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Mar 1, 2018

US lawmakers want to pay up to $5 million for foreign corruption tips

Modeled on existing programs to reward people who give tips to the State department on terrorism, or to the IRS on tax evasion, the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act aims to help return assets stolen from foreign state coffers, by encouraging whistleblowers to talk to US authorities.

Mar 1, 2018

Lawmakers: Did Manafort promise White House job to banker in return for loan?

Two members of Congress are asking the Pentagon to turn over any documents that could shed light on whether former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised a Chicago banker an administration job in return for $16 million in real-estate loans. The letter from Democratic Reps. Stephen Lynch and Elijah Cummings comes a week after NBC News reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a potential quid pro quo.

Mar 1, 2018

Lawmakers: Did Manafort promise White House job to banker in return for loan?

Two members of Congress are asking the Pentagon to turn over any documents that could shed light on whether former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised a Chicago banker an administration job in return for $16 million in real-estate loans. The letter from Democratic Reps. Stephen Lynch and Elijah Cummings comes a week after NBC News reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a potential quid pro quo.

Feb 28, 2018

Gov. Charlie Baker, Massachusetts congressional delegation asks Trump administration to scrap offshore drilling plan

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker joined Massachusetts congressional Democrats in calling on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to not include Massachusetts waters in the administration's five-year drilling plan, which seeks to open areas from Florida to Maine for oil and gas exploration purposes, in a Tuesday letter.

Feb 28, 2018

Gov. Charlie Baker, Massachusetts congressional delegation asks Trump administration to scrap offshore drilling plan

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker joined Massachusetts congressional Democrats in calling on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to not include Massachusetts waters in the administration's five-year drilling plan, which seeks to open areas from Florida to Maine for oil and gas exploration purposes, in a Tuesday letter.

Feb 28, 2018

Massachusetts lawmakers earn high marks on League of Conservation Voters' National Environmental Scorecard

All 11 members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation received high marks for their votes on environment-related policies in 2017, the League of Conservation Voters announced this week. In the House, six members of the Massachusetts delegation also received perfect marks on the LCV's 2017 scorecard, including U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston.

Feb 28, 2018

Massachusetts lawmakers earn high marks on League of Conservation Voters' National Environmental Scorecard

All 11 members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation received high marks for their votes on environment-related policies in 2017, the League of Conservation Voters announced this week. In the House, six members of the Massachusetts delegation also received perfect marks on the LCV's 2017 scorecard, including U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston.

Feb 28, 2018

Massachusetts congressman requests Pentagon info on reports Paul Manafort promised Trump administration job to banker

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch and other House Democrats asked Pentagon officials this week to brief lawmakers following reports that former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort allegedly promised an administration job to a banker in exchange for millions of dollars in loans.

Feb 28, 2018

Massachusetts congressman requests Pentagon info on reports Paul Manafort promised Trump administration job to banker

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch and other House Democrats asked Pentagon officials this week to brief lawmakers following reports that former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort allegedly promised an administration job to a banker in exchange for millions of dollars in loans.

Feb 28, 2018

Gondola above Boston proposed for city commuters (VIDEO)

A new proposal would place a gondola system in Boston that could transport thousands of commuters. The idea is to have a 1-mile system take commuters between South Station and the Marine Industrial Park via Summer Street. Rep. Stephen Lynch, who supports the idea, said the gondolas would reduce traffic and eliminate carbon emissions.

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