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Raise Up Massachusetts Begins Campaign In New Bedford
Raise Up Massachusetts, the grass-roots coalition behind multiple ballot campaigns this election cycle, kicked off its statewide lobbying tour Saturday at Carney Academy in New Bedford.
It is an effort to build support to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and guarantee workers paid family and me…
Senate Leadership Fight Full Of Intrigue
BOSTON (AP) _ State senators are struggling to stay focused on major legislation amid the latest twists and turns in the wide open Senate president race.
Democratic Sen. John Keenan, of Quincy, is the latest member to signal his interest...
Governor Baker Advances Montigny State Pier Vision
On Friday, Governor Charlie Baker filed an economic development bill that advances Senator Mark Montigny’s longtime vision to transform New Bedford State Pier, including authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease the property to MassDevelopment.

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