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Brandon Sun
Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hallinclusive," the mayor said. "Quite the opposite. We are safer, we are stronger
Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
inclusive," the mayor said. "Quite the opposite. We are safer, we are stronger when everyone enjoys the same protections." Massachusetts House leaders last week unveiled a revised version of the bill, adding language that could facilitate legal... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hallinclusive," the mayor said. "Quite the opposite. We are safer, we are stronger
Transgender pride flag raised at Boston City Hall
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 hours ago
inclusive," the mayor said. "Quite the opposite. We are safer, we are stronger when everyone enjoys the same protections." Massachusetts House leaders last week unveiled a revised version of the bill, adding language that could facilitate legal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Officials raise transgender flag at Boston City Halllawmakers are weighing a bill that would extend protections to transgender indi
Officials raise transgender flag at Boston City Hall
Boston Globe / Posted 20 hours ago
lawmakers are weighing a bill that would extend protections to transgender individuals in public places. Massachusetts House leaders on Friday unveiled a revised version of the bill, adding language that could facilitate legal... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials raise transgender flag at Boston City Halllawmakers are weighing a bill that would extend protections to transgender indi
Officials raise transgender flag at Boston City Hall
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 hours ago
lawmakers are weighing a bill that would extend protections to transgender individuals in public places. Massachusetts House leaders on Friday unveiled a revised version of the bill, adding language that could facilitate legal... Read more
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FOX News
'Baby Doe's' mother, boyfriend arrested in her deathBella's age at 2 1/2 - she previously had been thought to be about 3 or 4 when
'Baby Doe's' mother, boyfriend arrested in her death
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Bella's age at 2 1/2 - she previously had been thought to be about 3 or 4 when her body was found 83 days ago. Earlier, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said McCarthy was being treated at a Boston hospital for drug issues. More On... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Must-see: Runaway delivery truck smashes into homeA home survance camera caught a scary incident involving a run-a-way truck that
Must-see: Runaway delivery truck smashes into home
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
A home survance camera caught a scary incident involving a run-a-way truck that smashed into a Massachusetts house. (WFXT)WORCESTER, Mass. — An unmanned box truck careened down a road in Massachusetts Friday morning, then crashed into a house. The... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Must-see: Runaway delivery truck smashes into homeA home survance camera caught a scary incident involving a run-a-way truck that
Must-see: Runaway delivery truck smashes into home
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
A home survance camera caught a scary incident involving a run-a-way truck that smashed into a Massachusetts house. (WFXT)WORCESTER, Mass. — An unmanned box truck careened down a road in Massachusetts Friday morning, then crashed into a house. The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Revised bill boosts transgender protectionBOSTON -- Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bi
Revised bill boosts transgender protection
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON -- Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bill that would increase protections for transgender people, adding new language that could facilitate legal action against anyone who makes an "improper" claim of gender... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Revised transgender bill unveiled by House leaders BOSTON -- Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a
Revised transgender bill unveiled by House leaders
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON -- Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bill that would increase protections for transgender people, adding new language that could facilitate legal action... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. House approves $39.5 billion budget through private deliberationsBOSTON (WWLP) – After three days of deliberations, the Massachusetts House unan
Mass. House approves $39.5 billion budget through private deliberations
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – After three days of deliberations, the Massachusetts House unanimously approved a $39.5 dollar budget. The budget does not include new taxes or tax increases, satisfying both Democrats and Republicans. State Representative Todd Smola... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Bay State outperforms rest of nationMass. economy grows in Q1 By Michael P. Norton State House News Service BOSTON
Bay State outperforms rest of nation
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Mass. economy grows in Q1 By Michael P. Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- Hours after the Massachusetts House approved an annual budget calling for modest spending increases, federal officials reported Thursday that U.S. gross domestic... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Council: adequate power to meet lower summer demandcapacity adjustments are factored in the net change for New England generation
Council: adequate power to meet lower summer demand
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
capacity adjustments are factored in the net change for New England generation from last summer is negative 79 megawatts. Massachusetts House leaders have spent months working on an omnibus energy bill, which could be released in May. The... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Champs of the Week | April 29, 2016for 12 years and was involved in the league long before his own son played in t
Champs of the Week | April 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 5 days ago
for 12 years and was involved in the league long before his own son played in the league. DeSantis was honored by the Massachusetts House of Representatives for his outstanding contributions to youth sports. During his life, he touched the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
New nominee for economic officialdo so. Prior to becoming head of the Marlborough Economic Development Corporat
New nominee for economic official
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
do so. Prior to becoming head of the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation, Cummings was research director for the Massachusetts House of Representatives and has worked at the Massachusetts State House in various roles for about 10 years,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is nextBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a ne
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is next
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a nearly $40 billion state budget that calls for an overall increase of about 3 percent in state spending and does not include any new taxes. The focus now shifts to the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Cape Wind appeals state board’s denial of transmission approvals(Flickr Commons/Timothy Tolle) BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Cape Wind, the offshore
Cape Wind appeals state board’s denial of transmission approvals
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
(Flickr Commons/Timothy Tolle) BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – Cape Wind, the offshore wind project planned for Nantucket Sound, has not given up despite some serious setbacks, and this week appealed to the Supreme Judicial Court a state board decision... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 27, 2016and parks. ...” http://bit.ly/1T5mVC0 HOUSE PASSES BUDGET, via Michael Norton
April 27, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
and parks. ...” http://bit.ly/1T5mVC0 HOUSE PASSES BUDGET, via Michael Norton of the State House News Service: “The Massachusetts House passed a $39.5 billion fiscal 2017 budget Wednesday afternoon, shipping its spending plan to the Senate... Read more
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WBUR Boston
House Unanimously Approves $39.5 Billion BudgetMassachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON The Massachusetts House p
House Unanimously Approves $39.5 Billion Budget
WBUR Boston / Posted 5 days ago
Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) BOSTON The Massachusetts House passed a $39.5 billion fiscal 2017 budget Wednesday afternoon, shipping its spending plan to the Senate which plans in May to debate its vision of what state spending... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is nextBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House has unanimously approved a nearly $40 bil
House approves nearly $40B spending plan; Senate is next
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House has unanimously approved a nearly $40 billion state budget that calls for an overall increase of about 3 percent in state spending and doesn't include new taxes. The 156-0 vote on Wednesday was advanced after... Read more
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The Herald News
House unanimously approves $39.5 billion budgetThe Massachusetts House passed a $39.5 billion fiscal 2017 budget Wednesday aft
House unanimously approves $39.5 billion budget
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
The Massachusetts House passed a $39.5 billion fiscal 2017 budget Wednesday afternoon, shipping its spending plan to the Senate which plans in May to debate its vision of what state spending should look like beginning July 1.The budget was approved... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Most decisions on $39 mill house budget made in back channelsmade through the back channels where hundreds of amendments have been dispensed
Most decisions on $39 mill house budget made in back channels
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
made through the back channels where hundreds of amendments have been dispensed with following private deliberations. The Massachusetts House has taken recorded votes on only four of the 1,307 amendments filed for consideration this year.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Most decisions on $39.5B House budget made through back channelsmade through the back channels where hundreds of amendments have been dispensed
Most decisions on $39.5B House budget made through back channels
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
made through the back channels where hundreds of amendments have been dispensed with following private deliberations. The Massachusetts House has taken recorded votes on only four of the 1,307 amendments filed for consideration this... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chairs agree charter school accord "unlikely"By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- It's unlikely that the
Chairs agree charter school accord "unlikely"
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- It's unlikely that the Massachusetts House and Senate will be able to agree on a charter school expansion bill that would prompt charter school proponents to drop a proposed ballot question, key... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House protects film tax credit, rejects gas tax increaseSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 25, 2016….The Massachusetts House on Monday shot dow
House protects film tax credit, rejects gas tax increase
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 25, 2016….The Massachusetts House on Monday shot down proposals to increase the gas tax and put a cap on the state’s film tax credit program as they began to dispense with more than 1,300 amendments to the annual state... Read more
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Lowell Sun
SJC reinstates DiMasi's pensionBOSTON (AP) -- The state's highest court ruled Thursday that former Massachuset
SJC reinstates DiMasi's pension
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- The state's highest court ruled Thursday that former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is entitled to the money he contributed into the state's retirement system, plus interest, before his conviction on corruption charges.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Convicted former House Speaker DiMasi wins back part of pensionFormer Massachusetts House Speaker and convicted felon Salvatore F. DiMasi is o
Convicted former House Speaker DiMasi wins back part of pension
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
Former Massachusetts House Speaker and convicted felon Salvatore F. DiMasi is owed nearly $130,000 in retirement contributions that were improperly withheld while he was under indictment on political corruption charges, the Massachusetts Supreme... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Court says ex-speaker should get retirement contributionsBOSTON (AP) - The state's highest court says former Massachusetts House Speaker
Court says ex-speaker should get retirement contributions
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The state's highest court says former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is entitled to the money he contributed into the state's retirement system, plus interest, before his conviction on corruption charges. But the Supreme... Read more
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Boston Globe
Curt Schilling shares anti-transgender rights meme on Facebook, defends doing so in lengthy blog postwidespread condemnation, the Medfield resident’s post touched on a pertinent lo
Curt Schilling shares anti-transgender rights meme on Facebook, defends doing so in lengthy blog post
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
widespread condemnation, the Medfield resident’s post touched on a pertinent local transgender rights issue. Both the Massachusetts House and Senate are considering legislation that would ban discrimination against transgender people in public... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Devil in the Details: Poll Results Clinton Does Not Want You to Seehave had the time to realize what he's saying and compare it to Clinton. But we
Devil in the Details: Poll Results Clinton Does Not Want You to See
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
have had the time to realize what he's saying and compare it to Clinton. But we are racing the clock. JB: You were in the Massachusetts House of Representatives for a time and you've since relocated to California. What's the race look like out... Read more
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WBUR Boston
More School Aid, But House Budget Trends Closely With Baker’s PlanBOSTON Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a $39.48 billion annual budget prop
More School Aid, But House Budget Trends Closely With Baker’s Plan
WBUR Boston / Posted 19 days ago
BOSTON Massachusetts House leaders unveiled a $39.48 billion annual budget proposal on Wednesday, a leaner spending plan for fiscal 2017 than that offered earlier this year by Gov. Charlie Baker, but one that nevertheless makes a more sizable... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Organizations concerned about global warming were making a “Go Green” statement at Sinai TempleSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Global warming became a non-denominational issue Su
Organizations concerned about global warming were making a “Go Green” statement at Sinai Temple
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Global warming became a non-denominational issue Sunday in Western Massachusetts house of worship community. Organizations concerned about global warming were making a “Go Green” statement both inside and outside Sinai... Read more
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Boston Globe
Autism Eats supper club offers comfort and communityheld north of Boston. And the larger community is starting to take notice. In N
Autism Eats supper club offers comfort and community
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
held north of Boston. And the larger community is starting to take notice. In November, Autism Eats was commended by the Massachusetts House of Representatives for its efforts to “make our community more inclusive and comfortable for... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Solar power bill on Gov. Baker's desk awaiting signatureto increase the use of solar power in Massachusetts is on Republican Gov. Charl
Solar power bill on Gov. Baker's desk awaiting signature
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
to increase the use of solar power in Massachusetts is on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk awaiting his signature. The Massachusetts House and Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, shipping it to Baker. The bill raises caps on the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Sierra Club: Massachusetts Solar Bill Must Be FixedBOSTON - Massachusetts House members yesterday voted 152-1 in favor of legislat
Sierra Club: Massachusetts Solar Bill Must Be Fixed
CommonDreams.org / Posted 26 days ago
BOSTON - Massachusetts House members yesterday voted 152-1 in favor of legislation (H. 4173) that raises the solar net metering cap by 3 percent, but slashes the net metering reimbursement rate by 40 percent. The bill also expressly authorizes... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Campus forum focuses on University’s financial state and campus climate surveyhas requested that all campus areas submit reduced budgets in preparation for t
Campus forum focuses on University’s financial state and campus climate survey
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 26 days ago
has requested that all campus areas submit reduced budgets in preparation for this possibility, Mangels said. The Massachusetts House of Representatives is set to release its budget next Wednesday. Following his presentation, Mangels was... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Advocates offer lukewarm support of solar energy billbe reached before the end of the year and will have to be raised again. Solar
Advocates offer lukewarm support of solar energy bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 26 days ago
be reached before the end of the year and will have to be raised again. Solar energy activists have praised the bill. The Massachusetts House overwhelmingly approved the bill Wednesday. The measure now heads to the Senate, which must also approve... Read more
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Boston Globe
House, Senate reach solar energy compromiseFive months of negotiations resulted in a deal Tuesday between House and Senate
House, Senate reach solar energy compromise
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Five months of negotiations resulted in a deal Tuesday between House and Senate leaders to raise the cap on the amount of solar energy that public and private customers can sell back to the grid by 3 percent, while decreasing the value of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Legislative negotiators reach deal on solar energy roadmapSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 5, 2016….Five months of negotiations resulted in a d
Legislative negotiators reach deal on solar energy roadmap
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 5, 2016….Five months of negotiations resulted in a deal Tuesday between House and Senate leaders to raise the cap on the amount of solar energy that public and private customers can sell back to grid by 3 percent, while... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Legislative Negotiators Reach Deal On Solar Energy RoadmapBOSTON Five months of negotiations resulted in a deal Tuesday between House and
Legislative Negotiators Reach Deal On Solar Energy Roadmap
WBUR Boston / Posted 27 days ago
BOSTON Five months of negotiations resulted in a deal Tuesday between House and Senate leaders to raise the cap on the amount of solar energy that public and private customers can sell back to grid by 3 percent, while decreasing the value of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House budget to call for 3% spending increaseBOSTON (State House News Service) – Don’t expect a huge spending spree when Mas
House budget to call for 3% spending increase
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (State House News Service) – Don’t expect a huge spending spree when Massachusetts House leaders unveil their annual budget bill next month and debate it in late April. Gov. Charlie Baker in January proposed a $39.55 billion fiscal 2017... Read more

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