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March 05, 2024

Auchincloss Sticks to Online Youth Protection for State of the Union

by Alan Earls

Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) has announced Brookline's Myrieme Nadri-Churchill (M.Ed) as his guest for President Biden’s State of the Union Address to Congress on Thursday, March 7th. Myrieme serves as Executive Director of Parents for Peace, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit empowering families, friends, and communities to prevent radicalization, violence, and extremism using a public health approach. Parents for Peace began as a support group for other families who had lost loved ones to … Continue Reading

March 05, 2024

Democrat’s Child Online Safety Bill Demands Age Verification

by Oma Seddiq

Jake Auchincloss introduces new kids’ online safety bill Proposal would update law that applies to users under 13   Social media companies would be prohibited from collecting personal information from children under 16 without their consent under new legislation to be introduced Tuesday. The bill from Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-Mass.), obtained first by Bloomberg Government, seeks to update a decades-old law, known as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, that currently … Continue Reading

March 02, 2024

Cong Auchincloss Tackles Kids and Online Influencers

by Alan Earls

U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, has announced that U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (MA-04) will chair the new Technology, Media and the Family Working Group. The working group will convene subject matter experts to educate members on issues related to modern technology and media and their impact on families, particularly surrounding children’s mental health and online safety. “Kids’ privacy, health and safety online is crucial, especially as they … Continue Reading

March 01, 2024

Dads Caucus Announces Working Group on Technology, Media and Family

by Darlene Cancell

U.S. Representative Jake Auchincloss (MA-04) will chair the new Technology, Media and the Family Working Group of the Congressional Dads Caucus, announced caucus founder and chair U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) on Friday, March 1st. The working group will convene subject matter experts to educate members on issues related to modern technology and media and their impact on families. A particular focus will be on children’s mental health and online safety. “Kids’ privacy, health and … Continue Reading

February 28, 2024

Putin ‘fanboy’ Trump is holding up aid to Ukraine, Mass. Rep. Auchincloss says

by John L. Micek

The way U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss sees it, there’s one reason and one reason only that lawmakers on Capitol Hill haven’t passed a multi-billion dollar aid bill for Ukraine and Israel. That’s because U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., is “afraid of Donald Trump,” the Democrat from Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District Democrat said Wednesday, as Ukraine’s efforts to repel an unprovoked Russian invasion dragged into its third year, and as the Eastern European nation runs out of … Continue Reading

February 28, 2024

Mass. considers how to fund transportation without the gas tax

by Tiziana Dearing and Rob Lane

U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss, along with Evan Horowitz of the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University, share their ideas on how Massachusetts can fund transportation projects in a future in which electric car adoption makes the state gas tax obsolete. This segment aired on February 28, … Continue Reading

February 28, 2024

Ukrainian-Americans await a foreign aid package that appears stuck in Congress

by Tiziana Dearing and Rob Lane

Radio Boston talks with Olga Lisovska, a Ukrainian-American singer in Newton who says her community is desperate to see the U.S. House of Representatives move on a foreign aid package that would send $60 billion in military funds to Ukraine. Then, U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss provides an update on the latest in Washington, where that aid package is held up amidst Republican infighting. This segment aired on February 28, … Continue Reading

February 17, 2024

Auchincloss: Ukraine could lose war due to US aid holdup

by Adam Reilly

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson has been sending radically mixed messages of late, first balking at a Senate push to link tightened border security to foreign aid focused on Ukraine and then balking at a standalone foreign aid bill because it doesn't address border security. U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss joins Adam Reilly to discuss how Johnson's shifting stances could affect the outcome in the Ukraine-Russian war, which Auchicloss says Ukraine could lose this year if support isn't forthcoming. … Continue Reading

February 13, 2024

Jake Auchincloss Accuses House Speaker Mike Johnson of a ‘Craven Submission to Donald Trump

At a House Democratic press briefing on Tuesday, Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) spoke about passing the foreign aid … Continue Reading

February 09, 2024

Newsmakers 2/9/2024: Congressman Auchincloss

by Tim White and Ted Nesi

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — This week on Newsmakers: Congressman Jake Auchincloss, D-Mass., discusses concerns about President Biden, aid to Israel, the collapse of the border bill, the Washington Bridge crisis and … Continue Reading

February 07, 2024

Counter Points: Should We Continue to Fund the War in Ukraine?

by Rep. Jake Auchincloss and Rep. Warren Davidson

February 06, 2024

Congress should commit to US biotechnology leadership

by Congressman Jake Auchincloss

The House Select Committee on China is coming to Boston and Cambridge next week for events focused on the life sciences. The Chinese Communist Party is investing big in biotech. Some elements are salutary, like more funding for medical research. Some are nefarious, like the global harvesting of genetic data without consent. The committee wants to study how Congress should respond. Massachusetts shows us how: by supporting talented people; by passing policy that promotes makers, not takers; … Continue Reading

February 05, 2024

Rep. Auchincloss: Select panel must sell idea of more trade with Global South

by Brett Fortnam

The economic and technological competition between the U.S. and China has two core elements, according to Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA): Getting tougher on trade with China while increasing U.S. engagement with the Global South. And the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, he tells Inside U.S. Trade, must sell both to Congress. During the first year of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, Auchincloss has emerged as a vocal advocate for expanding trade. … Continue Reading

January 31, 2024

Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) Leaders Like Pompeo Have To Call Out Trump

by Julie Mason

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January 30, 2024

TENSE MOMENT: Sparks Fly After Jake Auchincloss Refuses To Let Up On Mike Pompeo

During a House Select Committee on the CCP hearing Tuesday, Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) asked former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he believed Joe Biden won the 2020 election fairly. NOTE: There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud or cheating in the 2020 … Continue Reading

January 30, 2024

Mass. Rep. Auchincloss duels with ex-Trump aide who called Jan. 6 a ‘peaceful transition of power’

by John L. Micek

U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss had a testy exchange on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with a former senior Trump administration official who once described the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as a “peaceful transition of power.” “When the United States degrades its own democracy on the world stage for people all over to witness, it undermines our ability to lead and the power of our example,” Auchincloss, D-4th District, rebuked former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who … Continue Reading

January 30, 2024

Dem Rep Derails Hearing On Chinese Communism To Attack Mike Pompeo Over 2020 Election

by Jason Cohen

Democratic Rep. Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts on Tuesday seized the opportunity during a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hearing to lecture former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the 2020 presidential election, sparking a clash. Pompeo previously described Jan. 6, 2021, as a “peaceful transition” of power in a February 2023 interview with NBC, which Auchincloss cited during his remarks. Auchincloss said the Select Committee on the CCP’s hearing was an apt occasion to discuss … Continue Reading

January 29, 2024

Auchincloss urges two sides to settle Newton teachers strike

by Michael Jonas

WITH THE NEWTON teachers strike now in its seventh day, US Rep. Jake Auchincloss says it’s time to get back to class. In a statement on Monday, the Newton Democrat called the strike “disruptive and unfair to our children, and their parents” and urged the two sides to reach an agreement and have schools reopen on Tuesday.  Auchincloss didn’t take sides in the dispute, voicing concern for students and families that have seen schools closed for more than a week and for teachers, saying they … Continue Reading

January 29, 2024

Auchincloss: Teacher strike is ‘disruptive’ to families

by Bryan McGonigle

U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss. D-Newton, is calling for the Newton teachers’ strike, which has lasted 11 days so far, to end and for all parties to compromise to open up Newton’s classrooms. “Students should be in school,” the second-term congressman wrote in a Facebook post Monday morning. “Missing seven days of school—and counting—is disruptive and unfair to our children, and their parents.” Newton teachers declared a strike on Jan. 18, after month of intense negotiations and state mediation. … Continue Reading

January 29, 2024

Rep. Jake Auchincloss on Newton Teachers Strike

by Amy Sangiolo

Newton’s Congressional Representative, Jake Auchincloss, issued this statement about the Newton Teachers Strike on January 29: Students should be in school. Missing seven school days - and counting - is disruptive and unfair to our children, and their parents. The messages I’m receiving from families facing another uncertain week are distressing. I’m hearing as well the concerns of our teachers, who gave me a superb education and who deserve to feel valued in a city that prides itself on … Continue Reading

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