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The town’s Congressional representatives want residents dealing with constant airplane noise to have a seat at the table when it comes to discussing potential alternatives.
Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said Wells Fargo will be banned from handling the state’s main bond issues for one year, after Congressman Lynch asked her to cut off business with the troubled banking giant.
Massachusetts should end any business arrangements with Wells Fargo, Congressmen James McGovern and Stephen Lynch say
In a letter to state Treasurer Deb Goldberg, a fellow Democrat, Congressman Stephen Lynch and Congressman Michael Capuano, who both represent the Boston area, joined Congresswoman Katherine Clark of Melrose and Congressman James McGovern of Worcester in calling for the end to business arrangements with Wells Fargo.
It’s the second Wednesday of the month, which means Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins Dan in the NightSide studio to take your calls and answer your questions! This month, Mayor Walsh will be joined by special guest U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch for the segment!
US Representative Stephen Lynch, a Democrat from South Boston who has been sharply critical of the FAA, characterized the response as “baby steps.”
A bill to establish the national observance has cleared Congress and been sent to the White House, where President Obama is expected to sign it into law.
After years of the constant roar of planes overhead, some local towns may finally be a small step closer to getting some relief.
U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, urged the agencies to engage with Milton, Hull, South Boston and Dorchester residents who are “dealing with a disproportionate burden of airplane noise.”
Rep. Lynch criticized the recent $185-million settlement with Wells Fargo that ended investigations into the scandal by Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because the bank did not admit any wrongdoing.
The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation has added its voice to those calling on federal regulators to reject a request from the owner of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to extend a deadline on critical safety vent upgrades mandated in response to the 2011 Fukushima disaster.