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  1. Obama seeking $1.1 billion to battle opioid crisis Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WASHINGTON – In his final budget request, President Barack Obama plans to seek $1.1 billion in additional funding to address the opioid epidemic that has swept across Massachusetts and much of the United States. Citing statistic that more Americans now die every year from drug overdoses than they do in motor vehicle crashes, the White House announced Tuesday that Obama's 2017 budget will seek the massive boost in funding primarily aimed at expanding access to drug treatment programs.

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  2. White House proposing $1.1 billion opioid initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    In his final budget request, President Barack Obama plans to seek $1.1 billion in additional funding to address the opioid epidemic that has swept across Massachusetts and much of the United States. Citing statistics that more Americans now die every year from drug overdoses than they do in motor vehicle crashes, the White House announced Tuesday that Obama's 2017 budget will seek the massive boost in funding primarily aimed at expanding access to drug treatment programs.

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  3. Cape Coast Guardsmen receive Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal for heroic 2015 rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Cape Cod Times

    Andrea Suba was looking for help digging out from another winter storm on Feb. 15. But her son, Derrick Suba, a 1994 graduate of Bourne High School and a flight mechanic in the U.S. Coast Guard stationed at Joint Base Cape Cod, didn't answer her initial call. On Friday, Andrea Suba beamed with pride as her son received the Air Medal, an award for his heroic efforts in helping to save a father and son from a foundering sailboat 200 miles south of Nantucket during a ferocious February storm.

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  4. Mass. delegation in Congress split on few issues in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The Item Extra

    WASHINGTON – Through hundreds of roll call votes cast in 2015, the Massachusetts delegation in Congress stood largely together with their fellow Democrats, dividing on just a handful of issues. In the House, which cast 705 roll calls, the nine members from Massachusetts split 5-4 on just eight votes that dealt with among other things cyber surveillance, medical equipment taxes, and the military.

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  5. Immigration laws to see changeRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Sampan

    On Nov. 20, 2015, the Obama Administration appealed the 5th Circuit's decision in Texas v. United States to the Supreme Court, paving the way for the Court to allow Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents DAPA) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to move forward.

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  6. New Bedford mourns beloved police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    A fire was ravaging a Burger King on the south end of town, but even in crisis, New Bedford Police Chief David A. Provencher had time for his trademark droll humor. "Apparently they took the flame-broiled thing too far," Provencher said in a text message to Mayor Jonathan F. Mitchell.

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  7. Mass. Democrats want gun ban for those on no-fly list Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    House and Senate Democrats tried without success Tuesday to hold a vote on legislation aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from legally purchasing guns in the wake of the mass shooting last week in San Bernardino, Calif. Massachusetts Democrats in Congress stood firmly with their colleagues in calling for a vote on legislation that Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., has sought since 2007.

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  8. Lib Radio Host Thom Hartmann Labels Democrats Voting to Limit Syrian Refugees 'Traitors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | NewsBusters.org

    It's always amusing when liberals accuse conservatives of treason for the audacious alleged crime of disagreeing with them on national security. Even more amusing is when liberals accuse other left wingers of treason.

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  9. JOAN VENNOCHIMoulton is the rare Dem to tweak BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Boston.com

    When the Republican governor said he was reluctant to take in Syrian refugees until he learned more about the vetting process, US Representative Seth Moulton tartly tweeted: "It's a shame that Governor Baker doesn't know the difference between refugees and those from whom they need refuge." The next day, after Baker poked Moulton for going "straight to the partisan talking points," Moulton poked right back: "My American values and Marine Corps experience are not 'partisan talking points.'

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  10. Peter Lucas: Moulton takes page from Kerry's political playbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    The story is not how little support Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is getting from Democrats on his common-sense stand on Syrian refugees -- as The Boston Globe would have you believe -- but how much. That support ranges from Statehouse Democrats like House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, to U.S Rep. Steven Lynch of South Boston and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

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  11. Political Divide Emerging On Topic Of Refugees In Light Of Paris AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    It took less than one week after the Paris terrorist attacks to create a sharp divide in U.S. politics. Massachusetts Congressmen Stephen Lynch and William Keating joined 45 other Democrats in supporting a Republican-backed bill to require a more thorough screening of immigrants to this country from Iraq and Syria.

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  12. Joan Vennochi: Moulton is the rare Dem to tweak BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Boston.com

    When the Republican governor said he was reluctant to take in Syrian refugees until he learned more about the vetting process, US Representative Seth Moulton tartly tweeted: "It's a shame that Governor Baker doesn't know the difference between refugees and those from whom they need refuge." The next day, after Baker poked Moulton for going "straight to the partisan talking points," Moulton poked right back: "My American values and Marine Corps experience are not 'partisan talking points.'

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  13. 2 Massachusetts Reps. back GOP bill to curb Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Massachusetts' all- Democratic U.S. House delegation has split on the issue of whether to establish fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Two congressmen - Reps.

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  14. 2 Massachusetts Reps. Back GOP Bill To Curb Syrian Refugee ResettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Massachusetts' all-Democratic U.S. House delegation was split on the issue of whether to establish fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Two congressmen - Reps.

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  15. House votes to tighten restrictions on refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Boston.com

    In a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama by Republicans and Democrats, the House ignored a veto threat Thursday and overwhelmingly approved GOP legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Forty-seven Democrats joined all but two Republicans as the House passed the measure by a veto-proof 289-137 margin, a major setback to the lame duck president on an issue - the Islamic State group and the refugees fleeing it - that shows no signs of easing.

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  16. Baker's call to bar Syrian refugees draws limited backingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... refuge to innocent people fleeing terrorism. These two values are not mutually exclusive." US Representative William Keating of Bourne has called for tougher scrutiny of refugees while not commenting directly on the governor's proposal. David ...

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  17. Statehouse weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    According to Lew Finfer, co-chairman of Raise Up Massachusetts, the number of workers in Bay State big box stores and fast food chains that would receive the $15-per-hour minimum wage approved by a committee if the full Legislature passes the bill and the governor signs it into law. According to the State House News Service, the amount of time that members of the Governor's Council waited for newly elected Sen. Mike Brady, D-Brockton, to arrive at the Statehouse to be sworn in.

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  18. Safety concerns persist at aging power plantRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Barnstable Patriot

    The announcement of Entergy Corporation shutting Pilgrim was met with relief and cheers by the public; however, it won't close until 2019. That is almost four years, too far away.

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  19. Mass. delegation wants DEA help in reducing opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark and other members of the Massachusetts delegation are hoping to remove one barrier that is keeping pharmacists in their home state from taking a simple action to reduce the amount of prescription pain killers that can end up in the wrong hands. The lawmakers, along with 38 colleagues from other states, are asking the Drug Enforcement Administration to clarify existing regulations to permit the partial filling of opioid prescriptions.

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  20. Transgender rights bill to be reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy and six other members of the state's congressional delegation have sent letters to House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg urging them to pass legislation extending non-discrimination protections to transgender people in public spaces in Massachusetts. In the letter sent Monday evening, the Democratic members of Congress urged the state Legislature to pass the bills before going on holiday break next week.

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