Warren urges the Treasury Department to conduct its own investigation into potential U.S. ties in the Panama Papers — especially as blacklisted organizations and individuals were found to be among those listed in the leaked files.
Warren criticizes the SEC for letting Steven Cohen’s employees to begin to manage outside money again, despite a sanction against the high-profile hedge fund manager for insider trading violations.
Warren also wrote a letter to the SEC blasting banks for their efforts to undermine proposed rules to require them to act in the best interest of their clients when advising on retirement accounts, instead of pushing them into products that are more profitable for the bank.
Warren called on the federal government to reject Kinder Morgan pipeline construction expansion request, which was put on ice earlier this month.
Warren introduced a bill, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders, attempting to make notable reforms to the IRS, allowing most Americans to not have to do their tax return, but instead to receive a pre-prepared tax return from the IRS.
Markey is drafting Senate legislation regarding self-driving cars to protect consumers’ privacy, because such cars can potentially be hacked to obtain driver information or control of the vehicle.
Markey defends Obama’s Clean Power Rule, which attempts to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants, because the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is considering challenging this rule.
Markey supports Obama in his fight to expand efforts to eradicate opioid addiction, urging legislators to require safe prescribing education for doctors.
Rep. Richard Neal
Neal sends a team of supporters to help the Clinton campaign on Super Tuesday.
Connecticut is spending $643 million on improving their rail lines, and Neal is trying to figure out how to leverage and work with Connecticut to connect and improve Massachusetts’s rail lines, including lines from Boston to Springfield.