Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas spoke with the Marlborough Patch about the importance of connecting with constituents during a Congress on Your Corner program.
As people filled the entryway to the Senior Center Tuesday night they were seeking the same thing: face time with Marlborough's U.S. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell). "A woman just came in to say hello and express her concerns across the board," said Congresswoman Tsongas who has done 70 Congress on Your Corner visits across the district. "We just hear across the board." Every person who came to the event got the same treatment — a one-on-one meeting with their congressional representative. Marlborough is the third of 11 new communities in her district that the congresswoman has visited. "We do represent a whole host of communities," said Congresswoman Tsongas. She also met with local representatives, as she conducts a tour of the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Marlborough's member of Congress was appointed to the position on Monday.
Marlborough's congresswoman, Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell), was named as the ranking Democratic member on the House Armed Services Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Monday. Tsongas hopes to use the leadership role to continue working on issues such as improving body armor for the troops and addressing sexual assault in the military. "I am honored to have earned the respect of my colleagues over the past five years and look forward to using my leadership role to help keep our military the best equipped and best protected in the world," said Tsongas in a released statement. "This role provides me an opportunity to work across the aisle to ensure the policies and procedures put in place to support of our servicemembers are…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Carlisle Republican has taken two thirds of the vote with approximately half of all precincts reporting in.
Jon Golnik of Carlisle defeated Westford resident Tom Weaver for the chance to face Niki Tsongas as the Republican nominee for the Massachusetts Third Congressional District. With 142 of 225 precincts reporting in, Golnik has received 7,997 votes to Weaver's 4,125. We will have full results from all contested races in the morning.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The organization backed the incumbent in the Congressional race, citing her record of fighting for women's reproductive rights.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Contributed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund Planned Parenthood Action Fund announced its endorsement of Representative Niki Tsongas to represent Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Action Fund is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. “We could not be more proud to endorse Nikki Tsongas in her race for Congress,” said Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund. “Tsongas has long been a dedicated champion for women’s health, and in Congress, she will continue to fight for increased access to health care for Massachusetts women and families.” “In her five years in Congress, Representative Tsongas has stood with Planned Parenthood and …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Currently represented by James McGovern, the proposed plans would put Marlborough under the representation of Congresswoman Niki Tsongas.
Marlborough could soon have a new representative in the United States Congress, but not through any act of the voters. A week after Gov. Deval Patrick signed off on new state district lines, the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting released maps Monday re-drawing the state's congressional districts, which have shrunk from 10 to nine districts due to population shifts. For approval, the new districts must be adopted by the full House and Senate before Nov. 16. To view the new map (and the old map) see the images on the right. Long represented by James McGovern (3rd District) of Worcester, the proposed new district would have Marlborough join neighboring Hudson in the 5th Congressional district currently represented by Niki Tsongas. …