Massachusetts Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Reports: George H.W. Bush hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    MARCH 29: Former President George H.W. Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush during the meeting.

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  2. Eversource requests electric rate hike that could shock Western Mass. customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    Eversource customers could see their electric bills increase by about 10 percent next year under a request filed on Tuesday by the utility. But state Attorney General Maura Healey has vowed to challenge the proposal by Eversource, which would raise customers' rates by nearly $36 million, as well as a $60 million increase by NSTAR.

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  3. Union Station's Main Hall to Closed Tuesday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | NBC Washington

    Commuters who use D.C.'s Union Station on Wednesday and Thursday will find the main entrance and part of the station closed. Union Station's main hall, west hall and main entrance near Massachusetts Avenue NE will be closed, starting at 10 p.m. Tuesday night, for an event related to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, according to an email from Virginia Railway Express.

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    Sunday Jan 15 | WGBH

    As Republicans prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act following Donald Trump's inauguration as president, a rally in support of the ACA drew a large crowd to downtown Boston Sunday. The event outside Faneuil Hall was one of dozens of pro-ACA events that Democrats held around the country in an attempt to convince Republicans that repealing the ACA will carry a political cost.

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  5. Electoral College, Hedge Funds TargetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | New Haven Independent

    If two local legislators have their way this session, Connecticut will join a nationwide effort to choose presidents by the popular vote and a regional effort to tax hedge fund managers' income. The two legislators - Democratic State Reps.

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  6. Coalition lays out agenda to boost Mass. workersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    Labor unions, community groups and workers rights organizations set up shop in the Great Hall on Tuesday morning to draw attention to a raft of bills that constitute a "healthy workplace legislative agenda" that they said will make workplaces safer for all employees. Among the issues advocates hoped to bend policymakers' ears on were public employee safety, workplace bullying, protections for pregnant workers, wage theft, paid family and medical leave, using carbon dioxide detectors in public buildings, and a raise in the state's minimum wage.

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    Tuesday Jan 17 | Sampan

    The only one if its kind in New England, these awards are a special opportunity for Massachusetts to showcase the entrepreneurial talent of immigrants who are drawn here. These entrepreneurs enhance Massachusetts' neighborhoods, grow the economy and cement the commonwealth's reputation as an innovation hub.

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  8. Mass. lawmakers hear appeal for info about private special education schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    Representatives of organizations that work with private special education schools urged lawmakers Tuesday to help make more information available about such programs that serve students with needs for intensive services. "Somebody said, we need a Yelp for the schools, or some other kind of interactive site that allows people to really get a sense of what's happening and a place to ask questions," said Rich Robison, executive director of the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

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  9. New Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Speaking at MCLA CommencementJanuary 17, 2017 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | IBerkshires

    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will celebrate its 118th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium. This year's keynote speaker will be U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, a leader of the Civil Rights Movement who, as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups to organize the 1963 March on Washington.

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  10. The GOP's Strategy for Obamacare? Repeal and Run.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | OpEdNews

    For eight years, Republicans in Congress have complained about health care in America, heaping most of the blame on President Obama. Meanwhile, they've hung out on the sidelines making doomsday predictions and cheering every stumble, but refusing to lift a finger to actually improve our health care system.

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  11. Health care in trouble - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Haters are out of the closet again. I recall conversations with young women pronouncing that they are not feminists and didn't understand the need.

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  12. Cathedral grad professes first vows as Handmaid of the Sacred Heart of JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Iobserve

    "I didn't 'want to be a nun' for quite a while," said Sister Emma Catherine Kirwan-Avila, in an email interview and in-person comments to iObserve after she professed her first vows at Ancillae-Assumpta Academy, here, Jan. 14. "I actually found the prospect quite frightening, but that fear has given way to a deepening trust in the way that God draws us into the spaces and paths that he has laid out for us," she said, "and that trust has been rewarded with a deepening of joy, peace and gratitude which are confirmation for me of being on my particular path." Sister Catherine, as she is called by those her community, professed her vows to the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus during a special Mass.

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  13. Don't offer insurance? Mass. firms may have to pay $2,000 per workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Boston.com

    Companies that do not offer their employees health insurance would pay a $2,000 annual assessment per full-time worker to the state under a plan that Governor Charlie Baker plans to offer later this month to blunt the impact of escalating, enrollment-driven costs in the state's Medicaid program. The proposal -- the bulk of which is expected to be filed within the governor's budget due on Jan. 25 -- would also impose growth caps on the rates health providers can charge for medical services in an effort to control the cost of care in the commercial market and make it more affordable for employers.

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  14. January 17, 2017 - Mass. governor signs bill aimed at boosting...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Public Power

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Jan. 13 signed legislation aimed at promoting the sale and use of electric vehicles in the state. According to a news release from Baker's office, Senate Bill 2505 works to increase access to zero-emission vehicle charging stations for the general public by prohibiting owners of public charging stations from charging users a subscription or membership fee and requiring the use of payment options available to the general public.

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  15. Sen. Warren joins call for Ethel Rosenberg's exonerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | The Recorder

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is the latest public figure to join a growing list of elected officials who have endorsed the campaign asking President Obama to exonerate Ethel Rosenberg in his final days in office.

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  16. MSPCA inspectors struck by smell of decaying flesh at Ayer farmRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Ayer Public Spirit

    As state officials inspected the areas on the McNiff Farm that housed Troy McNiff's pigs, they were struck by the putrid smell of decaying flesh. "There were a lot of pigs standing in squalor in a haphazard shelter that was made up of wooden pallets and some metal thrown on top for a roof,'' wrote Martha Parkhurst, an agent for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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  17. Mass. gas prices dip 4 centsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BOSTON – A gallon of gas will cost you about 4 cents less this week, but though much more than it did this time last year, AAA Northeast reports. The company's Jan. 16 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.25 per gallon.

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  18. Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | The Gillette News-Record

    In this Aug. 22, 2010, file photo, an F-15 from the 104th Fighter Wing at the Barnes Air National Guard Base takes off during the Westfield International Air Show in Westfield, Mass. A 14-year-old Air National Guard proposal could be considered in 2017 that would allow the twin-engine fighters from Massachusetts to fly as low as 500 feet along a corridor in western Maine and the northern tip of New Hampshire.

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  19. Man stabbed during party at Mass. university chancellor's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | New York Daily News

    A man was stabbed during an early morning house party at the home of a Massachusetts university chancellor while he was out of town, police said. "I have learned about an incident that occurred at my residence last night and am very concerned about it as well as the health of the young man who was injured," Motley said in a statement.

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  20. Paintings on display at Berwick Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    During a life when Ruth has been a Peace Corps volunteer, a waitress, Head Start Aid, a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and when earning a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Massachusetts, she has had an underlying passion for art. She has always loved to draw and has taken courses at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Mass., and the Peabody Essex Museum.

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