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Roll Call
Brown, Warren Agree to Limit Outside Spending Updated: 6:31 p.m. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Harvard Law School profess
Brown, Warren Agree to Limit Outside Spending
Roll Call / Posted 26 minutes ago
Updated: 6:31 p.m. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren agreed today to attempt to limit third parties from advertising in the Massachusetts Senate race. Warren,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State lawmakers look to engage with millennialsBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Two Western Massachusetts lawmakers want to get more you
State lawmakers look to engage with millennials
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Two Western Massachusetts lawmakers want to get more young people involved in state politics. Senate President Stan Rosenberg hopes to shape policies that impact millennials, those between the ages of 18 and 35. Rosenberg has... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
States Not Waiting To Close Gender Wage GapPhoto by Alyson Hurt NPR Emily Martin created a state-by-state map of the gend
States Not Waiting To Close Gender Wage Gap
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Photo by Alyson Hurt NPR Emily Martin created a state-by-state map of the gender wage gap in the United States. She calculated: Washington, D.C., has the smallest wage gap where women average nearly 90 cents to a man's dollar; Louisiana has the... Read more
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OJornal News
It’s time to ban regular cellphones while drivingEditorial: The AAA says 3,000 to 4,000 people die each year on everything fro
It’s time to ban regular cellphones while driving
OJornal News / Posted 6 days ago
Editorial: The AAA says 3,000 to 4,000 people die each year on everything from roaring interstates to county lanes because of distracted driving, and it puts the number of people injured in... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why We Still Miss Jon StewartIt’s a psychic law of the American workplace: By the time you give your notice,
Why We Still Miss Jon Stewart
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
It’s a psychic law of the American workplace: By the time you give your notice, you’ve already left. You’ve checked out, and for the days or weeks that remain, a kind of placeholder-you, a you-cipher, will be doing your job. It’s a law that applies... Read more
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Boston Globe
State senate supports making T pension records publicThe Massachusetts Senate passed a measure Thursday that would make the records
State senate supports making T pension records public
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate passed a measure Thursday that would make the records of the MBTA pension fund open to the public. The amendment, part of a broader bill to expand access to the state’s public records, would specifically require “any... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hundreds welcome world marathoner Becca Pizzi home to Belmont - The Boston GlobeBELMONT — A group of well-dressed political figures stood atop the steps of Bel
Hundreds welcome world marathoner Becca Pizzi home to Belmont - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
BELMONT — A group of well-dressed political figures stood atop the steps of Belmont Savings Bank as hundreds of town residents crowded around, peering up in anticipation. But it was not the bank president or the selectmen or even the state... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate unanimous in support of public records law updateSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 4, 2016…..Acknowledging that the current decades old
Senate unanimous in support of public records law update
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 4, 2016…..Acknowledging that the current decades old law has been rendered ineffective by advances in technology, the Massachusetts Senate on Thursday passed a public records reform bill updating the law governing access to... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Senate Approves Overhaul Of Massachusetts Public Records LawBOSTON The Massachusetts Senate has approved an overhaul of a public records la
Senate Approves Overhaul Of Massachusetts Public Records Law
WBUR Boston / Posted 7 days ago
BOSTON The Massachusetts Senate has approved an overhaul of a public records law that critics have called among the most outdated and cumbersome in the nation. The bill passed on a 35-0 vote Thursday would establish new timetables for state agencies... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate to debate overhaul of state's open records lawBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would
Senate to debate overhaul of state's open records law
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 7 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would overhaul public records rules that critics have called among the most outdated and cumbersome in the nation. The measure scheduled for debate on Thursday would establish... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Bill would help state meet greenhouse gas emissions goalsPhoto Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (AP) — A bill approved by the Massachusetts S
Bill would help state meet greenhouse gas emissions goals
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline BOSTON (AP) — A bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate would set new targets to help the state meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals. The new targets would help the state meet its existing 2050 statewide greenhouse... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Bill would help state meet greenhouse gas emissions goalsBOSTON (AP) - A bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate would set new targets
Bill would help state meet greenhouse gas emissions goals
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate would set new targets to help the state meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals. The new targets would help the state meet its existing 2050 statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals set by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts Senate OKs bill that would ensure equal payBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that wou
Massachusetts Senate OKs bill that would ensure equal pay
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would ensure men and women earn equal pay for comparable work. The legislation passed on Thursday would prohibit employers from discriminating on the basis of gender when it... Read more
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hcam.tv
Senate Passes Pay Equity LegislationBOSTON, MA –The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today to strengthen the
Senate Passes Pay Equity Legislation
hcam.tv / Posted 14 days ago
BOSTON, MA –The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today to strengthen the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act to further close the wage gap between male and female workers in the Commonwealth. The bill, S2107, sponsored by Senator Pat Jehlen... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts Senate OKs bill that would ensure equal payBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that wou
Massachusetts Senate OKs bill that would ensure equal pay
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 14 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would ensure men and women earn equal pay for comparable work. The legislation passed on Thursday would prohibit employers from discriminating on the basis of gender when it... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate launches initiative to improve lives of childrenBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg has announced what
Senate launches initiative to improve lives of children
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg has announced what he says will be a multi-year initiative to improve the lives of children in Massachusetts. Rosenberg named a group of nine senators Wednesday to look at everything from... Read more
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OJornal News
Sen. Markey blocking FDA nominee on opioid approval concerns In this photo taken July 23, 2015 Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. walks on Capitol Hi
Sen. Markey blocking FDA nominee on opioid approval concerns
OJornal News / Posted 16 days ago
In this photo taken July 23, 2015 Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. walks on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Markey is blocking President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sen. Markey blocking FDA nominee on opioid approval concerns BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is blocking Senate confirmation of a n
Sen. Markey blocking FDA nominee on opioid approval concerns
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is blocking Senate confirmation of a new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration to call attention to the agency's approval process for... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Legislators from Central Mass. chase votes in New HampshireCONCORD, N.H. - As the veteran congressman winced, a quick black cat slipped th
Legislators from Central Mass. chase votes in New Hampshire
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. - As the veteran congressman winced, a quick black cat slipped through the partially opened door, bounded down the steps and padded triumphantly into the snow. “Oh, I’m sorry,” James P. McGovern said before the cat’s owner – a possible... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts may soon ban hand-held cellphones while drivingSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts drivers could soon have to follow a n
Massachusetts may soon ban hand-held cellphones while driving
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts drivers could soon have to follow a new law or face a $100 fine. The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill this week that would prohibit Massachusetts drivers from holding their cellphones behind the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate passes hands-free driving billThe Massachusetts Senate passed a bill banning the use mobile devices while dri
Mass. Senate passes hands-free driving bill
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill banning the use mobile devices while driving Thursday, according to a release from Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s office. The bill, which will now move to the House of Representatives for approval, makes it... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Flanagan announces 76th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar | January 22, 2016Sen. Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced that she is seeking nominee
Flanagan announces 76th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar | January 22, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 21 days ago
Sen. Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster) has announced that she is seeking nominees to participate in the 76th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar, to be held March 22-23 at the State House in Boston. CLS is a semi-annual educational seminar geared toward... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Bill would force drivers to put down their cellphonesBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is weighing a bill requiring Massachuset
Bill would force drivers to put down their cellphones
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 21 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is weighing a bill requiring Massachusetts motorists to put down their cellphones when they're on the road. A bill prohibiting the use of hand-held mobile electronic devices while driving also would make it... Read more
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Business Wire
Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Citi Performing Arts Center Launch New College Course on Boston’s Performing Arts LandscapeBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship (Berkle
Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Citi Performing Arts Center Launch New College Course on Boston’s Performing Arts Landscape
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) and Citi Performing Arts Center have partnered to launch a new Spring 2016 Entrepreneurial Practicum at the college titled “Performing Arts Centers: Sustaining... Read more
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FOX News
Conn. gov, state Dems under fire as GE ships up to BostonThey might be breaking out the bubbly in Boston, but the mood in Connecticut is
Conn. gov, state Dems under fire as GE ships up to Boston
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
They might be breaking out the bubbly in Boston, but the mood in Connecticut is anything but celebratory. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is facing growing criticism from lawmakers, business leaders and residents after General Electric, one of the... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Wrestling, gangsters and a lady in a van - all at the Alban Arena Professional wrestling fans are invited to grunt and groan through a two-hour
Wrestling, gangsters and a lady in a van - all at the Alban Arena
Herts Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
Professional wrestling fans are invited to grunt and groan through a two-hour live event at the Alban Arena next Saturday, January 23. All Star Superslam American Wrestling comes to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Slow Senate start continues, new House opioid bill amendment deadlineBOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – With eight of its members in Colorado researching mariju
Slow Senate start continues, new House opioid bill amendment deadline
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – With eight of its members in Colorado researching marijuana laws there, the Massachusetts Senate continued its sluggish start to the 2016 session on Monday. Senate Majority Leader Harriette Chandler of Worcester presided... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit ColoradoBOSTON (AP) � Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado ne
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit Colorado
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (AP) � Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado next week to learn more about that state's experience with the legalized use of recreational marijuana. The Senate Special Committee on Marijuana was created last year in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit ColoradoBOSTON (AP) — Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado ne
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit Colorado
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (AP) — Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado next week to learn more about that state’s experience with the legalized use of recreational marijuana. The Senate Special Committee on Marijuana was created last year in... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit ColoradoBOSTON (AP) — Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado ne
Massachusetts Senate panel on legal pot to visit Colorado
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON (AP) — Members of a Massachusetts Senate panel plan to visit Colorado next week to learn more about that state's experience with the legalized use of recreational marijuana. The Senate Special Committee on Marijuana was created last year in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Timelapse: Oklahoma earthquakes recorded since DecemberJury convicts man in Chinatown racketeering, murder case APNewsBreak: Fraterni
Timelapse: Oklahoma earthquakes recorded since December
The Oklahoman / Posted 1 months ago
Jury convicts man in Chinatown racketeering, murder case APNewsBreak: Fraternity settles Yale tailgating death suit US stocks edge upward as market closes out a down week IS militant in Syria kills his mother in public for apostasy Police: Boston... Read more

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