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9:00am 29 Who Shine, Grand Staircase & Great Hall, State House, Boston

11:00am Special Commission on Public Records, Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging 219 Massapoag Avenue Sharon, MA 02067

6:00pm Rep. Geoff Diehl for U.S. Senate Marshfield Reception

Birthdays: Rep. Denise Garlick, Rep. Jay Kaufman, Rep. John Scibak

Must-Reads

Mass. Senate walks the walk on Rosenberg inquiry » Boston Globe Stan Rosenberg was for many years held in high esteem by his Senate colleagues — one reason skeptics were leery of the ethics committee investigation. But ultimately the investigators did their…

Meet Beth Lindstrom, looking to defeat Elizabeth Warren » Boston Globe One surprise from last Saturday’s Republican state convention was the showing of moderate Republican Senate hopeful Beth Lindstrom, who placed a solid second behind state Representative Geoff D…

Rosenberg resigns, full Senate issues apology » State House News Service The months-long scandal involving Senate President Stanley Rosenberg and his accused husband came to a head on Thursday when the Amherst Democrat bowed to pressure from his colleagues to resign, marki…

Despite state convention mini-revolt, local Republican leaders say they're with Baker » The Sun Chronicle Conservatives staged a mini-revolt against Gov. Charlie Baker at the GOP State Convention last weekend, but local Republicans said Wednesday they are solidly behind him. …

Latinos Are Hit Especially Hard By The Opioid Crisis In Mass. But Why? » WBUR These numbers suggest the opioid crisis is hitting Latinos especially hard in Massachusetts. State officials say they don't know why. But interviews with current and former drug users, addiction treat…

What’s Pulling Cuomo Left? Could It be ‘the Cynthia Effect’? » New York Times Rumors that Cynthia Nixon would mount a challenge to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in New York’s Democratic primary began to surface in early March; by the 20th she had announced her candidacy, and by m…

Ethics Report Isn’t An Indictment of Stan Rosenberg, But of the Senators Who Elected Him » New Boston Post At the time he was elected president of the Massachusetts Senate, Stan Rosenberg had a long-term committed relationship with a man 38 years younger whom he believed to be mentally ill and addicted to …

"As members of this body, we want to say to victims, staff, and all whose lives were affected: We are sorry for what you have been through. You deserved better. We must do better,"

Statement from the Massachusetts Senate

The Stan Rosenberg and Bryon Hefner investigation.

News By Category
Beltway Politics

Rep. Niki Tsongas Reflects On A Decade In Congress » WBUR As Congresswoman Niki Tsongas winds down her last term representing the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District, we take a look at her career on Capitol Hill, the issues facing the Department of Vete…

Business

How business schools are teaching students about workplace harassment » Boston Globe It all started when Jack told his pregnant co-worker, “I wish my wife looked that good at seven months.” “Did I actually hear you say that?” another employee asked incredulousl…

Developer officially takes ownership of King Philip Mill » The Herald News It’s a done deal and the city no longer is the owner of the King Philip Mill, long the source of angst and anxiety in the South End of the city and an albatross around the necks of a number of …

Winthrop Square tower design finally approved » Boston Globe After weeks of back and forth with developers, a city design review panel gave its blessing to Millennium Partners’ planned tower on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage on Tuesday night.…

Waltham cyber firm Carbon Black completes IPO » Boston Globe Waltham cybersecurity firm Carbon Black will make its debut as a publicly traded company Friday after it said it is raising $152 million from an initial public offering.…

Going green helps Lanesborough farms save green » Berkshire Eagle Baby chicks and green leafy vegetables are thriving indoors at two local farms — thanks to the power of the sun.…

Hilltop Steakhouse sign getting a face lift » Boston Globe If you see people working on the Hilltop Steakhouse cactus on Route 1 in Saugus, and taking parts of it down, don’t fret — they’re just doing their job.…

Glass half full: Starting a brewery is a bittersweet blend of hard work, low pay » Boston Business Journal When Rob Burns opened Night Shift Brewing with two friends in 2012, he wasn’t earning a paycheck from the brewery. …

Behind the boardroom door: Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in the Massachusetts economy » Boston Business Journal Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in the Massachusetts economy. From healthcare to social services, education to the arts, nonprofits often provide the link between the public and private s…

Bottled up: Industrial space for breweries is hard to find » Boston Business Journal When it comes to an urban brewery, perhaps the two most recognizable in Greater Boston are Harpoon Brewery in the city’s Seaport District and Boston Beer Co., which makes Samuel Adams beer, in …

Civil Rights

Campaign launches battle to defeat repeal of transgender protections » Boston Globe Evoking memories of California voters repealing gay marriage through Proposition 8 a decade ago, transgender advocates are encouraging their allies not to be complacent this November when transgender …

Education

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito to speak at Becker College graduation » Worcester Mag Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will speak at commencement exercises for Becker College on Saturday at the DCU Center.…

SITTING IN: Massachusetts climate change regulations fall short of goals » Wicked Local Saugus Four days into 2018, a historic blizzard plunged the Bay State into a whirlwind of strong winds, up to 18 inches of snow, and once in a generation flooding of coastal areas. Half a mile down the hill …

Legislature targets ‘meal shaming’ at schools » Boston Herald

Moody's: UMass Amherst purchase of Mount Ida 'mildly credit positive' » Mass Live The pending purchase of the Mount Ida College campus in Newton by the University of Massachusetts Amherst is "mildly credit positive" for the state university system, Moody's Investors Service said Th…

Former EPA head McCarthy as UMass Boston chancellor? » Dorchester Reporter With Chancellorship search under way, UMass Boston is considering – and fielding interest from – a range of candidates, including Dorchester native and former Environmental Protection Ag…

Moody’s outlook for UMass improves » Commonwealth Magazine Calls acquisition of Mount Ida College ‘mildly credit positive’ …

Economic Development Secretary to Speak at BCC Commencement » iBerkshires

Health Care

Partners HealthCare, Harvard Pilgrim discussing possible merger » Boston Globe

Housing

In Boston’s ultra-luxury condo market, what does $63,000 buy? A marble sink top - for the bathroom » Boston Globe By the time I got to the master bath, with its radiant-heated floors, free-standing egg-shaped tub I initially mistook for an art installation, and a $63,000 slab of marble topping the two-sink vanity…

FEMA extends shelter assistance for Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees through June 30 » Mass Live Evacuees who fled Puerto Rico after last year's devastating hurricanes may now stay in mainland U.S. hotels and other temporary FEMA shelters through the end of June -- more than a month later than ex…

Human Services

State releases 'Aging in Massachusetts' initial report » Mass Live Last month the Governor's Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts released its initial recommendations.…

Slain Officer Sean Gannon named Big of the Year » Boston Herald It was heartbreaking and wonderful all at once to see the 12-year-old Cape Cod boy named Rylee last night honoring his Big Brother, fallen Yarmouth police Sgt. Sean Gannon.…

Judiciary

US judge refuses to dismiss Joyce lawyer » Boston Globe A federal judge Thursday denied attempts by prosecutors to disqualify the lawyer for former state senator Brian A. Joyce from representing him in his upcoming corruption trial.…

After appointment by Baker, Caccaviello seeks voters' approval for district attorney » Berkshire Eagle Recently-appointed Berkshire District Attorney Paul J. Caccaviello officially made September's primary election for district attorney a three-person race by announcing his candidacy Thursday evening.…

Labor

Nurses ask voters to set patient limits » Gloucester Daily Times Unionized nurses have lobbies Beacon Hill for years to ramp up staffing at the state's hospitals, arguing they have too many patients to care for, which is affecting the quality of treatment.…

Triangle Inc. settles union harassment charges with SEIU Local 509 » Boston Globe

Legislative

Colleagues recall Framingham state Rep. Chris Walsh » The Metro West Daily News After spending his youth moving around the country, Chris Walsh wanted his kids to have a hometown. He found what he was looking for in Framingham. His father, a retired Navy admiral, settled down in …

Massachusetts Senate accepts Sen. Stan Rosenberg's resignation (video) » Mass Live The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday apologized to the victims of Bryon Hefner as lawmakers accepted the resignation of Hefner's husband, former Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst. "As member…

Rosenberg to leave Senate seat amid scandal » Sentinel & Enterprise Former Senate President Stan Rosenberg will resign his Senate seat today, after pressure mounted in the wake of a Senate Ethics Committee report chastising him for a "significant failure of judgment a…

Under Pressure, Mass. State Sen. Rosenberg Says He'll Resign Friday » New England Public Radio Former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, who spent more than 27 years in the state Senate and became the first openly gay president of the body, bowed to pressure from his colleagues t…

Rosenberg on the outs » Commonwealth Magazine The long-awaited report of the Senate Committee on Ethics was released Wednesday, and it landed like a ton of bricks on the chamber’s one-time president, who spent nearly three decades steadily…

Bowing to pressure, Rosenberg resigns after 31 years » Boston Globe Stanley C. Rosenberg, who overcame a traumatic youth to become one of the state’s most powerful legislators and used his position to help protect gay marriage, legalize casino gambling, and en…

Rosenberg resignation draws muted approval » Boston Globe On Wednesday, state Senator Stanley Rosenberg continued to agonize over whether he should resign or remain in the State House, his second home for more than 30 years. He weighed the pros, he considere…

Greater Fall River legislators react to Rosenberg report » The Herald News Among the four Greater Fall River House members — all Democrats — three that were reached for comment shortly after the news broke varied in assessing the situation.…

Pols: Rosenberg resignation came days, even months too late » Boston Herald The decision by former Senate President Stan Rosenberg to resign from office in the wake of a damning ethics report rippled across the state from Beacon Hill to his western Massachusetts district, as …

Mass. Representative Chris Walsh dies of cancer at 66 » Boston Globe Massachusetts state Representative Chris Walsh, a Framingham Democrat who held a key leadership post on the Joint Committee on Education, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, his family sai…

UPDATED: State Rep. Chris Walsh, 66, Loses Battle With Cancer » Framingham Source State Representative Chris Walsh, 66, died Wednesday night, May 2. He had been battling cancer.…

Resignation of Sen. Stan Rosenberg 'a real tragedy,' former state Rep. Ellen Story says » Mass Live Former state Rep. Ellen Story thinks Sen. Stan Rosenberg had no choice but to resign following a report showing he "failed to protect the Senate from his husband, whom he knew was disruptive, volatile…

Area Legislators Talk With Constituents In Falmouth » Cape News Three Upper Cape state legislators discussed priorities and policy with a nearly full house at the Falmouth Public Library Tuesday evening, May 1.…

Ethics report 'pretty clear' that Sen. Stan Rosenberg's firewall didn't exist, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says » Mass Live

Rodrigues 'very disappointed' in Senate president, saying investigation 'honest and thorough' » The Herald News The office of state Sen. Michael Rodrigues issued a statement late Thursday, calling on the senior chamber to “move forward” and “rebuild” after former Senate President Stan Ro…

Ethics report details Rosenberg's 'failure of judgment and leadership' » The Herald News The Senate Ethics Committee has found that while Sen. Stanley Rosenberg may not have violated any formal rules, he is guilty of a “significant failure of judgment and leadership” in connec…

How Much Did Ethics Investigation of Stan Rosenberg Cost? » New Boston Post The Massachusetts Senate’s ethics investigation of former Senate president Stan Rosenberg cost about $230,000, an legislative aide said.…

Amid Calls For Resignation, Rosenberg Steps Down And Expresses 'Regret' And 'Sorrow' » WBUR The political career of a once-powerful figure at the Massachusetts State House comes to a close Friday. …

Rosenberg resigns from Senate » Commonwealth Magazine Amid mounting pressure he submits one sentence note to clerk's office …

Montigny: Senate must 'focus on restoring public's trust' » South Coast Today

Local Government

Officials move ahead with Plum Island restroom » Newburyport News Town Administrator Tracy Blais is working with Building Commissioner Sam Joslin to determine what is required through the state and town to buy and convert a private Plum Island Boulevard property int…

It’s official, Yawkey Way is no more. Jersey Street has returned with new street signs » Boston Globe The green-and-white street signs that carried the last name of former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey were removed Thursday. In their stead, the city installed signs reading Jersey Street, the original name …

26 articles, including budget, await Gill Annual Town Meeting » The Recorder Adding safety zones to control speeding, implementing a 3 percent excise tax on marijuana, approving various budgets and supporting a resolution to recommend changes to the state flag and seal are amo…

Central Mass. to celebrate Armed Forces Day in Shrewsbury » Shrewsbury Post Shrewsbury State Representative Hannah Elizabeth Kane announced that the 4th Annual Armed Forces Day event, honoring all service men and women, active or retired, will take place at SAC Park, 438 Lake…

Initiative gives boost to Fitchburg downtown transformation » Sentinel & Enterprise MassDevelopment has designated the city's downtown district under its Transformative Development Initiative program. Read more: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31853307/initiative-gives-…

Someone is stealing 300-pound sewer grates in Saugus » ItemLive.com The Saugus Police Department is investigating the theft of several 300-pound sewer grates across town.…

Who will redesign Lynn’s waterfront? 6 firms vie for the job. » ItemLive.com Six design firms will compete to update the vision for the city’s 300-acre waterfront.…

Worcester sets the stage for its next master plan » Worcester Telegram & Gazette From addressing LULUs - locally unwanted land uses - to providing pizza at meetings, a panel of city planners Thursday offered suggestions large and small as the city embarks on its first master plann…

Council's recess raises Open Meeting Law questions » The Eagle Tribune Visibly exasperated and maybe a little embarrassed by the disarray that unfolded as they failed in three votes Tuesday to approve, reject or even just table a proposal to sell two downtown properties …

Rivera’s folly comes to an end » Commonwealth Magazine

Opinion

Meet Beth Lindstrom, looking to defeat Elizabeth Warren » Boston Globe One surprise from last Saturday’s Republican state convention was the showing of moderate Republican Senate hopeful Beth Lindstrom, who placed a solid second behind state Representative Geoff D…

Charlie Baker owes answer on serving his full term » Boston Herald It’s not the Democrats around here Gov. Charlie Baker must worry about. He has them in his pocket.…

Paltry punishment a ‘black eye’ to State House » Boston Herald Don’t let former Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s exit or any passionate pledges by other senators to restore integrity to the embattled chamber fool you — Beacon Hill pols tried…

Editorial: The DA and the Alli Bibaud case » Worcester Mag Who knew the arrest of a local judge’s daughter would snowball into the complex and sorry scandal it became? It has stripped many of their livelihoods and reputations, while exposing serious ma…

Our Opinion: Latest Beacon Hill scandal provides more fuel for cynicism » Berkshire Eagle Massachusetts voters tend to be cynical about their government, and not without good reason. Whether it is a scandal of the moment like the overtime pay scam enveloping the State Police, or a traditio…

Too little, too late in State House scandal » Boston Herald The most shocking example of Beacon Hill’s corruption was not buried deep in the salacious details of the 82-page report released by the Senate Ethics Committee this week. It was stamped right …

Editorial: Greenway, Downtown BID should serve as a model » Boston Business Journal When the business-improvement district for the Rose Kennedy Greenway got the city’s approval last week, it was the culmination of years of effort. And while the nonprofit group, A Better City, …

Benton: Keeping an eye on city business » The Salem News

Involuntary commitment of drug users wrong approach » Commonwealth Magazine

Graham: Giuliani reveals no ‘bombshell’ » Boston Herald

Editorial: A message from Gov. Baker's right – State GOP party leadership gets Lively wake-up call » Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Legislature should extend filing deadline for Rosenberg district (Editorial) » Mass Live

Politics

Ex-gov Patrick endorses Capuano for U.S. Rep. » Boston Herald Former Gov. Deval Patrick endorsed U.S. Rep. Michael E. Capuano this afternoon in a heated race that pits the incumbent congressman against another Patrick ally — Boston City Councilor Ayanna P…

A wild, exhilarating Republican state convention » Cape Cod Times Some years, the biggest controversy at a Republican state convention is if you can count people asleep in their seats as part of a quorum as delegates leave early. This was not that year. Roughly 2,50…

Deval Patrick endorses Michael Capuano over Ayanna Pressley in primary » Boston Globe In a move aimed at blunting the identity politics that threatens his 20-year career in Congress, US Representative Michael Capuano has lined up an endorsement from Massachusetts’s most prominen…

Former South Hadley Selectman John Hine announces run as Democrat for seat held by departing state Rep. John Scibak » Mass Live John Hine, a senior business analyst at Baystate Health, is running as a Democrat for the seat held by departing state Rep. John Scibak, D-South Hadley. He is the fourth candidate to enter the race.…

Suffolk County DA candidates show uneven progress in fundraising » Bay State Banner With five candidates vying for the Suffolk County District Attorney seat soon to be vacated by Dan Conley, political observers say competition for votes during the Sept. 4 primary will be tight.…

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County District Attorney » North End Waterfront

Growing number of pols calling for Rosenberg's resignation » Lowell Sun Calls continued Thursday for former Senate President Stanley Rosenberg to resign after the release of a report Wednesday detailing what investigators described as a "significant failure of judgment an…

Rosenberg resignation leaves Northampton, Hatfield without representation » Hampshire Gazette The jagged hole in western Massachusetts representation at the Statehouse left by the passing of Rep. Peter Kocot, D-Northampton, has grown larger with the announcement that Sen. Stan Rosenberg, D-Amh…

Confrontation involving state rep. candidate caught on camera » My Fox Boston A confrontation outside a polling place in Dorchester between a state representative candidate and his opponent's father was caught on camera and the video has been shared more than one thousand times…

Local officials respond to Rosenberg’s resignation » The Recorder When news of state Sen. Stan Rosenberg’s decision to resign came down at 12:39 p.m. Thursday, it released a wave of emotional responses from elected officials around the Franklin County portion…

McMahon gets GOP endorsement for AG » Mass Lawyers Weekly Bourne lawyer Jay McMahon won the endorsement of the Republican Party at its state convention to be the party’s challenger to Attorney General Maura T. Healey this fall. McMahon topped Boston p…

Bill Weld Sure Looks Like He Wants to Run for President » Boston Magazine He may be angling for a 2020 run as a Libertarian. …

Berkshire DA Announces Campaign To Remain In Seat » WAMC

Public Health

Healey talks substance use with Braintree students » Patriot Ledger Attorney General Maura Healey visited a health class at East Middle School Thursday to showcase a statewide educational program on substance use.…

CDC: Massachusetts among top states for tick-borne illnesses » Mass Live Massachusetts is one of the states with the most reported cases of tick-borne diseases - some 50,234 - from 2004 through 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…

Cancer association’s hope begins with Lynn’s David Solimine » Lynn Daily News Item It was a family affair for David Solimine Sr., founder and director of Solimine Funeral Homes, on Thursday night at Danversport, where he was honored with Boston North Cancer Association’s eigh…

State policy targets pathways to treatment, expanding access to opioid care, health secretary tells chamber » Worcester Telegram & Gazette Heading an executive office that is responsible for 56 percent of state spending is daunting, but state Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders told business leaders meeting Thursday at…

Public Safety

Bloodied bodies stacked in a prison yard: What happens when states slash prison spending » USA TODAY While policymakers in many states have been lauded for similar efforts to reduce the prison population and spending, South Carolina’s experience may serve as a cautionary tale of the problems t…

GPS system to track Mass. State Police cruisers after overtime abuse, other scandals » The Eagle Tribune More than a thousand Massachusetts State Police cruisers will be tracked through a GPS system, allowing the force's top brass to keep an eye on them, officials announced on Wednesday.…

House Speaker Robert DeLeo Indicates Support for “Red Flag” Legislation » Boston Magazine The Massachusetts legislature is set to consider the bill, which would allow judges to temporarily seize the guns of dangerous individuals, in the coming weeks. …

State Government

Door Is Cracked Open, A Little, On State Public Records Laws » WGBH Back in 2015, John Ribeiro was one of a vocal group of citizens fighting a proposed casino in East Boston. He'd heard about a traffic study on the casino commissioned by the state Legislature —…

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito signs final community compact for all 351 cities and towns, proclaims May as Municipal Month » Sampan

Taxation

Boston small business owners split on tax overhaul, survey says » Boston Business Journal Local small business owners aren’t quite as excited about last year’s federal tax overhaul as their peers across the country, according to a new survey from Bank of America.…

Tax receipts up 8.1 percent with two months left in FY2018 » State House News Service April tax collections were up nearly 16 percent over last April, and tax revenues over the first 10 months of fiscal 2018 are up $1.7 billion or 8.1 percent over the same period in fiscal 2017, the De…

Transportation

Once-stalled roadwork under DOT?review » Daily Times Chronicle The long-awaited roadway reconstruction and related work, including traffic signals, on Montvale Avenue from I-93 to 400 feet just west of Central Street is moving along.…

Braintree shuttle lot awaits development » Boston Globe In addition to running airports and ship terminals, the Massachusetts Port Authority has emerged as a big development player in the city, primarily on the red-hot South Boston Waterfront.…

Middleboro officials discuss South Coast Rail project with state DOT » The Enterprise Selectmen met with state Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack on April 26 after she invited them to discuss Phase I of the South Coast rail project that would bring a train station to Middleb…

Utilities

Former state senator joins Eversource’s board of trustees » Boston Globe Linda Dorcena Forry, who left the state Senate earlier this year to take a job in the private sector, has joined Eversource Energy’s board of trustees, according to a statement from the utility…

More shots fired in pipeline wars » Commonwealth Magazine A group of natural gas pipeline opponents released a report on Thursday suggesting the operator of New England’s power grid used “unreasonable assumptions” when it concluded that ro…

Dorcena Forry named Eversource trustee » Dorchester Reporter Former state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry was elected to the Eversource Energy board of trustees, the energy company announced Thursday, effective immediately. …

Analysis: Shutdowns cost Pilgrim plant millions » Cape Cod Times Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station has lost about $62 million in gross revenue and $31 million in net revenue so far this year, due to unplanned shutdowns related to equipment problems.…

Old Sturbridge Village adds 5,400 solar panels » Worcester Business Journal The outdoor living history museum Old Sturbridge Village has turned the switch on a 5,400-panel solar energy system, adding a 21st century technology to a 19th century community.…

Dorcena Forry named Eversource trustee » Dorchester Reporter Former state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry was elected to the Eversource Energy board of trustees, the energy company announced Thursday, effective immediately.…

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Yesterday's Late-Breaking News

Ex-Senate President Stanley Rosenberg to step down amid scandal » Boston Herald

Boston's police commissioner rips Seaport policing setup as 'broken' » Boston Herald

Editorial: 'Red flag' gun control bill a good start despite flaws » Boston Herald

EDITORIAL: Revamp 'red-flag' bill, add mental-health component » Lowell Sun

Scott Lively's success at convention 'surprising,' but not indicative of Massachusetts Republican Party shift, observers say » Mass Live

Federal disaster aid sought for Weymouth storm damage » Wicked Local Weymouth

Committee OKs Baker's Opioid Bill That Allows 3-Day Hold And Treatment In ER » WBUR

State Rep. Carlos Gonzalez moving 'full steam ahead' with write-in campaign after ballot signatures fall short » Mass Live

Hefner lawyer blasts Healey's call for Rosenberg's resignation » Boston Herald

Letter: Waiting for answers from AG on art sale » Berkshire Eagle

Campbell Wins Funds for Merrimack River Projects, Assists in Securing Hale Money » WHAV

Stanley Rosenberg to resign Senate seat » Boston Globe

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The Week In Review

New laws enacted this week:

HB 4023 - An Act designating a certain bridge known as the Washington Street bridge in the town of Hudson as the "Private First Class Kenneth M. Thibault Memorial Bridge"

SB 2245 - An Act authorizing the town of Hamilton to establish a special fund for the Patton Homestead

HB 4152 - An Act designating certain bridges in the city known as the town of Barnstable as the First Responders Appreciation Overpasses

HB 4090 - An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Dawn Parmenter, an employee of the Department of Correction

SB 2084 - An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Sarah Chaplin, an employee of the Department of Correction

SB 2152 - An Act authorizing the city of Easthampton to lease certain real estate

Most read bills of the week:

HB4438 - An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity

HB4033 - An Act relative to combatting addiction, accessing treatment, reducing prescriptions, and enhancing prevention

SB2401 - Study order for the committee on Housing

HB4318 - An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity

HB4397 - An Act building for the future of the Commonwealth

SB2404 - Study order for the committee on Housing

SB2481 - An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects

SB1841 - An Act expediting the transition to a renewable energy portfolio

HB4382 - An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects

SB2503 - An Act relative to increasing the renewable portfolio standard

House Actions This Week: 242

Senate Actions This Week: 269


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