Michael Capuano

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Democratic Massachusetts

U.S. House (Massachusetts 8)


Family: Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: Michael, Joseph

Born: 01/09/1952 Somerville, MA

Home: Somerville, Massachusetts

Religion: Catholic

Education: JD, Boston College Law School, 1977 BA, Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1972

Profession: Attorney, Joyce and Joyce, 1984-1989 Chief Legal Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation, 1978-1984

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1999-present Candidate, Special Election, United States Senate, 2009 Mayor, City of Somerville, 1990-1998 Candidate, Massachusetts Secretary of State, 1994 Member, Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1985-1989 Candidate, Mayor, City of Somerville, 1979, 1981

Congressional Membership: Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Former Mayors Caucus, 2006-present Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers, 2000-present Chair, Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement, 2007-2008 Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Caucus on Sudan Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus Alzheimer's Disease Congressional Task Force Americans Abroad Caucus Biomedical Research Caucus Bipartisan Congressional Refugee Caucus Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus Bipartisan Pro-Choice Caucus Cancer Caucus Coalition on Autism Research and Education Community College Caucus Congressional Arts Caucus Congressional Biotechnology Caucus Congressional Boating Caucus Congressional Brain Injury Task Force Congressional Brazil Caucus Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Congressional Caucus on Central America Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Empowerment Zones and Empowered Communities Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Affairs Co-Founder/Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Korea Co-Founder/Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Sudan Congressional Caucus on The Netherlands Congressional Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Caucus Congressional Climate Caucus Congressional Coalition on Adoption Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus Congressional Diabetes Caucus Congressional Fire Services Caucus Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional Humanities Caucus Congressional Internet Caucus Congressional Kidney Caucus Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus Congressional Mental Health Caucus Congressional Mentoring Caucus Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus Congressional Port Security Caucus Congressional Progressive Caucus Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus Congressional TRIO Caucus Congressional Vision Caucus Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus Friends of the Jobs Corps Caucus Historic Preservation Caucus House Hunger Caucus House Nursing Caucus House Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Caucus International Workers Rights Caucus National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus National Service Congressional Caucus Navy-Marine Corps Caucus Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Oil and National Security Caucus Open Space Caucus Out of Iraq Caucus Patriot Act Reform Caucus Public Broadcasting Caucus Qatari-American Economic Strategic Defense, Culture, and Educational Partnership Caucus Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus Research and Development Caucus Revitalizing Older Cities Task Force Urban Caucus

Organization Membership: President, Massachusetts Municipal Association, 1998 Former President, Massachusetts Mayors' Association


Financial Services

House Administration

Subcommittee on Aviation

Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises

Subcommittee on Capitol Security

Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

Transportation and Infrastructure