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Mass. Utilities Ordered To Lower Rates Due to Tax Cut
BOSTON (AP) _ State regulators are ordering Massachusetts utilities to lower their rates to reflect the reduction in the federal corporate tax rate approved by Congress.
The Department of Public Utilities on Friday instructed the utilities to account for any revenues associated with the difference be…
OPINION | Barry Richard: Jackson Lee Is Queen Of The Swamp
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is a prime example of what is wrong with government.  Lee's sense of entitlement and self-importance is legendary dating back to 1994 when she was first elected to Congress.
Jackson Lee, who has a history of throwing her weight around to get her way with air…
Mayors Develop ‘New Bedford Principles’ for Smart Energy
Last week's two-day national mayor's summit on smart cities and new energy technologies at New Bedford's Whaling Museum has led to the creation of "The New Bedford Principles," a six-point energy recommendation that the U.S. Conference of Mayors will make to Congress and the…
OPINION | Barry Richard: Hey Congress, Get Back to Work!
President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are locked in an increasingly bitter, public dispute over the progress (or the lack thereof) on advancing Trump's agenda.
Trump was elected last Fall by the so-called forgotten men and women of middle America becaus…
OPINION|Thomas: Mr. President, Let Transgenders Serve
I'm more inclined to wish the President leave office than have his latest directive come to fruition. Commander-in-Chief Tweet Trump used his trustworthy fingers to tell his flock that transgenders will no longer be accepted or allowed to serve in the United States military...

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