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Boston Globe
MBTA takes first major step toward privatizationhurdles up for privatizing public services. The law is often referred to as the
MBTA takes first major step toward privatization
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
hurdles up for privatizing public services. The law is often referred to as the “Pacheco” law, after its sponsor, Senator Marc Pacheco, a Democrat from Taunton. The T’s chief administrator, Brian Shortsleeve, called the request for proposals an... Read more
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The Herald News
Baker wants serious look at South Coast Rail route alternativeservice to the South Coast much sooner than 2030," Baker told reporters after m
Baker wants serious look at South Coast Rail route alternative
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
service to the South Coast much sooner than 2030," Baker told reporters after meeting with top lawmakers on Monday. Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Taunton Democrat, told the News Service he doesn't trust the elevated cost and timeframe numbers and he... Read more
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Boston Herald
South Coast Rail plan could change tracksit difficult to proceed.” “It’s only prudent to look at options that are out t
South Coast Rail plan could change tracks
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
it difficult to proceed.” “It’s only prudent to look at options that are out there,” he said. But Taunton state Sen. Marc Pacheco urged the T board to stay the course on the Stoughton proposal, in which officials have already committed $24... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Cost estimate for South Coast Rail soars; Middleboro seen as possible alternativeTransportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told reporters. She said, "The proje
Cost estimate for South Coast Rail soars; Middleboro seen as possible alternative
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told reporters. She said, "The project is not being cancelled." Taunton Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Democrat and vocal advocate for the South Coast Rail, said the new numbers were not credible. "I don't... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State Senate wants moratorium on fracking in Massachusettsaround the Hartford basin, a rock formation in the Connecticut River Valley tha
State Senate wants moratorium on fracking in Massachusetts
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 days ago
around the Hartford basin, a rock formation in the Connecticut River Valley that may contain gas deposits. Democratic Sen. Marc Pacheco, who sponsored the bill, argues fracking can release harmful chemicals, contaminate groundwater and cause small... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senators leaving for Europe on climate change fact-finding tripto the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden from June 12 through June 18 includes Se
Senators leaving for Europe on climate change fact-finding trip
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
to the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden from June 12 through June 18 includes Senate President Stanley Rosenberg and Sen. Marc Pacheco, the chair of the Senate’s Global Warming and Climate Change. Officials will visit Amsterdam and Rotterdam in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate bill puts municipalities on solid waste reduction sheduleseeking to reduce municipal solid waste and promote recycling, and a moratorium
Senate bill puts municipalities on solid waste reduction shedule
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
seeking to reduce municipal solid waste and promote recycling, and a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. A Sen. Marc Pacheco bill (S 454) and Ways and Means Committee redraft (S 2308) that would require each of the state’s cities and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why something called the ‘Pacheco law’ is an MBTA battlegrounda complete reprieve from the law. The House suggested the T get a five-year win
Why something called the ‘Pacheco law’ is an MBTA battleground
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
a complete reprieve from the law. The House suggested the T get a five-year window. The Senate—which is home to state Sen. Marc Pacheco, the law’s namesake, who strongly objected to the exemption—was more loathe to the proposed reprieve, and its... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fracking ban, solid waste bills scheduled for senate debateDivision of Water Pollution Control would be given the authority to enforce the
Fracking ban, solid waste bills scheduled for senate debate
WWLP Springfield / Posted 29 days ago
Division of Water Pollution Control would be given the authority to enforce the moratorium. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Marc Pacheco, comes after other attempts to ban fracking in Massachusetts have failed. Last legislative session, a 10-year... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
DEP chief: “Expeditious schedule” needed to meet emissions rulingpricing as “the most potentially promising strategy we have” in emissions reduc
DEP chief: “Expeditious schedule” needed to meet emissions ruling
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
pricing as “the most potentially promising strategy we have” in emissions reductions. Barrett and committee chairman Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Taunton Democrat, have both filed carbon pricing legislation this session. Under extensions, the Joint... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Statehouse hearing to examine court ruling on emissionsthat are blamed for global warming. A 2008 law sets a goal of reducing emission
Statehouse hearing to examine court ruling on emissions
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
that are blamed for global warming. A 2008 law sets a goal of reducing emissions by 25 percent by the year 2020. Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Taunton Democrat who chairs the committee, says state environmental officials and representatives of the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Statehouse hearing to examine court ruling on emissionsthat are blamed for global warming. A 2008 law sets a goal of reducing emission
Statehouse hearing to examine court ruling on emissions
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
that are blamed for global warming. A 2008 law sets a goal of reducing emissions by 25 percent by the year 2020. Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Taunton Democrat who chairs the committee, says state environmental officials and representatives of the... Read more
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