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9:30am Mass. Gaming Commission Public Hearing, Via teleconference

10:00am Department of Revenue Public Hearing, Via WebEx

11:00am AIM: Childcare Implications and Employee Retention in the COVID-19 Era, Webinar

11:00am Senate Session, Informal Session

11:00am House Session, Informal Session

1:00pm Commission on Ocean Acidification, Virtual Meeting

2:00pm Women’s Bar Association: Race, Incarceration And Clemency, Zoom

3:00pm NCSL: Forever Chemicals? State and Federal Actions on PFAS, Online

5:30pm Sen. Julian Cyr's 5th Annual Truro Vineyards Virtual Reception

Birthdays: Rep. James Arciero

Must-Reads

Coalition Forms Around Regional Approach to Offshore Wind » State House News Service About 40 environmental advocacy groups, research institutes, business alliances and more from the region have banded together to form New England for Offshore Wind. The group argued that a regional ap…

Rep. Richie Neal's Campaign Sends Threatening Letter Demanding Removal of Ad About His Corporate PAC Cash » TMI Facing a tough primary challenge, the embattled congressman aims to block voters from seeing an ad about him being Congress’s #1 recipient of corporate PAC money.…

Superior Court judge won’t block Mass. eviction moratorium » Boston Business Journal A Suffolk Superior Court judge denied a request to preliminarily block Massachusetts officials from enforcing the eviction moratorium signed into law earlier this year in response to the economic cris…

Schools can reopen, Germany finds, but expect a ‘roller coaster’ » Boston Business Journal Social distancing and face masks are mandatory on most school grounds, but rarely inside classrooms, despite recent advice from the World Health Organization that children 12 and over wear masks when …

Why hasn’t the Mass. Legislature sent a police accountability bill to the governor? » Boston Globe A final version of the closely watched legislation — passed by the House 33 days ago and in the Senate, 10 days before that — remains bottled up within closed-door negotiations. Legislative leader…

‘Our phone started ringing off the hook:’ Massachusetts private schools see uptick in interest following plans for public schools to go remote » The Republican Many private schools in Massachusetts, including schools in the Archdiocese of Boston and the Dioceses in Worcester and Springfield are offering in-person options this fall — the same cities where p…

OPINION: The NRA Has a Right to Exist » The Wall Street Journal New York Attorney General Letitia James’s attempt to dissolve the 150-year old organization is unconstitutional government overreach.…

Live updates: High-profile Democratic governors say they will not follow new CDC coronavirus testing guidance » Washington Post Many in the medical community worry the change could heighten public confusion and hasten the virus’s spread.…

FL: How GOP House candidate Laura Loomer explains her history of hate-speech, Islamophobia » (H)er record of extremist anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim statements. Those included decrying Islam as "a cancer on humanity," and a tweet that read "Good. Here's to 2,000 more," after 2,000 migrants r…

Trump and Biden ready to refight 1968 » Axios Trump wants to appeal to his base's instincts and convince white, suburban voters on the fence that their safety is at risk. Biden is talking to those same suburban voters and trying to convince them …

Drug Industry Hopes Patients Can Reshape Narrative » State House News Service Nancy Simonian, CEO of the Cambridge-based Syros Pharmaceuticals, said companies in the industry tend to focus on success and not recognize areas where they have lost trust.…

CA: California COVID-19 workers’ comp claims soar » CAL MATTERS Workers’ compensation claims for COVID-19 have spiked dramatically in the past two months, from about 4,700 in May to about 10,900 in June and more than 11,600 in July, according to data from the Ca…

“It’s not just about not playing a basketball game. It’s about hearing the message that those players are passing on to us,” Walsh said in a press conference outside City Hall Wednesday. “If we continue, as a society, to ignore and avoid those messages, you’ll be in the same exact situation that we’re in today next month, next year.”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

Encouraging people to listen to the message of the Celtics players who are considering boycotting the first game of their playoff series after the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

News By Category
Beltway Politics

The Special Hypocrisy of Melania Trump’s Speech at the Republican National Convention » The New Yorker In conjuring the image of herself as a charitable, empathetic First Lady, Melania Trump mirrored exactly her husband’s farce of magnanimity.…

The Memo: Trump uses convention to target key states » The Hill The GOP has gone all out to elevate the voices of Cuban-Americans in Florida, small business owners in Wisconsin and farmers in Iowa during the convention’s first three nights.…

Angela Menino throws support behind Kennedy » Commonwealth Magazine Eight days after Sen. Ed Markey said the vandalized statue of Christopher Columbus in a North End park should be replaced with a statue of Boston’s first — and so far only — Italian-American may…

AOC gives Morse a homestretch boost » Commonwealth Magazine IN THE LATEST headline-grabber in a race that has had several in recent weeks, Alex Morse’s campaign to unseat Rep. Richard Neal in next week’s Democratic primary, the national leader of the party…

7 Trumps But No Baker, Romney Or Weld: Mass. Republicans Don't Fit At GOP Convention » WBUR Some state Republicans say this shows that prototypical Massachusetts Republicans — and others who are socially moderate and fiscally conservative — don't fit easily into the GOP under Trump.…

Editorial: People defend Melania after trolling from Midler » Boston Herald It’s no secret that the Hollywood left despises President Trump and all he touches. Even stars whose hitmaking days are behind them can be guaranteed to grab air and approval from like-minded folks …

Opinion: Trump needs to give speech of his life to GOP convention » Boston Herald President Trump needs to deliver the speech of his life Thursday night to convince Americans to re-elect him and reject what he’ll call the socialist policies of Democrats and their nominee Joe Bide…

Republican Convention takeaways: Sharing stage with crises » Boston Globe Republicans are proceeding with the third night of their national convention, but many Americans — particularly those in the path of Hurricane Laura — are focusing on more immediate concerns.…

Mike Pence, Republicans press a distorted case on economy » Boston Globe Vice President Mike Pence and fellow Republicans pressed a distorted case Wednesday that President Donald Trump took over a moribund economy from Barack Obama and supercharged it. That’s not what ha…

Mike Pence defends police at convention amid rising race tension » Boston Globe Vice President Mike Pence forcefully defended law enforcement Wednesday night but made no mention of the Black Americans killed by police this year as he addressed Republican convention proceedings th…

Opinion: In the Rose Garden, Melania Trump tried her best. But a weed’s a weed » Boston Globe Her well-delivered remarks can’t change President Trump’s divisive words and actions over the past four years.…

Opinion: Dystopian fiction, and facts » Boston Globe As Republicans try to terrify white voters by conjuring a fictional dystopia at their convention this week, a real one has been laid bare, yet again — this time in the streets of Kenosha, Wis.…

How An Intrepid Greek Exile, The CIA And The Boston Globe Nearly Kept Richard Nixon Out Of The White House » WGBH Elias Demetracopoulos was a fascinating character — World War II resistance fighter, journalist, opponent of the military junta in Greece and, ultimately, a political exile in the United States. Tod…

Ed Markey On Why He Thinks He Should Continue Serving As Your Senator » WBUR Incumbent Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy are locked in a tight race for a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts, with less than a week to go before the Sept. 1 primary.…

Three big picture takeaways from night three of the Republican National Convention » Boston Globe The third night of the Republican National Convention lacked a singular moment, but wasn’t lacking for serious background context.…

What to watch tonight: Trump’s moment, Ivanka, and Rudy Giuliani » Boston Globe President Donald Trump has popped up multiple times during this week's Republican National Convention, but his big moment is scheduled for Thursday night when he is to make his case for another four y…

Trump’s big night: Expect talk of GOP progress, Dem anarchy » Boston Globe Four years ago, Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president with a dark convention speech that painted a dystopian portrait of America in decline and offered a singular sol…

Business

Impact of COVID-19 on small farms in Massachusetts » News 22 WWLP.com Congressman Jim McGovern will visit six farms in Massachusetts Wednesday and Thursday including farms in Franklin and Hampshire counties.…

Employer survey indicates new normal will be very different » Commonwealth Magazine A SURVEY OF COMPANIES in the Greater Boston area indicates nearly half of their employees will continue to work remotely after concerns about COVID-19 subside, suggesting major changes are in store fo…

Charlie Baker touts local business, urges residents to ‘get out and shop’ on tax-free weekend » Lowell Sun Gov. Charlie Baker has one message for you this weekend: Mask up and spend some money.…

Cape Cod inns, B&Bs see surge from new visitors » Boston Herald It was early June and the state had just allowed for the opening of hotels, bed-and-breakfasts and small inns. On Cape Cod, small inn and B&B owners were anxious: Their bookings had been pretty much w…

State Provides Grant for UMass Cranberry Station » Cape Cod Online The state has granted nearly $8 million to the UMass Cranberry Station in Wareham in an effort to promote the cranberry industry.…

Civil Rights

Pressley, activists say if you’re disabled while Black, police violence is a particular problem » Boston.com “When we say Black Lives Matter, we must also state and affirm that Black disabled lives matter."…

Education

Analysis: Early College Programs Making a Difference » State House News Service Highlighting new data showing greater academic success among high school students who take college courses, education experts called Wednesday for Massachusetts to continue investing in early college …

Massachusetts teachers push back against state’s guidance for remote teaching from classrooms » Boston Herald While Massachusetts education officials expect that remote teachers work from their school classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic, teachers in some districts are pushing back and will conduct lesson…

Few COVID cases identified so far as campuses reopen in Worcester » Worcester Telegram Just over a week after welcoming students back to campus, Clark University has identified four positive COVID-19 cases out of thousands of tests.…

BU dean warns students who host or attend large parties will be suspended this semester » Boston Globe A Boston University official on Wednesday warned that students who host or attend parties of more than 25 people this fall will be suspended for the remainder of the semester as the school tries to pr…

Colleges face new financial threat as thousands of students petition for tuition discounts » Boston Business Journal The petitions come as a growing number of schools clear their campuses to combat new Covid-19 outbreaks while also setting the stage for tough negotiations with students and their families in the mont…

Environment

Outer Cape project gauges effectiveness of shark alert buoys » Cape Cod Times The latest addition to the arsenal to protect against shark attacks is nearly invisible: a lone yellow buoy anchored beyond the waves about five football fields offshore, listening for the distinct so…

Baker-Polito Administration to Replace Railings Along Lynn Shore Drive » Lynn Journal Seeking to continue making infrastructure improvements within the state parks system, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced a $423,000 project to replace the railing along Lynn Shore Drive i…

Opinion: The climate case against Ed Markey » Boston Globe As a senator, Markey has played a big role fighting the climate crisis. As one of the main congressional critics of nuclear power in the 1980s, he also played a big role creating it.…

‘We irrigated as much as we could’: Western Massachusetts farmers face drought as hot, dry summer winds to a close » The Republican What precipitation has fallen lately was too often hail that damaged crops in the fields.…

McGovern kicks off annual farm tour in Sunderland » The Recorder Jim McGovern was elected to Congress in 1996, and he never imagined that during his political career he would serve the 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts under a crippling pandemic.…

Gaming

Opinion: Casino slot revenues off to a strong start » Commonwealth Magazine GAMING IS BACK in Massachusetts and the casinos are open and ready for business and patrons appear to be ready, willing, and able to play. Plainridge Park reopened on July 8 and both MGM Springfield …

State regulators take up Encore oversight following big bash in crowded suite » Boston Globe The casino says it's put measures in place to make sure COVID-19 safety rules aren't violated again.…

Health Care

South Shore Health hires investment bank to explore strategic options » Boston Globe The parent company of South Shore Hospital said Wednesday that a merger with another health care network is among the options likely on the table as it begins the second phase of a strategic review.…

Housing

State judge blocks attempt to end eviction moratorium » Commonwealth Magazine A SUFFOLK SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE on Wednesday rejected a request by two landlords to suspend the state’s moratorium on evictions, saying the ban is not an “unreasonable exercise” of power.…

Two lawsuits challenging Mass. eviction ban get their day in court » Boston Globe A state judge denies an attempt by landlords to halt the moratorium, but a federal judge steers both sides toward a compromise.…

Judiciary

Judge Declines To Immediately Stop Mass. Evictions Ban » WBUR A Superior Court judge has refused to end the state’s ban on evictions, arguing any harm to landlords is “far outweighed” by the potential harm that would be caused by putting an end to the evic…

SJC rules Sept. 1 deadline will stick for receipt of mail-in ballots » Boston Herald The state’s highest court has ruled the Sept. 1 primary date will remain the deadline for mail-in ballots to be received — a decision frowned upon by Mayor Martin Walsh.…

Labor

Leaders demand: Keep Southwick workers on the job » The Haverhill Gazette Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey joined 3rd District Congresswoman Lori Trahan and local and state leaders for a rally with workers at the closed Southwick factory in Haverhill last week.…

More than 1 million Americans file for unemployment, again » Boston Herald Just over 1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the coronavirus outbreak continues to threaten jobs even as the housing market, auto sales and other segments of …

Legislative

Editorial: A chance for fresh thinking in Hyde Park, Roslindale, West Roxbury » Boston Globe Gretchen Van Ness’s takes on Roxbury Prep and qualified immunity offer an encouraging view on how she would legislate on Beacon Hill.…

Local Government

Marty Walsh tells city’s college students ‘do not have parties’ » Boston Herald Mayor Martin Walsh has a simple rule for the college students trickling back to Boston amid the coronavirus pandemic: no parties.…

Controversial Brockton apartment project dead after split vote on zoning overlay » The Enterprise The Brockton City Council voted 5-5 on a proposal to create a zoning overlay district that was needed by national real estate developer Wood Partners to create a 196-unit luxury apartment complex at t…

Watch: BPL To Launch Outdoor Wifi, Walsh Says » WGBH While Boston Public Library branches remain closed for in-building services, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Wednesday a new library program aimed at expanding digital and online access to residents aroun…

Boston polling places open this week » The Bay State Banner Last Saturday and Sunday, Boston voters with mail-in ballots could drop their envelopes in receptacles outside one of nine community centers across the city. Inside the community centers, voters check…

Springfield Pedestrian Underpass Praised; 'We're Going To Save Lives' » WAMC Residents of a Springfield, Massachusetts neighborhood joined with elected officials to praise the construction of a pedestrian underpass they believe will save lives.…

Politics

The Memeable Mr. Markey » Mother Jones How a pandemic and the online left tilted the scales in an epic primary fight.…

Framingham Women Leaders Share Stories in Politics To Mark 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment » Framingham Source SOURCE reached out to various women involved in Framingham politics over the years to ask them to talk about how far women have come in politics and how far women still need to go.…

Another candidate endorses Mermell after quitting 4th District primary » WPRI.com There’s been another shakeup in the race to replace Congressman Joe Kennedy, just six days before the Sept. 1 primary election.…

Another 4th District primary candidate is dropping out — and backing Jesse Mermell » Boston.com A candidate in the Democratic primary race to succeed Rep. Joe Kennedy III in the House of Representatives is dropping out and throwing their support behind fellow 4th District contender Jesse Mermell…

2020 Voter Guide: Contested Primaries In Western Mass. » NEPM Voters across western Massachusetts will have an opportunity to vote on September 1 in the state primary — if they haven't already taken advantage of early voting or the expanded mail-in option.…

Democratic Contenders In 9th Hampden District Clarify What Sets Them Apart » NEPM Three candidates are running to replace a retiring Massachusetts state representative in the 9th Hampden District, which includes part of Springfield and a small part of Chicopee.…

Experience Matters: Rep. Ryan Turns it on in Home Stretch » Charlestown Bridge In response to last week’s report regarding a momentum swing in the Second Suffolk District race for his opponent, Rep. Dan Ryan responded by saying he could paraphrase Mark Twain’s ‘The reports…

MA: Incumbent Michelle duBois Faces Challenge from Jack Lally in Democratic Primary Race for 10th Plymouth District » 95.9 WATD The 10th Plymouth District, which includes West Bridgewater, the east side of Brockton, and Precinct 1 of East Bridgewater has been represented by Michellle duBois, since she was first elected in 2014…

OPINION/Martin: Dean Tran’s ethics issues not a ‘deep state’ conspiracy » Worcester Telegram State Sen. Dean Tran used his campaign kickoff in Leominster to again attempt to cloud our understanding of his wrongdoing.…

Ed Markey leads Joe Kennedy in three new polls as race grows negative » Boston Herald Three new polls released Wednesday show U.S. Sen. Edward Markey opening a sizable lead over challenger U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III with less a week to go in their hotly contested Senate primary race.…

Note to Joe Kennedy: Conservatives take hits from progressives every day » Boston Herald Joseph P. Kennedy III: The “P” stands for “Please stop whining, you pathetic millennial pipsqueak!” You’re sending letters complaining about how hurt you are because that mean ol’ Markey c…

We Asked, They Answered: 4th District Candidates Vying For Kennedy's Seat Tell Us Why They're Running » WBUR Editor's Note: This post has been updated to reflect that in the Democratic race, Dave Cavell dropped out on Aug. 13 and Chris Zannetos suspended his campaign on Aug. 26, bringing the total number of …

Rep. Joe Kennedy vows to bring progressive, pro-Israel values to the Senate » Jewish Insider It bothers Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA) that he has been cast as the establishment candidate in next week’s Democratic primary, in which he is running to unseat Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). “By any…

Markey leads Kennedy by notable margin in trio of new Senate polls » Boston Globe A trio of new polls released Wednesday show Senator Edward J. Markey leading Joseph P. Kennedy III, as money continued to pour into the blockbuster Democratic Senate primary race, which has generated …

Ed Markey camp calls FBI over Twitter attacks against opponent; Joe Kennedy III team accuses them of allowing ‘toxic’ behavior » The Republican In an increasingly bitter U.S. Senate primary, Sen. Ed Markey’s campaign on Tuesday reported a “suspicious” Twitter account to the FBI after it hurled insults at Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s campaig…

Neal leading Morse 49-40 in Massachusetts 1st » Jewish Insider Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) leads his progressive challenger, Alex Morse, by nine points ahead of the heavily contested September 1 Democratic primary in Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district, acc…

State Rep. Mark Cusack, challenger Paul Hennessy talk police reform » Patriot Ledger For the first time since 2010, state Rep. Mark Cusack, D-Braintree, is running against an opponent in the Democratic primary. His challenger is Paul Hennessy, a longtime resident of Braintree.…

Democrats face complicated path in 2nd District » Cape Cod Times Tuesday’s Democratic primary for state representative in the 2nd Barnstable District is not a typical contest.…

Zannetos drops out of race for 4th Congressional District seat race, supports Mermell » The Sun Chronicle And then there were seven. Christopher Zannetos of Wellesley has pulled out of the Democratic contest for 4th Congressional District seat and thrown his support to Jesse Mermell of Brookline.…

Nadler, Maloney endorse Markey in Senate primary » The Hill Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) scored endorsements from House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday ahead of his Senate pr…

Heal the country? Disease specialists running for Congress » AP News A background in science — specifically, infectious disease and epidemiology — may not spring to mind as a key selling point for candidates hoping to land a seat in Congress.…

Letter: Rivera is unwavering in support for schools » The Andover Townsman While there are myriad important distinctions between the two candidates running for state representative in the 17th Essex District, one stands above the rest: public education.…

Public Health

Moderna: Vaccine Had Promising Results In Early Trial Of Older Adults » WBUR A small group of older adults given Moderna Inc.'s experimental COVID-19 vaccine showed encouraging early results, the company said Wednesday.…

CDC's Changed Testing Guidelines Could Lead To Less Testing, Experts Fear » WBUR The Trump administration has stirred confusion and concern by rewriting its guidelines for coronavirus testing. Public health experts fear the revised guidelines will lead to less testing – somethin…

Preparations for second surge of coronavirus underway » Boston Herald Health experts say Massachusetts is likely to experience a second coronavirus surge in the fall — how prepared the state is to handle it depends on who you ask.…

Mass. COVID-19 Cluster Traced To Rhode Island Bachelorette Party » WBUR A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts has been traced to a bachelorette party in Rhode Island late last month, health officials in both states said.…

Here are the 9 Massachusetts cities and towns at highest risk for coronavirus » Boston Herald Coronavirus has returned with a vengeance in several of the Bay State’s smaller, poorer cities — landing hard-hit communities such as Chelsea, Lynn, Revere and Everett on the state’s high-risk l…

Mass. reports 315 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 26 new confirmed deaths » Boston Globe The death toll from confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Massachusetts rose by 26 to 8,755, the state Department of Public Health reported Wednesday, and the number of confirmed cases climbed by 315,…

COVID-19 in Massachusetts: Framingham in Middlesex County, Sutton in Worcester County added to list of communities at high risk for spreading virus » The Republican Two communities, one in Central Massachusetts and the other in the MetroWest area, have been added to the state’s list of cities and towns at a high risk for spreading the coronavirus.…

Mayor Says East Boston COVID Spike Could Prompt Curfew, Other Restrictions » NBC Boston Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said a recent spike in coronavirus cases in the city's East Boston neighborhood could result in additional restrictions, up to and including a curfew.…

Town-by-town COVID-19 data in Massachusetts » Boston Globe The Department of Public Health released new town-by-town data for coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the latest set of such data showing how the virus has impacted individual communities throughout Mass…

Governor's private party restrictions draw Attleboro mayor's support, online backlash » The Sun Chronicle When Mayor Paul Heroux this week posted Gov. Charlie Baker’s Aug. 7 order putting restrictions on private parties to prevent the spread of coronavirus, he set off a firestorm.…

Public Safety

Lawmakers Want Free Testing In Hampshire County » WBUR The Baker administration's current COVID-19 monitoring "fails to paint a nuanced picture" for many western Massachusetts communities, state lawmakers warned Monday as they called for the establishment…

Morial: Measure Justice Movement by Changes in Laws » State House News Service The head of the National Urban League on Wednesday said that in order for the protests over police brutality and social injustice to be successful, they must lead to changes in laws and public policy,…

As Celtics, Raptors consider boycott after Jacob Blake shooting, Martin Walsh says it’s ‘time for action’ » Boston Herald Mayor Martin Walsh said it’s “time for action” on police and racial issues as he encouraged people to listen to the message of the Celtics and Raptors players who are considering boycotting the …

New Bedford Seems Satisfied With Its Police Officers [OPINION] » WBSM Mayor Jon Mitchell, in the wake of the George Floyd death and the resulting outcry, put together a blue-ribbon commission to review police use of force.…

Videos shed new light on police shooting of fleeing suspect, Juston Root » Boston Globe Police body camera videos released Wednesday depicts the final, chaotic moments before five Boston officers and one state trooper opened fire on Juston Root near a Brookline shopping center in Februar…

Family of murdered Chicopee woman fights for legislation » Western Mass News Family members of a murdered young woman continue to fight for legislation that would prohibit taking photos of a crime scene.…

Transportation

Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport completes $7.6M runway as aviation recovers from pandemic; Pentagon eyes F-35A fighters » The Republican Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport celebrated Wednesday the completion of a six-month, $7.6-million runway reconstruction project with a parade of historic aircraft and an eye towards the luring the ne…

Want to Know Why Some T Workers Aren’t Wearing Face Masks? » Boston Magazine We went straight to the source and asked.…

Utilities

New England needs to go all in on offshore wind » Commonwealth Magazine THIS WEEK, the Environmental League of Massachusetts launched a campaign to significantly increase the amount of offshore wind built off New England’s coast and deepen coordination in the region.…

AG, electric supplier reach $10 million settlement » Berkshire Eagle Starion Energy Inc., a Connecticut-based competitive electric supplier and two of its principals have agreed to pay up to $10 million, including $7.25 million to affected consumers, and make significa…

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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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