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Lowell Sun
$20M Senate chamber restoration begins in Januarythe original design, but its sunburst ceiling remains the same. In 2014, lawmak
$20M Senate chamber restoration begins in January
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
the original design, but its sunburst ceiling remains the same. In 2014, lawmakers authorized $20 million to renovate the Massachusetts Senate chamber and facilities, after Senate officials highlighted structural issues including falling ceiling... Read more
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Boston Globe
How the Boston Garden and Fenway Park almost fell victim to 1960s ‘New Boston’was happy about the stadium authority’s creation. “I’m not against a stadium,”
How the Boston Garden and Fenway Park almost fell victim to 1960s ‘New Boston’
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
was happy about the stadium authority’s creation. “I’m not against a stadium,” said Cambridge’s Francis X. McCann of the Massachusetts senate on July 28, 1962. “I’m against the manner in which this (authority) has been established.” The charge... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprievesthe state’s sales tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said De
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprieves
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
the state’s sales tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democrat Stanley Rosenberg, president of the Massachusetts Senate. The state has struggled to maintain government services due to rising health care costs, he said. The... Read more
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Newsmax
Cash-Strapped States Cancel Tax-Free Shopping for Back to Schooltax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislato
Cash-Strapped States Cancel Tax-Free Shopping for Back to School
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislator Stanley Rosenberg, who is president of the Massachusetts Senate. The state has struggled to maintain government services due to rising health-care costs, he said. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
The life and death of Boston's Olympic bidsystem or the life sciences industry, I’d be all for that discussion. Our persp
The life and death of Boston's Olympic bid
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
system or the life sciences industry, I’d be all for that discussion. Our perspective now has changed. July 30, 2013: The Massachusetts Senate votes 38-1 to pass a bill creating an Olympic feasibility study, which is eventually signed by Governor... Read more
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Accounting Today
Tax-Free Back-to-School Shopping Over as States Cancel Reprievestax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislato
Tax-Free Back-to-School Shopping Over as States Cancel Reprieves
Accounting Today / Posted 20 days ago
tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislator Stanley Rosenberg, who is president of the Massachusetts Senate. The state has struggled to maintain government services due to rising health-care costs, he said. The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprievestax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislato
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprieves
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislator Stanley Rosenberg, who is president of the Massachusetts Senate. The state has struggled to maintain government services due to rising health-care costs, he said. The... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Fidelity Bank creates Barre Savings Charitable Foundation | August 5, 2016Brewer was named president of the Barre Savings Charitable Foundation. A Barre
Fidelity Bank creates Barre Savings Charitable Foundation | August 5, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 20 days ago
Brewer was named president of the Barre Savings Charitable Foundation. A Barre resident, Brewer represented the area in the Massachusetts Senate from 1997 until his retirement in 2015. Previously, he was a state representative and a selectman in... Read more
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Providence Business News
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprievestax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislato
Tax-free back-to-school shopping over as states cancel reprieves
Providence Business News / Posted 20 days ago
tax holiday this August due to slowing state revenue, said Democratic legislator Stanley Rosenberg, who is president of the Massachusetts Senate. The state has struggled to maintain government services due to rising health-care costs, he said. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Rosenberg: Charlie Baker should file half his legislation in SenateMassachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg urged Gov. Charlie Baker to file
Rosenberg: Charlie Baker should file half his legislation in Senate
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg urged Gov. Charlie Baker to file half his legislation in the Senate next session, contending key business and education bills died due to the sluggishness of the House. "I invite the governor to file an... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Research points to “app and drive” as problem among teensdangerous, but 58 percent reported using them on the road. Nearly 46 percent re
Research points to “app and drive” as problem among teens
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
dangerous, but 58 percent reported using them on the road. Nearly 46 percent reporting using music apps while driving. The Massachusetts Senate this session passed legislation banning drivers from using handheld devices while behind the wheel.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?are under fire lately, raising several questions about whether or not they go t
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
are under fire lately, raising several questions about whether or not they go too far in restricting employees. The Massachusetts Senate advanced a bill in July that would limit the time period of a non-compete agreement to just three... Read more
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The News-Times
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?are under fire lately, raising several questions about whether or not they go t
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?
The News-Times / Posted 23 days ago
are under fire lately, raising several questions about whether or not they go too far in restricting employees. The Massachusetts Senate advanced a bill in July that would limit the time period of a non-compete agreement to just three... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New bill provides paid family and medical leaveBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP ) – A bill passed Saturday will create big changes for thos
New bill provides paid family and medical leave
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP ) – A bill passed Saturday will create big changes for those taking leave from work. The Massachusetts senate has approved a bill that would create a system of paid family and medical leave for all workers of the state. Under the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate approves new safety regs for duck boatsBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill setting new safety r
Senate approves new safety regs for duck boats
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 27 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill setting new safety regulations for amphibious sightseeing vehicles, more commonly known as duck boats. The measure, passed by senators Thursday during a lightly-attended informal session,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts Senate approves new safety regs for duck boatsBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill setting new safety r
Massachusetts Senate approves new safety regs for duck boats
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill setting new safety regulations for amphibious sightseeing vehicles, more commonly known as duck boats. The measure, passed by senators Thursday during a lightly-attended informal session,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Speaker DeLeo: Several bills likely won't pass this yearthose under 21 and a bill that would require Massachusetts drivers to put down
Speaker DeLeo: Several bills likely won't pass this year
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 29 days ago
those under 21 and a bill that would require Massachusetts drivers to put down their cellphones while behind the wheel. The Massachusetts Senate has approved both bills. DeLeo says the typical last-minute crunch on Beacon Hill has been worse this... Read more
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Boston Globe
Joe Kennedy III recalls Warren as law professorprofessor to take on this country’s most entrenched financial interests. It bro
Joe Kennedy III recalls Warren as law professor
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
professor to take on this country’s most entrenched financial interests. It brought a middle-class champion back to a Massachusetts senate seat. And it led a first-term US Senator to become our government’s gut check. In a sea of power and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Airbnb taxes in doubt amid Baker oppositionMonday. “At this point in time, on this particular issue, those two things seem
Airbnb taxes in doubt amid Baker opposition
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
Monday. “At this point in time, on this particular issue, those two things seem to be in conflict.” Earlier in July, Massachusetts Senate leaders unveiled a plan that would require property owners to collect state and local hotel-related... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on AirbnbAirbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on Airbnb
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 30 days ago
Airbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign the measure, which was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The plan could bring in an additional $20 million... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on AirbnbAirbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on Airbnb
KTVN Reno / Posted 30 days ago
Airbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign the measure, which was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The plan could bring in an additional $20 million... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on AirbnbAirbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign
Baker backs off support for imposing hotel taxes on Airbnb
The Record Searchlight / Posted 30 days ago
Airbnb would create a level playing field. Baker previously said he would sign the measure, which was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The plan could bring in an additional $20 mil... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
DUI Bill Passed in SenateMass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts is one step closer to passing a law that could hel
DUI Bill Passed in Senate
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts is one step closer to passing a law that could help prevent drunk driving. On July 23rd the Massachusetts senate passed life-saving drunk driving legislation that would require first time drunk driving offenders to... Read more
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The Herald News
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking laws BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengthening
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking laws
The Herald News / Posted a month ago
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengthening the state’s anti-human trafficking laws. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Mark Montigny, says the measure will close... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking lawsBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengtheni
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking laws
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengthening the state’s anti-human trafficking laws. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Mark Montigny, says the measure will close what he describes as a legal loophole that allows... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking lawsBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengtheni
Senate OKs bill to toughen state anti-human trafficking laws
ABC 6 Providence / Posted a month ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at strengthening the state's anti-human trafficking laws. The bill's sponsor, Sen. Mark Montigny, says the measure will close what he describes as a legal loophole that allows... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
In crunch time, Mass. senate testing system that will expedite votingBOSTON, Mass. (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – The Massachusetts Senate on Saturday
In crunch time, Mass. senate testing system that will expedite voting
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
BOSTON, Mass. (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – The Massachusetts Senate on Saturday is expected to adopt an order allowing it to immediately begin testing a trial version of an electronic voting system, a shift away from having a clerk call each member’s... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts considers requiring online lodging services to pay hotel taxesonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Massachusetts considers requiring online lodging services to pay hotel taxes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Gov Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 1 months ago
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Charlie Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
The Record Searchlight / Posted 1 months ago
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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