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Mike Capuano's Public Statements

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' E. Capuano
Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Michael, Joseph
Birth Date: 01/09/1952
Birth Place: Somerville, MA
Home City: Somerville, MA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services - Zohydro ER
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael P. Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Protect Air Control Towers from Closure
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - TSA Exit Lanes Policy Change
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 1, 2013 e-Update: Congratulations Boston Red Sox World Series Champions; Recent Votes on Improvements for US Ports and Waterways, Protections for Retirement Investors, Banking Regulations, and the Debt Limit
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration - Changes to Guarding of Airport Exit Lanes
Oct. 17, 2013 E-update: GOP shutdown ends, debt ceiling raised
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 8, 2013 Speaker Boehner, Let Your People Go
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 e-Update: Day 1 of GOP shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Frank Skaggs, Small Business Administration - Massachusetts Delegation Urges Small Business Assistance for Fishermen
Sept. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - TRIA of 2002
Sept. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - McGovern Joins New England Delegation on Letter to EPA Opposing Changes to Clean Air Funding
Sept. 13, 2013 Kennedy, Keating, Capuano Announce Fire Chief Workshop
Sept. 10, 2013 The Boston Globe - Mass. Delegates Unswayed on Syria Strikes
Sept. 5, 2013 e-Update: September 5, 2013
Sept. 5, 2013 WBUR 90.9 FM - Rep. Michael Capuano On Syria: "Not Convinced Military Action is The Answer'
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Republic of South Sudan - Concern with Ongoing Events in South Sudan
Aug. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Sudan Caucus Co-Chairs Lead Bipartisan Letter to the President of South Sudan to End Violence, Open Access to Humanitarian Aid
Aug. 13, 2013 e-Update: August 13, 2013
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 e-Update: August 2, 2013
July 26, 2013 e-Update: July 26, 2013
July 19, 2013 e-Update: July 19, 2013
July 11, 2013 House Approves Lynch "Sea Wall" Amendment to Increase Funding For Army Corps of Engineers, Coastal Communities
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 28, 2013 Congressman Capuano's E-Update: DOMA; Voting Rights Act; Legislation Relating to Oil and Gas
June 24, 2013 Congressman Capuano's E-Update - June 24, 2013
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 13, 2013 Reps. Capuano and Jones File Legislation Giving Users the Right to Say No To Being Watched by their Own TV
June 12, 2013 Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 7, 2013 Congressman Capuano's E-Update - June 7, 2013
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Rep. Capuano Files Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 29, 2013 The Boston Globe - Obamacare is Facing Death by a Thousand Cuts
May 24, 2013 Congressman Capuano's E-Update - May 24, 2013
May 23, 2013 10-Year Extension of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Introduced in the House
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 17, 2013 Blog: The IRS, the AP, and Benghazi/ The Affordable Care Act/ SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 10, 2013 Blog: Randolph Open House/ Recent Votes
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Blog: Boston Marathon/ Shareholder Protection Act/ Sudan/ CISPA
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