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Mass. Political Races Will Dominate In 2018
BOSTON (AP) _ For Massachusetts politicos, 2017 had been something of a breather after the tumultuous 2016 presidential contest.
This year should more than make up for the lull with big contests on Beacon Hill and in Congress.
At the Statehouse, the top contest is the race for governor...
Gov. Baker Rolls Out New ‘Green’ Rules for Massachusetts
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is rolling out a new set of rules on greenhouse gas emissions.
The regulations to be announced Friday are aimed at bringing Massachusetts into compliance with an ambitious state law that calls for a 25 percent reduction in emissions by the end of…
Gov. Baker Says MassDevelopment Will Revitalize State Pier
MassDevelopment is now in charge of State Pier in New Bedford, taking it over from the Department of Conservation and Recreation a few weeks ago. In an appearance in New Bedford earlier this week, Governor Charlie Baker says MassDevelopment was the right choice to take it over because they've h…
Baker to Sign Bill Doubling Line of Duty Death Benefit
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to sign legislation doubling the line of duty death benefit for families of first responders.
The bill will increase the benefit from $150,000 to $300,000. The change is included in a supplemental spending bill for the current 2017 fiscal year...

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