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Lowell Sun
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitution BOSTON (AP) -- A so-called "millionaire tax" will be among several proposed c
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitution
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- A so-called "millionaire tax" will be among several proposed constitutional amendments before lawmakers when the Massachusetts House and Senate meet in a joint session. It's... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitutionBOSTON (AP) — A so-called “millionaire tax” will be among several proposed cons
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitution
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — A so-called “millionaire tax” will be among several proposed constitutional amendments before lawmakers when the Massachusetts House and Senate meet in a joint session. It’s unclear if Wednesday’s constitutional convention will debate... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitutionBOSTON (AP) - A so-called "millionaire tax" will be among several proposed cons
Legislature to weigh amendments to state constitution
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A so-called "millionaire tax" will be among several proposed constitutional amendments before lawmakers when the Massachusetts House and Senate meet in a joint session. It's unclear if Wednesday's constitutional convention will debate... Read more
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hcam.tv
Former MA Federation of Republican Women President Endorses LambHolliston, MA ...Today Marty Lamb, candidate for Republican State Committee, an
Former MA Federation of Republican Women President Endorses Lamb
hcam.tv / Posted 8 days ago
Holliston, MA ...Today Marty Lamb, candidate for Republican State Committee, announced that he has won the endorsement of Celeste Wilson, who was the President of the Massachusetts Federation of Republican Women (MFRW) for 8 years before their... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salonsBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that w
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salons
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would bar anyone under 18 from using tanning beds. The bill was approved Wednesday. Proponents of the bill say there’s a sharp rise in the number of young people diagnosed... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salonsBOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that w
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salons
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would bar anyone under 18 from using tanning beds. The bill was approved Wednesday. Proponents of the bill say there's a sharp rise in the number of young people... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salonsBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that w
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salons
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would bar anyone under 18 from using tanning beds. The bill was approved Wednesday. Proponents of the bill say there's a sharp rise in the number of young people... Read more
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Boston Globe
Speaker: House will draft Uber law in FebruaryEstablishing statewide regulations for on-call ride services like Uber and Lyft
Speaker: House will draft Uber law in February
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Establishing statewide regulations for on-call ride services like Uber and Lyft will be a priority for legislators this winter, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Wednesday. A bill will be drafted and considered by the House in February,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House Speaker: Schools, energy, ride-sharing top prioritiesBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says allowing more chart
House Speaker: Schools, energy, ride-sharing top priorities
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says allowing more charter schools, promoting renewable energy and finding middle ground in the fight pitting taxicabs against ride-hailing services are among his top priorities for the new... Read more
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Lowell Sun
DeLeo to outline 2016 goals in House speechBOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo planned to urge fellow
DeLeo to outline 2016 goals in House speech
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo planned to urge fellow House members to wade into contentious fights over charter schools and ride-hailing services in the coming months. The Democrat, beginning his eighth year as House leader,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Legislative leader to outline goals for 2016 session(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeL
Legislative leader to outline goals for 2016 session
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo planned to urge fellow House members to wade into contentious fights over charter schools and ride-hailing services in the coming months. The Democrat, beginning his... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Legislative leader to outline goals for 2016 sessionBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is expected to call for
Legislative leader to outline goals for 2016 session
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is expected to call for action on charter schools during his annual address to members. A DeLeo aide says the Democrat also planned to urge House members Wednesday to wade into the contentious... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekendBOSTON (AP) — Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekend
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this weekend to urge lawmakers to reject an assisted suicide bill. The event begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Boston's Faneuil Hall. The rally will focus on a bill under... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekendBOSTON (AP) � Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekend
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this weekend to urge lawmakers to reject an assisted suicide bill. The event begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Boston's Faneuil Hall. The rally will focus on a bill under... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekendBOSTON (AP) - Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this
Advocates holding 'Assembly for Life' rally this weekend
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Advocates are holding their annual "Assembly for Life" rally this weekend to urge lawmakers to reject an assisted suicide bill. The event begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Boston's Faneuil Hall. The rally will focus on a bill under... Read more
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hcam.tv
Lamb Promises To Support Reinstating Federation Of Republican WomenLamb Will Encourage more Outreach Groups not less Holliston, MA ...Today Marty
Lamb Promises To Support Reinstating Federation Of Republican Women
hcam.tv / Posted 15 days ago
Lamb Will Encourage more Outreach Groups not less Holliston, MA ...Today Marty Lamb, candidate for Republican State Committee, announced his support for reinstating the Massachusetts Federation of Republican Women charter. "The Massachusetts... Read more
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Boston Globe
House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Trump: ‘I don’t see him faltering at all’Like most political prognosticators, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo w
House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Trump: ‘I don’t see him faltering at all’
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Like most political prognosticators, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo was surprised by Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican presidential race. And he doesn’t think Trump is going away anytime soon, he told The Boston Globe. “I always gave... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Attorney general announces task force in opioid abuse fightBOSTON (AP) � State and federal law enforcement agencies pledged Wednesday to b
Attorney general announces task force in opioid abuse fight
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � State and federal law enforcement agencies pledged Wednesday to band together to crack down on doctors and other health care providers who illegally prescribe or dispense opioid painkillers. Attorney General Maura Healey said the... Read more
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The Herald News
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fight BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new fro
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fight
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new front in the state’s ongoing battle with opioid abuse.Healey is joining with federal and state agencies on Wednesday to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse war BOSTON (AP) -- Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new fr
Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse war
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new front in the state's ongoing battle with opioid abuse. Healey is joining with federal and state agencies on Wednesday to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fightIn this Nov. 24, 2015, photo, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Healey spea
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fight
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
In this Nov. 24, 2015, photo, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Healey speaks during an event where Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation at the Statehouse in Boston to battle deadly opioid abuse. As Healey begins her second year in office in... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fightBOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new front
AG Healey to announce new front in opioid abuse fight
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to announce a new front in the state's ongoing battle with opioid abuse. Healey is joining with federal and state agencies on Wednesday to detail new efforts to crack down on the illegal... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Ex-Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension paymentsBOSTON (AP) — Imprisoned former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is
Ex-Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension payments
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Imprisoned former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is asking the state’s highest court to restore more than $127,000 in pension payments he says were “wrongfully withheld” from his family. The 70-year-old DiMasi is serving... Read more
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The Herald News
Ex-Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension payments Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is serving an eight-year
Ex-Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension payments
The Herald News / Posted 17 days ago
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is serving an eight-year federal prison sentence following his conviction in 2011 on corruption charges. He wants his pension... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension paymentsBOSTON (AP) - Imprisoned former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is
Massachusetts speaker seeks withheld pension payments
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Imprisoned former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is asking the state's highest court to restore more than $127,000 in pension payments he says were "wrongfully withheld" from his family. The 70-year-old DiMasi is serving... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker gearing up for State of Commonwealth addressBOSTON (AP) — When Gov. Charlie Baker steps to the rostrum of the Massachusetts
Gov. Baker gearing up for State of Commonwealth address
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — When Gov. Charlie Baker steps to the rostrum of the Massachusetts House chamber on Thursday to deliver his first State of the Commonwealth address, he’ll be speaking to a number of audiences. There are those longtime supporters who... Read more
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hcam.tv
Diehl Campaigns for Lamb for State CommitteeHolliston, MA ...Today Marty Lamb, candidate for State Committee, was joined by
Diehl Campaigns for Lamb for State Committee
hcam.tv / Posted 20 days ago
Holliston, MA ...Today Marty Lamb, candidate for State Committee, was joined by Rep. Geoff Diehl, who was one of the Chairman of Yes on 1, at his kick-off fundraiser. "I am pleased to support Marty Lamb for State Committee. Without Marty's... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Gov. Baker gearing up for State of Commonwealth address Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 1:34 PM Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 1:34 PM BOSTON — Wh
Gov. Baker gearing up for State of Commonwealth address
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 1:34 PM Posted Jan. 16, 2016 at 1:34 PM BOSTON — When Gov. Charlie Baker steps to the rostrum of the Massachusetts House chamber on Thursday to deliver his first State... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Gov. Baker gears up for State of Commonwealth address BOSTON (AP) -- When Gov. Charlie Baker steps to the rostrum of the Massachuse
Gov. Baker gears up for State of Commonwealth address
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- When Gov. Charlie Baker steps to the rostrum of the Massachusetts House chamber on Thursday to deliver his first State of the Commonwealth address, he'll be speaking to a number of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Senate to consider ban on holding cell phones while driving By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- On the heels of a 201
Senate to consider ban on holding cell phones while driving
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- On the heels of a 2010 law that one senator calls a "mess," the Senate next week is set to consider a bill banning driving while... Read more
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The Herald News
New Bedford senator calls for hands free driving law BOSTON — On the heels of a 2010 law that one senator calls a "mess," the Sena
New Bedford senator calls for hands free driving law
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
BOSTON — On the heels of a 2010 law that one senator calls a "mess," the Senate next week is set to consider a bill banning driving while holding a handheld electronic device.The 2010 law banned... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. drivers would have to put devices down under bill on Senate agendaSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 14, 2016….On the heels of a 2010 law that one senator
Mass. drivers would have to put devices down under bill on Senate agenda
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 14, 2016….On the heels of a 2010 law that one senator calls a “mess,” the Senate next week is set to consider a bill banning driving while holding a handheld electronic device. The 2010 law banned texting while driving but... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Gov. Baker, House, Senate agree on state revenue estimateBOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts Ho
Gov. Baker, House, Senate agree on state revenue estimate
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a single estimate for how much the state is expected to bring in during the fiscal year that begins July 1. The so-called consensus revenue... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mass. House approves bill aimed at opioid overdosesBOSTON — Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing
Mass. House approves bill aimed at opioid overdoses
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
BOSTON — Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing the state's alarming spike in opioid overdoses and deaths, while rejecting a proposal that would have allowed doctors to involuntarily commit those suffering from... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Mass. House OKs bill aimed at opioid overdosesBOSTON – Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing
Mass. House OKs bill aimed at opioid overdoses
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
BOSTON – Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing the state’s alarming spike in opioid overdoses and deaths, while rejecting a proposal that would have allowed doctors to involuntarily commit those suffering from... Read more
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TribLIVE
General Electric to move headquarters to BostonHARTFORD, Conn. — General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headqua
General Electric to move headquarters to Boston
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. — General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston, leaving the sprawling suburban Connecticut campus it has called home for the past four decades for a technology-rich city it says better fits its... Read more
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Lowell Sun
House OKs opioid billBOSTON -- Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressin
House OKs opioid bill
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON -- Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing the state's alarming spike in opioid overdoses and deaths. The bill passed Wednesday on a unanimous vote. It would limit initial opiate painkiller prescriptions to a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House lawmakers debate on legislation to combat the opioid epidemicBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts House of Representatives are trying to
House lawmakers debate on legislation to combat the opioid epidemic
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts House of Representatives are trying to find common ground on legislation that would prevent drug addiction, while helping those already hooked on powerful painkillers. House lawmakers requested to make close... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Massachusetts House debating bill aimed at opioid overdosesBOSTON (AP) � Massachusetts House lawmakers debating a bill aimed at addressing
Massachusetts House debating bill aimed at opioid overdoses
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Massachusetts House lawmakers debating a bill aimed at addressing opioid overdoses have rejected an amendment that would have let doctors commit people involuntarily to drug treatment facilities. House lawmakers are debating the bill... Read more
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ABC News
General Electric to Move Headquarters to BostonGeneral Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston, l
General Electric to Move Headquarters to Boston
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston, leaving the sprawling suburban Connecticut campus it has called home over the past four decades for a technology-rich city it says better fits its ambitions as an... Read more
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PhysOrg
General Electric to move headquarters to BostonThis Jan. 16, 2014 file photo shows the General Electric logo at a store in Cra
General Electric to move headquarters to Boston
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
This Jan. 16, 2014 file photo shows the General Electric logo at a store in Cranberry Township, Pa. General Electric announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, it will move its headquarters from Fairfield, Conn., to the Seaport District of Boston. (AP... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
General Electric to move headquarters to BostonHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its he
General Electric to move headquarters to Boston
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - General Electric announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Boston, leaving the sprawling suburban Connecticut campus it has called home over the past four decades for a technology-rich city it says better fits its... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study: Number of 'significant' votes declines in House By Michael Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- Data released Wednesday
Study: Number of 'significant' votes declines in House
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 days ago
By Michael Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- Data released Wednesday attaches numeric evidence to a voting trend that many Beacon Hill insiders are already aware of. The conservative... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts House preparing to debate opioid abuse billBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House lawmakers are preparing to debate a bill aime
Massachusetts House preparing to debate opioid abuse bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House lawmakers are preparing to debate a bill aimed at addressing the state's opioid abuse troubles. The bill set to come up Tuesday would limit initial opiate painkiller prescriptions to a seven-day supply and set an... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts House set to debate substance abuse billBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill this week
Massachusetts House set to debate substance abuse bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill this week aimed at addressing the state's opioid abuse troubles. Democratic House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Monday that the chamber will debate the measure Wednesday. He says he... Read more
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Lowell Sun
DeLeo rips Globe for 'painful' plantation analogy By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo
DeLeo rips Globe for 'painful' plantation analogy
Lowell Sun / Posted 28 days ago
By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo lashed out at The Boston Globe Friday, asking for an apology after the broadsheet likened the House to a plantation. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker joins in rebuke of Maine Gov. LePage’s remarksCharles Baker is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massac
Charlie Baker joins in rebuke of Maine Gov. LePage’s remarks
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
Charles Baker is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts. In the last 100 years, 26 have presided from the Massachusetts governor’s office (including two who won the seat back after losing a reelection). David I. Walsh... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers to debate drug offender driver’s license billBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House is considering a proposal that would end
Lawmakers to debate drug offender driver’s license bill
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House is considering a proposal that would end the automatic suspensions of driver’s licenses of convicted drug offenders. State law currently requires the mandatory suspension of an individual’s driver’s license for... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Lawmakers to debate drug offender driver's license billBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House is considering a proposal that would end
Lawmakers to debate drug offender driver's license bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 30 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House is considering a proposal that would end the automatic suspensions of driver's licenses of convicted drug offenders. State law currently requires the mandatory suspension of an individual's driver's license for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Maine Dems debating censure or impeachment of governorCharles Baker is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massac
Maine Dems debating censure or impeachment of governor
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
Charles Baker is the 72nd governor in the history of the commonweatlh of Massachusetts. In the last 100 years, 26 have presided from the Massachusetts governor’s office (including two who won the seat back after losing a reelection). David I. Walsh... Read more
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