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Ice Bucket Challenge Week Now Enshrined in State Law
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — It's now officially Ice Bucket Challenge Week in Massachusetts.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday afternoon signed a bill (H 1697) designating the first week in August to commemorate the viral fundraising campaign started by former Boston College baseball player Pete Frat…
Koczera Proposing Bill Requiring Boating Safety Course, Licensing
If people need to take safety courses before driving a motor vehicle, then one State Representative thinks boaters should have to do the same.
State Representative Robert Koczera of New Bedford is pushing for legislation that would require all motorboat operators in Massachusetts to undergo a safety …
Would You Support Bikers to Ride Helmet Free in MA?
We posed this question to our listeners and Facebook followers this morning. Of all the people who voted in the comments of the post, it looks like the line was drawn split down the middle.
Those who agreed to supporting the decision for bikers to ride helmet free mostly did so because they believed …
Lawyers’ Group Wants Sheriff To Leave ICE Program
The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice recently sent a letter to Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson urging him to end his participation in the 287g program, which allows the Sheriff's office to handle some tasks involving illegal immigration which are normally handled by…
Churches Sue Over Massachusetts Transgender Bathroom Law
BOSTON (AP) - A conservative Christian organization has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Massachusetts law that prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public restrooms.
Alliance Defending Freedom sued Tuesday on behalf of four Massachusetts churches to protect their right to oper…

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