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Mayor Mitchell to Testify Before Congress Wednesday
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is returning to Washington, D.C. to testify before Congress once again.
Mitchell will be testifying Wednesday at 10 a.m. at a congressional oversight hearing titled, "Examining the Creation and Management of Marine Monuments and Sanctuaries...
Mitchell Goes Before Congress for Brownfield Redevelopment
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Washington, DC on Thursday to testify before the House Subcommittee on Environment.
The hearing was entitled "Modernizing Environment Laws: Challenges and Opportunities for Expanding Infrastructure and Promoting Development and Manufacturing...
Media Pounces On Trump 1995 Tax Return But……
Donald Trump's tax return from 1995 was alleged to have been sent to the New York Times who has produced it for public view and likely quite illegally.
Under New York law, it is unlawful "to divulge or make known in any manner the amount of income or any particulars set forth or di…
Keating Says Artifacts Bill Eliminates ISIS Revenue Source
Congressman William Keating announced on Friday that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act that would give law enforcement more tools to stop the trafficking of antiquities and other cultural objects that are being sold by ISIS.
Pretending To Do Something Is Better Than Doing Nothing At All
A handful of House Democrats staged a protest in the well of the House Chambers on Wednesday to demand action on gun control measures that Republicans say would violate due process rights.
Nearly three dozen Democrats, our own Bill Keating among them,  staged a sit-in in the well of the House of Repr…
Does Trouble with Plant Seeds Mean More Government Interference?
They have names like Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Blue Morning Glory and Sleepy Grass. According to police, students have been ingesting these plant seeds to hallucinate, get high. They're dropping legal seeds like acid. In fact, according to the cops, the seeds contain two of the chemical compounds…
President Obama Marks Equal Pay Day
President Obama says equal pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of the American economy.
Marking Equal Pay Day, Obama said an ongoing wage gap in the U.S. must be closed. He noted that the gap is even wider for women of color...

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