Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm

Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm
© Greg Nash
 
Capuano, who lost his Democratic primary to Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDemocrats call for Congress to take action following death of George Floyd Black Caucus member unveils bill to create commission addressing legacy of slavery House Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality MORE (D-Mass.) last year, will be a public affairs director at the firm. He plans to work in both the Boston and Washington offices, according to the Boston Globe.
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Capuano had served in Congress since 1999. He was on the Financial Services Committee as well as the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and most recently was ranking member of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee.
 
He was a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and in 2010 ran unsuccessfully for the Senate seat made vacant by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.).
 
He has not announced yet if he will register as a lobbyist.