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U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, along with U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, are announcing $1.7 million in federal funding for the town of Scituate to fortify the Third Cliff seawall.
Some furry four-legged friends joined some local two-legged pols for tail-wagging and a ribbon-cutting celebration yesterday during the grand opening of South Boston’s East First Street Dog Park.
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.
“If the town doesn’t adopt the revised maps, which are hugely better than the original maps, then no one here will be eligible for the discounts and the coverage under the federal flood map insurance plan,” said Congressman Stephen Lynch. “It did pass overwhelmingly here, so I was worried about that.”
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 Treasurer Deb Goldberg has instructed her debt management deputies to immediately remove Wells Fargo from their approved list of underwriters for one year.
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.