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Straus Named To Conference Committee On Transportation Bill
A Southcoast lawmaker, Mattapoisett Democrat William Straus,  has been named to a conference committee to resolve differences between the House and Senate verisons of a State Transportation bill. 
Both branches this month approved legislation that calls for $500-million in transportation sp…
City Council Rips State Leaders on Transportation Funding
Legislative leaders and local state representatives were taken to task Thursday by the City Council, over their treatment of the Southcoast Rail project.
 
Several councilors blasted House leadership and local representatives for supporting a weakened transportation bill, that does little for adv…