Health

State Study Measures Cost of Free Birth Control
Legislative leaders looking to fast track a bill that would guarantee women in Massachusetts access to free coverage for birth control received a cost analysis key to moving the measure forward that determined the benefit would add between 7 cents and 20 cents to monthly health insurance premiums.
House Vote Commits Mass. To Climate Accord
BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts House of Representatives has approved legislation that commits the state to the Paris climate accord even though the U.S. is no longer participating.
The House voted 145-10 on Wednesday in favor of the bill sponsored by Rep...
NOAA: Seafood Landings Boost U.S. And Local Economy
According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the Port of New Bedford has the highest valued fish catch in the nation for the 17th year in a row.
According to NOAA's annual Seafood report, fishermen landed $327 million worth of fish in New Bedford last year, and 77% of that catch…

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