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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers still pondering sales tax holidaya sales tax holiday. But according to lawmakers 22News spoke with, there’s stil
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
a sales tax holiday. But according to lawmakers 22News spoke with, there’s still hope for summer savings. House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) said the legislature is still discussing a tax free weekend. “Based upon what’s happening in the... Read more
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The Herald News
Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: The money under Fall River's mattressit most.” — In a bit of House reshuffling, State Rep. Carole Fiola found herse
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
it most.” — In a bit of House reshuffling, State Rep. Carole Fiola found herself on a new committee. Fiola was by Speaker Robert DeLeo as the vice chair of the Bills in Third Reading committee. She was moved from her role as the vice chair of the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker, Democrats spar over Medicaid shakeupleaders aren't making any promises. "It's something that is very strongly on my
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
leaders aren't making any promises. "It's something that is very strongly on my radar screen," said House Speaker Robert DeLeo, adding he was discussing options with health care policy experts. Senate President Stan Rosenberg pledged to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Baker, Democrats spar over Medicaid shakeupleaders aren't making any promises. "It's something that is very strongly on m
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
leaders aren't making any promises. "It's something that is very strongly on my radar screen," said House Speaker Robert DeLeo, adding he was discussing options with health care policy experts. IF NO AGREEMENT As Rosenberg noted, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
July 21, 2017Jack Sullivan of Commonwealth Magazine: “[Y]ou can add state Rep. Russell Holme
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Jack Sullivan of Commonwealth Magazine: “[Y]ou can add state Rep. Russell Holmes as someone who has crossed House Speaker Robert DeLeo and paid the price. ... Holmes’s ouster by DeLeo happened to come less than a week after the Mattapan Democrat... Read more
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Boston Herald
Rep. Holmes rips Speaker DeLeo, compares him to TrumpA fired-up state Rep. Russell E. Holmes compared House Speaker Robert DeLeo to
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A fired-up state Rep. Russell E. Holmes compared House Speaker Robert DeLeo to President Trump and questioned the speaker's leadership after he was demoted from his vice chairmanship of the Joint Committee on Housing this week. “This is clearly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Interview, review about Chester Bennington, dead at 41, when he played Sands Bethlehem Event Center with Stone Temple PilotsSands Bethlehem Event Center with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as its
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Sands Bethlehem Event Center with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as its frontman, Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Robert DeLeo said that with Bennington, Stone Temple Pilots could perform material Weiland no longer could. Bennington was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer who played Sands Bethlehem Event Center with Stone Temple Pilots, dead at 41“What I’ve Done,” “New Divide” and “Burn It Down.” In an interview before Stone
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
“What I’ve Done,” “New Divide” and “Burn It Down.” In an interview before Stone Temple Pilots played the Sands, Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Robert DeLeo said that with Bennington, Stone Temple Pilots could perform material Weiland no longer c... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Clock ticking on tax holidaypoint, somewhere in the future hopefully, the sales tax holiday at least has pr
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
point, somewhere in the future hopefully, the sales tax holiday at least has provided a two-day equalizer." House Speaker Robert DeLeo offered no assurances Wednesday to retailers worried that the state's soft revenue picture might be used as a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts House and Senate approve final bill to change marijuana ballot lawthe people of the commonwealth were protected and I think that that’s just exac
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
the people of the commonwealth were protected and I think that that’s just exactly what this bill does,” said House Speaker Robert DeLeo, (D) Winthrop. The final bill calls for a maximum 20 percent tax rate on pot sales, a higher rate than the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Compromise pot bill could land on Baker's desk this weekconstitution's equal protection clause by imposing two different processes on c
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
constitution's equal protection clause by imposing two different processes on cities and towns. But Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo called the bill, as a whole, a "good compromise" between the House and the Senate, whose members huddled for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Boston Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez to chair powerful budget panelBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has tapped Rep. Jeffrey
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has tapped Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. The Boston Democrat succeeds Rep. Brian Dempsey, a Haverhill Democrat who announced last week he was leaving... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State Rep. Brian Dempsey resigning from State HouseKulik is the House vice chairman of the budget committee, but he won’t automati
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
Kulik is the House vice chairman of the budget committee, but he won’t automatically move up in the ranks. House Speaker Robert DeLeo gets to choose who will become the new chairman. Springfield Representative Carlos Gonzalez is on the budget... Read more
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Boston Globe
July 13, 2017Dempsey, chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee who was widely
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
Dempsey, chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee who was widely viewed as a likely successor to Speaker Robert DeLeo, announced Thursday he will be leaving the Massachusetts Legislature to join a prominent lobbying firm. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Massachusetts budget chair Dempsey leaving for lobbying firmDempsey, chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee who was widely
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Dempsey, chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee who was widely viewed as a likely successor to Speaker Robert DeLeo, announced Thursday he will be leaving the Massachusetts Legislature to join a prominent lobbying firm. The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
House Ways and Means Chair Dempsey resigning to join lobbying firmspending plan greater than $40 billion. Many have considered him as a possible
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
spending plan greater than $40 billion. Many have considered him as a possible successor to the long-serving House Speaker Robert DeLeo. At ML Strategies, Dempsey will serve as senior vice president and chief operating officer, beginning in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amazon plans to open new Seaport office, add 900 jobsits payroll in the Bay State. The announcement followed the celebration of Ama
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
its payroll in the Bay State. The announcement followed the celebration of Amazon's "Prime Day," which offers discounts to customers. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Massachusetts State House Speaker Robert DeLeo were in attendance. Developi... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lawmakers to restart talks on compromise marijuana billDemocrat is the lead Senate negotiator on the six-member panel. The meeting wil
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Democrat is the lead Senate negotiator on the six-member panel. The meeting will be the first since House Speaker Robert DeLeo suspended talks earlier this month, saying he wanted the Legislature to focus on passing an overdue budget for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers to restart talks on compromise marijuana billDemocrat is the lead Senate negotiator on the six-member panel. The meeting wi
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
Democrat is the lead Senate negotiator on the six-member panel. The meeting will be the first since House Speaker Robert DeLeo suspended talks earlier this month, saying he wanted the Legislature to focus on passing an overdue budget for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Work on compromise for marijuana bill put on holdon a final proposal to revise the state’s marijuana ballot law, hit a roadblock
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
on a final proposal to revise the state’s marijuana ballot law, hit a roadblock on Wednesday when House Speaker Robert DeLeo suspended negotiations until a state budget is complete. But reaching a final agreement won’t be easy with the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Deal struck on state budgetand House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey. The agreement on a fiscal 2018
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
and House Ways and Means Chairman Brian Dempsey. The agreement on a fiscal 2018 budget came 24 hours after House Speaker Robert DeLeo suspended simultaneous talks over marijuana legalization legislation to focus on budget talks. Massachusetts is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House and Senate expected to vote on final budget Fridaya pot law reform bill and the state budget. Lawmakers have extra pressure to f
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
a pot law reform bill and the state budget. Lawmakers have extra pressure to finish a state budget after House Speaker Robert DeLeo brought conference committee negotiations to a halt Wednesday on a bill to reform the state’s marijuana ballot... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislature signals budget deal, discloses no detailshave also been at an impasse over changes to the marijuana legalization law pas
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
have also been at an impasse over changes to the marijuana legalization law passed by voters last November. House Speaker Robert DeLeo called Wednesday for talks over the marijuana bill to cease until a budget deal was reached. The Legislature... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State budget deal appears near as Senate, House schedule Friday sessionsfiscal 2018 budget bills and legislation amending the voter-approved recreation
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
fiscal 2018 budget bills and legislation amending the voter-approved recreational marijuana law, but House Speaker Robert DeLeo suspended pot talks Wednesday night to focus on the budget. Asked if the budget would have been ready if... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker nudges legislators on pot bill, budgetto get something to our desk so we can review it, respond accordingly and get g
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
to get something to our desk so we can review it, respond accordingly and get going." On Wednesday evening, House Speaker Robert DeLeo asked the House negotiators working on the marijuana bill to suspend talks until the budget conference is able... Read more
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The Herald News
Baker to Legislature: 'They need to get something to our desk'to get something to our desk so we can review it, respond accordingly and get g
The Herald News / Posted 19 days ago
to get something to our desk so we can review it, respond accordingly and get going." On Wednesday evening, House Speaker Robert DeLeo asked the House negotiators working on the marijuana bill to suspend talks until the budget conference is able... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Speaker: Suspend pot negotiations until budget plan approvedBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking House members workin
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking House members working to negotiate a compromise marijuana bill to suspend their talks until a final state budget is approved and sent to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk. DeLeo issued... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettarget date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected Jul
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
target date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected July 2018 start of retail sales. House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday declined to commit to assure that a budget deal would be reached this week. DeLeo put his own spin on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Long weekend failed to produce budget, marijuana dealstarget date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected Jul
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
target date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected July 2018 start of retail sales. House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday declined to commit to assure that a budget deal would be reached this week. DeLeo put his own spin on... Read more
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The Herald News
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettarget date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected Jul
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
target date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected July 2018 start of retail sales. House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday declined to commit to assure that a budget deal would be reached this week. DeLeo put his own spin on... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Still no deal on pot law, overdue budgettarget date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected Jul
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
target date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected July 2018 start of retail sales. House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday declined to commit to assure that a budget deal would be reached this week. DeLeo put his own spin on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Long weekend failed to produce budget, pot dealstarget date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected Jul
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
target date had been set to allow a full year of runway before the expected July 2018 start of retail sales. House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Monday declined to commit to assure that a budget deal would be reached this week. DeLeo put his own spin on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mass. remains without state budgetand the Legislature passed a temporary budget to pay the bills while legislativ
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 days ago
and the Legislature passed a temporary budget to pay the bills while legislative talks continued into July. House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Monday he wished he could discuss differences of opinion between the House and Senate, but said he can't... Read more
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Lowell Sun
As new fiscal year arrives, lawmakers grapple with shortfallis saying by how much. "There is a realization that there may have to be some k
Lowell Sun / Posted 24 days ago
is saying by how much. "There is a realization that there may have to be some kind of adjustment," Democratic House Speaker Robert DeLeo told reporters earlier in the week. Since the budget negotiations are shrouded in secrecy, there's no way of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Retailers group weighs push for lower sales taxA sales tax reduction ballot question would potentially more than reverse the s
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
A sales tax reduction ballot question would potentially more than reverse the sales tax increase that House Speaker Robert DeLeo helped lead in 2009, when the rate was raised from 5 to 6.25 percent. As more sales are conducted tax-free... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Retailers intensify work on possible sales tax cut ballot questionA sales tax reduction ballot question would potentially more than reverse the s
Lowell Sun / Posted 26 days ago
A sales tax reduction ballot question would potentially more than reverse the sales tax increase that House Speaker Robert DeLeo helped lead in 2009, when the rate was raised from 5 to 6.25 percent. As more sales are conducted tax-free... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawmakers hit up lobbyists, companies to fund national confabnot to the extent they have been active this year. As part of the fund-raising
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
not to the extent they have been active this year. As part of the fund-raising efforts for this NCSL confab, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg earlier this month hosted a luncheon at the University of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate passes hands-free cellphone bill for drivers — againbill to a third reading, one of the final steps before a bill comes to a vote.
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
bill to a third reading, one of the final steps before a bill comes to a vote. Seth Gitell, a spokesman for House Speaker Robert DeLeo, declined to say whether the House would bring the bill to a vote this session. “The bill will be reviewed as... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Major overhaul of pot ballot law clears Housewho have borne the brunt of enforcement during marijuana prohibition. The Black
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
who have borne the brunt of enforcement during marijuana prohibition. The Black and Latino Legislative Caucus told Speaker Robert DeLeo in a letter earlier this month that around the country blacks and Latinos are arrested for marijuana possession... Read more
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