Senator Warren reiterates her vote for the casino repeal bill due to her experiences with families who have gone broke due to gambling addictions. At a Coakley event, she explained “If we’re going to have gambling in this state, then make it a destination where people go and not just something available at every rest stop on the turnpike.”
Warren joined with 15 other female senators to demand that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell establish a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence.
Neal hosted a summit in Washington to talk about issues facing small businesses, which included Chamber of Commerce representatives from Western Mass.
Rep. Jim McGovern
McGovern opposed the proposal to arm and train Syrian rebels.
McGovern has called for a public discussion on combat operations, and said last Tuesday that he might use a procedural gambit to compel that debate before year’s end. McGovern argued that Congress should vote on a new authorization to use military force instead of allowing the Obama administration to use one from the previous decade.
Rep. Niki Tsongas
Niki Tsongas also voted against the Obama administration’s proposal to arm and train Syrian rebels against ISIS.
Tsongas made a campaign stop at the The Owl Diner in Lowell with state treasurer candidate Deb Goldberg and lieutenant-governor candidate Steve Kerrigan.
Rep. Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy voted against the Obama administration’s proposal to arm and train Syrian rebels against ISIS.