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Berkshire Eagle
State Historical Commission honors two recently restored Pittsfield buildingsin designing Hotel on North. On Wednesday, the commission will bestow on Hunt a
State Historical Commission honors two recently restored Pittsfield buildings
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 22 hours ago
in designing Hotel on North. On Wednesday, the commission will bestow on Hunt a Preservation Massachusetts 2016 Paul and Niki Tsongas Award as part of this year's theme, "Women in Preservation." "She did great work as she could see past the... Read more
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CBS News
New Balance's sneaker fight with Pentagon hits Congressprovide a better value to American taxpayers by ensuring that U.S. taxpayer mon
New Balance's sneaker fight with Pentagon hits Congress
CBS News / Posted yesterday
provide a better value to American taxpayers by ensuring that U.S. taxpayer money is spent on U.S.-made goods," U.S. Rep Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.), whose district includes a New Balance plant and is a sponsor of the amendment, said in a... Read more
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CNBC
The US military may soon be forced to buy American sneakersbrand has the capability to make all sneaker components in the country. If sig
The US military may soon be forced to buy American sneakers
CNBC / Posted yesterday
brand has the capability to make all sneaker components in the country. If signed into law, the bill by Massachusetts Rep. Niki Tsongas and Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin would mean that around 150,000 pairs of shoes would be manufactured in America for... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who Needs Superdelegates?MA Rep. Clinton 314 Jim McGovern MA Rep. Clinton 315 Seth Moulton MA Rep. Cli
Who Needs Superdelegates?
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
MA Rep. Clinton 314 Jim McGovern MA Rep. Clinton 315 Seth Moulton MA Rep. Clinton 316 Richard Neal MA Rep. Clinton 317 Niki Tsongas MA Rep. Clinton 318 Ed Markey MA Sen. Clinton 319 Virginia Barnes MA DNC None 320 Debra Kozikowski MA DNC... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bill to force Pentagon to shift to US-made sneakers may help New Balancewaiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy athletic shoes that are
Bill to force Pentagon to shift to US-made sneakers may help New Balance
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
waiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy athletic shoes that are made in this country. If US representatives Niki Tsongas and Bruce Poliquin have their way, the Boston sneaker maker won’t have to wait much longer. The House of... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposalproposal Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 10:38 AM SKOWHEGAN, Maine - Republican Rep.
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposal
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
proposal Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 10:38 AM SKOWHEGAN, Maine - Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts are making progress in their effort to make the Defense Department buy U.S.-made sneakers.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Poliquin celebrates vote that may help Maine footwear makerCommittee voted unanimously to add the language to the National Defense Authori
Poliquin celebrates vote that may help Maine footwear maker
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Committee voted unanimously to add the language to the National Defense Authorization Act after Poliquin and U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Massachusetts, worked to muster bipartisan support. “We had to write a new law to have [the Pentagon’ follow... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Defense Spending Bill is Burdened Once Again with Unrelated Anti-Wildlife Ridersis necessary for continued training exercises on and adjacent to the refuge. “
Defense Spending Bill is Burdened Once Again with Unrelated Anti-Wildlife Riders
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
is necessary for continued training exercises on and adjacent to the refuge. “Defenders of Wildlife thanks Representatives Niki Tsongas (D-MA 3rd and Tim Walz (D-MN 1st) for working to remove the sage-grouse rider from the bill. We also greatly... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposalSKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposal
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts are making progress in their effort to make the Defense Department buy U.S.-made sneakers. Tsongas, a member of the Armed Services... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposalSKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) -- Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposal
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) -- Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts are making progress in their effort to make the Defense Department buy U.S.-made sneakers. Tsongas, a member of the Armed Services... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposalSKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) -- Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic
Made-in-USA provision included in military spending proposal
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) -- Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts are making progress in their effort to make the Defense Department buy U.S.-made sneakers. Tsongas, a member of the Armed Services... Read more
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Boston Globe
A rundown on Boston-area college commencementsRichard E. Neal. New England College of Optometry May 15, Back Bay Events Cen
A rundown on Boston-area college commencements
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Richard E. Neal. New England College of Optometry May 15, Back Bay Events Center, Boston Speaker: US Representative Niki Tsongas Graduates: 118 O.D. degree (8 who will also receive an M.S. degree) Honorary degrees: Tsongas, Dr. Kenneth... Read more
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The Hill
House defense panel votes to keep Sage Grouse off endangered listthat would have allowed the Secretary of the Interior to protect the Greater Sa
House defense panel votes to keep Sage Grouse off endangered list
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
that would have allowed the Secretary of the Interior to protect the Greater Sage Grouse as an endangered species. Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.) introduced the amendment, which would have struck a provision in the 2017 National Defense... Read more
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Boston Herald
Democrats dispute claim that shielding birds hurts militarynot have to be listed under the act, said Democratic Reps. Adam Smith of Washin
Democrats dispute claim that shielding birds hurts military
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
not have to be listed under the act, said Democratic Reps. Adam Smith of Washington state, Raul Grijalva of Arizona and Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts. The letters from the defense officials, Tsongas said, "demonstrate that arguments to halt... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyCarol Burnett is 83. Musician Duane Eddy is 78. Singer Bobby Rydell is 74. Rock
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Carol Burnett is 83. Musician Duane Eddy is 78. Singer Bobby Rydell is 74. Rock musician Gary Wright is 73. Representative Niki Tsongas, Democrat of Lowell, is 70. Actor Giancarlo Esposito is 58. Actor Kevin James is 51. Poet Natasha Trethewey is... Read more
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The Herald News
Washington Digest: Senate approves energy, FAA billsKeating, D-Bourne, Joe Kennedy III, D-Brookline, Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston,
Washington Digest: Senate approves energy, FAA bills
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Keating, D-Bourne, Joe Kennedy III, D-Brookline, Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, James McGovern, D-Worcester, Seth Moulton, D-Salem, Richard Neal, D-Springfield, and Niki Tsongas, D-Lowell, voted against the bill. The Herald News, Fall... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwearTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Po
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwear
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwearTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Po
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwear
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Congress considering US-made footwear for militaryTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress considering US-made footwear for military
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Congress weighs ‘made in America’ requirement for military footwearTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress weighs ‘made in America’ requirement for military footwear
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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Salon.com
Congress considering US-made footwear for militaryTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress considering US-made footwear for military
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Congress considering US-made footwear for militaryTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress considering US-made footwear for military
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Congress considering US-made footwear for militaryTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress considering US-made footwear for military
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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ABC News
Congress Considering US-Made Footwear for MilitaryTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce P
Congress Considering US-Made Footwear for Military
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwearTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Po
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwear
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwearTroops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Po
Poliquin, Pingree want military to use Made-in-USA footwear
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one manufacturer, New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., criticized the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
New Balance, Sen. King criticize DOD on shoe bidreason, everything is American-made except sneakers.” Wednesday afternoon, Rep
New Balance, Sen. King criticize DOD on shoe bid
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 20 days ago
reason, everything is American-made except sneakers.” Wednesday afternoon, Representative Bruce Poliquin and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas from Massachusetts sponsored a bill in Congress reinforcing the rules requiring the military to purchase... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Tsongas files bill to close loophole that would force DOD to use American-made shoes for militarythe policy and close the footwear loophole, frustrating U.S. sneaker manufactur
Tsongas files bill to close loophole that would force DOD to use American-made shoes for military
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
the policy and close the footwear loophole, frustrating U.S. sneaker manufacturer New Balance, along with U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, who represents the 3rd Congressional District, which includes Lawrence where the company has a sales and... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
New Balance, Sen. King criticize DOD on shoe bidreason, everything is American-made except sneakers.” Wednesday afternoon, Rep
New Balance, Sen. King criticize DOD on shoe bid
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 20 days ago
reason, everything is American-made except sneakers.” Wednesday afternoon, Representative Bruce Poliquin and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas from Massachusetts sponsored a bill in Congress reinforcing the rules requiring the military to purchase... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Council pledges to help Cambodian community with quest for statue of Khmer kingthe council voted unanimously to cover costs of a trip Councilor John Leahy is
Council pledges to help Cambodian community with quest for statue of Khmer king
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
the council voted unanimously to cover costs of a trip Councilor John Leahy is taking this week to attend U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas' "Third District Day" in Washington. The trip will cost an estimated $1,150, which led Councilor Rita Mercier to... Read more
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Boston Globe
New Balance says Obama administration reneged on a deal involving military businessMatt Priest, the group’s president. “That’s not what we got. We got a compromis
New Balance says Obama administration reneged on a deal involving military business
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Matt Priest, the group’s president. “That’s not what we got. We got a compromise.” But like New Balance, Representative Niki Tsongas is tired of waiting for the domestic shoe contract. The Lowell Democrat is trying to include legislation in the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
A leader's life's work, open to allOPENING A TREASURE-TROVE: "Paul thought differently, thought out of the box," U
A leader's life's work, open to all
Lowell Sun / Posted 28 days ago
OPENING A TREASURE-TROVE: "Paul thought differently, thought out of the box," U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas said of her late husband, U.S. Sen. Paul Tsongas, whose records as a congressman and senator are now available in an online digital archive. Joining... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge author Carole Owens to speak about latest bookis a remarkable woman. On May 4 at an Awards Dinner in Boston, Preservation Ma
Stockbridge author Carole Owens to speak about latest book
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 29 days ago
is a remarkable woman. On May 4 at an Awards Dinner in Boston, Preservation Massachusetts will honor Owens with the Paul & Niki Tsongas Award, named for the distinguished U.S. senator and congresswoman. As the organization's website states, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
After Iraq trip, Seth Moulton warns that a long-term political plan is still missing in fight against Islamic Stategroup was not the only congressional delegation in the Middle East last week. O
After Iraq trip, Seth Moulton warns that a long-term political plan is still missing in fight against Islamic State
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
group was not the only congressional delegation in the Middle East last week. On Friday, US Representative Niki Tsongas returned with two senators and a representative from a multiday trip to Europe and the Middle East, meeting with... Read more
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Lowell Sun
On trip abroad, Tsongas updated on ISIS, Iran nuke deal LOWELL -- U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas received updates on the Iranian nuclear agre
On trip abroad, Tsongas updated on ISIS, Iran nuke deal
Lowell Sun / Posted 29 days ago
LOWELL -- U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas received updates on the Iranian nuclear agreement, met with Syrian refugees and spoke with the Israeli prime minister about security issues as part of a trip... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Tsongas home from congressional trip to Austria, Jordan and Israel LOWELL -- U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas has returned from a trip with Congressional
Tsongas home from congressional trip to Austria, Jordan and Israel
Lowell Sun / Posted 30 days ago
LOWELL -- U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas has returned from a trip with Congressional colleagues to Austria, Jordan and Israel where they were updated on the Iranian nuclear agreement, met... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Stories of strength mark Lowell House celebrationHouse celebration LOWELL -- The stories of addiction challenge us because "it
Stories of strength mark Lowell House celebration
Lowell Sun / Posted 30 days ago
House celebration LOWELL -- The stories of addiction challenge us because "it is a problem we all have to face," U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas said Saturday night. The stories of three women, in particular, were what helped Tsongas "begin to understand... Read more

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