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OJornal News
FLAD promotes dialogue between Portugal and Luso-American legislators“International collaboration is imperative,” said Massachusetts Senate Presiden
FLAD promotes dialogue between Portugal and Luso-American legislators
OJornal News / Posted 5 days ago
“International collaboration is imperative,” said Massachusetts Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) in a statement. “This international mission builds a strong bilateral connection between Portugal and the United States. There... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Under 21s banned from buying cigarettes in USThe minimum age for buying cigarettes in Massachusetts in the US has been lifte
Under 21s banned from buying cigarettes in US
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The minimum age for buying cigarettes in Massachusetts in the US has been lifted to 21 years. The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of the raise to the minimum age on Thursday, making it the second state to raise the age in the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cigarettes banned for under 21s in USThe minimum age for buying cigarettes in Massachusetts in the US has been lifte
Cigarettes banned for under 21s in US
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The minimum age for buying cigarettes in Massachusetts in the US has been lifted to 21 years. The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of the raise to the minimum age on Thursday, making it the second state to raise the age in the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco salesBOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise t
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old. The higher... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco salesBOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise t
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old. The higher... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco salesBOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise t
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old. The higher... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco salesBOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise t
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old. The higher... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts Senate debates age to buy tobaccoHOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate is talking about raising the a
Massachusetts Senate debates age to buy tobacco
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate is talking about raising the age to buy tobacco products to 21- years-old. The current age to buy tobacco products in Massachusetts is 18-years-old, but dozens of towns and cities have changed the age... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate report recommends changes to insurance rate setting processThe state’s closed process for setting homeowners insurance rates has been cost
Senate report recommends changes to insurance rate setting process
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
The state’s closed process for setting homeowners insurance rates has been costly to consumers, prompting a Massachusetts Senate committee to recommend changing the system so residents and the Attorney General’s Office can challenge rates before they... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate President Rosenberg raising awareness about transgender rightsBOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate is gearing up to debate a bill to prot
Senate President Rosenberg raising awareness about transgender rights
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate is gearing up to debate a bill to protect transgender people from discrimination in public places, including restrooms. Senate President Stan Rosenberg hosted a panel on Tuesday to educate legislators and the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. Senate to vote this week on raising the age to buy tobacco“I myself did smoke for 20 years and stopped, but I didn’t start until I was 21
Mass. Senate to vote this week on raising the age to buy tobacco
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
“I myself did smoke for 20 years and stopped, but I didn’t start until I was 21. I know a lot of younger people smoke now a days. It’s a serious problem.” The Massachusetts Senate will vote this Thursday. 22News will be there. Related C... Read more
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E! Online
Caitlyn Jenner Weighs in on Bathrooms Debate and Anti-LGBT Lawsyouth growing up in these states," Caitlyn said. Other states are taking the o
Caitlyn Jenner Weighs in on Bathrooms Debate and Anti-LGBT Laws
E! Online / Posted 10 days ago
youth growing up in these states," Caitlyn said. Other states are taking the opposite approach: The mostly Democratic Massachusetts Senate plans to vote on a bill that would prohibit public discrimination against transgender people. "We need... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State Senate to consider raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21BOSTON (WWLP) – Beacon Hill lawmakers are taking steps to discourage young peop
State Senate to consider raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Beacon Hill lawmakers are taking steps to discourage young people from smoking. The state Senate is expected to take up legislation Thursday, raising the legal age to buy tobacco from eighteen to twenty-one in Massachusetts. Senate... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
needed. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro," Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow "a broader discussion... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
needed. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro," Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow "a broader discussion... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
needed. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro," Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow "a broader discussion... Read more
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Salon.com
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. “Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
needed. “Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro,” Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow “a broader discussion... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
needed. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro," Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow "a broader discussion... Read more
20 related stories
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipelineneeded. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wi
Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 days ago
needed. "Massachusetts has the capacity to develop its own energy in solar, wind and hydro," Bachrach said. Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision a game changer and said it will allow "a broader discussion... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kinder Morgan suspends work on Northeast Energy Direct gas pipelineand replacing our aging and leaking natural gas distribution pipeline infrastru
Kinder Morgan suspends work on Northeast Energy Direct gas pipeline
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
and replacing our aging and leaking natural gas distribution pipeline infrastructure.” Fellow pipeline opponent and Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg called the decision to suspend the project a “game changer.” “This allows us... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Senate passes bills addressing persons with disabilitiesThe Massachusetts Senate passed numerous bills dealing with persons with disabi
Senate passes bills addressing persons with disabilities
Leominster Champion / Posted 13 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate passed numerous bills dealing with persons with disabilities on Friday, March 4, including updating language in current laws to remove archaic language when referring to persons with disabilities, establishing an Office of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Olympics rivals argue together for pro-Uber laws in Boston Globethan on stadiums. They showed that much in a co-authored Boston Globe op-ed pub
Olympics rivals argue together for pro-Uber laws in Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
than on stadiums. They showed that much in a co-authored Boston Globe op-ed published Tuesday, calling on members of the Massachusetts Senate to take a different approach from their counterparts in the House as they consider regulations for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate preparing for vote to raise tobacco purchasing agelegal tobacco purchasing age to 21, ban tobacco sales in pharmacies and regulat
Senate preparing for vote to raise tobacco purchasing age
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
legal tobacco purchasing age to 21, ban tobacco sales in pharmacies and regulate e-cigarettes will be debated in the Massachusetts Senate next week, according to the Senate’s top Democrat. “The next big matter before the Senate will be... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Senate to take up new tobacco regslegal tobacco purchasing age to 21, ban tobacco sales in pharmacies and regulat
Senate to take up new tobacco regs
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 days ago
legal tobacco purchasing age to 21, ban tobacco sales in pharmacies and regulate e-cigarettes will be debated in the Massachusetts Senate next week, according to the Senate's top Democrat. "The next big matter before the Senate will be... Read more
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Orange County Register
Warren could have averted Democrats' 'hold your nose' electionface of GOP opposition led by Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, Obama wimped out and
Warren could have averted Democrats' 'hold your nose' election
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
face of GOP opposition led by Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, Obama wimped out and chose somebody else. So Warren ran for the Massachusetts Senate seat occupied by Republican Scott Brown – the one held for four decades by Ted Kennedy. A week after... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Bill lifts license suspension for those guilty of taggingof tagging buildings would no longer face a one-year suspension of their driver
Bill lifts license suspension for those guilty of tagging
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
of tagging buildings would no longer face a one-year suspension of their driver’s licenses under a bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate. The bill would leave in place other penalties, including up to two years in jail and a fine of between... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Bill lifts license suspension for those guilty of taggingof tagging buildings would no longer face a one-year suspension of their driver
Bill lifts license suspension for those guilty of tagging
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
of tagging buildings would no longer face a one-year suspension of their driver's licenses under a bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate. The bill would leave in place other penalties, including up to two years in jail and a fine of between... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. Senate passes bill for road repairsSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Wednesday the Massachusetts Senate approved a bi
Mass. Senate passes bill for road repairs
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Wednesday the Massachusetts Senate approved a bill that needs Governor Baker’s approval that will bring money to Western Massachusetts to fix roads and bridges. The bill would bring in funding throughout the state’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Governor Baker halts speech under onslaught of boos at LGBT gatheringtrying to build bridges to national Republicans while maintaining his moderate
Governor Baker halts speech under onslaught of boos at LGBT gathering
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
trying to build bridges to national Republicans while maintaining his moderate image. In a related development Wednesday, Massachusetts Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce that the Senate plans to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass Senate passes criminal justice reform legislationBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) - The Massachusetts Senate passed four sentencing reform r
Mass Senate passes criminal justice reform legislation
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) - The Massachusetts Senate passed four sentencing reform related bills on Wednesday: S.727, S.728, S.795, and S.2216. The bills are part of legislative criminal justice reform. The bills will now move to the House of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate will debate transgender rights billBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate will debate a public accommodations bill
Mass. Senate will debate transgender rights bill
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate will debate a public accommodations bill next month that seeks to expand protections for transgender people, Senate President Stan Rosenberg told area business leaders on Wednesday. The bill would expand a 2011... Read more
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Boston Globe
School cuts, investments highlighted in proposed city budgetnumber of charter schools allowed in the state. The bill is scheduled to appear
School cuts, investments highlighted in proposed city budget
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
number of charter schools allowed in the state. The bill is scheduled to appear on November ballots, though, last week, the Massachusetts senate passed a ‘compromise bill’ in an effort to provide an alternative to the ballot question. “I’m... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate leader calls for vote on anti-discrimination billBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg says senators will
Senate leader calls for vote on anti-discrimination bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 21 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg says senators will debate a public accommodations bill next month that would expand protections for transgender people. The Amherst Democrat said in a speech to Boston business leaders... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Recidivism remains a challenge in Mass. criminal justice systemis one of 14 states with a felony larceny threshold of $500 or less, making it
Recidivism remains a challenge in Mass. criminal justice system
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
is one of 14 states with a felony larceny threshold of $500 or less, making it easier to be charged with the crime. The Massachusetts Senate last month passed a bill that would raise from $250 to $1,500 the threshold for being charged with... Read more
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Boston Globe
Most new convictions in Mass. include people with priors, report saysis one of 14 states with a felony larceny threshold of $500 or less, making it
Most new convictions in Mass. include people with priors, report says
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
is one of 14 states with a felony larceny threshold of $500 or less, making it easier to be charged with the crime. The Massachusetts Senate last month passed a bill that would raise from $250 to $1,500 the threshold for being charged with... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 12, 2016ELECTION TODAY! Primer via the AP: “Special primary elections were being held T
April 12, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
ELECTION TODAY! Primer via the AP: “Special primary elections were being held Tuesday to fill two vacant seats in the Massachusetts Senate. Seven Democrats are vying for the seat formerly held by Anthony Petruccelli, an East Boston Democrat... Read more
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Roll Call
GOP Tries to Portray Feingold as a Hypocrite Over PAC Spendingissued the pledge — modeled after the "people's pledge" Elizabeth Warren and Sc
GOP Tries to Portray Feingold as a Hypocrite Over PAC Spending
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
issued the pledge — modeled after the "people's pledge" Elizabeth Warren and Scott P. Brown agreed to in their 2012 Massachusetts Senate race — three days before the Journal Sentinel published its story on Feingold's Progressives United... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts Senate approves charter school overhaul billBOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill backers say would a
Massachusetts Senate approves charter school overhaul bill
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill backers say would allow more charter schools that serve at-risk students while largely maintaining the existing statewide cap on the schools. The bill, approved Thursday on a 22-13 vote,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Republicans seize on Guantánamo fears in re-election racesstates by striking a hard line on terrorism detainee issues traces to the Jan.
Republicans seize on Guantánamo fears in re-election races
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
states by striking a hard line on terrorism detainee issues traces to the Jan. 19, 2010, special election to fill the Massachusetts Senate seat left vacant by Edward M. Kennedy’s death. Brown had been expected to lose, but after the attempted... Read more
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Boston Globe
Republicans seize on Guantánamo fears in reelection racesstates by striking a hard line on terrorism detainee issues traces to the Jan.
Republicans seize on Guantánamo fears in reelection races
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
states by striking a hard line on terrorism detainee issues traces to the Jan. 19, 2010, special election to fill the Massachusetts Senate seat left vacant by Edward M. Kennedy’s death. Brown had been expected to lose, but after the attempted... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts Senate debating charter school overhaul billBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is debating a bill backers say would all
Massachusetts Senate debating charter school overhaul bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 26 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is debating a bill backers say would allow more charter schools that serve at-risk students while largely maintaining the existing statewide cap on the schools. The bill would boost spending on charter schools... Read more
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ABC News
Here's What Elizabeth Warren Looks Like as a Comic Book HeroThe 24-page graphic novel chronicles Warren’s rise “from modest means to the Ma
Here's What Elizabeth Warren Looks Like as a Comic Book Hero
ABC News / Posted 26 days ago
The 24-page graphic novel chronicles Warren’s rise “from modest means to the Massachusetts Senate,” a press release from the company, Storm Entertainment, read. “Elizabeth Warren has proven herself a powerful advocate for the middle class. Her... Read more
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Boston Herald
Comic book hero Liz Warren as laughable as her claimSquaw! It’s hard to imagine, but somebody is coming out with a 24-page comic b
Comic book hero Liz Warren as laughable as her claim
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Squaw! It’s hard to imagine, but somebody is coming out with a 24-page comic book about her rise from “modest means to the Massachusetts Senate.” Funny, I thought she was in the U.S. Senate, and as for her “modest means” — yeah, right, and did she... Read more
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Boston Globe
New comic book tells story of Elizabeth Warren's rise to power from humble beginningsby Storm Entertainment, is available to purchase for $3.99 in print and on digi
New comic book tells story of Elizabeth Warren's rise to power from humble beginnings
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
by Storm Entertainment, is available to purchase for $3.99 in print and on digital e-readers. “From modest means to the Massachusetts Senate, Elizabeth Warren has proven herself a powerful advocate for the middle class,” the company said in a... Read more
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The Hill
Elizabeth Warren gets comic book treatmentADVERTISEMENT The 24-page illustrated book will focus on the 66-year-old’s “ri
Elizabeth Warren gets comic book treatment
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
ADVERTISEMENT The 24-page illustrated book will focus on the 66-year-old’s “rise to power” from “modest means to the Massachusetts Senate,” according to its creator. “[Warren’s] plainspoken approach and dogged attacks on Wall Street have resonated... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Traditional public schools disadvantaged by charter formulato 81 schools with over 40,000 students enrolled. Three other charter schools h
Traditional public schools disadvantaged by charter formula
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
to 81 schools with over 40,000 students enrolled. Three other charter schools have been approved, but are not yet open.The Massachusetts Senate is considering a bill that among other changes would tie the creation of additional charter schools in... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts Senate releases charter school overhaul billBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders have released a bill they say would
Massachusetts Senate releases charter school overhaul bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders have released a bill they say would allow more charter schools that serve at-risk students while largely maintaining the existing charter school cap statewide. The bill would also increase spending on... Read more

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