8)

Rep. Bill Keating (MA-9)

  • John Chapman, lawyer and former Romney-administration official, has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge Rep. Keating.

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