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  1. New Wareham health center will treat those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    The sound fit the celebratory nature of the grand opening ceremony for the center, which will serve about 3,100 patients in the first year, according to Peter G. Georgeopoulus, president and CEO of the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center located in downtown New Bedford. The new location at 127 Marion Road will provide health care for residents of Wareham, which has 4,800 low-income residents, Georgeopoulus said.


  2. Kennedy latest Mass. Dem to back Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Home

    One of the last remaining holdouts in the Massachusetts delegation to Congress, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III announced Monday that he would back the White House's international nuclear deal with Iran as the "best means before us today to keep nuclear weapons out of Iranian hands." Kennedy, a second-term Congressman from Brookline, just returned from an official visit to Africa.


  3. Capuano offers conditionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Congressman Michael Capuano on Wednesday said that based on what he knows at the present time he would vote in favor of the Iran nuclear agreement. "If the vote were today, and if nothing changes between now and the day we actually vote on it, or if I don't find out new information, I'd vote yes," the Somerville Democrat said on Boston Herald radio.


  4. Mass. Governor, Congressional Delegation to Obama Administration: Fund...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | PRWeb

    The Governor of Massachusetts and the state's Congressional delegation are calling upon the Obama Administration to reverse current policy and continue to fund at-sea monitoring for the Northeast groundfish fishery. The Northeast Seafood Coalition expresses support for the request by the Governor, Senators, and Members of Congress in this Saving Seafood news release.


  5. 3 Lower Cape fire departments receive equipment grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Cape Cod Times

    CHATHAM - The Orleans, Chatham and Wellfleet fire departments will receive more than $350,000 in federal grants for training or equipment, according to U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Mass. Chatham will receive $200,892 in federal Assistance to Firefighters Grants to replace antiquated portable and vehicle radios.


  6. Politicians urge federal officials to pay for groundfishing observersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 |

    In an effort to reduce the financial burdens on the region's struggling fishermen, Governor Charlie Baker and the state's congressional delegation urged federal officials this week to pay for a controversial program that requires observers to monitor fishermen who catch cod, flounder, and other bottom-dwelling fish. In a letter sent to the secretary of the US Department of Commerce, which oversees the nation's fishing industry, Baker and the congressmen expressed "serious concern" about a decision this year by the National Marine Fisheries Service to require the region's fishermen to pay for the observer program.


  7. In Obama stronghold of Massachusetts, some unsure on Iran pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With just over a month before the deadline for Congress to act on an international nuclear deal with Iran, more than half of Massachusetts' all-Democratic delegation is still on the fence, according to a poll of the state's 11 members of Congress by The Associated Press. The Obama administration is relying on political strongholds of support like Massachusetts - if not to help approve the deal, then to block an override of a veto by President Barack Obama if the GOP-led House and Senate reject the deal.


  8. In Obama stronghold of Massachusetts, some unsure on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Berkshire Eagle

    In this file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, accompanied by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. More than half of Massachusetts' all-Democratic delegation is still on the fence with just over a month before the deadline for Congress to act on an international nuclear deal with Iran.


  9. First family arrives on Martha's VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Cape Cod Times

    After a brief stopover on Cape Cod, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, their daughter Sasha, and the family's Portuguese water dogs, Bo and Sunny, have landed on Martha's Vineyard, where they are expected to spend the next two weeks vacationing. The first family landed at Joint Base Cape Cod at 5:50 p.m. aboard Air Force One after traveling from Andrews Air Force Base.


  10. Lawmakers criticize NOAA lobster fishery monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton and four other members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation have stepped into the fray over expanded federal monitoring of the state's lobstermen, saying NOAA's plan appears "duplicative and unnecessary." NOAA, citing the need to adhere to more stringent regulations for recording bycatch and discard data, announced earlier this summer it is significantly expanding the monitoring coverage for lobstermen with state and federal permits, while also mandating they complete vessel trip reports.


  11. Willliam Keating files legislation on immigrant sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 |

    US Representative William Keating has filed legislation that would require Immigration and Customs Enforcement to help register sex offenders with state and local authorities before the agency releases them in the United States. Keating, a Democrat from Bourne and a former Norfolk county prosecutor, filed the legislation last week, more than a month after the Globe reported that the federal immigration agency had released hundreds of rapists, child molesters, and other sex offenders without consistently notifying law enforcement.


  12. Political Notes: House speaker impressed by Cape lobbyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Cape Cod Times

    After aggressively lobbying legislators to override Gov. Charlie Baker's line-item veto of funding for the 11 state-owned visitor information centers, the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce has returned to opening the Route 25 center in Plymouth on a daily basis. In light of Baker's veto, which struck $400,000 in visitor center funding from the Legislature's budget proposal, chamber CEO Wendy Northcross decided two weeks ago to open the Plymouth center only on the peak travel days of Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


  13. Fair Redistricting: MARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Daily Kos

    On to Massachusetts, a bastion of American progressivism. My last diary covered three smaller New England states: New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island.


  14. House Passes Rep. Rice's Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 |

    The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed H.R. 2770, legislation authored by Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security's Transportation ... Washington, DC - July 27, 2015 - The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed H.R. 2770, legislation authored by Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Homeland Security's Transportation Security Subcommittee. H.R. 2770, the , requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to develop and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance process for airport screening equipment.


  15. 54th Regiment mural takes its place among the city's historical offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 |

    The guest of honor and keynote speaker was former National Park Service Director Robert Stanton, the first African-American to head the agency. Stanton gave a shout-out to Jared Bader of Philadelphia, the young artist who was commissioned to create the mural.


  16. House approves short-term fix for highway aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Massachusetts delegation split Wednesday on legislation that would extend federal highway and transit aid funding to states through the current construction season. The bill, which passed 312-119, represents another short-term funding fix for the Highway Trust Fund as lawmakers continue to struggle with finding a stable, long-term source of revenue for the program.


  17. Celebration to honor local Red Cross centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    In honor of turning 100, the Red Cross of The Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts will host a birthday bash on Saturday at their chapter house. The event will feature a host of family activities, a special Four Seas ice cream flavor, and an exhibit on the history of the chapter.


  18. Feds award New Bedford Airport $3 million for taxiway upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 |

    U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Congressman William Keating, made the announcement Thursday along with $9.5 million for other other municipal airports in Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. "The commission is very appreciative of the hard work of Congressman Keating and our senators on behalf of the efforts to revitalize the airport," said Paul Barton, chairman of the New Bedford Airport Commission in a news release issued by Keating's office.


  19. Mayor, Congressman Keating, EPA officials announce $600K in brownfield grants for New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 |

    The city of New Bedford has received federal grants totaling $600,000 in recent weeks for environmental cleanup assessments and planning in the upper harbor area and the North End neighborhood around the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site, city officials announced this morning. The grants will help New Bedford continue efforts to transition from its “dirty industrial past to a clean, competitive future,” Mayor Jon Mitchell said at a press event at the Payne Cutlery brownfield, standing next to U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Mass., and Curt Spalding, regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency.


  20. Gov. Baker puts GOP also-rans in key postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Gov. Charlie Baker has won plaudits for bringing Democrats into the fold as he built a senior team around him, but the governor's administration has also provided refuge for some loyal party activists and several failed Republican candidates looking to regroup after faltering at the ballot box. The latest examples come in Baker's economic-development cabinet, where Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash, a Democrat, has filled two regional business development posts with 2014 runners-up.