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Thursday Jun 26 | Switched

Barney Frank Urges LGBT Community To Vote Against Gay Republican Candidate

The campaign for Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District has received a significant amount of national attention this cycle, in large part because Richard Tisei, the challenger in the race, could become the first openly gay Republican elected to Congress.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, John Tierney, John Boehner, Republican

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Patch.com

Charlestown Officials Speak Out on Surrounding Communities Agreement

Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted by RA/SS Advocacy Group of Charlestown.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Charlestown (Boston, MA), Charlestown, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Waterfront (Boston, MA)

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Roll Call

Gripes About Airport Malls, Coffee, Bag Fees, and Ticket Increases Liven Up Hearing

A House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation hearing turned into a sharp-elbowed debate between the airports - who want Congress to increase the cap on Passenger Facility Charges from $4.50 to $8.50 - and the airlines who say a higher PFC isn't needed and would be "punishing the passenger."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Roll Call

Indiana Toll Road Remains Contentious Infrastructure Financing Case

For Rep. Michael E. Capuano, the senior Democrat in a group of House Transportation Committee members that met with New York investment bankers Monday, the key private infrastructure investment case that needs explaining is the 2006 lease of the Indiana Toll Road by a group of investors including Macquarie Atlas Roads, created by the Macquarie ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Columbia University

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Roll Call

New York Financiers Weigh In on Public-Private Partnerships

When members of the House Transportation Committee trekked to this morning to Manhattan for a roundtable discussion on private financing for public projects - also known as public-private partnerships, or P3s - with financiers from J.P Morgan and other firms, they got a message of both opportunity and caution.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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