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10:30am Criminal Justice Task Force on Juvenile Age, Department of Youth Services -- Boston Facility

11:00am Secretary's Awards for Excellence in Energy & Environmental Education, Great Hall, State House, Boston

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

5:00pm Re-Election Campaign Kickoff for Lynn City Councilor Jay Walsh

Must-Reads

Mass. district attorneys criticize sentencing guidelines » Boston Globe Seven Massachusetts district attorneys are attacking the state’s top judges, saying they’re violating state law.…

Baker wants to revamp T’s pension fund, but his appointees often skip meetings » Boston Globe Governor Charlie Baker’s years-long push to reshape the MBTA’s struggling $1.5 billion pension system rests in part on three crucial allies: his administration’s own appointees to its seven-pers…

Past and present of North Shore politics could clash again » Boston Globe North Shore voters got a look at Democratic politics past, present, and future Sunday, as they heard from presidential candidate and US Representative Seth Moulton and from the man he replaced in Cong…

Tiger Woods, Trump and a perhaps counterintuitive political benefit » Roll Call The crowd around the 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club — mostly men — roared when Tiger Woods tapped in his final putt last month to win his fifth Masters, his first major championship in 1…

Crossing party lines, and drawing fire » Lowell Sun Rep. Dave Nangle was born and raised in Lowell. He's spent his whole life as a proud Democrat. And he's been re-elected to office 11 times -- but now some local Democrats are voicing concerns about wh…

This Republican Is Running Against Donald Trump. Is Anybody Listening? » Politico Bill Weld leans back in a chair, hand on his hip, and talks about the Republican Party like someone who’s been away for a while and is trying to get used to all the new development. “I know a lot …

OTR: State Speaker Robert DeLeo discusses Paul McMurtry sexual harassment investigation » WCVB The Speaker of the Mass. House of Representatives also talks about the potential tuition freeze at state colleges and universities, and the state's proposed hands-free driving law.…

Senate to lead closed meetings on tax policy changes » State House News Service The Senate working group formed to take a deep dive into tax policy and recommend ways to modernize and update the tax code will hold closed meetings, according to its chairman.…

Shutdowns and legislative logjams stir appreciation for the once-hated earmark » Washington Post After an initial burst of optimism, most lawmakers quickly grew skeptical of the $2 trillion infrastructure framework that President Trump and congressional Democrats proposed this past Tuesday.…

“This is not the time for the Massachusetts Judiciary to be ignoring the separation of powers and usurping the powers reserved to the Legislature, but that is what they are doing,” Michael Morrissey said. “As a former legislator, I can attest that this is not a grey area. It is a bright line.”

Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey

Speaking about state judges using unauthorized sentencing guidelines not yet approved by the state legislature.

News By Category
Beltway Politics

How 'I got a plan' became a thing: Warren nerds out and the crowds go crazy » Politico The Twitter exchange played out over several hours on April 11: “Many profitable companies pay nothing in corporate income tax. Elizabeth Warren has a plan to stop that,” Vox wrote, linking to one…

Nancy Pelosi slams President Trump’s criticism of Massachusetts prosecutors » Boston Herald House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump’s criticism this week of two Massachusetts district attorneys who sued the federal government to block Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from…

Remarkably unremarkable: Pete Buttigieg rises in the polls as the first major openly gay candidate for president » Boston Globe It was both a remarkable and entirely unremarkable sight: Pete Buttigieg’s husband shaking hands with voters who had lined up outside the Somerville Theatre to hear from the first credible gay candi…

Business

Nonprofit that runs schools in Haiti rejects Kraft donation » Boston Globe The president of a Rhode Island-based organization that provides free schooling for hundreds of impoverished children in Haiti has rejected a $100,000 donation from Robert Kraft, the New England Patri…

Farm tour for state officials highlights Westport agriculture » South Coast Today State leaders wandered through farmland in Westport and South Dartmouth, sampling local oysters and wine and learning more about the food their assistance helped grow.…

Beverly incubator, college awarded capital grant funding » Wicked Local Beverly The Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) recently announced $30.95 million in capital grant funding to support the state’s global leadership in the life scie…

Fish coalition loses longtime staffer to retirement » Gloucester Times They threw a little party for Christine Sherman on Friday at the Gloucester House Restaurant, a little brunch with friends, family and colleagues, all of whom had collected to wish Sherman good luck u…

Massachusetts could send fewer lobsters to Maine if these new rules are approved » Bangor Daily News If ever there was a topic that might easily lend itself to bipartisan agreement in Massachusetts, it would be lobster, the tasty crustacean that’s long been both a staple of New England cuisine and …

Judge blocks parts of Boston’s Airbnb ordinance » Boston Globe A federal judge has temporarily blocked the City of Boston from enacting two provisions of a short-term rental ordinance passed last summer but is allowing officials to proceed with a third element of…

Changes In Lobster Processing Rules On Legislature's Plate » WBUR If ever there was a topic that might easily lend itself to bipartisan agreement in Massachusetts it would be lobster, the tasty crustacean that's long been both a staple of New England cuisine and a v…

Midtown Mall in Worcester, eyed for eminent domain, sold for $4M » Worcester Mag The Midtown Mall, for years a bitter source of contention in downtown Worcester, has been sold. Owner Dean Marcus confirmed he has sold the mall at 22 Front Street as part of a sale to another develop…

Some Somerville businesses are seeing red over Green Line project » Boston Globe In late February, Maria Rondeau was delighted to learn that her Peruvian restaurant, Celeste, was nominated for a James Beard award for best new restaurant in the Northeast. Her phone began ringing of…

In South Boston, a tiny triangle of land prompts a big legal battle » Boston Globe Around Greater Boston there are scraps of land that might seem too small to build on. But with housing in such acute demand, those scraps are sometimes worth fighting over.…

AG Healey Calls on FCC to Enforce Laws to Curb Illegal Robocalls » Cape Cod Today Attorney General Maura Healey today joined a bipartisan group of 42 state attorneys general in support of rule changes proposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would allow the comm…

Cannabis

Tiger Woods, Trump and a perhaps counterintuitive political benefit » Boston Globe You can buy a Big Mac and do your banking from the comfort of your car, but pick up your marijuana? No way — not in Massachusetts.…

Mass. Drums Up 'Pretty Poor' Attempt To Address Disparity In Marijuana Business » New England Public Radio In our look back at news of the week, Massachusetts marijuana regulators have announced plans to give those most impacted by the so-called war on drugs the first licenses to start pot delivery busines…

Crimes

In taking on sex trade, suburban moms are a model of activism » Boston Globe Re “Confronting the sex trade in their community” (Page A1, April 28): The actions of a group of Wayland moms to end sex trafficking in their community are exactly what makes America great and wil…

Education

Boston Officials Condemn “Concerning” Video Shot at Eastie School » Boston Magazine Excel Academy Charter High School in East Boston is ramping up security after a woman walked in and filmed a display recognizing Arab American Heritage Month.…

Quabbin, Shepherd Hill, Uxbridge high schools to offer Innovation Pathways programs » Worcester Telegram Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s office on Friday announced the state has granted special career pathway designations to 11 high schools, including three in Central Massachusetts.…

Pro-Palestine event at UMass draws 2,000 attendees, 10 protestors » The Republican Just 10 people were outside protesting the Palestine solidarity event Saturday night at the University of Massachusetts that opponents failed to block via court action.…

This STEM-focused, prank-loving school in remote northern Maine is No. 2 in the nation » Boston Globe This town 2 miles from the Canadian border is home to five churches, a post office, an ATM but no bank, Mike’s family market, a hairdresser, and a nonprofit coffee shop that runs on donations. There…

From Anita Hill to Angela Merkel: Here are the 2019 commencement speakers in Mass. » Boston Business Journal Former AOL co-founder Steve Case, freshman U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and costume designer Ruth E. Carter, who won an Oscar for her work on Marvel’s “Black Panther,” are all among this year’s c…

OUR VIEW: Legislative delegation should let Alma neighborhood school go forward » South Coast Today State Rep. Chris Markey has filed a home rule petition with the state Legislature that would allow Alma del Mar to operate a 450-seat neighborhood charter school in New Bedford.…

Supporters, some protesters attend ‘Not Backing Down’ panel on Israel-Palestine » Gazette Net More than 1,500 people packed into the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center on Saturday for an event that drew widespread media attention and controversy before it even began.The panel was tit…

Shutesbury Town Meeting approves regional school assessment formula » Gazette Net With voters at Saturday's annual Town Meeting agreeing to a revised formula for how Shutesbury pays its share of regional school costs, the $32.09 million budget for the Amherst-Pelham Regional Schoo…

Harvey Weinstein trial is causing a legal drama at Harvard » Boston Globe In the tumultuous few months since students began objecting to Harvard Law professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.’s decision to defend Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein at his rape trial, the college ha…

Marty Walsh dismisses concerns over incoming schools superintendent’s past » Boston Herald Mayor Martin Walsh shrugged off concerns about the failure to publicly address questions about academic performance in Minnesota under incoming Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius, …

Residents react with dismay, sadness after swastika found on Foxboro school grounds » The Sun Chronicle People expressed disappointment and sadness following the discovery of a swastika drawn in pencil on the grounds of the Ahern Middle School this past week.…

Bellotti revs up for Quincy College rebound » Patriot Ledger Former Norfolk County Sheriff Michael Bellotti says when he stepped in as Quincy College president in September, it was baptism by fire.…

Ed funding debate comes to Boston Foundation » The Bay State Banner Two years after a legislative committee released a report documenting a $2 billion deficit in state education funding, lawmakers and Gov. Charlie Baker are sparring over measure that would tie increas…

Environment

Massachusetts bill would stiffen penalties for harassing hunters » The Republican Jon Green was hunting deer in Shrewsbury when he arrived at his tree stand to find part of it ripped off, bent and thrown several yards away.…

Harsher penalties eyed for poachers » The Salem News An unlikely alliance between animal protection groups and hunters is driving a proposal for stiffer penalties for those who poach deer, turkey and other wild game.…

Groups seek harsher penalties for poachers » Eagle Tribune An unlikely alliance between animal protection groups and hunters is driving a proposal for stiffer penalties for those who poach deer, turkey and other wild game.…

Senators renew push to ban offshore drilling off New England » Boston Herald All 10 U.S. senators in coastal New England reintroduced a proposal Friday to bar oil and gas drilling from the region’s shores.…

Candidates, take note: For people of color, climate change is a major issue » Boston Globe In her list of issues that black women voters care about (“Will black women save us . . . again?” Ideas, April 28), Julie Scelfo omits a critical item: climate change. Two esteemed Boston-area wom…

Gaming

Horse racing could be back on track at Great Barrington Fairgrounds » Berkshire Eagle A return to racing at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds has been seen as something of a long shot. But the odds might be improving.…

Wynn Resorts on hook for $1.3m in legal fees » Commonwealth Magazine THE MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION paid about $1.25 million to five outside law firms defending the agency and one of its top employees in a lawsuit brought by Steve Wynn, but officials say the legal…

Health Care

The disruptive beauty of ‘Medicare for all’ » Boston Globe The premise of Michael Stein and Jon Kingsdale’s argument that “Medicare for all” presents too great a risk appears to be that the massive disruption it would cause outweighs its benefits (“Th…

Community health centers in Mass. operating on slim margins » Worcester Telegram Some Massachusetts community health centers are “essentially one snowstorm away from having challenges making payroll,” an expert on the industry’s finances said Wednesday.…

Health care chairs vow action on price variation » Commonwealth Magazine

Human Services

What States Can Do to Drastically Reduce Child Poverty » Governing Building on the federal Child Tax Credit would yield dramatic results. …

Editorial: State must do more for children in its care » Milford Daily News Foster children often face many hurdles before they even step into a classroom. Many come from homes that have been broken up for any one of a variety of issues, while others have been forcibly remove…

Workers at Massachusetts Department of Children and Families who focus on foster care say they are overworked, understaffed » The Republican For years, Ethel Everett handled 30 to 35 homes at a time as a family resource worker with the Department of Children and Families in Springfield.…

Immigration

Pelosi shocked by Trump’s attack on Mass. DAs » Commonwealth Magazine US REPS. KATHERINE CLARK AND AYANNA PRESSLEY voiced support Friday for state prosecutors suing to block authorities from making immigration arrests at courthouses, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed s…

NECC program for immigrant professionals awarded $50,000 » The Eagle Tribune Immigrants with education or work credentials they acquired in their native land are getting a helping hand in having their education and career skills recognized and understood in this country.…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs prosecutors’ lawsuit against ICE » Boston Herald New York U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the federal lawsuit filed by two Massachusetts district attorneys seeking to bar Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from state courthouses is a…

Ayanna Pressley and Katherine Clark are backing the Mass. prosecutors who joined the ICE lawsuit » Boston Globe Representatives Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley said Friday they support the decision made by two high-profile Massachusetts prosecutors this week to join a lawsuit against the federal government …

Insurance

An insurer denied her $95,000 cancer treatment. She’s fighting back » Boston Globe Kate Weissman was 30 when doctors found the tumor. She was treated with radiation and chemotherapy, but within months, her cervical cancer had spread.…

Judiciary

4 Massachusetts district attorneys demand courts stop using sentencing guidelines » Boston Herald A group of district attorneys are demanding that state judges stop using an unauthorized list of sentencing guidelines that hasn’t been approved by the Legislature.…

Labor

Boston Uber Drivers To Join Others In Major U.S. Cities In Strike About Wages » WBUR Uber drivers in Boston announced Sunday they will be joining drivers in major cities across the country in a strike about wages on Wednesday, the day before the ride-hailing company is scheduled to go…

Amid low unemployment rate, some struggle to find meaningful jobs » Patriot Ledger Mary Flaherty is having a tough time finding a full-time job. The 60-year-old said she’s applied for up to 100 jobs since September, but rarely gets a call back, which surprises her considering wide…

AG Healey Sends Warnings To Violators Of State's 'Ban The Box' Rule » WBUR Attorney General Maura Healey is warning state businesses not to unfairly discriminate against job applicants with criminal records.…

AG Maura Healey fines companies for asking job applicants about criminal histories » The Republican Two Massachusetts companies – Brooks Brothers and DesignWerkes – have been fined $5,000 each and required to remove from their job applications questions about applicants’ criminal histories.…

[UPDATED] MassHire hosts career fair to help workers of 5 nursing homes set to close » South Coast Today In response to the closings of nursing homes in Greater New Bedford, the MassHire Greater New Bedford Career Center will hold a Health Care Career Fair for affected employees.…

AG: Amesbury company among those in violation of CORI law » Newburyport News The Attorney General's Office said it has reached agreements with two Massachusetts companies, including one in Amesbury, and sent warning letters to 17 other businesses found to be in violation of a …

Legislative

Interest groups rate local legislators based on their records » Sentinel & Enterprise This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call continues its series that looks at the ratings senators and representatives received from interest groups which measured legislators' support or opposition to the grou…

Don’t let corporations limit our policy ambitions » Commonwealth Magazine LAST SESSION, the only bill that Massachusetts legislators passed before budget season was sweeping legislation to raise their own pay. By contrast, this year, the Legislature has already passed impor…

With 8 Hearings In One Day, How Can Massachusetts Lawmakers Do Their Jobs? » New England Public Radio Massachusetts legislators on Beacon Hill are scheduled to vet more than 200 bills on Tuesday. …

Local Government

New faces and a few races in Norfolk election Tuesday » The Sun Chronicle The highlight of Tuesday’s annual town election features races involving four residents running for two seats on the board of selectmen.…

The legend of ‘Lesbianville’: Looking back at a city nickname and claim to fame » Gazette Net The legend of "Lesbianville" can be traced back to two local women, an engagement announcement in this newspaper, and a sensationalist article in a supermarket tabloid.…

Plainfield voters approve broadband funding at annual Town Meeting » Gazette Net Voters on Saturday approved funding to operate their new, town-owned broadband enterprise, putting Plainfield on its way to providing its own sustainable high-speed internet to the entire town by earl…

Editorial: Town Meeting the ultimate in participatory government » Gazette Net Ah, the venerable Town Meeting - an event so important it deserves to be capitalized. This New England tradition dates back to the early 1600s with the Puritans, although a couple of states in the Mid…

Quincy rebuffs Walsh’s peace treaty to get bridge built » Boston Globe Mayor Marty Walsh wants a peace treaty so he can build a new bridge to the island, and is offering seemingly attractive terms: a promise that Quincy officials would get to approve any private-sector d…

North Andover to permit broader online participation » The Eagle Tribune Town Meeting is an old institution, having governed the community for 373 years.…

Politics

Ocasio-Cortez visits Brookline to support Select Board candidate » Boston Globe US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York Democrat who famously vanquished a 10-term incumbent with a grass-roots campaign that left holes in her shoes, brought her political star power…

Chandler to serve on Voter Choice board » Sentinel & Enterprise FORMER 3RD DISTRICT Congressional candidate Alexandra Chandler has joined the Advisory Board of Voter Choice Massachusetts, which is working on bringing Ranked Choice Voting to the Bay State.…

Possible primary challenge on tap » Gloucester Times In a lineup that could be a preview of the 6th District 2020 Democratic primary race, a former congressman, a member of the governor's council and the wife of Congressman Seth Moulton were on hand for…

Alex Cora decides to skip Red Sox visit to White House » Boston Herald Manager Alex Cora will not join his team when the Red Sox visit the White House this Thursday in recognition of their 2018 world championship.…

Crossing party lines, and drawing fire » Lowell Sun Rep. Dave Nangle was born and raised in Lowell. He's spent his whole life as a proud Democrat. And he's been re-elected to office 11 times -- but now some local Democrats are voicing concerns about wh…

Public Health

On health performance, Mass. not such a shiny star » Commonwealth Magazine MANY BAY STATE health care cognoscenti and politicos like to brag about Massachusetts health statistics. For years now, Massachusetts has performed well, at or near the top, in surveys of key health i…

Lawsuits and investigations abound: but where is opioid addiction support in Somerville? » Wicked Local Somerville Many are concerned that Somerville's response to the opioid crisis focuses on lawsuits rather than treatment.…

With American Maternal Deaths Rising, There's More Focus On Hearts — And Marching For Moms » WBUR The numbers are going in the exact wrong direction. The American maternal mortality rate has doubled over the last two decades, according to one recent estimate, a phenomenon unique to the United Stat…

Public Safety

Women allege discrimination, retaliation on male-dominated Boston police force » Boston Globe Donna Gavin, the Boston Police Department’s lone female lieutenant detective, describes being retaliated against and undermined by her former captain because she is a woman.…

Arlington's Use Of Restorative Justice To Discipline Officer Sparks Criticism » WBUR An Arlington police lieutenant says he's sorry for inflammatory comments he made in a police newsletter. Lt. Rick Pedrini has been the talk of the town since October, when he penned several controvers…

New North Citizens Council, Roca selected by Massachusetts to receive gun-violence prevention money under $8 million program » The Republican Two Springfield community programs will each be receiving $800,000 in state grants as part of an $8 million program that seeks to reduce gun violence among teens and young adults across Massachusetts.…

Worcester Youth Center gets grant to fight gun violence » Worcester Telegram Ten organizations serving neighborhoods in Boston, Springfield, New Bedford, Brockton, Lawrence and Worcester will receive a total of more than $8 million in grant money to work towards preventing and…

State Finance

Latest state spending plan to be unveiled by Senate panel » The Associated Press (AP) Less than two weeks after the House signed off on a nearly $43 billion state budget, a key Senate panel is ready to weigh in on plans for spending in the next fiscal year.…

State Tax Revenues Are Higher Than Ever, But Good Times May Not Last » Governing Federal tax reform and the economy are boosting state coffers -- for now. …

State Government

Keller @ Large: Charlie Baker On Regulating Casinos, Logan Airport Ride Sharing » CBS Boston WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller began the first of two interviews with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Sunday.…

Staff exodus leads to upheaval at governor's association » The Hill A steady drumbeat of staff departures at the National Governors Association (NGA) raised red flags among the group’s top leaders, setting off a two-month standoff that ended recently with the ouster…

Taxation

Family-friendly tax reform is needed in Mass. » Commonwealth Magazine FAMILY ADVOCATES have been hard at work on Beacon Hill, pushing for reforms to the state’s Temporary Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) program. Their laudable efforts have led to a ser…

Senate to lead closed meetings on tax policy changes in Massachusetts » The Republican The Senate working group formed to take a deep dive into tax policy and recommend ways to modernize and update the tax code will hold closed meetings, according to its chairman.…

Table set for serious talks about new taxes, revenue » The Herald News Four months into the new legislative session, there’s no consensus on new taxes or other revenues to pay for major education and transportation system needs, with Gov. Charlie Baker taking a guarded…

Is It Time For New Taxes In Massachusetts? » WBUR There's a debate on Beacon Hill about how to pay for improvements to public education and transportation.…

Transportation

Time to step it up on bus rapid transit » Commonwealth Magazine NEW DATA RELEASED recently by the MassINC Polling Group demonstrates the toll that traffic congestion and long commutes are taking on Massachusetts residents. Sixty-six percent of poll respondents bel…

Utilities

Falmouth seeks new location for wind turbines » Cape Cod Times Officials have started working toward moving two town-owned wind turbines beyond Falmouth’s borders Wednesday with publication of an advertisement in the Central Register seeking letters of interest…

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The Week Ahead

Monday - 5/6

10:30am Criminal Justice Task Force on Juvenile Age, Department of Youth Services -- Boston Facility

11:00am Secretary's Awards for Excellence in Energy & Environmental Education, Great Hall, State House, Boston

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

5:00pm Re-Election Campaign Kickoff for Lynn City Councilor Jay Walsh

Tuesday - 5/7

Birthdays: Rep. Jonathan Zlotnik, Rep. Joseph Wagner, Rep. Patricia Haddad, Rep. Angelo D'Emilia

9:00am MS Action Day, Great Hall, State House, Boston

10:30am Joint Committee on Health Care Financing, Public Hearing

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

11:00am Joint Committee on Municipalities & Regional Government, Public Hearing

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

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

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

1:00pm Joint Committee on Elder Affairs, Public Hearing

1:00pm Joint Committee on Revenue, Public Hearing

5:30pm Spring Reception for Sen. Diana DiZoglio

Wednesday - 5/8

9:00am Assessors Association Lobby Day, Nurses Hall, State House, Boston

11:00am MSPCA Lobby Day for Animals, Great Hall, State House, Boston

11:00am House Session, Full Formal Session

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

1:00pm Constitutional Convention, Constitutional Convention

5:30pm Department of Agricultural Resources Public Hearing, John W. Olver Transit Center, 1st Floor Meeting Room, 12 Olive Street, Greenfield

5:30pm Fundraiser for Haverhill City Council President John Michitson

5:30pm An Event Honoring Attorney General Maura Healey

Deadline for reporting of the FY18 House Ways & Means budget

Thursday - 5/9

10:00am Healthy Start Awards, Great Hall & Grand Staircase, State House, Boston

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

5:00pm Campaign Kickoff for Springfield City Council Candidate Kelli Moriarty-Finn

5:30pm Department of Agricultural Resources Public Hearing, Board of Selectmen's Meeting Room, 100 Maple Avenue, Richard D. Carney Municipal Building, Shrewsbury

Friday - 5/10

9:00am Green Difference Awards, Great Hall, State House, Boston

9:00am Delta Day at the State House, Nurses Hall, State House, Boston

Press Releases

Massachusetts Weekly Unemployment Claimant Data 06-10-21 » MA Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Senate Passes Post-Retirement Work Waiver Extension » Massachusetts Retirees

Tremont Strategies Group Welcomes New Additions To Government Affairs Team » Tremont Strategies Group

$4.6 Million Rapid Reemployment Grant Program Launches in Massachusetts » MA Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Summer Road Safety » MassDOT

Upcoming Wellington Circle Study Virtual Public Meeting » MassDOT

MassDEP Assesses Penalty to Sira Naturals for Environmental Violations at its Milford Manufacturing Facility » MA Department of Environmental Protection

What a Week It’s Been » Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance

Led by Sen. Lewis, Fair Share Amendment Advances to the Ballot » Office of MA State Senator Jason Lewis

MMA urges House to protect local control of municipal reprecincting process » Massachusetts Municipal Association

New Measures to Boost Home Ownership, Wages, and Economic Equity in Boston » City of Boston

Boston Police Department Police Reform Policy Update » City of Boston

On the Anniversary of 1982 Nuclear Weapons Freeze Rally in Central Park, Senator Markey and Rep. McGovern Reintroduce Expansive Legislation to Halt Dangerous 21ST Century Global Nuclear Arms Race » Office of U.S. Senator Ed Markey

Senator Markey Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Dr. Anthony Fauci, Research Institute Heads From Politically Motivated Termination » Office of U.S. Senator Ed Markey

AG Healey Sues Orthodontist for Illegally Charging MassHealth Patients for Missed or Cancelled Appointments » Office of MA Attorney General Maura Healey

Drawing Democracy Coalition Urges MA Senate to Pass Reprecincting Bill to Ensure Equitable Redistricting Process: » Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Drought Conditions Improve in Some Commonwealth Regions, Worsen in Others » Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency


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