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Today on Beacon Hill

9:00am White Cane Awareness Day, Great Hall, State House

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

11:30am Special Senate Committee on Health Care Cost Containment and Reform, Public Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight, Public Hearing

2:30pm Press Conference on Workplace Safety Bill, HB3633, Nurses Hall, State House

5:30pm East Boston Reception for Boston City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards

6:30pm Walpole Town Hall with Attorney General Maura Healey, Walpole High School, 275 Common Street, Walpole

7:00pm Campaign Kickoff for State Rep. Candidate Peter Drosos

7:00pm City of Worcester Mayoral Candidates Debate, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worchester

Must-Reads

'Trump is messing with the wrong woman' » Politico Of President Trump's many opponents in Congress, none looks or sounds remotely like Rep. Frederica Wilson, the Miami Democrat known for her bedazzled, sequined-blinged hats, her vibrant matching outfi…

Democrats' early money haul stuns GOP » Politico A historic number of well-funded candidates have flooded Republican House districts ahead of 2018. …

Mueller Now Investigating Democratic Lobbyist Tony Podesta » NBS News Tony Podesta and the Podesta Group are now the subjects of a federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, three sources with knowledge of the matter told NBC News.…

DNC Chair Tom Perez Gives Up on Unity, Rewards Loyalists » Observer NEW JERSEY POLITICS This week in Las Vegas, the DNC Unity Commission is meeting in conjunction with a DNC meeting. DNC Chair Tom Perez will formally announce his appointments and nominations to DNC positions, a list of w…

Suffolk Downs: Racing For Amazon » WGBH When I grew up in a crowded corner of East Boston, Suffolk Downs radiated electricity and excitement. Everyone knew the major race days. Customers at Carlo's Market on Bennington Street buzzed about f…

At Fidelity, New Fallout From Claims of Sexual Harassment, Bullying » The Wall Street Journal Employee complaints about abusive workplace conduct prompted an emergency meeting at the stock-picking unit …

Major Legislation Hangs In The Balance With Less Than A Month Remaining On The Beacon Hill Calendar » WGBH The Massachusetts Legislature has less than a month to go before they break for the year and those with eyes on Beacon Hill are still waiting for a number of important policy debates to begin in earne…

Framingham: Spicer, Stefanini trade barbs » The Metro West Daily News Yvonne Spicer and John Stefanini touted the skills and accomplishments that qualify them to be mayor Sunday morning in a forum at Temple Beth Am beset by clashes over personal character and campaign t…

Eldridge draws challenge from Harvard biz school official » State House News Service A Harvard Business School administrator plans to run for state Senate next year, framing herself as a Republican in the mold of Gov. Charlie Baker as she prepares to challenge one of the Legislature's…

“It was like a bad cartoon,” she said. “He’s chasing me around the desk, trying to get his hands on me. And I kept saying, ‘You don’t want to do this. You don’t want to do this. I have little children at home. Please don’t do this.’ ”

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News By Category
Beltway Politics

Elizabeth Warren starts warming up to the media » Boston Globe It was a high-profile hearing with a financial bigwig whose firm had wronged millions of consumers, a made-for-You Tube moment, as Senator Elizabeth Warren made him squirm from her perch on the Senate…

Neal rejects Republican tax plan in weekly Democratic address » State House News Service While details of President Donald Trump's tax reform proposals haven't been nailed down, U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, said that what he's hearing so far points to tax changes that might favo…

Sen. Warren Calls for Probe After VA Medical Center Death » US News and World Report U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for an expedited criminal investigation into the death of a patient at the Bedford, Massachusetts VA Medical Center.…

Elizabeth Warren finally busts out of her media bubble » Politico Elizabeth Warren's creative media-dodging habits are a running joke among her home-state press corps. Whenever the senator makes a public appearance, Massachusetts reporters know to keep one eye fixed…

Congressman And Veteran Says Trump Has A Pattern Of Disrespecting Troops » NPR NPR's Scott Simon talks to Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a retired Marine officer, about the president's calls to the families of deceased service members.…

Rep. Kennedy talks about release of JFK documents » ABC 12 While in Flint Saturday, Representative Joe Kennedy III spoke about the scheduled release of the remaining files related to JFK's assassination.…

'People will die' under GOP budget plan, Bernie Sanders says in Somerville appearance » The Republican

Business

Fidelity looks at whether fund unit's culture is hostile to women » Boston Globe After the recent firing of two senior male portfolio managers, Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to investigate whether the culture of its stock-picking division is hostile to female em…

Cape Tech construction vote Tuesday » WickedLocal Chatham Bob Sanborn is knocking on wood while holding a rabbit's foot, with his fingers crossed.…

Delta sees big growth in Boston as airline looks to reclaim Logan terminal » Boston Business Journal Delta's $500 million terminal at Logan might finally be back in its hands soon.…

Eastie, Revere anti-casino activists take a brighter view of Amazon » Boston Business Journal For many of the activists, it's in part a question of what Amazon is not.…

Gov. Baker Named Somerville Chamber Dinner's Keynote Speaker » Arlington Patch

Civil Rights

Worcester receives perfect score from LGBTQ rights org » Worcester Mag he Human Rights Campaign, one of the largest LGBTQ civil rights organizations in the country, gave Worcester a perfect 100 Thursday in its annual Municipal Equality Index.…

Education

Cape Tech vote Oct. 24 » Wicked Local Yarmouth Bob Sanborn is knocking on wood while holding a rabbit's foot, with his fingers crossed.…

State report favors 'independent taxation authority' for regional school districts » Worcester Telegram A new state report says it would be a good idea for regional school districts to possess “independent taxation authority” as a way for them to address chronic funding problems, inadequate …

Auditor: For incentive on regionalizing schools, dangle financial carrots » State House News Service If regional schools in Berkshire County and elsewhere across the state choose to pursue potential mergers and regionalization, follow the money from the state.…

State rep. hopeful Barrett lays out vision on economy, education » State House News Service After winning a four-way primary election last week, John Barrett III has his eyes set on Beacon Hill The Democratic candidate for the 1st Berkshire District state representative and former Mayor of N…

As Empowerment Zone expands, Honors Academy and Commerce become two schools under one roof » The Republican At the rear of the High School of Commerce -- around the corner from the main entrance where 1,100 students line up each morning for a security screening process that can take up to 45 minutes -- a sm…

Worcester seeks help with influx of Puerto Rican students » Worcester Telegram With 51 students from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico already enrolled in the district, school officials have agreed to seek help from the state and federal government to accommodate the sudden increase…

UMass Amherst sued over handling of sexual misconduct investigation, proceedings » Gazette Net A former male student is suing the University of Massachusetts Amherst in federal court over its handling of sexual misconduct allegations against him, which his lawsuit characterizes as “gender…

Governor Appoints Ivonne Vidal to HCC Board of Trustees » Business West

Environment

Farmland program turns 40 with 73,000 acres preserved across Massachusetts » The Republican More than 73,000 acres of Massachusetts farmland have been preserved over 40 years, thanks to a program that lets farmers sell the development rights to their land.…

Right whale deaths called 'apocalyptic' » Cape Cod Times Whale scholars, lobstermen, conservationists and government officials converge today in Nova Scotia to save right whales.…

Massachusetts lawmaker calls on state to enter Paris Climate Accord » WWLP 22 Earlier this year, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. Some Massachusetts lawmakers are proposing for the state to enter the global agreement.…

Housing

A Matter Of Rights » Banker & Tradesman Gentrification is not a new phenomenon and plenty of attempts have been made to combat it in the past. Some have come to fruition as laws; others have dropped away in market downturns or in the face o…

Human Services

Lawrence's Francisco Urena, is in Washington with new group boosting veterans services; he is state secretary of Veterans Affairs » Eagle Tribune

Insurance

Bill in consideration in Statehouse would give relief to dog owners on home insurance rates » The Berkshire Eagle Dog owners who have had difficulty insuring their homes or rentals may soon find relief from a bill under consideration in the Statehouse.…

Legislative

Beacon Hill Roll Call » Worcester Telegram Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators' votes on several roll calls on overriding some of Gov. Charlie Baker's cuts of $320 million in spending in the $39.4 billion fiscal 2018 state budget. A t…

High-Speed Rail, Criminal Justice, Cannabis Control: The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill » New England Public Radio This week on Beacon Hill, lawmakers hear from western Massachusetts residents who say the region needs to be connected to Boston and Worcester by high-speed rail. …

Local Government

Ordinance on Lowell books followed string of pit-bull incidents » Lowell Sun A string of pit-bull attacks in Lowell resulted in the City Council approving a controversial ordinance targeting the dogs in 2011.…

Falmouth Selectmen Notes: Selectmen Approve Grant Application » Cape News The Falmouth Board of Selectmen voted to authorize a Community Preservation Committee grant application from Highfield Hall & Gardens at their October 16 meeting.…

Proposed Provincetown funicular a monumental task » Cape Cod Times The Pilgrim monument may be easy to see, but it is not always easy to find.…

Sanders makes city race endorsements, some objecting that choices twist agenda » Cambridge Day

Barnstable Receives Roadways Improvement Grant to Help Spur Investment » Cape Cod Online

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Boston celebrating its immigrants is cause for celebration » The Daily Free Press In January, President Donald Trump was inaugurated into office, and things have been looking down for immigrants ever since. Beyond the multitude of travel bans that the White House has been trying to…

A second term for Mayor Walsh » Boston Globe Four years ago, nearly all the candidates in the crowded field running to replace Tom Menino as mayor of Boston sang the same tune: The city needed more housing, better schools, and a more welcoming e…

JFK's other civil rights legacy » Boston Globe President John F. Kennedy was late for a meeting with the research scientists, special educators, doctors, and lawyers who had assembled in the Cabinet Room on a chilly October morning 55 years ago. …

The war on sugar » Boston Globe On the eve of Halloween, our solemn National Festival of Sugar, I see some startling news in the august British Journal of Sports Medicine. “Sugar produces drug-like effects that may increase th…

To love God and neighbor, put a price on carbon pollution » The Metro West Daily News As summer drew to a close, the hearts of Americans were with the millions of people in Texas and Louisiana who were pummeled by Hurricane Harvey, an unprecedented deluge that in one part of Southeast …

Vargas' age no limit upon ability » Eagle Tribune Andy Vargas, now running for state representative, is 24 years old. Martin Luther King Jr. was ordained as a Baptist minister at 19; Victoria was crowned Queen of England at 18; John F. Kennedy won a …

Don't discount Granite State's bid for Amazon » Newburyport News As communities around the United States made their best cases to one of the world's biggest retailers looking for a home for its second headquarters, the people in Londonderry and New Hampshire highli…

Carr: Baker, O'Donnell undeserving of Gold Star attention » Boston Herald Gov. Charlie Baker loves words that start with the letter “d,” and not just the one that he should have already embraced, which is “Democrat.”…

Politics

Democratic candidate for governor visits Erving » The Recorder Setti Warren knocked on the doors of 11,000 homes when campaigning to become mayor of Newton, his hometown. He won the race by 469 votes.…

L'Italien dressing down Koh on donation » Lowell Sun THOUGH NOT a candidate -- yet -- state Sen. Barbara L'Italien took a shot at likely 3rd Congressional District foe Daniel Arrigg Koh over a donation with ties to the Trump White House.…

Marty Walsh dominates Tito Jackson in new Globe poll » Boston Globe Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a dominant lead of 35 percentage points over Councilor Tito Jackson in a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll.…

Gov. Baker to attend Dumas reception » The Sun Chronicle Gov. Charlie Baker is slated to attend a reception for Mayor Kevin Dumas on Oct. 28 at Uno Pizzeria and Grill on Washington Street.…

Simmons, Martino round out non-incumbents in council race » Eagle Tribune As the days tick off the calendar, City Council candidates are looking to make every second on the campaign trail count.…

Leominster at-large City Council hopefuls share their views » Sentinel & Enterprise Though five candidates are running for four open seats, this year's at-large City Council race is further complicated because two of the incumbents are also running for the same seat on the state Sena…

State, local representatives chat about politics at youth forum » The Recorder Leg crossed, one over the other, he adjusted one of his socks. He then leaned into the conversation, listening to the handful of students, who had gathered around in the school cafeteria, noshing on p…

Weymouth candidates to stump for votes » Wicked Local Weymouth The election race for school committee and town councilor-at-large has a crowd of candidates that will state why they hope to be elected Nov. 7 during a North Weymouth Civic Association candidates nig…

Survey: Marty Walsh leads Tito Jackson by 38 points » Boston Herald Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a 38-point lead over City Councilor Tito Jackson in the Nov. 7 mayoral election, according to an Emerson College survey of registered voters likely to cast ballots.…

Battenfeld: Marty Walsh cancels 'volunteer' day » Boston Herald The Walsh administration abruptly canceled a planned door-knocking campaign by “volunteer” city workers yesterday after the Herald raised questions about the timing of the event just 2?1?2…

Top GE execs help fund Baker's reelection campaign » Boston Business Journal Campaign finance records show that CEO John Flannery and five other top GE officials made a total of $5,500 in donations to the incumbent Republican governor last month.…

Baker racks up cash for re-election bid » The Salem News Gov. Charlie Baker hasn't yet filed to run for reelection, but the Republican has amassed a campaign war chest meant to intimidate potential Democratic rivals.…

Vargas picks up endorsements of DeLeo, Coppinger » Eagle Tribune As the days on the calendar dwindle between now and Election Day, City Councilor Andy Vargas is encouraging his supporters to press on.…

Acton resident aims for GOP nomination to challenge Eldridge » Wicked Local Acton

Cambridge activists call Bernie Sanders' visit counter-productive » Wicked Local Somerville

Eldridge draw challenger from Harvard Business School official » The Lowell Sun

Public Health

Why Opioid Solutions Are Emerging from the Private Sector » New Boston Post With swift vivacity and vulgar duplicity, the Massachusetts Legislature — and, as expected, the executive branch — effectively signaled that “bump stock” accessories to rifle…

Brookline Commentary: Join in raising the tobacco age to 21 » Wicked Local Brookline Now we have another opportunity to make a difference in the health of the next generation. Two pieces of legislation (Senate bill 1218 sponsored by Sen. Jason Lewis, and House bill 2864 sponsored by R…

Island Lacks Abortion Access; Vineyard Women Must Travel Off Island » Vineyard Gazette Last year the Family Planning of Martha's Vineyard clinic administered 333 pregnancy tests; 22 were positive. Of those, roughly half the women chose to terminate.…

Special Report: Number of needles in Boston parks soars » Boston Herald Boston has seen a dramatic increase in the number of used hypodermic needles littering the city's streets and parks, with health officials reporting a stunning 60 percent surge in the sharp hazards co…

Number of people with Alzheimer's in Mass. is expected to rise fast » Boston Globe

Public Safety

Push for 'bump stock' ban slowed by process, language » Boston Herald Days after the mass shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds more at a Las Vegas music festival, Massachusetts appeared well on its way to becoming the first state since that tragedy to imp…

The relentless persistence of domestic violence » The Metro West Daily News Domestic violence is a serious public health issue that harms individuals, disrupts families and imposes wide-ranging costs on society. It may start with seemingly small threats and later escalate to …

17 Democratic AGs, Including In Mass., Unite Against NRA-Backed Concealed-Carry Gun Law » WBUR Democratic attorneys general from 17 states are calling on Congress to abandon legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that would allow concealed-carry gun permits issued in one state to …

Stranded after being booted from Puerto Rico relief mission, Western Mass. police officers rescued by Hampden cop with pilot license and plane (photos) » The Republican A team of seven Massachusetts police officers, stranded in Georgia after a short-lived hurricane relief mission in Puerto Rico, finally made it home thanks in part to a Hampden police officer who also…

Group to help recruit Latino officers to BPD » Boston Herald A new minority law enforcement group hopes to recruit more Latino cops to the Boston Police Department.…

Utilities

Compressor station foes to hold meeting on Fore River air quality » The Patriot Ledger Residents fighting against a proposed 7,700-horsepower North Weymouth natural gas compressor station will explain the shortcomings they see in the air pollution modeling for the facility at a meeting …

Weekend News

Springfield's CRRC looking to contract services of local businesses » WWLP 22 The CRRC rail car manufacturing plant in Springfield has put out the call for the services of smaller companies here in western Massachusetts.…

How the 1967 mayoral race changed Boston » Boston Globe The campaign announcement dreaded by Boston's establishment came with gold-embossed invitations and a 475-pound cake baked in the shape of the new City Hall rising at Government Center.…

Forcing state workers to pay union fees is repugnant to the First Amendment » Boston Globe Mark Janus is a government employee. He works for the state of Illinois as a child-welfare specialist in the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. His job is to represent children caught in si…

State Senator Plans To Bus People To Hearing On Rail Project » WAMC A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday at the Massachusetts State House on a bill to authorize a feasibility study of building a high-speed rail line between Springfield and Boston. …

A lesson hard for Boston to buy: We're good » Boston Globe It almost doesn't matter if Amazon picks Boston for its next headquarters. We've already won.…

During illegal immigration crackdown, campaigns celebrating immigrants gain steam » Boston Globe In the middle of a Jewish cemetery in East Boston, a chapel from 1903 is the future home of a center that will tell Greater Boston's immigration story.…

Mixed reviews for Walsh on handling of opioid crisis » Boston Globe Nine months after he took office, Mayor Martin J. Walsh faced a calamity: He had to evict hundreds of people from a homeless shelter and several addiction treatment programs on a harbor island, after …

A say on Cape Tech: Barnstable decides fate of a generation of 'hands-on' students Oct. 24 » The Barnstable Patriot Regional school district officials were speaking excitedly, in rapid cadence, because the vote they've been working toward for the past five years is finally coming up Tuesday, Oct. 24. …

State lawmakers attend summit on high-speed internet access » WWLP 22 Pittsfield State Senator Adam Hinds said more than 60 legislators from around the country came together to overcome the barriers to accessing high speed internet, especially in rural areas.…

County Still Anticipates State Aid For Berkshire Innovation Center » WAMC Berkshire County is still waiting on anticipated state aid to advance the nascent Berkshire Innovation Center. …

Malden's Lewis helps steer health care reform » Lynn Daily News Item State Sen. Jason Lewis, is at the center of a legislative effort to create a report focusing on both short and long term goals for strengthening Massachusetts' healthcare system.…

Letter: Anne Gobi's voters will oppose adopting the sanctuary state bill » Worcester Telegram Who does Anne Gobi represent? You or Worcester? If you read the article (Telegram October 11, 2017) she makes a rebuttal to the data collection which projects that the voters may not vote for her due …

Tsongas appointed to investigate House and Senate defense bills » Wicked Local Westford Rep. Niki Tsongas, D-Massachusetts 3rd District, has been appointed by Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve as a conferee to the fiscal year 2018…

Worcester registers, pre-registers 592 students » Worcester Mag A two-week effort to boost election awareness among students resulted in the pre-registration or registration of 592 students, according to the city. …

Spreading Trump Salt in every wound » Boston Globe In his lifetime, the greatest sacrifice Donald Trump has likely made is missing his daily tee time, and only since he became president. That may explain why the man has no empathy for others.…

Springfield Rep. Carlos Gonzalez touts low-income Internet access program » MassLive A Springfield state representative is trying to spread the word about a program that helps low-income families and seniors pay for Internet service. …

State Awards $85,000 Grant Toward Purchase Of Andrews Farm » Cape News The 300 Committee Land Trust is another step closer to being able to purchase part of Tony Andrews Farm. …

Officials celebrate Brandy Hill Apartments' affordable housing preservation » Wareham Week After being at risk for losing its affordable housing status, Brandy Hill Apartments hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the preservation of 132 units and a massive renovation of the …

NAACP to release harsh report on Walsh's promises to communities of color » Boston Globe The Boston branch of the NAACP will release its first report card this week on the administration of Mayor Martin J. Walsh, harshly grading him on his ability to deliver on key campaign promises to co…

No joke: Political humorist Jimmy Tingle running for office » The Associated Press (AP) Though Jimmy Tingle has long made biting political humor a staple of his stand-up routines, he insists his dive into Massachusetts politics is anything but comic relief.…

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The Week Ahead

Monday - 10/23

9:00am White Cane Awareness Day, Great Hall, State House

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

11:30am Special Senate Committee on Health Care Cost Containment and Reform, Public Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight, Public Hearing

2:30pm Press Conference on Workplace Safety Bill, HB3633, Nurses Hall, State House

5:30pm East Boston Reception for Boston City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards

6:30pm Walpole Town Hall with Attorney General Maura Healey, Walpole High School, 275 Common Street, Walpole

7:00pm Campaign Kickoff for State Rep. Candidate Peter Drosos

7:00pm City of Worcester Mayoral Candidates Debate, Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worchester

Tuesday - 10/24

8:30am Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Meeting, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden

9:00am Citizens Legislative Seminar, Room 428, State House

10:00am League of Women Voters of Mass. Lobby Day, Great Hall, State House

10:00am Joint Committee on Transportation, Public Hearing

10:00am Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, Oversight Hearing

10:30am Manufacturer Awards Ceremony, Grand Staircase, State House

10:30am Cannabis Control Commission Meeting, Minihan Meeting Room, Hurley Building, 19 Staniford Street, Boston

10:30am Joint Committee on Financial Services, Public Hearing

11:00am House Committee on Bonding Capital Expenditure and State Assets, Oversight Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on Judiciary, Public Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on Public Health, Public Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture, Public Hearing

1:30pm Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, Public Hearing

5:00pm Cocktail Reception for Lynn School Committee Candidate Elizabeth Gervacio

6:00pm Reception for State Sen. Candidate Dean Tran

6:30pm Milton Reception for Rep. Geoff Diehl for U.S. Senate

6:30pm Town Hall with Rep. Mike Connolly, East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross Street, Somerville

Wednesday - 10/25

10:00am 21 Reasons to Pass Tobacco 21, Nurses Hall, State House

10:00am Mass. School Building Authority Board Meeting, 40 Broad Street, 5th Floor, Boston

10:00am Joint Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight, Public Hearing

11:00am Rep. Geoff Diehl Press Conference, Elephant and Castle, 161 Devonshire Street, Boston

11:00am House Session, Full Formal Session

12:00pm China Day Reception, Great Hall, State House

1:00pm 2017 Paul Kahn Awards for PCA Service and PCA Awareness Day, Grand Staircase, State House

2:00pm Joint Committee on Veterans & Federal Affairs, Public Hearing

5:30pm Re-Election Campaign Kickoff for Rep. Tim Whelan

6:00pm Worcester Councilor at-Large Candidate Forum, Worcester Youth Center, 326 Chandler Street, Worcester

6:30pm Sen. Sal DiDomenico's Annual Fall Fundraiser

7:00pm Octoberfest Reception for Rep. Geoff Diehl for U.S. Senate

7:00pm Lynn Mayoral Candidates Debate, Kipp Academy, 80 High Rock Street, Lynn

Thursday - 10/26

10:00am Joint Committee on Telecommunication, Utilities and Energy, Public Hearing

11:00am Farm to School Awareness Day, Grand Staircase, State House

11:00am North South Rail Link Working Group Meeting, Room 428, State House

11:00am Senate Session, Full Formal Session

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

11:30am Korea Day 2017, Great Hall, State House

4:00pm State of the Judiciary Address, John Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Square, Boston

5:30pm North End Reception for Boston City Council Candidate Lydia Edwards

5:30pm Women's Leadership Forum hosted by Women's Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Mass., Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester

6:00pm Fall Reception for Rep. Adrian Madaro

6:00pm Salem Councilor At-Large Candidate Forum, Salem Academy Charter School, 45 Congress Street, Salem

6:30pm Oktoberfest Reception for Rep. Shawn Dooley

7:00pm Open House: Income Inequality and the Wealth & Income Divide with Rep. Jay Kaufman, Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Square, Lexington

Friday - 10/27

Birthdays: Rep. Paul Donato, Rep. Elizabeth Poirier

8:00am Breakfast with Pennsylvania Congressional Candidate Chrissy Houlahan

10:30am Sen. Ed Markey Press Conference on Opioid Crisis Announcement, Charlestown Recovery House, 15 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

1:00pm Senate Session, Informal Session

6:00pm Vigil for Families with Temporary Protected Status, State House steps, Boston

7:00pm "An Evening in Margaritaville" Birthday Fundraiser for Rep. Jim Cantwell

Press Releases

AIM Offers Downloadable Employer Guide to State Ballot Questions » Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Association of Realtors Recognizes Realtor Tanisha Salmon for her Community Service Efforts » Mass. Association of Realtors

Mattapoisset Broker Named 2018 Massachusetts Realtor of the Year » Mass. Association of Realtors

Cambridge Broker Receives Massachusetts Realtor Distinguished Service Award » Mass. Association of Realtors

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Improvement Project at Flynn Memorial Rink » Mass. Department of Conservation & Recreation

Federal Judge Denies Motion from For-profit School Industry to Delay Critical Protections for Student Loan Borrowers » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Healey Sues Starion Energy Over Deceptive Sales Tactics, Overcharging Residents by $30 Million » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Healey Joins Multistate Effort to Stop Illegal Robocalls » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3 Million in Community Compact IT Grants to 44 Cities and Towns » Executive Office of Administration & Finance

Treasurer Goldberg Announces SeedMA Baby » Office of Treasurer Deb Goldberg

Legislature passes FY18 close-out bill with $40M for local roads » Mass. Municipal Association

Franklin Line Weekend Shuttles during Two Weekends for East Street Bridge Rehabilitation Work » MBTA

Weekend Daytime Closures of Chelsea Street Drawbridge for Standard Maintenance » MBTA


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