Press Releases

June 04, 2024

STATEMENT: Auchincloss votes no on H.R. 8282 - Illegitimate Court Counteraction Act of 2023

I condemn the ICC’s seeking of arrest warrants for Israeli leadership. Today I voted against H.R. 8282, the Illegitimate Court Counteraction Act, an overly broad and inappropriate response to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor’s request for warrants for Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Gallant. As I have previously said, the ICC’s implication of moral equivalence between Israel and Hamas bankrupts the credibility of any other finding in its investigation. Israel is … Continue Reading


April 11, 2024

RELEASE: REP. AUCHINCLOSS ANNOUNCES GUEST FOR JOINT MEETING OF CONGRESS WITH PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, KISHIDA FUMIO

Washington, DC - Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) is announcing Newton’s Sachiko Isihara as his guest for the Joint Meeting of Congress with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio. Sachiko serves as the Executive Director of the Suzuki School of Newton, a community arts non-profit organization with two main components: a Suzuki music program, and a full-day integrated arts preschool modeled on the Suzuki philosophy of education. Sachiko leads a team of twenty Suzuki teachers at the Suzuki School … Continue Reading


March 27, 2024

STATEMENT: Auchincloss: “The prospect of UnitedHealth Group purchasing Stewardship Health is alarming.”

Newton, MA - In the response to the news that Steward Health Care has a deal to sell doctor network to UnitedHealth, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) released the following statement: “Steward's physician-led practices provide critical medical care to Greater Fall River & Greater Taunton and should continue to operate. But the prospect of UnitedHealth Group purchasing Stewardship Health is alarming. UnitedHealth, a Fortune 5 leviathan already under federal antitrust investigation, … Continue Reading


March 12, 2024

RELEASE: Auchincloss Secures District Wins in Passage of Federal Minibus

“Minibus” Funding Bill Includes Auchincloss Community Project Funding Requests  Washington, DC — Last weekend, Congress passed a partial government funding bill that was signed by President Biden and includes key wins for the Fourth District. The bill provides funding for 15 Community Project Funding (CPF) requests sponsored by Congressman Auchincloss.  “Clean drinking water & better bridges have been my priority for three funding cycles,” said Auchincloss. “These projects take time - … Continue Reading


March 05, 2024

Auchincloss Announces Guest For President Biden’s State Of The Union Address And Social Media Legislation

Newton, MA - Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) is announcing 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 … Continue Reading


March 01, 2024

RELEASE: Auchincloss Appointed Chair of Dads Caucus Working Group on Technology, Media and Family

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, 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. "Parents shouldn’t have to wrestle with … Continue Reading


February 08, 2024

RELEASE: Congressman Auchincloss has received an "A" rating from End Citizens United and Let America Vote in Their Legislative Scorecard for 118th Congress

Washington, DC - End Citizens United // Let America Vote Action Fund (ECU // LAV), a leading anti-corruption and voting rights group with over 4 million members nationwide, released its legislative scorecard for the 118th Congress. The scorecard grades members of Congress on their support for important anti-corruption and voting rights measures that Congress has introduced and considered over the past year. Congressman Auchincloss has received an “A” rating.  The full list of House members … Continue Reading


February 06, 2024

STATEMENT: Auchincloss: “House Republicans Have Turned One Of Our Closest Allies Into A Political Weapon”

STATEMENT: Auchincloss: “House Republicans Have Turned One Of Our Closest Allies Into A Political Weapon”   Washington, D.C. - The below statement regarding the vote on H.R.7217 can be attributed to Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04):    “It is shameful how House Republicans have turned one of our closest allies into a political weapon. Congress needs to support our allies, all of them.    “Now that this stunt has played out, I encourage the Speaker to bring to the floor legislation … Continue Reading


January 30, 2024

RELEASE: VIDEO: Auchincloss Lambasts Mike Pompeo in China Hearing

  RELEASE: VIDEO: Auchincloss Lambasts Mike Pompeo in China Hearing    Washington DC, - Today, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) lambasted former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a meeting of the Select Committee on China. Auchincloss criticized Pompeo for describing January 6th as a “peaceful transition of power.”  Pompeo then failed to confirm to Auchincloss that he believed President Biden was elected in a “free and fair” election. In another exchange, Auchincloss pushed back … Continue Reading


January 26, 2024

RELEASE: Auchincloss Joins Bipartisan Group of Select Committee Members in Introducing House and Senate Bills to Ban Foreign Adversary Biotech Companies, Including BGI Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) joined Chairman Mike Gallagher (R, WI-08) and Ranking Member Raja Krishnamoorthi (D, IL-08) of the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party in introducing the BIOSECURE Act, a bill to ensure foreign adversary biotech companies of U.S. national security concern do not gain access to U.S. taxpayer dollars. Co-leads in the House include Select Committee members Reps. … Continue Reading


January 25, 2024

RELEASE: Congressmen Auchincloss and Cohen and Senator Markey Reintroduce Complete Streets Act

NEWTON, MA - Congressman Jake Auchincloss (MA-4), Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) and Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, today reintroduced an improved version of their Complete Streets Act, which would make roads safer and more accessible by ensuring states direct a portion of their federal highway funding towards the creation of a Complete Streets Program. A “complete street” provides safe and accessible transportation options for children, seniors, and people with disabilities by … Continue Reading


January 12, 2024

RELEASE: Auchincloss Calls for Including Affordable Housing Policy in Forthcoming Tax Package

  RELEASE: Auchincloss Calls for Including Affordable Housing Policy in Forthcoming Tax Package   “The lack of affordable housing is the single biggest challenge facing my home state of Massachusetts.”   WASHINGTON, D.C.—  Ahead of the reported bicameral, bipartisan tax deal being reached, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) sent a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D, OR) and House Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (R, MO-08), urging them to include the … Continue Reading


January 11, 2024

RELEASE: Auchincloss to Boston City Council: Accept Counter-Terrorism Funds

  RELEASE: Auchincloss to Boston City Council: Accept Counter-Terrorism Funds   “The Israel-Hamas War has heightened our region’s need for counter-terrorism security measures”   WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, in response to the Boston City Council recently voting against accepting counter-terrorism funds, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) sent a letter to Council President Ruthzee Louijeune urging the council to approve the funding when Mayor Michelle Wu re-submits the request. In the … Continue Reading


December 28, 2023

Memorandum RE: Jake Auchincloss’ Third Year in Congress

Memorandum RE: Jake Auchincloss’ Third Year in Congress To: Interested Parties From: Matt Corridoni   Date: December 28, 2023  This year has proved to be turbulent with Republicans taking over the majority and their constant infighting derailing even basic governance. Despite the political theater and GOP-manufactured dysfunction, Congressman Auchincloss was able to achieve results: working to take on special interests to lower healthcare costs; working with the Biden administration to … Continue Reading


December 14, 2023

RELEASE: Auchincloss Votes ‘No’ on NDAA and Calls to Support Democracy Abroad

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) voted against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congressman Auchincloss served in the marines; is a member of the House Select Committee on Strategic Competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party; and is a member of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus. A statement from the congressman can be found below:“I support a strong U.S. military, especially in this more dangerous world for … Continue Reading


December 12, 2023

RELEASE: House Passes Auchincloss-Led Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Medicaid Patients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House of Representatives passed a bill co-led by Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04), the Drug Price Transparency in Medicaid Act, to lower prescription drug prices for Medicaid patients, as part of the broader Lower Costs, More Transparency Act. The bipartisan legislation takes important steps to rein in Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) - the middlemen of drug pricing - by prohibiting the use of spread pricing in Medicaid programs. The package will now be sent to … Continue Reading


December 11, 2023

RELEASE: Auchincloss Leads Letter to Protect Vehicle Owners and Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) recent letter about compliance with Massachusetts’ right to repair law, Representatives Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04), Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D, WA-03), and Jared Golden (D, ME-2) sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and NHTSA Deputy Administrator Sophie Shulman to ensure that the proposal will not adversely impact consumers. In the letter, the members requested, “a briefing … Continue Reading


December 06, 2023

RELEASE: Auchincloss and Moulton Joint Statement on Harvard President’s Comments at House Hearing on Campus Antisemitism

RELEASE: Auchincloss and Moulton Joint Statement on Harvard President’s Comments at House Hearing on Campus Antisemitism Washington, DC - Congressmen Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) and Seth Moulton (D, MA-06) issued the following joint statement in reaction to a House hearing yesterday in which the presidents of Harvard, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania were questioned about rising antisemitism on college campuses: “Harvard ranks last out of 248 universities for support of free speech. … Continue Reading


December 06, 2023

Auchincloss Leads National Port Advisory Committee Letter

  Waterfront Employers Back Bipartisan Call for National Port Advisory Committee at Federal Maritime Commission Representatives seek to give public port authorities, marine terminal operators, and maritime labor a stronger voice on maritime issues Washington, DC  - The National Association of Waterfront Employers (NAWE) today backed a bipartisan letter sent by Reps. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA-4) and Mike Ezell (R-MS-4) to Federal Maritime Commissioner Daniel Maffei calling on the Federal … Continue Reading


November 14, 2023

STATEMENT: Auchincloss: “I Cannot Support A Short-Term Spending Measure That Fails To Defend Democracy.”

Washington, D.C. - The below statement regarding the Continuing Resolution can be attributed to Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04):“When House Republicans took us to the brink in September, I vowed it would be the last time I’d vote to bail out their dysfunction without a clear, credible, and concrete plan for supporting Ukraine. Today, I am keeping my word.“Since we last voted on a continuing resolution, the world has only become more dangerous for democracies. Congress must demonstrate … Continue Reading

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